Ferndale’s baseball team held off Oak Harbor for a 5-4 win on Thursday, April 2, at home.
The Golden Eagles were leading 3-0 going into the sixth when Oak Harbor came back with a pair of runs. Ferndale added two insurance runs in the bottom half of the inning, but Nate Carlson came on to get the save. He allowed a sac fly before striking out the final batter.
Migel Mungarro earned the win for Ferndale, improving to 2-0. Matt James was 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI. Kyler Brudwick was also 2 for 4 with a run.
“Getting home late after a tough game last night and answering the bell today, I was proud of our guys for their performance in their fourth game in four days,” Ferndale coach Donny Hennigs said in a phone interview.
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Ferndale takes on Mount Vernon at 4 p.m. Monday, April 6, at Anderson Field in Mount Vernon.
Ferndale 5, Oak Harbor 4
WP: Migel Mungarro (2-0). LP: Benson (n/a). S: Nate Carlson (1). Highlights: Ferndale: Matt James 2-3, R, RBI; Kyler Brudwick 2-4, R; Dalton Neer 1-1.