High School Sports

Prep baseball roundup: Golden Eagles earn victory over Borderites

The Ferndale baseball team earned a 5-3 nonleague victory Tuesday, March 22, at Blaine.

Reid Benson was 3 for 3 with two RBI and a double and Matt James was 2 for 2 with three runs and two doubles for the Golden Eagles, Nolan Juno (1-0) earned the win and Kyle Sandstrom earned the save.

“We got up on them and credit to Blaine, they got back in it,” Ferndale coach Donny Hennigs said in a phone interview. “Both teams competed well.”

Chase Abshere was 1 for 3 with a triple for Blaine.

Other results

Anacortes 5, Sehome 4 (11): The Mariners tied the game in the top of the seventh, but couldn’t win in extra innings during a nonleague game at Anacortes. Evan Kingma threw seven innings while striking out seven batters, and Kealohi Grondin was 2 for 6 with home run and two RBI.

Squalicum 12, Lynden Christian 0 (5): Will Nickelson earned his second win while throwing a five-inning no-hitter to lead the Storm to a nonleague win over the Lyncs. Connor Sage had four RBI, and Jack Boysen, Devin Zook and Willie Webber had strong games for Squalicum

Lynden 5, Meridian 1: Jacob Hommes had a double, an RBI and two runs scored for the Lions and Trevin Hope (1-0) earned the win, pitching three innings with no hits, five strikeouts and giving up only one walk.

Nooksack Valley 12, Mount Baker 2: The Pioneers earned the home win over the Mountaineers but no other information was available at press time.

Scoreboard

NWC STANDINGS

All

NWC

School (Class)

W-L

W-L

Anacortes (2A)

4-2

0-0

Bellingham (2A)

2-3

0-0

Blaine (2A)

1-3

0-0

Burlington-Edison (2A)

4-1

0-0

Ferndale (3A)

3-0

0-0

Lynden (2A)

3-1

0-0

Lynden Christian (1A)

1-3

0-0

Meridian (1A)

1-2

0-0

Mount Baker (1A)

0-5

0-0

Nooksack Valley (1A)

3-1

0-0

Sedro-Woolley (2A)

1-3

0-0

Sehome (2A)

6-1

0-0

Squalicum (2A)

5-1

0-0

Lynden 5, Meridian 1

Meridian

000

100

0

1

3

4

Lynden

022

001

0

5

9

1

WP: Trevin Hope (1-0). LP: Derek Campfield. Highlights: Lynden: Anthony Garcia 2-3; Jacob Hommes 1-2, 2B, RBI, 2R; Austin Jones 1-3, RBI. Meridian: Dawson Phillips 1-3; Quinn Swanson 1-3

Anacortes 5, Sehome 4 (11)

Sehome

101

001

100 00

4

8

1

Anacortes

020

020

000 01

5

11

2

WP: Ryan Campbell. LP: Josh Manson (1-1). Highlights: Sehome: Cameron Tipton 1-3, 3 BB, 3 R; Kealohi Grondin 2-6, 2 RBI, HR.

Ferndale 5, Blaine 3

Ferndale

201

100

1

5

12

2

Blaine

000

400

0

3

5

2

WP: Nolan Juno (1-0). LP: Nicholas Gunderson. S: Kyle Sandstrom. Highlights: Blaine: Chase Abshere 1-3, 3B; Brenden Riddle 1-2. Ferndale: Reed Benson 3-3, 2RBI, 2B; Matt James 2-2, 3R, 2 2B; Kyle Sandstrom 2-3, R.

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