Prep Baseball & Softball

James leads Golden Eagles to 8-4 victory at Oak Harbor

Matt James went 2 for 5 with a triple and an RBI as Ferndale beat Oak Harbor 8-4 on Thursday, March 31, at Oak Harbor to remain undefeated.

Kyle Sandstrom and Reid Benson both chipped in two hits in a game Donny Hennigs said his team had to grind out a win.

”We found a way to score,” Hennigs said. “We left some opportunities out there but we have a chance to get a good effort tomorrow.”

Ferndale hosts Class 3A Shorewood on Friday, April 1, at 4 p.m.

Other results

Lynden Christian 17, Orcas Island 6: Andrew Vander Mey drove in three runs on two hits as Lynden Christian trounced the Vikings in five innings. Colby Flint also had three RBI for the Lyncs who hung 12 runs on the board in the third inning. Tanner Jansen improved to 2-0 on the year.

Mount Baker 13, Concrete 1: Six runs in the first three innings and then a seven-run sixth inning were enough for the Mountaineers to close out Concrete in six innings. Grant Balvanz had three RBI on three hits while Greg Day drove in three runs and had a triple.

Friday Harbor 4, Bellingham 3: The Wolverines earned a victory over the Red Raiders in nonconference play. No other information was available at press time.

Scoreboard

NWC STANDINGS

All

NWC

School (Class)

W-L

W-L

Burlington-Edison (2A)

8-1

3-0

Lynden (2A)

5-2

2-1

Nooksack Valley (2A)

4-3

1-2

Anacortes (2A)

7-3

2-1

Blaine (2A)

4-4

2-1

Squalicum (2A)

7-3

1-2

Meridian (1A)

1-6

0-2

Sedro-Woolley (2A)

2-6

1-1

Sehome (2A)

6-4

1-2

Bellingham (2A)

5-5

2-1

Ferndale (3A)

7-0

3-0

Lynden Christian (1A)

4-5

0-2

Mount Baker (1A)

2-8

0-3

Mount Baker 13, Concrete 1

Mount Baker

312

007

0

13

11

1

Concrete

001

000

0

1

4

4

WP: Kaleb Baff (1-0). LP: Labrousse. Highlights: Mount Baker: Grant Balvanz 3-4, 3B, 3 RBI; Chad Cone 2-4, 2 RBI; Greg Day 2-4, 3B, 3 RBI.

Ferndale 8, Oak Harbor 4

Ferndale

120

310

1

8

9

1

Oak Harbor

101

020

0

4

9

2

WP: Max Jeffrey (1-0). S: Kyle Sandstrom (2) LP: Trent Benson. Highlights: Ferndale: Matt James 3-5, 3B, RBI; Kyle Sandstrom 2-4, RBI, 2 R; Reid Benson 2-5, 2 RBI.

Lynden Christian 17, Orcas Island 6

Orcas Island

110

400

0

6

10

4

Lynden Christian

5012

000

0

17

16

1

WP: Tanner Jansen (2-0). LP: Bullock. Highlights: Lynden Christian: Andrew Vander Mey 2-4, 3 RBI, 3 R; Colby Flint 1-2, 3 RBI, 2 R; Tyson Cline 2-3, 2 RBI, 2 R.

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