Ferndale outworked Bellingham to earn a 1-0 Northwest Conference victory on Wednesday, March 30, at Civic Stadium.
A goal in the 55th minute on a penalty kick by Josh Seig was the difference in the match. Bellingham possessed the ball well but Ferndale’s back-end defense held strong, according to Bellingham coach Matt Zigulis.
”It seemed like they wanted the game more and had much more effort,” Zigulis said. “I thought we played good soccer but we didn’t have that extra 10 percent.
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Lynden 1, Lynden Christian 0: Jonathon Lara scored the game’s only goal in the 20th minute and Lions goalkeeper Carson Smith posted a shutout, as Lynden earned a Northwest Conference win over its city rival. The shutout was Lynden’s first this season. Jose Rios assisted Lara’s goal.
Squalicum 2, Blaine 0: Ale Tomasi scored in the 36th minute off a Ben Peterson assist, and a minute later Tyler Hughes added a goal to lead the Storm to a league win over Blaine. Cole Herdman earned the shutout in goal. The Storm’s win came after losing its last game to Sehome. The loss extended Blaine’s losing streak to six games.
Sehome 3, Mount Baker 2: After having two goals scored on them in the first four minutes, Sehome scored three unanswered goals including one in the 75th minute by Isaac DeVange to beat Mount Baker. Mason Rathkamp scored the first goal for the Mariners and assisted on the next goal by Gabriel Weight.
Meridian 2, Nooksack Valley 2: The Trojans tied with the Pioneers in Northwest Conference play. No other information was available at press time.
Nooksack Valley (1A)
Mount Baker (1A)
Lynden Christian (1A)
NOTE: Standings corrected March 31, 2016.