File photo of Squalicum baseball coach Kevin Fry.
Photo: Doug Lange
Prep Baseball: Squalicum Hands Lakewood First NWC Loss
April 2, 2019
Squalicum 5 Lakewood 2
Mitchell Sage and Tate Carlson swung the big bats to power the Storm past the Cougars 5-to-2 at Joe Martin Field. Sage went 3-for-3 with an RBI and 2 runs scored. Carlson was 2-for-3 with 2 RBI's.
Lakewood suffered their first conference loss as August Williams held the Cougars to just two hits and one run over five innings of work. The senior struck out 7 in the victory.
Squalicum (4-7/2-2 NWC) is back in action Tuesday playing blaine at the Pipeline Fields at 4:30pm.
Ferndale 2 Sehome 1
Greg Roberts singled home the game winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning in a 2-1 home victory for the Golden Eagles over the Mariners. Roberts went 3-for-3 with a walk and 2RBI's.
Geirean Hatchett and Slater Whitaker combined to hold Sehome to just 3 hits while registering 9 strikeouts. Both teams were mistake prone with each committing 4 errors.
Ferndale (7-3/3-1 NWC) is at Mount Baker Tuesday with a 4:00pm scheduled first pitch. Sehome (5-6/2-2 NWC) hosts Bellingham at 10:00am on Tuesday.
Lynden 9 Mount Baker 0
Preston King pitched the Lions to a 9-0 shutout home victory over the Mountaineers Monday. King gave up just 5 hits and 2 walks while striking out 8 batters in the win.
Lynden (6-3/3-1 NWC) visits Lynden Christian Tuesday. Mount Baker (3-8/0-4 NWC) hosts Ferndale. Both games gets underway at 4:00pm
Anacortes 6 Lynden Christian 2
The Seahawks rallied for 4 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to knock off the Lyncs 6-to-2 at home. Anacortes pounded out 5 singles with two walks in the decisive inning.
Erik Dotzauer and Joe Cutter each went 2-for-3 at the plate and Benjamin Fountain added 2 RBI's. Ryan Rubalcava got the win on the mound for Anacortes striking out four and walking just one batter in 7 innings of work.
Luke Johnson and Damyn Dykstra each had singles and a run scored for the Lyncs as LC suffered their 4th straight loss.
Lynden Christian (4-7/1-3 NWC) plays host to Lynden Tuesday at 4:00pm
Burlington 7 Meridian 0
Jakob Fleury's exploits on the mound and at the plate helped the Tigers to 7-0 conference victory over the Trojans at home Monday. The senior came within one out of a complete game shutout on the mound, giving up just 3 hits and registering 8 strikeouts. He also added 2 RBI's on a sac fly and after getting hit by a pitch.
Burlington (6-2/3-1 NWC) picked up the win despite getting just 4 hits. Meridian helped the Tigers cause giving up 8 walks and committing 3 errors.
Art Madrigal, Corey Hemenway and Andrew Kiljis accounted for the three Meridian hits, all singles.
Meridian (4-4/1-3NWC) hosts Anacortes Tuesday at 4:00pm.
Blaine 11 Bellingham 0
The Borderites broke out the bats early in a 11-0 rout of the Red Raiders at Joe Martin Field. Blaine scored 3 runs in the first and a total of 10 runs through the first 3 innings.
Chase Abshere went 3-for-4 with a triple, 2 RBI's and 2 runs scored. Ben Wallen had a 2-for-2, 4 RBI day and Griffen King was 2-for-3 with 2 RBI's and a run scored.
Wallen got the victory after holding Bellingham to just 2 hits and striking out 8 batters.
The Borderites have won 4 of their last 5 games, outscoring their opponents 40-to-14. Blaine (6-3/3-1 NWC) hosts Squalicum on Tuesday with a 4:30pm first pitch. Bellingham (1-9/0-4 NWC) is at Sehome Tuesday with a 10:00am first pitch.
- Doug Lange