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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. 

Brendan Kleindel had a big day at the plate going 2-for-4 with 2 RBI's and 2 runs scored. Jack Doolittle got the Lions on the board with a 2-run home run in the first inning. 

Michael Kentner had two singles in a 2-for-3 day at the plate for Mount Baker. 

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 

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