The Ferndale Wildcats won baseball’s version of the Milk Can on Tuesday, defeating close rivals Fortuna 5-0.
Austin Hughes pitched five scoreless innings for the win, as the Cats improved to 9-9 on the season.
Fortuna, which dropped to 3-15, had three hits on the day, one each from Sheaden Kadle, Gabe Sandberg and Garrett Aust.
Caleb Crawley took the loss on the mound.
Fortuna is scheduled to play a doubleheader at Hoopa on Thursday, with first pitch set for 2 p.m.
Ferndale, which is 6-4 in the Little 4, returns to conference play in a key doubleheader at South Fork next week.
Ray Hamill writes at humboldtsports.com, where you can read lots more about sports in Humboldt County.