's advantage, which at one point stood at 13 points, dwindled to six before the final whistle blew on a 20-14 victory over Fortuna (Calif.)
The two teams were tied at seven heading into halftime. The Wildcats took the lead for good on a touchdown pass by Kyle Chambers with 8:00 remaining in the third quarter.
Ferndale's most effective player was Justin Lang. The senior running back ran for one touchdown and kicked two extra points.
The Huskies' Kyle Wiegman was the standout player for his team. The senior wide receiver caught one touchdown.
Last season's game between the teams resulted in a 19-7 win for the Wildcats.
The defeat comes as a step back for Fortuna, which notched a 37-0 victory over Healdsburg in its previous outing. The loss snapped Fortuna's 2-game winning streak.
Ferndale (2-0) goes up against Argonaut in a non-conference game matchup next week, while Fortuna (2-1) locks horns with Arcata in a Humboldt-Del Norte - Big 5 game.This story is based on information MaxPreps obtained from Qwixcore reports. Qwixcore, MaxPreps new live-scoring tool, allows fans to serve other fans by reporting live scores of games from their phones. Occasionally, errors may occur and are usually a result of incorrect data input. For more information on Qwixcore, or to find out how you can Qwixcore your game, please click here.