The situation is not dissimilar. Seattle Mariners’ pitching ace Felix Hernandez led the American League in almost every important category except the one that will keep him from winning the Cy Young Award this year.
Two second-half goals within minutes of each other pushed the Lady Borderites ahead of the Squalicum Storm in girls’ soccer action on the muddy fields of the Northwest Soccer Park in Bellingham on Tuesday.
It wasn’t the start that either team may have expected, but the results of the game were certainly surprising as Mount Baker rolled into Blaine and hammered the heavily-favored Borderites 41-15 Friday, October 1.
After a mediocre first half, the Lady Borderites battled back in the second to pull ahead of the Meridian Trojans by two goals, only to have Tuesday’s girls’ soccer game end in a 3-3 tie at Pipeline Field.