Blaine boys basketball got its second conference win in an intense game against Ferndale (7-6) at Blaine High School on January 14. After trailing the entire game, Ferndale tied the score in the fourth quarter. The Borderites clamped down defensively and rallied for a 70–61 victory.
Ben Arps and Scott Baldwin had big nights defensively, shutting down Ferndale’s top-scorer, Jazen Guillory, who has been averaging about 30 points per game. On offense, Zane Rector led with 31 points and Josh Russ scored 17.
On January 11, Blaine beat Sultan 77–29 in a non-conference game at home. After the wins, Blaine has an 8-5 overall record (2-4 in conference games).
Next, the Borderites host Sehome (5–7) at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, January 17.