Blaine holds 3-school track meet, soccer and baseball finish season


Mount Baker and Sehome came to the Blaine High School stadium to compete in a small three-school track and field meet April 28. Blaine won the 4-by-400 meter relay and Borderites placed in individual events. 

Beckum Bleazard, Connor Hettinga, Brazil Moreno and Josiah Weeda led the boys 4-by-400 ahead of two Sehome teams with a time of 4:06.15. Blaine’s 4-by-100 team of Raymond Ben, Jackson Dickie-Taylor, Jakob Karhinen and David Connors took second to Mount Baker in 53.58 seconds.

Moreno also took third in the individual 400-meter in 55.91 seconds behind two Sehome seniors. Freshman Ian Tuski won the 300-meter hurdles in 54.27 seconds. Freshmen Bleazard and Colby Shipp tied for second in the high jump with personal records of 5 feet, 8 inches. 

Seniors Eleeshiyah Faulkner and Brielle Solomon took second and third in the 100-meter hurdles in 17.44 and 20.62 seconds. Faulkner also won the 300-meter hurdles in 46.99 seconds. Sophomore Deja Dube finished third in the girls discus with a distance of 81 feet, 7 inches. 

Blaine swept the girls javelin, as junior Madeleine Ernst won with a distance of 95 feet, 3 inches. Seniors Kylie Lovrich and Paige Linhares took second and third with 81 feet, 2 inches and 67 feet, 4 inches. Ernst also tied for second in the high jump with freshman teammate Kaitlyn Harrington at 4 feet, 6 inches. Both jumps were personal records for the athletes. Junior Mayako Periera won the pole vault with a 7-foot vault. Freshman Makenna Lausier took third with a personal record of 6 feet, 6 inches. Pereira also took second in the triple jump reaching 27 feet, 5 inches.

The team will compete next in the 1A district meet at Lynden Christian Wednesday, May 11 and Friday, May 13.


The Borderites lost their final game of the regular season 7-2 to Ferndale. They finished the season 3-12.

Blaine will play the winner of Mount Baker-Nooksack Valley game 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 at the Blaine High School stadium.


On the back of a two-loss doubleheader April 30, the Borderites beat Ferndale 11-9 in their final game of the regular season May 3 at Pipeline Fields. The win gave them an 8-12 overall record heading into the playoffs. 

Blaine will face University Prep 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Sehome High School in the first round.


The Lady Borderites beat Mount Vernon 9-7 at home April 29 and Anacortes 5-2 on the road May 3. 

Blaine have two games left in their regular season, Sehome Thursday, May 5 at Pipeline and Ferndale Monday, May 9 at Ferndale. Both games are at 4 p.m. They are 7-9.


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