Borderites remain on conference leaderboards for spring season sports

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Baseball

The Borderites hosted Lynden Christian April 22, losing in a high-scoring 14-11 game. On April 24, they beat Bellingham at home 9-4. Then the boys traveled to Anacortes April 26 where they lost 2-1 to the Seahawks. The next day they beat Nooksack Valley 14-3 in Everson.

As of April 25, Everett Simpson sits fourth on the conference batting average leaderboard, batting .458, while Axel Puls sits in tenth, with an average of .391. Simpson and Puls also sit in fifth and ninth for on-base percentage in the conference, .581 and .548. Puls is third in slugging percentage with a .696. Simpson is fourth in runs scored with 12, while Jaxon Kortlever sits tied for ninth with multiple players with nine runs.

The Borderites host Mount Baker on Thursday, April 29, at 4:30 p.m. and travel to Oak Harbor the following Tuesday, May 4. The team’s season record is 5-5.

Boys soccer

The Borderites have had multiple games canceled in a row with only two games played so far this season. Both were before spring break. The Northern Light has made multiple attempts to contact athletic director Sean Linville with no response.

The next game still on the schedule is at home against Oak Harbor on Friday, April 30.

Softball

The Borderites hosted a double-header against Mount Baker April 23. The team won the first game 5-4 and lost the second 8-4. They then traveled to Nooksack Valley April 27 for two big defeats, 11-1 and 14-4.

As of April 25, Anika Hagen sits eighth in the conference for batting average, hitting .500. Piper Nelson is tied for second in doubles with five other players who each have four. For triples, Tatum Cox sits tied for second with three others with 2.

Next, the team travels to Oak Harbor Wednesday, May 5. The girls are 3-7 so far this season.

Track and Field

Boys and girls track and field traveled to Lynden Christian April 28 for a three-school meet between the Lynx and
Burlington-Edison.

As of April 25, Scott Baldwin remains on the conference leaderboard in high jump, tied for fourth with other athletes with a height of 5’8”.

Wiconi Bowers has the second fastest girls 400-meter with a time of 1:04.31. In the girls pole vault, Diana Kovtun rounds out the top five with a height of 7 feet 6 inches.

Both teams are scheduled to compete in a multi-school meet at Nooksack Valley on Wednesday, May 5.

Golf

Girls golf has a conference game at Lake Padden Monday, May 3. The boys are scheduled to play in two multi-school conference games in Lynden and Ferndale on Monday, May 3, and Thursday, May 6.

Girls tennis

The Blaine girls tennis team hosted Lynden on April 22 and lost 7-0.

The girls tennis team is scheduled to host Bellingham on Friday, April 30, and Mount Vernon on Monday, May 3.

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