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Blaine girls volleyball lost 3–0 in its season opener, an away match against Sehome on September 16.

Next, the Borderites travel to Ferndale (1–0) for a 7 p.m. match on Tuesday, September 24. The team’s next home match is at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, against Bellingham (0–1).


Blaine girls soccer is off to a 2–1–1 start. The Borderites beat Nooksack Valley (0–3–0) 10–1 in an away game on September 12, then lost 4–0 at Burlington-Edison (2–1–0) on September 14.

In the season’s first conference game, Blaine tied Anacortes (2–1–1) 1–1 on September 17. The Borderites play next at home against Lynden (4–0–0) at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19.

Cross Country

Blaine cross country teams had their first race on September 14, the preseason Sehome Invite two-mile. In the shorter-than-usual race (high school cross country is typically five kilometers or 3.1 miles), the Blaine boys finished 35th out of 38 in team scores and the girls placed 25th out of 36.

Blaine’s fastest individual boys were: Landen Carlton, 12 minutes, 19.77 seconds; Malachi Crump, 12 minutes, 26.79 seconds and Jack Cheatham, 12 minutes, 35.85 seconds. Elee Faulkner finished first out of Blaine’s girls in 13 minutes and 24 seconds, followed by Taylee McCormick in 14 minutes, 18.22 seconds and Claar French at 14 minutes, 44 seconds.

Next, Blaine cross country teams will run the South Whidbey Invite on Saturday, September 21. Blaine’s only home meet of the season is coming up on Wednesday, September 25 at 4 p.m. at Peace Arch State Park.


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