Softball and baseball take tough losses at home


Both the Borderites and Lady Borderites lost home games at the beginning of the week after strong defensive performances from the traveling teams.


On the back of a tough 12-2 loss on the road to Mount Vernon, Blaine fell to Anacortes 3-0 April 26 at Pipeline Fields. The Seahawks scored early and the Borderites struggled to find a rhythm. They came close in the final two innings with runners on second and third. With two outs, the Anacortes defense held firm. Blaine made late substitutions in the bottom of the seventh to push the runners in, but the Seahawks pitcher struck one out and the other popped out, ending the game.

The team will travel to Sehome Thursday, April 28 to play at 6:30 p.m. Then they will travel to SWAC baseball field in Seattle Saturday, April 30 for a doubleheader against West Seattle and Chief Sealth International. The boys finish their regular season at home Monday, May 2 at 4:30 p.m. against Ferndale. They are 7-9.


The Lady Borderites took a big loss at home after a big win on the road. Blaine beat Meridian April 22 12-8. Then the girls started slow on their return home April 25 against Mount Baker. With the Mountaineers’ strong offense, the Lady Borderites slow start cost them. The game finished 17-3.

The team was scheduled to travel to Burlington-Edison April 27. They are set to host Mount Vernon Friday, April 29 at 4 p.m. and travel to Anacortes Tuesday, May 3 to play at 6 p.m. Blaine is 5-8 this season.

Boys soccer

Blaine have lost three games in a row, and with two games left, the Borderites will hope to pick up a win to finish out their regular season.

The team’s last two games are a home game against Sehome Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. and a game against Ferndale Tuesday, May 3 at 4 p.m. at Phillips 66 Soccer Park. The boys are 3-10 this season.

Boys golf

The boys will play next at Ferndale High School Tuesday, May 3 in a conference match. Tee-off is at 3 p.m.

Girls golf

The girls took fourth in a conference match at Skagit Golf and Country Club April 25, with 653 points.

The team plays its final match of the regular season at North Bellingham Golf Course Tuesday, May 3. Tee-off is at 3 p.m.

Track and field

Boys and girls track and field will host a meet Thursday, April 28 against Mount Baker and

Girls tennis

The Lady Borderites will travel to Lakewood Thursday, April 28 and then host Oak Harbor Tuesday, May 3. Both matches start at 4 p.m.


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