This week in spring sports Blaine High School baseball lost its first conference game of the season while Blaine athletes ran, jumped and threw at Burlington-Edison High School ahead of the Bedlington Invitational track meet at Lynden High School Friday, March 24.
The Borderites lost 23-15 to the Ferndale Golden Eagles March 21 at Ferndale High School. Blaine, after notching a 12-run lead in the top of the fourth inning, failed to drive another run in Tuesday evening as Ferndale rallied in the next three innings, adding 20 runs and leaving a once ecstatic away dugout quiet.
Blaine will play the Sehome Mariners Thursday, March 23 at Pipeline Fields in Blaine for its first home conference game of the season. Then the Borderites will travel to Daniels Baseball Field in Anacortes Tuesday, March 28 to play the Anacortes Seahawks. Both games are at 4:30 p.m.
Blaine is 2-1 so far this season.
Blaine boys golf team play next at Sudden Valley Golf and Country Club in Bellingham High School’s multi-school Shotgun Start conference match Thursday, April 13. The boys will play at Homestead Farms Golf Course Tuesday, April 18 in a multi-school, conference match hosted by Lynden Christian High School. Both matches start at 3 p.m.
Blaine girls golf play next at Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club in a multi-school, conference match Monday, March 27. The girls then play in the Whatcom County Championship match Thursday, March 30 at Sudden Valley Golf and Country Club. Both matches start at 3 p.m.
Blaine boys soccer lost 2-0 to Burlington-Edison High School on the road March 16. The team then beat Granite Falls Tigers 8-0 at Granite Falls High School March 18.
The Borderites host the Sedro-Woolley Cubs at 8 p.m. Friday, March 24 for their first home game of the season. The boys will play in their first conference game at Meridian High School 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 against the Trojans.
The team is 1-1-1 this season.
The Lady Borderites won their opening game of the season at Oak Harbor High School March 21, beating the Wildcats 3-0 in conference play.
The team travels to Janicki Fields in Sedro-Woolley to play the Cubs at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23 and to Sehome High School to play the Mariners at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 27. Blaine hosts the Bellingham Bayhawks at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 29 for its first home game of the season. The girls are 1-0.
Blaine girls varsity tennis will play next at Sehome High School on Thursday, March 23 with matches starting at 4:30 p.m. The team hosts the Anacortes Seahawks Tuesday, March 28 with matches starting at 4 p.m.
Track and field
Blaine track and field lost to the Burlington-Edison Tigers in a head-to-head, season-opening meet at Burlington-Edison High School March 15.
Sophomores Beckum Bleazard and Colby Shipp went one-two in the 100 meters with times of 12.28 and 12.58. Sophomore Josiah Weeda won the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 44.82. Junior Tyler Bouma threw a personal record (PR) of 35 feet, 3 inches in the shot put, taking third place. Senior Rahul Chandran and junior Conner Dalry also threw PRs of 32 feet, 7 inches and 31 feet, 10.5 inches, taking sixth and seventh. Junior Kale Pai took third in the discus and threw an 84-foot, 1-inch PR. Shipp also jumped 5 feet, 4 inches, taking third place in the high jump.
Sophomore Kaitlyn Harrington won the 400 meters in 1:07.95. Senior Madeleine Ernst and junior Deja Dube took second and third in the shot put. Ernst threw a PR of 26 feet, 3.5 inches. Dube placed second in the discus with a 79-foot, 4-inch throw and freshman Addie Sakali placed fourth with a 55-foot, 3-inch PR. Ernst won the javelin with a throw of 88 feet, 7 inches. Harrington and Ernst place first and second in the high jump. Harrington jumped a PR of 4 feet, 8 inches.
The team will compete next in the Lynden “Bedlington Invitational” Track Meet on Friday, March 24 at Lynden High School. Events begin at 3:30 p.m.
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