Sports roundup: Blaine boys soccer wins at home, while baseball and softball lose on the road


Borderite spring sports were fully back in action this week after a mid-season pause for spring break. Boys soccer broke its five-game losing streak, while baseball and softball fell into mid-season slumps.

Boys soccer

Blaine picked up its first win since before spring break April 18 against Mount Baker at the Blaine High School stadium. After going behind early to the Mountaineers, the Borderites rallied to finish 5-2 – their highest scoring game so far this season. 

The team traveled to Burlington-Edison April 20. They will host Mount Vernon Friday, April 22 and travel to Anacortes Tuesday, April 26. Both games are at 7 p.m. The boys are 3-7 this season.


Since returning from the break, the Borderites are in a slump, having lost four games in a row. Most recently, Lynden battered them 15-0 at home April 15 and they lost narrowly to Mount Baker 5-4 at Joe Martin Stadium in Bellingham April 19. With sights on the playoffs, the boys will hope to turn their season around in their upcoming games. 

They were scheduled to play Burlington-Edison April 20 at Pipeline Fields. From there, the team will travel to Skagit Valley College Friday, April 22 to play Mount Vernon at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 they host Anacortes at 4:30 p.m. 

The boys have a 6-7 overall record so far this season.

Girls softball

The Lady Borderites went into spring break on a high note, but have returned on a low. The girls lost 12-8 at home to Oak Harbor April 14 and lost 12-7 at Lakewood April 15. They are now 4-6

The team faced Squalicum at home April 20. They travel to Meridian Friday, April 22 and host Mount Baker Monday, April 25. Both games are at 4 p.m.

Boys golf

The boys will play next at Lake Padden Golf Course Thursday, April 21 in a Sehome-hosted conference match. Tee-off is at 3 p.m.

Girls golf

The girls played in the Whatcom County Championships 9 Holes at Sudden Valley Golf and Country Club April 14. They played again at Sudden Valley in a conference match three days later, April 19.

The team plays next at Skagit Golf and Country Club in a multi-school conference game Monday, April 25 at 3 p.m.

Track and field

Boys and girls track and field will compete next at Mount Vernon High School in a conference meet with Mount Vernon and Lynden Christian Thursday, April 21. They are scheduled to host a meet Thursday, April 28 against Mount Baker and Sehome.

Girls tennis

The Lady Borderites lost 6-1 at home to Squalicum April 14 and lost to Bellingham April 19. According to the schedule, they are 1-4 so far this season.

The girls will travel to Ferndale Thursday, April 21 and then host Sedro-Woolley Tuesday, April 26. Both matches start at 4 p.m.


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