Sports roundup: Competition continues over break


Most Blaine High School winter sports will continue competition through winter break. 

Boys basketball 

As of the morning of December 21, the Borderites are on a five-game win streak and undefeated in conference play. They were scheduled to face defending state champions Lynden Christian Wednesday night on the back of a 76-63 win against Lakewood December 14 and 69-60 win over Squalicum December 16.

Blaine will host Friday Harbor Tuesday, December 27 at 2 p.m. and will travel to Cedarcrest in Everett Thursday, December 29 at 4:30 p.m. After the break, the team takes on Nooksack Valley at Nooksack Monday, January 2 at 7:15 p.m. The boys are 5-1 so far this season.

Girls basketball

Blaine girls wrestling have yet to win a game this season. Recently, they lost 59-20 on the road to Lakewood December 14 and lost 51-46 to Squalicum December 16. The girls were also scheduled to face Lynden Christian in Lynden December 21.

Blaine will host Friday Harbor Tuesday, December 27 at noon, and play in the Trojan Storm Winter Tournament at Squalicum High School against Mount Baker Thursday, December 29 and Lakewood Friday, December 30. The girls face Nooksack Valley at home Monday, January 2 at 7:15 p.m. They are 0-1.

Boys wrestling

Blaine boys wrestled in the Hammer Head Boys Tournament at Kitsap County Fairgrounds December 16.

The team will travel to the multi-school Rock Tournament at Vashon Island High School Thursday, December 29. The boys travel to Mount Baker Tuesday, January 3 after break to face conference opposition at 6 p.m.

Girls wrestling

The Lady Borderites competed in the multi-school Santa Slam at Juanita High School in Kirkland December 17.

 They travel to Sedro-Woolley Thursday, December 29 with matches starting at 9 a.m. The girls return to conference competition at home Tuesday, January 3 at 6 p.m.

Girls bowling

Blaine girls bowling will take a break in its season over the holidays. The team lost 3-0 to Ferndale December 12 and rolled against Everett High School December 14. A score was not posted as of press time.

Upon return, the girls face Burlington-Edison Tuesday, January 3 and Anacortes Friday, January 6. Both matches are at Mt. Baker Lanes in Ferndale, starting at 3:15 p.m.


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