Sports -- January 24, 2002

Published on Thu, Jan 24, 2002
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Glahn, Terris rule the mats
Short-handed Blaine was edged 36-33 by Meridian in a dual NCC wrestling meet at Laurel on January 16.
Blaine won six of seven weights (five via pins) in which the Borderites were able to enter a competitor. The Trojans won five weights by forfeit, two by double forfeit and one by a pin.
Blaine’s Tyler Glahn won a 9-2 major decision over Lynden’s Lorenzo Rodriquez to win the 125-lb. title at the Lynden Invitational on January 19. Borderite Anthony Terris finished third at 215 lbs.
Blaine-Meridian results: 130 lbs. – Tyler Glahn (B) pinned Richard Huizenga (M) in 2:41. 140 lbs. – Richie Tewes (B) decisioned Jarrod Larson (M) 9-7. 145 lbs. – Dustin Hartman (B) pinned Aaron Avery (M) in 1:44. 152 lbs. – Randy Newton (B) pinned Josh Ramey (M) in 2:59. 160 lbs. – Ivan Matamoros (B) pinned Kyle Elkins (M) in 1:31. 171 lbs. – Brian Cronk (M) pinned Vano Rehon (B) in :33. 275 lbs. – Anthony Terris (B) pinned Bruce Wood (M) in 2:43..
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Dry grad fundraisers set
Parents of the Blaine high school senior class of 2002 are rolling right along with fundraisers for a drug- and alcohol-free graduation party.
Volunteers are gathering orders for Valentines Day chocolates. Solid chocolate CDs for $3 and chocolate boxes filled with chocolate covered peanuts, almonds and coffee beans for $8 are the handiwork of local chocolate maker Totally Chocolate. Orders will be delivered by February 8.
For the next holiday, the group will be selling Easter lilies starting February 15. For information or to place orders call Sheila Connors at 332-2740.
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Blaine boys ranked second in state
The Blaine boys basketball team, ranked No. 2 in the state in the Associated Press high school boys basketball poll, defeated Meridian 46-33 in NCC boys basketball action at Laurel on January 15.
The Borderites (11-1 overall, 7-1 NCC) trail Lynden Christian (9-2 overall, 8-0 NCC), who are ranked fifth in state, by a game.
Blaine rallied from a two-point deficit at halftime to outscore Meridian 27-12 in the second half. They were led by Keith Williams (15 points, 9 assists), Ryan Pike (10 rebounds, 8 points) and Jake Gilmore (11 points).
The Double B’s host Lynden Christian in a crucial contest on January 24 at 7:30 p.m. In their last encounter the Lyncs edged the Borderites 55-53 at LC. The outcome of their second get-together could decide who finishes first in the NCC.
The Borderites play the Turks in Sultan on January 29.
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Summers shines as Blaine tops Meridian
Blaine (9-3 overall, 7-1 NCC) defeated Meridian 50-30 (2-9 overall, 1-6 NCC) in North Cascades Conference girls basketball action on January 15 at the Big Orange.
Jessica Summers led the Lady B’s with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 6 steals. Anna Sticklin added 6 rebounds, 5 points and 3 steals. Kristina Francis got 3 steals and 10 points, going 5-for-8 on deuce attempts.
The Lady B’s face Lynden Christian on January 25 at 7:30 p.m. at LC and play Sultan on January 29 at 7 p.m. at the Big Orange. The date for South Whidbey’s game at Blaine has been changed from February 1 to January 31.
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