Blaine’s boy’s basketball teams has won two games this year. Squalicum’s team has won two consecutive state championships. While the fab five that brought those trophies to Whatcom county has moved on, the program continues.
The Borderites were unable to hold onto a 21-5 opening lead halfway into last Wednesday’s wrestling meet at Mt. Baker high school and succumbed to the Mountaineers’ pin-happy middle and heavyweights, losing the Northwest Conference (NWC) regular season wrestling title 47-2
Despite committing 13 fewer turnovers and coming to within three points in the fourth period, Blaine’s girls’ basketball team saw the Squalicum Storm widen their lead by 10 through mostly free throws to hand the Borderites a 49-39 loss Monday night.