Sports roundup: Winter sports begin with boys basketball this weekend


Blaine High School boys basketball will tip off the start of the Borderites’ winter sports season. Blaine will host King’s High School Friday, December 2 and Bear Creek School Saturday, December 3. Both games are at 5:40 p.m. in the Blaine High School gymnasium.

The Borderites will go on to play Bellingham in Blaine in their first conference game of the season Tuesday, December 6 at 7:15 p.m.

Girls basketball

The Lady Borderites will also open up conference against Bellingham, but on the road. They play at Bellingham High School Tuesday, December 6 at 7:15 p.m. Blaine will host La Conner for its home opener Thursday, December 8 at 7:15 p.m.

Boys wrestling

Boys wrestling will open its season at the multi-school invite Mariner Holiday Tournament Saturday, December 3 at Mariner High School in Everett. 

Competition starts at 9:30 a.m. The Borderites start conference action 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 7 at Lynden High School.

Girls wrestling

The Lady Borderites open their season 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 6 at Mount Baker High School in a conference match against Mount Baker, Meridian, Squalicum, Bellingham and Sedro-Woolley.

Girls bowling

Blaine girls bowling, which began just before the pandemic, is already well into its season, with two wins and a loss. The team plays and practices at Mt. Baker Lanes in Ferndale. 

So far, the team has beaten Meridian 2-1 and Anacortes 3-0, but was swept 3-0 by Burlington-Edison just before Thanksgiving break November 22. The girls are scheduled to face Squalicum Friday, December 2 and Mount Vernon Wednesday, December 7. Both matches are at 3:15 p.m. at Mt. Baker Lanes.


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