News

Preps: Lynden baseball on to state; Squalicum soccer earns district championship

Preps: Lynden baseball on to state; Squalicum soccer earns district championship

The Lynden baseball team is heading back to the 2A state tournament. The Lions split a pair of district playoff games in Anacortes Saturday to secure a third straight state berth.

Lynden downed Squalicum 3-to-1 in a loser out game at Volunteer Park. The Lions then lost to Archbishop Murphy 2-0 at Daniels Field in the 3rd/4th place game. Lynden will open up State/Regional play May 24th versus Sumner at Yelm High School. The game is schedule for a 1:00pm first pitch.

In other baseball action, Meridian lost two games in Tri-district tournament action and missed out on a 5th straight trip to state. The Trojans fell to Charles Wright/Life Christian 3-to-1 at home and lost to Overlake 2-to-0 at Sehome High School. Meridian finishes the year at 12-and-14.

The Lummi High School baseball team also missed out on clinching a trip to state falling to the Muckleshoot Tribal School 11-to-3 Saturday in 1-B district play at Muckleshoot.

In boys soccer, Squalicum is off to 2A State as a district champion. The Storm remained undefeated on the year with a 2-0 victory over Anacortes in the district title game Saturday at Sedro-Woolley High School.

Squalicum will open up State tournament play next week versus Sumner. Blaine is the only other Whatcom County soccer team to advance to state. The Borderites will play at Kings Tuesday at 6:30pm in 1A tournament action.

(KPUG Newsroom – Doug Lange)

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Spurs give Parker an extension

Fresh
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker shoots the ball during basketball practice on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in San Antonio. The Spurs play Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Thursday.

Parker averaged 16.7 points and 5.7 assists in 29 minutes per game last season to help the Spurs to the franchise's fifth NBA title.

in Sports

PGA Tour refutes report Dustin Johnson suspended

johnson

Golf.com reported Friday that the tour had suspended Johnson for six months for failing a drug test.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP120136234351_0

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

bosox

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

in Entertainment

Want to smell like Tara Reid? No? Well now you can anyway

tarareid

Because everyone wants to smell like a B-list star battling sharks in an low-budget sci-fi film, there's "Shark by Tara."

Bellingham Traffic