Lyncs' late rally produces win over King's



Lynden Christian's girls' basketball team rallied back and defeated King's 46-44 on Friday, Dec. 6, at King's High School.

The Lyncs entered the fourth quarter down 40-25, but outscored King's 21-4 in the final quarter to get the victory.

"The way we came back it just showed the grit the girls had to stay focused," coach Curt DeHaan said in a phone interview.

Lynden Christian went to the line 23 times and made 19 free throws - a clear difference in the match. King's only made four free throws in the game.

"It was nice to see the way the girls stayed focused and executed."

The Lyncs were led by Kara Bajema with 13 points. Courtney Hollander added 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

Lynden Christian (2-0) face Ferndale on Monday, Dec. 9, at Lynden Christian High School.


Lynden Christian 11 4 10 21 - 46

King's 8 16 16 4 - 44

Lynden Christian: Makayla Lancaster 4, Haley Hollander 0, Kara Bajema 13, Courtney Hollander 10, Sally Blas 2, Kassidy Aldrich 0, Karley de Jager 5,Sara Dougan 4, Morgan van Koten 8. Team totals: 13-41 19-23 46.

King's: Nelson 0, Adams 16, Jones 0, Berenson 9, Van Dyke 0, D. Hanson 8, S. Hanson 7, Echelparder 0, Hayek 2, Hibbard 2. Team totals: 17-50 4-7 44.

3-ptg: Lynden Christian 1 (Bajema 1), King's 6 (Berenson 3). Rebounds: Lynden Christian 29 (Hollander 7), King's 27 (Adams 6). Assists: Lynden Christian 9 (Hollander 4), King's 7 (D. Hanson 3). Fouls: Lynden Christian 14 (Fouled out), King's 22 (Hibbard, D. Hanson). Turnovers: Lynden Christian 13, King's 13.

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