Rebounds help Blaine girls to win over Sehome


Blaine's girls' basketball team won the battle of the boards to help the Borderites to a 69-39 win over Sehome on Monday, Jan. 20, at Sehome High School. The Borderites had 35 rebounds to the Mariners' 19.

Taylor V'Dovec led Blaine with 20 points. Breanna Chau, Olivia Olason and Mandy Hayes each added 10 for the Borderites.

"We had a little more energy in the second half," Sehome coach Kim Kirk said of her team outscoring Blaine 24-23 in the second half.

Maddy Bryan led the Mariners with 11 points and Megan Bayless had 10. Devin Grahn added seven points, including two 3-pointers, and four rebounds.

"Grahn is just that type of do-anything kid, she plays hard on both ends of the floor," Kirk said.

Blaine looks for another win at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at home against Meridian. Sehome will hope to earn its first win at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Bellingham.


Blaine 23 23 18 5 - 69

Sehome 9 6 13 11 - 39

Blaine: Breanna Chau 10, Gretchen Kordas 0, Olivia Olason 10, Alexis McElwain 6, Emily Roe 0, Mikayla Deming 3, Kjirstin Larson 4, Rhiana Breedlove 6, Taylor V'Dovec 20, Mandy Hayes 10. Team totals: 28-48 8-15 69.

Sehome: Chanelle Eddy 2, Maddy Bryan 11, Mackenzie Caldwell 0, Hannah Holmgren 2, Megan Bayless 10, Madison MacPhee 0, Madison Ulrich 7, Olivia Messenger 0, Danielle Strasser 0, Devin Grahn 7. Team totals: 13-46 6-13 39.

3-ptg: Blaine 3 (Olason 2), Sehome 5 (Grahn, Bayless 2). Rebounds: Blaine 35 (n/a), Sehome 19 (Grahn 4). Assists: Blaine n/a (n/a), Sehome 4 (Bayless 2). Fouls: Blaine 14 (Fouled out: none), Sehome 17 (Fouled out: none). Turnovers: Blaine 12, Sehome 10.

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