Lynden girls handle Sehome

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJanuary 28, 2014 

Lynden's girls' basketball team got back on the winning track with a 47-13 win over Sehome in a Northwest Conference matchup Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Lynden High School. The Lions were led by Stephanie Somers' double-double of 13 points and 13 rebounds, both team highs.

"We tend to go as (Somers) goes," Lynden coach Rob Adams said in a phone interview. "I thought it was going to be interesting after losing two in a row to see how they played, and I was happy with how they played tonight."

Adams said Amanda Warner and Jasmyne Neria played "fantastic" at point guard for the Lions, as they had five and three points, respectively. Neria led the Lions in assists with four.

Maddy Bryan was Sehome's top scorer with five points.

"Credit to their team and coaching staff, they were playing as hard at the end of the game as they did at the beginning," Adams said. "They represented Sehome with a lot of class."

Lynden looks for another win at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, when the Lions host Blaine. Sehome will try to pick up its first win at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, when the Mariners host Nooksack Valley.

LYNDEN 47, SEHOME 13

Sehome 4 0 3 6 - 13

Lynden 15 11 9 12 - 47

Sehome: Chanelle Eddy 2, Maddy Bryan 5, Mackenzie Caldwell 0, Hannah Holmgren 2, Megan Bayless 2, Abby Wright 0, Madison MacPhee 0, Madison Ulrich 0, Olivia Messenger 0, Danielle Strasser 1, Devin Grahn 1. Team totals: 3-47 7-17 13.

Lynden: Amanda Warner 5, Kira Nelson 0, Jasmyne Neria 3, Holly McKinley 2, Ashlyn Morgan 4, Elisa Kooiman 11, Kaitlyn Mark 9, Stephanie Somers 13. Team totals: 19-51 6-14 47.

3-ptg: Sehome 0 (n/a), Lynden 3 (Warner, Kooiman, Mark 1). Rebounds: Sehome 37 (Messenger 6), Lynden 38 (Somers 13). Assists: Sehome 1 (Bayless 1), Lynden 8 (Neria 4). Fouls: Sehome 16 (Fouled out: none), Lynden 12 (Fouled out: none). Turnovers: Sehome 17, Lynden 10.

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