Blaine girls bounce back with win over Friday Harbor


The Blaine girls' basketball team bounced back from a loss to Lynden on Friday with a 60-36 win over Friday Harbor on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Friday Harbor. The Borderites late-game offensive push for the win was led by Mandy Hayes' 19 points.

"We had a tough game last night - the girls were still really tired. It took us until about halftime before we got going," Blaine coach Ryan Pike said in a phone interview.

The Borderites scored 41 second-half points, compared to just 19 in the first half. Breanna Chau added eight points and a team-high 10 assists.

Blaine's next game is at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at home against Sedro-Woolley.


Blaine 7 12 21 20 - 60

Friday Harbor 10 6 8 12 - 36

Blaine: Breanna Chau 8, Olivia Olason 5, Alexis McElwain 6, Mikayla Deming 5, Kjirstin Larson 3, Rhiana Breedlove 2, Taylor V'Dovec 10, Mandy Hayes 19, Tianna Gray 2. Team totals: 24-65 9-23 60.

Friday Harbor: Yauev 2, Guand 4, Galt 8, Kincade 4, Shank 4, Meyer 2, Keane 12, Turnboll 0, Scheffer 0. Team totals: 15-44 6-11 36.

3-ptg: Blaine 3 (Hayes 2), Friday Harbor 0 (n/a). Rebounds: Blaine 34 (V'Dovec 6), Friday Harbor 43 (n/a). Assists: Blaine 16 (Chau 10), Friday Harbor 9 (n/a). Fouls: Blaine 13 (Fouled out: none), Friday Harbor 20 (Fouled out: none). Turnovers: Blaine 14, Friday Harbor 36.

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