LC girls have hot hand in win over Sehome


Lynden Christian's girls' basketball team made 72 percent of its shots as the Lyncs rolled to a 75-31 win over Sehome on Friday, Feb. 7, at Sehome High School.

The Lyncs had five players score in double figures: Kara Bajema (13 points), Courtney Hollander (10), Sally Vlas (12), Karley De Jager (12) and Sara Dougan (14). They shot 31 of 43 from the field with just one made 3-pointer.

The Mariners were led by Devin Grahn's 11 points. Mackenzie Caldwell and Hannah Holmgren tied for the team lead in rebounds, with four apiece.

"Caldwell had a great defensive game for us," Sehome coach Kim Kirk said in a phone interview. "Grahn has had some really great games not just in scoring, but defensively too. She is just a consistent player."

Sehome's next game is at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Burlington-Edison for its regular-season finale. Lynden Christian moves onto the Class 1A Northwest District Tournament and will take on Meridian at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at home.


Lynden Christian 16 22 18 19 - 75

Sehome 5 12 2 12 - 31

Lynden Christian: Haley Hollander 2, Kara Bajema 13, Courtney Hollander 10, Sally Vlas 12, Karley De Jager 12, Sara Dougan 14, Morgan Van Kooten 7, E. Bailey 3, S. Blandsma 2. Team totals: 31-43 12-22 75.

Sehome: Maddy Bryan 2, Mackenzie Caldwell 2, Hannah Holmgren 0, Megan Bayless 8, Abby Wright 0, Madison MacPhee 4, Madison Ulrich 1, Olivia Messenger 0, Danielle Strasser 3, Devin Grahn 11. Team totals: 9-46 8-15 31.

3-ptg: Lynden Christian 1 (Bailey 1), Sehome 5 (Grahn 3). Rebounds: Lynden Christian 22 (n/a), Sehome 16 (Caldwell, Holmgren 4). Assists: Lynden Christian n/a (n/a), Sehome 3 (Bryan 2). Fouls: Lynden Christian 16 (Fouled out: none), Sehome 17 (Fouled out: none). Turnovers: Lynden Christian 16, Sehome 17.

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