Lyncs well represented at senior game


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Lynden Christian's Courtney Hollander dribbles down the court as Lynden Christian beat Granger 63-40 in the 1A Girls' State Basketball Tournament at the Yakima Valley SunDome on Thursday March 6, 2014 in Yakima, Wa.


Seniors Courtney Hollander, Sally Vlas and Karley De Jager all played giant roles in helping the Lynden Christian girls' basketball team win the 10th Class 1A state title in program history on Saturday, March 8.

As great a way as that was to wrap up their senior seasons, the trio will make one last curtain call on Friday, March 14, during the 28th Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County Senior Basketball Classic at Lynden High School.

All three have been selected to the girls' County All-Star team, which will take on the City All-Stars following the girls' 3-point contest, slated for a 6:15 p.m. start.

Joining them on the girls County All-Stars, which will be coached by Rick DeGraff and Dave Hommes, will be Nooksack Valley's Lindsay Hayes, Blaine's Alexis McElwain and Olivia Olason, Lynden's Stephanie Somers, Ashlyn Morgan and Holly McKinley and Mount Baker's Emma Lallas.

The girls' City All-Stars will be coached by Joy Kirk and will feature Ferndale's Hannah Carlson, Brooke Benson and Taryn Knutson, Squalicum's Megan Lowry and Shaunee Hooper, Sehome's Mackenzie Caldwell and Danielle Strasser, Meridian's Taylor Lunde and Bellingham's Alyssa Porter and Ashley Spink.

The boys' city All-Stars will included Meridian's Blake Briones, Jake Plagerman and Sam Chambers, Sehome's Evan Miksovsky, Ferndale's Daniel Riley, Squalicum's Blake Youtsey, Luke Weber and Benjamin Garcia and Bellingham's Tristan Hurley and Ryan Fox and will be coached by Dick Stark.

The boys County All-Stars will be coached by Jerry Blankers and Bob Kildall and will feature Lynden's Jalani Phelps, Jaremy Martin and Parker Harrison, Nooksack Valley's Seth Taron, Lynden Christian's Grant Wolffis, Josh Hornstra and Logan Carlson, Mount Baker's Reuben Murashov and Andrew Zender and Lummi's Logan Toby.

The girls' 3-point contest, which will precede the girls' all-star game, will pit Hayes, McElwain, Somers, McKinley, Lallas, Carlson and Porter

The boys' 3-point contest, which along with the slam dunk contest, will precede the boys' all-star game and will feature Murashov, Briones, Chambers, Miksovsky, Riley, Youtsey, Hurley and Fox.

The slam dunk contest will feature Taron, Carlson, Briones and Youtsey.

The Silver Star Cheerleaders will perform at halftime of the boys' game.


When: Friday, March 14

Site: Jake Mayberry Gymnasium, Lynden High School

Tickets: $6 for adults, $4 for students and $3 fro seniors. Tickets available at the door.


6:15 p.m.: Girls' 3-point contest, followed by City vs. County Girls' All-Star Game

8 p.m.: Boys' slam dunk and 3-point contest, followed by City vs. County Boys' All-Star Game.

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