Meridian’s girls’ basketball team defeated Bellingham 48-40 with the help of its freshman on Friday, Dec. 19, at Meridian.
The Trojans’ Kyrin Baklund scored 14 points and Ellese FitzGerald added 11. Bellingham’s Joelle Zamora scored a game-high 20 points.
“Our freshman Baklund and FitzGerald had a good game tonight,” Meridian coach Mark Gilmore said in a phone interview. “The two freshman picked it up and carried the team.”
Meridian takes on Granite Falls next in the Meridian Holiday Tournament on Friday, Dec. 26, at home.
Meridian 48, Bellingham 40