High School Sports

Top prep matchups in the week to come

2A district tennis tournament

10 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 20

Bellingham’s Austin Shenton, above, will look to fight his way through a tough field at the 2A Northwest District Tournament. He should face strong competition from his teammate, Connor Thompson, and Sehome’s Brady Anderson and Max Shmotolokha.

Squalicum at Meridian girls’ soccer

4 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

The Storm, led by star junior forward Kim Hazlett, above, will look to take another step toward claiming a second consecutive Northwest Conference regular-season title. Meridian is a tough, albeit young, team that should pose a strong matchup.

Squalicum at Sehome girls’ swimming

3:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

Hannah Holmgren, above, and the Sehome girls’ swim team will face its toughest test of the season in a young Squalicum team, led by junior transfer Serena Allendorfer. The Mariners will rely on Gwen Roley, the reigning 2A 200 freestyle champion.

Lynden at Ferndale volleyball

7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 23

Lynden and senior outside hitter Alexa Shindruk, above, have a long road ahead before making the 2A playoffs, a matchup with Abby Reid and Ferndale posing a big hurdle for the Lions. The Golden Eagles are playing as well as anyone right now, too.

Sehome at Squalicum girls’ soccer

7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 23

Christina Funk, left, and the Sehome girls’ soccer team have been inconsistent, but the Mariners have the talent to hang with the top team in the league, Squalicum. This is a huge opportunity for Sehome to gain some confidence and make a strong push for the final 2A district playoff spot.

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