High School Basketball

Martin leads Trojans over Mountaineers

Meridian’s boys’ basketball team defeated Mount Baker 50-45 in a nonconference game Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Mount Baker.

Alex Martin led the Trojans with 22 points. Kyle Young added 12 points for Meridian

Grant Balbanz led the Mountaineers with 15 points, and Colton Ramson added seven points.

Meridian outrebounded Mount Baker 27-22, led by Martin’s eight boards.

Meridian plays next at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at Blaine. Mount Baker takes on Ferndale at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Ferndale.

Meridian 50, Mount Baker 45

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Meridian: Tanner Tutterow 2, Nick Rautenberg 2, Alex Martin 22, Dan Young 8, Brady Moore 2, Kyle Young 12, Derek Campfields 2, Cody Bachman 0. Totals: 19-44 8-12 4.

Mount Baker: Keenam Gray 3, Jed Schleimer 1, Tanner Bass 2, Mason Bass 0, Sam Stargell 0, Colton Ramson 7, Thomas Barbo 0, TJ Bass 10, Grant Balbanz 15, Tim Soares 7. Totals: 17-47 5-16 6.

3-point field goals — Meridian: 4 (Dan Young 2); Mount Baker: 6 (Grant Balbanz 3). Rebounds — Meridian: 27 (Alex Martin 8); Mount Baker: 22 (TJ Bass 6). Assists — Meridian: 9 (Dan Young 3); Mount Baker: 11 (Keenan Gray 3). Fouls — Meridian: 17; Mount Baker: 18 (Ramson). Turnovers — Meridian: 19; Mount Baker: 17.

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