TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments.
#9 Lynden boys 73, Toppenish 55
It was supposed to be a No.1 vs. No. 2 classic, but it turned out to be a showcase for the top-ranked Lions who used their height and athleticism to tame the Wildcats in the Class 2A quarterfinals.
Jordan Medcalf led Lynden with 21 points as the two-time defending state champs won their 11th straight state game and advanced to the state semifinals for the eighth time in nine years.
You can read the game story at https://www.whatcomhoops.com/2a-boys-state-lynden-tops-toppenish-back-in-semis/.
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Jim Carberry is a former Bellingham Herald sports editor and author of several books on Whatcom County prep basketball. Follow him on Twitter @whatcomhoops and visit the Whatcom Hoops Facebook page.