Best Of State 2020: #1 Lynden Christian Girls vs. Cashmere

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #1 Lynden Christian girls 58, Cashmere 55 This game was simply the best. It had the biggest buildup, the top two teams, perhaps the best player in state history and the most excitement from tipoff to final … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #4 Lynden Christian Boys vs. King’s

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #4 King’s 70, Lynden Christian boys 67 Had they pulled off the upset on the biggest stage, it would have been Whatcom County’s best game in Yakima that week, but the Lyncs fell just short, losing to … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #6 Lynden Christian Boys vs. La Salle

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #6 Lynden Christian boys 71, La Salle 58 Bucking the odds and the experts’ predictions, the sixth-seeded Lyncs unleashed a torrent of 3-pointers to shock the Lightning in Friday’s Class 1A semifinal and advance to the state … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #7 Lynden Christian Girls vs. Freeman

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #7 Lynden Christian girls 45, Freeman 25 The Lyncs were not going to let anyone stand in the way of returning to the Class 1A state title game, and they humbled the Scotties in the semifinal rout … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #10 Lynden Christian Boys vs. Meridian

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #10 Lynden Christian boys 62, Meridian 53 In the only game involving two Whatcom County teams, the Lyncs held off the Trojans in Thursday’s Class 1A state quarterfinal. Zach Sipma and Jaden DeBoer had 17 points each … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #14 Lynden Christian Girls vs. Zillah

TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #14 Lynden Christian girls 63, Zillah 41 The second-seeded Lyncs enjoyed their first game in the SunDome as they easily defeated the Leopards in Thursday’s quarterfinals of the Class 1A state tournament. Emily Mellema led LC with … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #15 Meridian Boys vs. Cashmere

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #15 Cashmere 62, Meridian boys 56 The Trojans’ historic season came to an end with the loss to the second-seeded Bulldogs in Friday’s consolation round at the Class 1A state tournament. It was a disappointing ending for the … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #17 Meridian Boys vs. Bellevue Christian

TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #17 Meridian boys  61, Bellevue Christian 49 The Trojans dominated in the second half to eliminate the Vikings in Wednesday’s opening round of the Class 1A state tournament and advance into the quarterfinals. For Meridian and its … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #20 Meridian Girls vs. Annie Wright

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #20 Annie Wright 76, Meridian girls 46 The Trojans lost to the Gators and all-stater Julianna Walker in Wednesday’s opening round of the Class 1A state tournament, but the season-ending loss didn’t take away from Meridian’s impressive … Read more