Lynden Christian, Lynden Girls Rank Among Decade’s Best

When it comes to the best, everyone is looking up at the Lyncs and Lions.

The Evans Rankings website recently ranked the top girls basketball programs and individual teams over the past decade and the numbers verified the obvious: Lynden Christian is the class of Washington state. Of the 400-plus high school girls basketball programs, the Lyncs were rated No.2. And among all the Class 1A teams that qualified for … Read more

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: #2 Lynden Girls vs. West Valley (Spokane)

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #2 Lynden girls 60, West Valley (Spokane) 38 The top-ranked Lions completed an amazing season and amazing tournament with an amazing win over the Eagles to claim the Class 2A state championship, Lynden’s second in four years … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #3 Lynden Girls vs. Ellensburg

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #3 Lynden girls 62, Ellensburg 44 It wasn’t for the state title, but this might have been the most impressive game by any Whatcom County team all year as the Lions totally outclassed the team many predicted … 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: #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: #19 Lummi Nation Girls vs. Oakesdale

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TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #19 Oakesdale 62, Lummi Nation girls 28 The Lady Blackhawks saw their season come to an end in Wednesday’s first round of the Class 1B state tournament with a loss to the Nighthawks, the eventual state runners-up. … 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