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4 Local Volleyball Teams Begin Chase for a

State Title 

November 9, 2018 

Lynden, Blaine, Lynden Christian and Nooksack Valley all begin their run at a volleyball state championship Friday. 2A tournament play is at Saint Martin's University in Lacey. The 1A's are battling it out in the Yakima SunDome. 


The Borderites (10-7) are in action bright and early Friday with a 9am match against White River. A win sends them off to the quarterfinals against the kingston/Columbia River winner at 5:00pm. A loss sends them to the consolation bracket for a 3:00pm match. 

The Lions (15-2) open up play against Steilacoom at 1:00pm. Prosper and Fife are on the other side of Lynden's bracket with the winners of both matches meeting at 7:00pm in the quarterfinals, while the losers face off at 5:00pm 


Lynden Christian plays their first match at 3:15pm against Chelan. Win or lose the Lyncs (15-3)) will play either Kiona Benton or Castle Rock at 6:45pm in a quarterfinal or a loser out match. 

Nooksack Valley (11-9) opens up against Freeman at 5:45pm. A second round match-up with Charles Wright or Naches Valley will follow at 8:15pm. 


The 3A state tournament is next week. Ferndale (17-0) cliched a state berth with a 3-0 sweep of Stanwood Thursday in the district playoffs. The Golden Eagles will play Snohomish Saturday at 1:00pm ast Marysville PilChuck high School for the district championship. 

- Doug Lange 

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