WHATCOM — Here’s how local boys soccer teams fared last week:
The Lynden boys soccer team earned a third straight tie on Wednesday as the Lions played Burlington-Edison to a 1-1 draw at Bender Fields. Lynden was also scheduled to play Ferndale on Friday at, but the game was pushed to April 18.
The Lions own a 2-1-4 (0-1-3 Northwest Conference) record, and the team won’t play again until Blaine comes to town on Tuesday, April 10 at 4 p.m.
Lynden Christian suffered a 3-1 loss to Sedro-Woolley on Wednesday, March 28, and couldn’t keep up with conference power Squalicum on Saturday at Bender as the Strom won 4-1.
The Lyncs (1-5-2, 1-3-1 NWC) face another tough matchup against unbeaten Bellingham after spring break on Tuesday, April 10.
Meridian faced Squalicum and Bellingham in back-to-back games last week, and the young Trojans struggled in each contest. Squalicum won 5-1 on Wednesday, then Bellingham rolled 9-0 on Friday. Meridian allowed 14 goals in two games after allowing just seven in the season’s first five contests.
The Trojans (3-3-1, 1-3-1 NWC) look to rebound when they host Lakewood on April 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Mount Baker lost 5-0 to Blaine at home on Wednesday and 6-0 to Sehome at Phillips 66 Soccer Park on Friday. The Mountaineers (0-5-2, 0-4-1 NWC) seek their first win when they host Anacortes on April 10 at 6 p.m.
Nooksack Valley earned a scoreless draw against Ferndale at home on Wednesday, and then lost 4-1 to Blaine on the road on Friday. The Pioneers (0-7-1, 0-4-1 NWC) host Sehome on April 10 at 4:30 p.m.