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Hydrologic Outlook issued January 17 at 12:00AM PST until January 17 at 6:00PM PST by NWS

...Rain and snowmelt may cause localized flooding issues this week... A change in the weather pattern this week will bring above freezing temperatures to much of the region and the potential for significant rainfall to far eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle. With widespread low elevation snow across the Inland


Lo10° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi26° Wintry Mix

Tuesday Night

Lo24° Freezing Rain


Hi33° Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo30° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow


Hi37° Slight Chance Snow then Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo28° Cloudy


Hi35° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo26° Snow Likely


Hi34° Chance Rain/Snow

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Standings: Eastmont 4-0, Wenatchee 3-1, Davis 2-2, Sunnyside 2-2, Moses Lake 1-3, Eisenhower 0-4

Saturday the Panthers defeated Eisenhower 50-34. The point totals made some WHS lists for all games since 1966-67.
34 points – the ninth fewest allowed (1,006 games).
34 points – the third fewest allowed in a road game (521 games).
84 points combined – tied for 20th fewest (1,006 games).

Dillon Sugg in the top 20. With 666 points in a two-plus-year career the Panther junior is 18h on the career scoring list.

Standings: Davis 3-1, Eastmont 3-1, Moses Lake 3-1, Sunnyside 2-2, Wenatchee 1-3, Eisenhower 0-4

With 52 games in her career Katie Kansky is the 62nd Panther to play in 50-plus games. The 5-3 junior is currently 56th in career games played.

Ancient History
Girls first played basketball at Wenatchee from 1911 to 1932. The sport was then dropped until revived in fall of 1973. During that early period I’ve found scores for 143 games against 16 schools. Alphabetically the schools, number of games against each and win-loss record: Brewster 2 (2-0), Cashmere 24 (20-3-1), Chelan 24 (21-3), Dryden 1 (1-0), Entiat 14 (11-3), Leavenworth 22 (18-4), Manson 9 (9-0), Monitor 3 (3-0), Pateros 2 (1-1), Peshastin 4 (3-1), Quincy 2 (2-0), Skykomish 1 (1-0), Sultan 2 (1-1), Sunnyslope 5 (3-2), Waterville 21 (17-4) and Wilson Creek 7 (6-1). WHS had a record of 123-19-1.

Western Washington schools – Sultan and Skykomish
Furthest game from home – Sultan 99.8 miles
Most games in one season – 14 in 1928-29 (13-1)
Most points in one game – 58 (58-4 over Waterville in 1926-26)
Fewest points on one game – 1 (10-1 loss to Waterville in 1916-17)
Lowest combined score – 11 (Waterville 10, Wenatchee 1 in 1916-17)
Highest combined score – 71 (Wenatchee 45, Cashmere 26 in 1928-29)
Average score for 142 games (one forfeit) – Wenatchee 23.3, Opponent 15.0 Sites – 68 home, 62 away (opponent), 7 away (neutral), 6 unknown

A Neutral First
The league games against Eastmont at the Town Toyota Center Friday were the first league games either WHS team has ever played on a neutral court.

Through the first four rounds of league play the home teams have fared better than the visitors. The girls, eight to three with (WHS/EHS neutral). The boys, six to five (WHS/EHS neutral).