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BOYS BASKETBALL (3-1, 5-2)
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.

GIRLS BASKETBALL (1-3, 2-5)
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.

Home/Away
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).

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