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WVC women in NWAC playoffs

WOMENS BASKETBALL (10-2, 22-5)The Knights have earned a berth in the NWAC tournament for the second season in a row.  They are tied for first with Spokane and each has two regular season games remaining.  And they both finish with the seventh and eighth squads, Big Bend (3-9) and Yakima Valley (0-12).  The only difference is Wenatchee Valley gets both games at home while Spokane has both on the road.
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Boys swimming, wrestling at state, boys basketball at district, girls trying for district tonight

BOYS BASKETBALL (10-2, 16-4)Wenatchee is the league champion.  Seventeen days ago they clinched a tie for the title and 14 days later had it all to themselves when they defeated Sunnyside Friday.  Next stop…district tournament.  This is Wenatchee’s fourth CBBN title – 1993-94 at 13-3 and tied with Kamiakin, 2007-08 at 9-3 and 2008-09 at 11-1.
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Panther boys playing Friday for outright league title and number one district seed

BOYS BASKETBALL (9-2, 15-4)Friday, Sunnyside (6-5, 12-7) home.- A little drama surrounds this one.   Wenatchee will host a first-round district game the 18th.  A win over Sunnyside Friday means if they win that contest the 18th, they will also host the championship game the 20th, the winner of which moves on to the regional.  If WHS should lose Friday, they will still play the first-round game at home the 18th.  But, if they win that game they are not assured of their own gym the 20th.  It could be Davis.     ...
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Knights vs. Walla Walla here Saturday afternoon

WOMENS BASKETBALL (7-1, 19-4)Wednesday, Columbia Basin (5-3, 13-10) away.- With a half-dozen games to go, Wenatchee Valley remains in first place with a 1-game lead in the East.- Today the Knights take on Columbia Basin at Pasco, a team they defeated 73-69 here in town last month.- At one time WVC had a 50-22 lead in the series, but the past nine years the Hawks have been pecking away with 15 wins in 19 games and the Knights now lead 54-37.- On the plus side, Wenatchee Valley has won the ...
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WVC women off to best start in 13 years

MENS BASKETBALL (2-3, 5-13)Wednesday, Big Bend (5-0, 15-6) away.- It’s off to Moses Lake today for a contest with Wenatchee Valley’s closest neighbor, Big Bend.- The Vikings have shot out of the gate with five wins in five outings in league play.- Last season WVC took two of three from BBCC…a nonleague win and they split the two East Region games.- The Vikings lead the series 60-53 and 35-21 at their place.- Greg Franz is 14-29 against BBCC.
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Knights: Home games with Columbia Basin tonight

MENS BASKETBALL (0-1, 3-11)Wednesday, Columbia Basin (1-0, 7-7) home.- Last season the Knights won at Moses Lake and the Hawks won in Wenatchee, and over the past three years the two clubs have split six games.- The overall series lead belongs to CB 94-43 and 44-21 in the local gym.- Greg Franz is 14-28 against Columbia Basin.
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Panther basketball: girls home Mon., Tue., Sat....boys Tue.

GIRLS BASKETBALL (2-1, 2-4)Monday, Kentridge, (7-1) home.- There is a one-game history between Wenatchee and Kentridge.  Five years ago KHS visited the Apple Capital and the host team ran over the visitors 58-35.- The Chargers are members of the 5-team South Puget Sound Northeast 4A League and the school opened for business in 1968.- WHS is 2-0 vs. the SPSNE bunch – Kentridge 1-0 and Tahoma 1-0.
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Panther hoops teams to play Lake City, ID today

The annual hoops exchange with Lake City from the neighboring state to the east is all that is on the Wenatchee High School athletic calendar for Christmas week.  This is the eighth consecutive season that the two schools 201 miles apart have met on the maple.  It is Wenatchee’s turn to point the bus east and make the trek on I-90 this time.
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Knight teams hit road for another weekend of tourney games

MENS BASKETBALL (1-8)Friday, Saturday, Sunday, NWAC Crossover Tournament at Whatcom.- Friday Wenatchee Valley College faces Chemeketa from Salem (5-4) in first-round action.- The Storm has a 5-1 series lead over the Knights, but last December WVC snapped a 5-game losing string to CCC when they topped them 69-68 at a tournament in Bellevue.- Teams participating in the tourney are Big Bend (5-4, Chemeketa (5-4) Clackamas (5-2), Grays Harbor (0-5), Highline (6-2), Olympic (1-6), Whatcom (6-2) and Wenatchee Valley (1-8).