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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 12 at 3:18PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...WARM, RAINY, AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO STREAM RISES... A MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING RAINS AND WARM TEMPERATURES. MELTING MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW, IN COMBINATION WITH THE RAINS, WILL LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARE FORECAST TO BRING EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES...SOME NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES...ALONG

Overnight

Lo36° Slight Chance Showers and Patchy Fog

Saturday

Hi44° Patchy Fog then Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi47° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo41° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi53° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

Wednesday

Hi47° Chance Rain

Prep spotlight: Eastmont’s Jones eyes third consecutive state appearance

As a two-time 4A state placer, Eastmont senior wrestler Morgan Jones knows what it takes to perform at her best. This year, she wants to set that bar even higher. After winning the championship in the 125-pound weight class at last weekend’s 4A District 6 sub-regional tournament, Jones’ goal is to finish her final season with even greater successes.

Prep Thursday: Ephrata girls win, visit Ellensburg next

EPHRATA — The Ephrata Tigers used a 13-0 second quarter run to pull away from visiting Wapato in an eventual 49-36 win in a 2A District 5 girls basketball play-in game on Thursday. Tigers coach Aaron Ross praised his team’s defense after the Tigers (12-6 Central Washington Athletic Conference) broke away with a strong second quarter and took a 10-point lead into the half.
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Prep focus: Wenatchee senior grapplers strive to ‘keep wrestling’

WENATCHEE — Tomas Benjume has made an impressive turnaround in his four-year career as a wrestler at Wenatchee High School. The senior got off to an admittedly rough start in his first few years as apathy brought lackluster results on the mat and inconsistent grades in the classroom.
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Prep spotlight: The scrappy Eastmont lightweights

Though he wrestles at the lightest of weights, 106-pound junior Jesus Salamanca’s performances often stand tallest among his Eastmont teammates. He continued his stellar season last weekend at the 4A District 6 tournament, taking third in his weight class and ensuring a trip to regionals.

Five Panthers sign with college teams

WENATCHEE — On Tuesday, Wenatchee athletic director Jim Beeson introduced five Panthers athletes who will continue their athletic careers after they leave Wenatchee High School. The ceremony was both a culmination of the efforts of the student-athletes and a celebration of the road to come.

Prep Wednesday: Waterville loses in heartbreaking fashion

WENATCHEE — This was heartbreak incarnate. After missing a pair of free throws with a one-point lead, the Waterville girls basketball team saw Lake Roosevelt’s Lachelle Bearcub sink both her shots from the charity stripe with 3.3 seconds left. A desperate shot by senior Kelsey Browning missed the mark at the Shockers fell to the Raiders 37-36 in the first round of the 2B District 6 girls basketball tournament Wednesday at Wenatchee High School.

OckWord: Waterville

Mayberry lives! High atop a plateau nestled among the now whitened wheat fields, lies the sleepy town of Waterville, a hidden gem which local priest Father Henry Rufo lovingly calls “H2O-ville.” For those under the age of 900, Mayberry was the fictional city from the Andy Griffith Show where Sherriff Andy Taylor and his scrawny, overzealous deputy Barney Fife patrolled the not-so-mean streets of the small North Carolina town.

Wild give coach 700th career win with overtime thriller

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Wild coach Bliss Littler earned an impressive career milestone Friday with the help of an epic comeback from his team. Kyle Stephan scored the game-winning goal in the second overtime period to lift Wenatchee to a 4-3 win over the Langley Rivermen in front of 2,649 fans at Town Toyota Center.

Eastmont’s Cheyanne Greening wins state bowling championship

UNIVERSITY PLACE — Not all champions are created equally. Some perform extra heroics to set themselves apart from both their predecessors and potentially their successors. Eastmont’s Cheyanne Greening proved a model of consistency Friday at Narrows Plaza Bowl knocking down 1279 pins over six games to become the 2015-2016 4A Washington Interscholastic Activities Association state bowling champion.

Prep Thursday: Wenatchee girls basketball edge host Davis

YAKIMA — The Wenatchee girls basketball team needed overtime to beat the pesky Pirates, but Wenatchee’s improved second-half defense and clutch performances in extra time gave the Panthers a 65-61 win in Yakima on Thursday.