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Prep Saturday: Eastmont boys hoops rallies to beat Sunnyside

EAST WENATCHEE — What a difference 20 seconds make. With four minutes left in the game, the Eastmont boys basketball team trailed Sunnyside before a bizarre series of events put the Wildcats back on top for good in a 71-63 win over the Grizzlies on Saturday at Eastmont High School.

Prep Friday: Wenatchee boys basketball wins 11th straight game

MOSES LAKE — The Wenatchee boys basketball team has had problems with Moses Lake in the recent past. But on Friday night, the Panthers were the superior team …in the fourth quarter. Senior star Gavin Long netted 30 points to lead Wenatchee to a 61-55 victory in the unfriendly confines of Moses Lake High School.

Prep Wednesday: Cascade boys basketball beats Naches Valley, girls fall to Rangers

LEAVENWORTH — The Cascade boys basketball team is on a roll. The Kodiaks have won their last four games, including a 54-40 win against visiting Naches Valley on Wednesday night. During the four-game winning streak, four different Cascade players have led the team in scoring, something Kodiaks coach Micah Rieke is excited about.

Hot Tickets: Local bowling teams duel for CBBN title

1. Girls bowling: Wenatchee at Eastmont, 2 p.m. today. A season ago, Eastmont dethroned Wenatchee as the best bowling squad in the Columbia Basin Big Nine. This year, another Eastmont victory would mean a tie atop the league. If Wenatchee wins, they win the title for the fifth time in the last six seasons. The stakes are at their highest.

Prep Saturday: Wenatchee boys basketball edges host Sunnyside

SUNNYSIDE — Senior forward Gavin Long led all scorers with 33 points, and the Panthers captured one of their most important wins of season by defeating host Sunnyside and vaulting into first place in the Columbia Basin Big Nine boys basketball standings.

Prep Friday: Cascade boys basketball earns huge league win

OMAK — The Cascade boys basketball team has logged plenty of work this week. Playing their third game in four days, the Kodiaks beat Omak 64-47 Friday at Omak High School. Cascade moves to 1-1 in the Caribou Trail League while the Pioneers fall to 0-2.

WVC women gut out gritty performance, Knights men fall short

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College basketball teams hosted Columbia Basin College on Wednesday evening in Wenatchee. The women’s team (14-3, 2-0 NWAC) grinded out a close win thanks to balanced scoring and offensive efficiency. The men’s team (3-12, 0-2 NWAC) came out on the wrong end of a close game but saw its two top scorers combine for 39 points in the loss.

Prep Thursday: Eastmont girls bowling, boys swimming and diving get clutch wins

YAKIMA — The Eastmont girls bowling team was without two of its top three bowlers on Thursday afternoon but still took a 3-1 victory over host Davis. Meredith Mead and Hannah Czaplinski were out due to illness but the Wildcats overcame a slow start to take the final three games and were led by Cheyanne Greening. Eastmont won the total pin count by a score of 1,855-1,688.

Prep focus: Eastmont wrestling takes down Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — Tuesday’s Columbia Basin Big Nine dual meet at Wenatchee High School marked an incredible night for the Eastmont wrestling program. The varsity boys’ team earned a 45-22 come-from-behind victory over their cross-river rivals. Christian Flores, a 152-pound Eastmont freshman, earned a surprise victory over Wenatchee senior Fabian Rojas to spur a spectacular run of eight wins in a span of nine matches for the Wildcats.

Prep Wednesday: Cascade hoops sweeps Wahluke

LEAVENWORTH — The Cascade boys basketball team rebounded from a tough loss at the hands of Cashmere on Tuesday to earn a 10-point win over visiting Wahluke on Wednesday evening.