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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.

Wild lose to league-leading Penticton

PENTICTON — It’s not often that the Wenatchee Wild are outshot. Almost every night, the Wild pound more rubber on the twine than their opponents. Wednesday night the Penticton Vees bested them in both the shot and goal total en route to a 6-1 win over Wenatchee at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Prep Tuesday: Chelan boys basketball stifles host Omak

OMAK – The Chelan boys basketball team (1-0 Caribou Trail League) beat host Omak (0-1 CTL) 52-28 on Tuesday night. Goats junior Donny Watson led all scorers with 16 points and Chelan held Omak’s top scorer Gabe Timentwa to 13 points, all of which came in the second half.

Prep Saturday: Quincy boys basketball ends drought, beats rival Ephrata at home

QUINCY — For the Quincy Jackrabbits, this was a win over three years in the making. A solid first-half effort propelled the Jacks to a 67-55 win over rival Ephrata on Saturday at Quincy High School. It was Quincy’s (4-5 Central Washington Athletic Conference) first win over the Tigers (4-6 CWAC) since 2012.

Prep focus: Maddi Hallberg leads Wenatchee girls hoops past Davis in OT

WENATCHEE — The situation defined the pressure. Less than a minute remained and the Wenatchee girls basketball team trailed Davis when Panthers’ leading scorer Maddi Hallberg confidently ambled to the charity stripe. Having struggled with free throws in practice all week, she knew her challenge. She knew her goal. She knew her job. But one thing she didn’t know: the score.

Prep Tuesday: Wenatchee boys swimmers defeat Eastmont

EAST WENATCHEE -- The cross-river water rivalry was a bit one-sided Tuesday as the Wenatchee boys swimming and diving team dominated host Eastmont, winning 10 of 12 events en route to a 128-58 victory.

Prep Saturday: Two Eastmont wrestlers take second place at Cat Classic

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont senior Dan Alderson and junior Jesus Salamanca took second place in their respective weight classes to close out a successful day for the Wildcats at the 2016 Cat Classic on Saturday at Eastmont High School. Wenatchee’s Tomas Benjume and Ian Tamngin each recovered from early losses to take third place.

Joe Harris The Journey, Part I: The beginning

Second-year pro basketball player Joe Harris went from Chelan High School basketball star to NBA Finals participant in just over five years. Drafted 33rd overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Harris’ most vivid memory to date occurred during the “Star Spangled Banner” before Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif.