EPHRATA — The host Ephrata boys basketball squad was able to step up to the challenge that the No. 4-ranked Wapato team presented and took home a 62-40 victory on Friday due to aggressive rebounding and smart defensive play.
Last year, the two local Columbia Basin Big Nine wrestling programs experienced down years, compared to what they had done in the past. No Wenatchee or Eastmont boys grappler advanced to the 4A state tournament.
TOPEKA, Kan. — Topeka forward Shawn Brennan scored two goals in the last two minutes of the game, including the go-ahead goal with eight seconds left, to lift the Roadrunners over the Wild 4-3 on Saturday night.
CASHMERE — The Cashmere girls basketball squad got off to a slow start in a non-league matchup against visiting Eastmont on Tuesday, but was able to make successful halftime adjustments and came away with a 77-47 win.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee boys basketball team trailed visiting Gonzaga Prep by one entering the fourth quarter Saturday, but the Panthers’ defense limited second chance opportunities down the stretch and scored enough to keep the visiting Bullpups at bay and emerge victorious, 45-38.