The Wenatchee Valley Thunder high school boys lacrosse team expected a challenge against Gonzaga Prep on Friday after a tough battle the week before. But the Thunder didn’t expect to be off to a 5-1 lead after the first quarter.
EAST WENATCHEE -- It was a tale of two games for the Eastmont baseball team Friday. After a convincing 11-4 win in the opener of a home doubleheader, the Wildcats fell 9-7 to West Valley in Game 2 after a costly nine-run fourth inning.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee boys soccer team clinched a tie for the Columbia Basin Big Nine regular-season title with a win over Eisenhower on Tuesday, while Eastmont moved closer to clinching second place with a win over Davis.
CHELAN -- For coach Jeff Carlson, the two games his Cashmere baseball squad played against Chelan on Saturday were identical in multiple ways: same strong pitching, same offensive outbursts, same score.
MOSES LAKE -- When Columbia Basin Big Nine foe Moses Lake scored the match's first goal in the 35th minute, members of Eric Duffey's Eastmont boys soccer team hung their collective heads for a little bit. After recently suffering a three-game losing streak, the Wildcats might have been a little shell-shocked. But Eastmont received a clutch goal from Abi Espinoza to beat the Chiefs 2-1 on the road Friday.
WENATCHEE — When a person recalls a tennis match in the mind’s eye, that individual might see the sport as an individual one. But the Wenatchee girls tennis team is 9-0 after its 6-1 victory over Davis on Thursday at the Wenatchee Racquet & Athletic Club.
YAKIMA — Putting practice finally paid off for the Wenatchee boys golf team on Tuesday when the Panthers won their first Columbia Basin Big Nine meet in more than 10 years, firing a score of 301 at Yakima Elks Golf Course.
Inscribed on Eastmont senior speedster Phillip Moore's left forearm is the letter 'F'. Three words extend from that single consonant permanently embedded into the sprinter's flesh: faith, family and friends.