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.
LEAVENWORTH – The Cashmere boys basketball team (7-0 Caribou Trail League) used a good second half to come back and beat host Cascade (3-4 CTL), winning the regular-season CTL championship in the process.
The 6-foot-2 Emma Stockholm sprints down the court chasing a small guard like a cheetah chases down a galloping gazelle. Stockholm outraces the smaller baller to the rim and swats her shot before the ball can even think about going through the orangish cylinder.
WENATCHEE — Make that lucky number 13 for the Wenatchee boys basketball team. Playing without star Grady Miller, the Panthers didn’t miss a beat in a tidy 73-53 win over rival Eastmont in front of a packed gym Friday at Wenatchee High School.
LANGLEY, British Columbia — Road trips seem a little shorter when a team is able to pack a few “Ws” on the bus ride home. The Wenatchee Wild needed to clear room on their luxury bus that team owner David White purchased for them as they won their second straight road game with a 5-2 comeback win over their division foe, the Langley Rivermen, Saturday in front of 1,530 fans at the Langley Events Centre.
YAKIMA — The WVC men’s and women’s basketball teams met up with the Yakima Valley Yaks on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team totally overwhelmed Yakima Valley and won its eighth straight game. The Lady Knights went a perfect 8-0 in January.
WENATCHEE — Mission Ridge Ski Team's Owen Platt won his second overall giant slalom title on Sunday while Hadley Platt and Tatum Grosdidier finished second and third overall on the girls side to wrap up the annual Stemilt Apple Cup races at the Ridge.
COQUITLAM, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild went on the road Wednesday night and snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Coquitlam Express at the Poirer Sports and Leisure Centre.
MOSES LAKE — Wenatchee’s Jared Vargas paced the Columbia Basin Big Nine-champion Panthers boys swimming and diving team with a ridiculous 200-yard freestyle time on Tuesday. His time, which is second best in school history, was more than a second better than his previous time.
CHELAN – Emma Stockholm scored 37 points and ripped down 15 boards while shooting 100 percent from the 3-point line as Chelan (3-2 Caribou Trail League) beat visiting Cashmere (4-1 CTL) 66-65 in a double-overtime thriller on Tuesday night.