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Wild cruise by Capitals, get back on track

DUNCAN, British Columbia — A big night from Dakota Raabe helped the Wenatchee Wild get back on track away from home Saturday night. Following consecutive road defeats, the Wild buckled down defensively in the first two periods before exploding offensively in the third. Anthony Yamnitsky shined in goal while Raabe scored twice and added two assists to lift the Wild to a 5-0 win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals at the Island Savings Centre.

Prep focus: Wenatchee’s comeback bid falls just short

WENATCHEE — A game that each team led by double digits came down to the last shot Friday night at Wenatchee High School. After watching its 11-point first-half advantage evaporate in a hurry in the third quarter, the Wenatchee girls basketball team staged a furious comeback effort in the final frame and found itself in position to shoot for the win against visiting Davis.

Prep Tuesday: Chelan wrestling team sweeps league duals at Cascade

LEAVENWORTH — The Chelan Mountain Goats wrestling team overcame the loss of varsity wrestler Skylar Gordon and a spirited challenge from its league rivals to earn a 36-34 win over Cascade and a 58-24 victory over Cashmere in the Caribou Trail League meet Tuesday at Cascade High School in Leavenworth.

Prep focus: Chelan boys basketball team locks down Okanogan

CHELAN — Heading into a matchup Tuesday night with the only Caribou Trail League to defeat his Chelan boys basketball squad, Goats coach Jeff Pearl wanted to see his team come out aggressively on defense and try to force visiting Okanogan into mistakes from the get-go. The Goats did just that.

Prep Saturday: Cashmere girls basketball team remains unbeaten

CASHMERE — Against Montesano, the No. 5 team in the RPI standings that now determine postseason seeding, Cashmere, which is ranked No. 2, put forth a complete effort and completely dominated the visiting brand of Bulldogs 74-42 at Cashmere High School on Saturday afternoon in a nonleague matchup.

Wild start fast, cruise to 6-2 win over Spruce Kings

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild came out of the locker room fast and never looked back Friday. Dakota Raabe gave the Wild the lead just 14 seconds into the game, Jasper Weatherby doubled it less than two minutes later and Wenatchee maintained its multiple-goal advantage for the remainder of the evening as the Wild beat the Prince George Spruce Kings 6-2 at the Town Toyota Center. It was Wenatchee’s sixth conseuctive win.

Prep Friday: Cascade wrestling team starts CTL dual slate strong

OMAK — The Caribou Trail League finally kicked off its league dual-meet schedule Friday evening at Omak High School as Cascade defeated Cashmere 50-24 and host Omak 48-26 in a dual doubleheader. Okanogan split its matches, defeating crosstown rival Omak 39-33 before falling to Cashmere 45-27.

Prep spotlight: Cashmeres Abbie Johnson has taken the lessons she learned as an underclassman to help lead this year’s Bulldogs to the top of the 1A girls hoops state rankings

Three years ago, Abbie Johnson was a small fish in a big pond; a freshman starter for a veteran Cashmere girls basketball team with high aspirations. Today, the size of the pond is still the same, as Cashmere once again harbors hopes of a deep run in the 1A girls basketball state tournament. But Johnson is no longer the frightened freshman. Instead, the now-senior is the driving force leading the Bulldogs on a season-long journey toward greatness.

Correction on “Game Night at Town Toyota Center” article

In the article “Game Night at Town Toyota Center,” published on Tuesday, Jan. 17, the author refers to public address announcer Ernie Rodriguez as Ernie Williams. The mistake has been corrected in the online version. 

Wild shoot 61 shots, beat Coquitlam

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee Wild made quick work of the visiting Coquitlam Express during a rare British Columbia Hockey League Monday night matchup at Town Toyota Center.