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Okanogan baseball’s four sets of brothers leading Bulldogs

Forgive Ed Ashworth. The Okanogan baseball coach, who admits he’s “not easy to play for,” constantly shouts constructive criticism at his players during practice. But often, confusion sets in. If he yells the last name of Stanley, Rubert, Fingar or Ashworth, multiple heads may turn in his direction. Brothers abound on the Okanogan baseball team, with the sibling duos of Dakota and Chase Fingar, Chase and Hunter Rubert, Clay and Conner Ashworth and Justin and Jacob Stanley.

Prep Saturday: Cashmere explodes in sweep of Chelan

CASHMERE — Just about everything was working for the Cashmere baseball team on Saturday. The Bulldogs hit, pitched and defended superbly well in their Caribou Trail League-opening doubleheader, downing visiting Chelan 17-4 in the first game and 17-1 in the second game at Cashmere High School.

Prep Friday: Brewster softball hands Okanogan first league losses

OKANOGAN — Entering Friday, the Okanogan Bulldogs softball squad boasted a pristine 10-0 league in Central Washington 2B League play. Leave it to their regional rivals to spoil that perfection. With a relentless offense and two quality games from star pitcher Markie Miller, the Brewster Bears swept a double header against Okanogan on Friday, winning 12-2 and 15-3 at Okanogan High School.

Wenatchee Marathon sees outstanding results

WENATCHEE — There were some phenomenal finishes at last weekend’s Wenatchee Marathon, held Saturday morning in Wenatchee. Over 700 participants competed in the marathon, half-marathon and 10-kilometer races, with some running and others walking.

Rams open season with comeback win

PUYALLUP — The Wenatchee Valley Rams opened their season with an impressive come-from-behind win Saturday at Chief Leschi Stadium in Puyallup, scoring 21 unanswered points en route to a 21-18 win over the Portland Raiders. The game was the marquee matchup in the Border Wars competition, pitting the best teams in Washington against their Oregon counterparts.

AppleSox sign trio of incoming Nevada players

WENATCHEE — A trio of University of Nevada, Reno commits will join the Wenatchee AppleSox this summer. The three future Nevada players coming to Wenatchee are left-handed pitcher Matt Young, right-handed pitcher Luke Mattson, and outfielder Otis Statum.

Wenatchee soccer stumbles against Sunnyside

WENATCHEE – Tuesday was a frustrating night all around for the Wenatchee boys soccer team. The Panthers controlled most of their contest with visiting Sunnyside, dominated possession and spent the majority of the game attacking in the Grizzlies’ half, but none of that mattered when the final whistle sounded and the Apple Bowl scoreboard had Sunnyside leading two goals to one.

Wenatchee Thunder lacrosse team loses two on road

SPOKANE — Wenatchee lost two close games over the weekend, one to Gonzaga Prep and one to Central Valley. On Friday night, the Thunder lost 8-6 to G-Prep. Thunder players Kutter Wilkins, Cole Helton and Robey Jorgensen had a goal apiece and Nathan McCarthy recorded a hat trick.

Orrell replaces Rookard as Eastmont girls hoops coach

EAST WENATCHEE — Felice Orrell has been tabbed to be Eastmont’s new head basketball coach. Orrell played basketball at Central Valley High School (Spokane) in high school and also played collegiately at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.