YAKIMA — When Okanogan boys basketball coach Mike Carlquist and the Bulldogs players look back on their 2014 1A Hardwood Classic semifinal game against King's years from now, their minds will most likely be flooded with painful memories.
YAKIMA — All season long, the Cashmere girls basketball team has thrived because of its defense. The Bulldogs have a lot of athletic, experienced, basketball-savvy players that can excel in a variety of different defensive schemes that head coach Brent Darnell likes to deploy and change at regular intervals.
WENATCHEE — At the end of its 1A state regional playoff game Saturday at Wenatchee High School, the Okanogan boys basketball team didn’t celebrate. It didn’t show any emotion. The Bulldogs’ players quietly shuffled off the court in business-like fashion.
WENATCHEE — Every day, before classes begin, Josh Hammons arrives at Brewster High School’s gymnasium, eager and ready for his morning workout. After school, he returns to the gym for practice with the rest of his teammates.