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Prep Saturday: Starting pitching lifts Cashmere baseball team over Chelan

CHELAN — Starting pitchers Garrett Tarver and Jay Lightfoot were money on the mound for the Cashmere baseball team Saturday at Mountain Goat Field in Chelan, where the Bulldogs swept Chelan with relative ease. Cashmere’s pitching staff completed the doubleheader without allowing an earned run and the Bulldogs bats came alive as Cashmere won the opener 10-1 and took game two 9-1.

Prep focus: Eastmont softball team cruises in doubleheader against Ike

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont softball team was clicking in all three phases of the game Friday. With a strong offensive showing and a sparkling defensive performance buoying a pair of complete-game efforts from their two starting pitchers, the Wildcats completed a sweep of their first three-game series of Columbia Basin Big Nine play, dispatching visiting Eisenhower in both ends of a doubleheader at Sterling Park in East Wenatchee by 12-4 and 12-3 margins, respectively.

Wenatchee Thunder lacrosse team beats Southridge

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Thunder lacrosse team beat South-ridge 16-3 on Wednesday. Gray Kolde led the team in scoring with four goals. Nate McCarthy and Robey Jorgensen added three apiece, Cole Loomis and Connor Tilly put home two each and Kyle Schmaltz and Ben Higley tallied a goal apiece.

Schoolhouse Rugby to face off with Spokane on Saturday

WENATCHEE — The Schoolhouse Rugby U-19 team will play Everett at noon at Confluence Park on Saturday, starting the rugby doubleheader. The men’s team, the Schoolhouse Rugby Hellhounds, will play the Spokane Razorbacks at Confluence Park at 2 p.m.

Prep Saturday: Cashmere baseball team gets pair of wins over nonleague foe Naches Valley

NACHES — Tyler Chipman made his first start of the season for the Cashmere baseball team and showed the crowd at Naches Valley High School that he has picked up where he left off a season ago. The junior allowed only one run on one hit in 5.2 innings pitched, striking out 11 Rangers batters over 101 pitches to lead the Bulldogs to a 4-1 victory in the first game of Saturday’s nonleague road doubleheader.

Prep focus: Wenatchee boys soccer team starts slow, finishes strong in 4-0 win over Quincy

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee boys soccer team was far from its best Tuesday night in a marquee matchup, but it didn’t matter much in the end. Despite a performance that lacked a bit of a cutting edge, the defending 4A state champion Panthers used a three-goal second-half outburst to pull away from visiting Quincy — a 2A state tournament finalist a year ago — for a 4-0 win at the Apple Bowl.

Local cross country skiers place well at junior nationals

Hadassah Lurbur, Lydia Youkey, Nate Wells and Moses Lurbur of Wenatchee and Leavenworth, qualified in third, 15th, 20th and 29th, respectively, in the under-18 female and under-20 and under-18 male age classes while skiing classic technique cross country sprint races at the US Junior National Championships on Wednesday in Lake Placid, New York. 

Winter 2017 collegians: How they fared

Compiled are the statistics for players who attended high school in North Central Washington and who have advanced to the collegiate ranks in a winter sport (girls basketball, boys basketball, swimming, or wrestling) as of March 8, 2017. If you know of a local athlete that is participating in a winter sport at a four-year university or junior college that is not listed below, email his/her information to

Wild fall 7-4 to Spruce Kings in potential series clincher

PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild will have to wait before officially clinching their spot in the British Columbia Hockey League’s Mainland Division finals. After opening up a 3-0 series lead over the Prince George Spruce Kings on Tuesday, the Wild never got going Wednesday, falling behind 3-0 early en route to a 7-4 loss at Rolling Mix Concrete Arena.