MERRITT, B.C. — The Wenatchee Wild traveled north Friday night and crossed the border to face the Merritt Centennials for the second time this season. Last November, the Wild edged Merritt by a single goal 5-4.

PATEROS — Waterville-Mansfield and Pateros were battling it out for second place Friday night, both showing how competitive the top tier of the 1B league can be. Ultimately, second place was won outright by the Shockers in their last regular season game 50-43.

MOSES LAKE — Wenatchee competed at the State prelims Thursday and didn’t do half bad. All three of their relay teams placed first, giving them the top seed for this Saturday when the real tournament begins and had several solid individual swims.

QUINCY — Quincy girls basketball and Cascade both had their highest-scoring games of the season Thursday night, but it was only enough for the Jackrabbits to claim victory 71-17.

CASHMERE — Bulldog girls basketball didn’t just get to end their regular season with a win Thursday night. It was their third win in a row and third win over the visiting Chelan Goats this season, and when it was done and dusted, they hoisted the league championship trophy in the air for the…

CHELAN — Chelan boys basketball was just one win under Omak’s league record Tuesday night. It was also their last home game of the regular season and Senior night.

WENATCHEE — Over the weekend, Wenatchee boys basketball hosted the 16th in the state, league-leading, Davis Pirates. With only one loss in the Big 9 so far this season, the Pirates posted another dominant win over the Panthers, winning 81-41.

CASHMERE — It’s not every day you get to snap someone’s undefeated record. Saturday night, the Cashmere girls' basketball team added another feather to their cap when they upset the number one ranked 2B team in the state, undefeated at 18-0, Okanogan Bulldogs 57-50.

NINE MILE FALLS — Quincy boys basketball has been on an impressive streak lately, but it’s not always your night when you face an opponent. What’s made all the more difficult is when that night comes as you’re facing the number two team in the Northeast 1A League — Lakeside.

WENATCHEE — Some of Garrett Szydlowski’s biggest moments with the Wenatchee Wild, it seems, have come against the Vernon Vipers. Last February, he scored two goals in a game against the Vipers before following it up the next night with another goal and an assist.

EAST WENATCHEE — Thursday was Senior Night for Eastmont wrestling, but Wenatchee stole the thunder when they won the dual 53-21.

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont basketball hoped to make it a three-peat victory over Wenatchee this season when they hosted the Panthers Friday night. It nearly wasn’t, but the Wildcats showed resolve and won 59-48.

The Caribou Trail League is loaded with talent this season — boys and girls. As of now, Omak leads the team standings followed by Quincy, Cashmere, Cascade and Chelan.

WATERVILLE — Just off of a narrow and rare league loss to Moses Lake Christian, who is ranked second in the state and first in the league, Waterville-Mansfield girls basketball was looking to snap back with a win Tuesday night.

WENATCHEE — Earlier in the season, West Valley beat Wenatchee boys basketball by 22 points. But Friday night, with more games under their belt, fresh off their first league wins against Eisenhower, which snapped a six-game losing streak, the Panthers had a little more confidence.

Eastmont High sophomore Hudson Hamilton eyes his landing spot as he spins through the air during a 4A district dive meet at Wenatchee High School's pool on Friday. Hudson bettered his district qualifying score with a second place dive of 271.1. Districts qualifier and Wenatchee High sophomore Ben Sagerser placed third in the meet with a score of 262.75.

WENATCHEE — The Knights men’s basketball has been struggling this season, and Walla Walla didn’t make things any easier Wednesday night. With the ability to feed three skilled low-post players or toss it out for a three, the Warriors offensive engine produced a win of 92-76.

The Waterville/Mansfield Lady Shockers led by player Evalee Shafer enter their gymnasium through a sign and past their cheer squad to meet the Odessa Lady Tigers Tuesday. High School basketball season is over halfway through with district games in February and state playoffs the first week of March.

WATERVILLE — For the second time this season, the Waterville-Mansfield boys' basketball team faced Odessa. The Shockers were hoping for a better outcome Tuesday night, and though they didn’t get the win, there were notable signs of improvement.

WENATCHEE — In front of a full house at Town Toyota Center, a win simply wasn’t in the cards for the Wenatchee Wild on Saturday night.

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild had a goal to finish the first half of the season: turn the corner and climb to .500 before Christmas. Despite not reaching the mark by the holiday break, it always seemed to be a matter of when the Wild would get there, not a matter of if.

The Cashmere cheer squad performs a move, flipping three of their girls during a break in the NCW Basketball Showcase game Monday night at the Town Toyota Center.

WENATCHEE — With the holiday season coming to an end and the new year on the horizon, basketball fans in North Central Washington will only need one more midnight wish before a pro team in the region becomes a reality.