TACOMA - The Bickleton High School girls basketball team went much further than some might have believed they might this season.
The Curlew Cougars connected on 12-of-16 shots from the free throw line in the closing three-and-a-half minutes to fend off the Sunnyside Christian High School boys’ basketball team last Saturday, 54-49.
Up against the No. 2 ranked 2B team in the state, the Mabton Lady Vikings put together a defensive effort that kept them in control, giving them a 63-55 victory and a trip to the State tournament in Spokane.
The mission was simple. Pulling it off, well, that was going to take a Herculean-type effort.
MABTON – The Lady Viking basketball team is one game away from advancing to Spokane for the State 2B tourney.
GRANDVIEW – It was another day at the office for Lady Greyhound wrestlers Marizza Birrueta and Desiree Zavala last Saturday when they captured State titles in their respective weight classes.
Sunnyside High School’s dance team captured first-place honors in the hip hop competition at two invites in Moses Lake and Richland the last two weekends.
Susana Arreola and Karina Perez, seniors at Sunnyside High School, have been playing soccer together since they were little girls.
Sunnyside High School will host a third athletic forum next Monday, March 2, in response to public feedback from the first two forums that were held here recently.
In an effort to gear up for the offseason, newly hired Sunnyside High School football coach John Lobbestael is holding two meetings this coming week.
EAST WENATCHEE – Although the Lady Vikings suffered their third loss of the season against No. 1 ranked Okanogan in the District title game, Coach Chris McCallum said his team gave it everything they had.
TAHOLA – Twelve hours round trip, deep into the heart of Quinault Indian Reservation territory on the Washington state coastline…that’s the long journey that faced the Bickleton High School girls’ basketball team this past weekend.
FEDERAL WAY – Grandview High School’s Tavian Valenzuela was the lone Greyhound to move on to day-two action at the 2A State boys swim meet this past weekend in Federal Way’s King County Aquatic Center.
Brushing aside – for a third time this season – the Yakama Tribal Eagles, the Sunnyside Christian High School boys’ basketball team claimed the District championship last Friday night.