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Joe Taylor, going up for a shot against Waterville-Mansfield last month, led the Bears over DeSales with 21 points.
GRANGER – The Brewster High School varsity basketball teams have advanced to the third round of District 5/6 competition at Granger this Friday on the road to the Regional playoffs in Spokane later this month. The Bears kept their undefeated Central Washington 2B League win streak intact with a 59...

Ethan Wall, left, fights for a rebound against a pair of Lions.
PATEROS – The Billygoats varsity basketball team locked up the Central Washington 1B League Championship on Tuesday, Feb. 6, with a 48-41 home win over Moses Lake Christian Academy (MCLA). The victory set the stage for No. 1 Pateros to host No. 4 Entiat in the opening round of CW1B District...

The Shockers Cole Koenig drives for the basket.
LAKE ROOSEVELT – Nobody left the spectator seats early during the down-to-the-wire varsity boys’ basketball battle between the visiting Waterville-Mansfield Shockers and the host Raiders in the Shockers’ final Central Washington 2B League regular season game last Thursday, Feb. 1. Shockers varsity...

Aleeka Smith puts up a shot on her way to a 10-point night.
PATEROS – The league-leading Billygoats varsity boys’ basketball team had little trouble handling a visiting Cascade Christian Academy team, 58-37, last Monday night, Feb. 5, while the Nannies almost kept the CCA girls in single digits with a 45-11 win. Playing their second-to-last game of the...
PATEROS – Both at home and on the road, the Pateros Billygoats varsity basketball team took two games from winless Wilson Creek to maintain a firm grip on second place in the Central Washington 1B League behind Moses Lake Christian Academy. Pateros defeated the Devils 80-18 at home on Tuesday, Jan...

Mustangs junior guard Ronaldo Ubaldo is stopped by Lake Roosevelt’s double-team defense.
BRIDGEPORT – In a game they needed to win to remain in contention for a chance at a post-season slot, the Mustangs varsity basketball team let one slip away to the visiting Raiders from Lake Roosevelt, 68-54, last Saturday, Jan. 27. The win elevates the 8-6 Raiders to a third-place tie with...

Ethan Freels drives against a defender during the Pateros Holiday Classic.
PATEROS – Both the Billygoats and Nannies varsity basketball teams had an easy road trip against the Tigers at Easton last Thursday, Jan. 4. A Saturday home game against the Wilson Creek Devils was postponed. The Nannies took a commanding eight-point lead in the first quarter and never surrendered...

Edgar Alcantara drops in two points during a recent Bridgeport home game.
BRIDGEPORT – The Mustangs started the new year off with two losses in the Central Washington 2B League before pulling out a win on the road last Saturday. Bridgeport got the upper hand on Liberty Bell in the Mountain Lions’ home gym last Saturday, Jan. 6, with a 62-55 win that put the Mustangs at...

Yvette Sanchez (24) puts on the pressure on defense.
BREWSTER – The Bears varsity basketball teams continue their new year juggernaut through the Central Washington 2B League roster of opponents with wins over Tonasket and Bridgeport during the first week of 2018, but were derailed at non-league Okanogan last Saturday. The boys’ varsity doubly...

Members and coaches of the Bridgeport Middle School eight-grade girls’ basketball team hold trophies commemorating a perfect two-season, 20-0 winning basketball record. Front row, from left are:  Miriam Jimenez, Esmerelda Cancino, Bianca Torres, Becky Hernandez and Anissa Bustos. Pictured back row, from left, are: coach Jeff Jackson, coach Scott Sattler, Alexia Hurtado, Jaqueline Lombera, Maria Santana, Monica Trejo, Citlaly Guzman, Karla Torres, Noemi Roa, and coach Craig Burke.
BRIDGEPORT – The future does indeed look bright for Bridgeport High School varsity girls’ basketball if the competition record of its upcoming core of eighth-grade players maintains the pace they have established for the past two years. The young stars have remained undefeated over the past two...

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