High School Sports


Ivan Ceniceros leads the line of Pateros players as they congratulate Entiat following the Billygoats’ first-round District home win over the Tigers.
PATEROS – The Billygoats varsity basketball are district champions of the Central Washington B 1B following victories over Entiat, 57-24, at home, Tuesday, Feb.13, and Riverside Christian, 58-45, at Eastmont last Saturday, Feb. 15. Coach Marcus Stennes praised the play of the Crusaders and said...
GRANGER – Like Groundhog Day at the playoffs, the Brewster Bears varsity basketball team took second place in the Central Washington 2B District 5/6 championships for the second consecutive year, following a 96-60 loss to defending state champion Kittitas-Thorp last Saturday, Feb. 17. Brewster...

Garcia brings home the gold The Bears’ No. 1 ranked state heavyweight wrestler, Alex Garcia gives the Tacoma dome crowd the V for Victory sign after winning the 285-pound division at Mat Classic XXX last weekend
TACOMA – Brewster varsity heavyweight wrestler and state veteran Alex Garcia required three matches to claim the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Mat Classic XXX first-place medal in the 285-pound bracket at the Tacoma Dome last Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17. Garcia saved his...

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...

Brewster senior Alex Garcia is Brewster High School’s only varsity wrestler to qualify for the Mat Classic XXX State Championships at the Tacoma Dome this weekend. Garcia is the top-seed in the 285-pound bracket.
BREWSTER – Bears senior varsity wrestler Alex Garcia is the only one of three regional finalists moving on to the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Mat Classic XXX State Championships this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17 at the Tacoma Dome. Garcia and teammates Javier Rosario (113...
PATEROS – Billygoats sophomore wrestler Slade Ginter swept the 170-pound division at the District 5/6 Regional Championships at Kittitas last Saturday, Feb. 10, to advance to the WIAA Mat Classic XXX State Championships in the Tacoma Dome Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17. After a first-round bye,...

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...

Brewster junior Gabe Garcia, in red, mixes it up with Jesse Ginter of Pateros in the 160-pound bracket at the District 6 Championships at Oroville last Saturday. Garcia defeated Ginter by a point and finished fourth in his weight class.
OROVILLE – For Brewster varsity heavyweight wrestler Alex Garcia, the District 6 Championship Tournament at Oroville last Saturday, Feb. 3, was another grueling ordeal of non-matches leading up to his first-place medal. While Garcia occasionally checked his iPhone and watched from the upper...

Coach Bill Haley, left, watches members of the Pateros varsity wrestling team during an early season practice.
PATEROS – Billygoats varsity wrestling coach Bill Haley has a new wrestling mat for his team to practice and compete on, thanks to a generous donor who would like to see the Billygoats host a few more home tournaments. As Haley related the story, he and Greg Swezey, a Brewster school alumnus, were...

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...

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