High School Sports


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...

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...

Sarah Poole
PATEROS – Senior varsity volleyball player Sarah Poole has been chosen to participate in the 2018 All-State Volleyball Tournament. The All-State Tournament will be held March 10 at Auburn Riverside High School and will showcase the state’s best senior players. Poole’s selection to the Central...

Santana Ayala, top, got it on against Oroville’s Steven Lopez at 152 pounds.
PATEROS – The Billygoats varsity wrestling joined others from the Central Washington 2B at Lake Roosevelt to complete in the league qualifier last Saturday, Jan. 27. Pateros took 10 wrestlers to battle it out against Tonasket, Brewster, Oroville, Liberty Bell and the host Raiders. Competitors for...
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...

Brewster’s Gabe Garcia, in white, mixes it up with an Ephrata wrestler.
PATEROS – The Billygoats varsity wrestlers hosted teams from Brewster, Liberty Bell, Chelan, Ephrata, Eastmont and Lake Roosevelt at their home Mixer last Thursday, before heading off to the Coyote Classic in Kittitas last Saturday, Jan. 20. Pateros and Brewster were among the 20 teams that...
PATEROS – The Billygoats varsity basketball team kept its hold on second place in the Central Washington 1B League with a win over league rival Riverside Christian following an earlier loss to non-league Soap Lake last week. On the road last Friday, Jan. 19, the varsity boys defeated the Crusaders...

Carlos Najera, right, scrambles for a loose ball.
BREWSTER – The visiting Liberty Bell Mountain Lions did little to threaten the Brewster Bears Central Washington 2B league-leading ranking as the boys’ varsity rolled over their league rivals, 80-50, and the girls won, 69-37. Brewster sandwiched the wins between victories on the road over Oroville...

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