The Knights are gearing up for tomorrow’s 2 p.m. regional game at Chiawana High School against the Chief Kitsap Bears.
The road to the regional tournament hasn’t always been smooth for the Mustangs boys basketball team.
After losing the district title game to rival Zillah last Saturday, the Spartans are hoping to redeem themselves in the regional tilt against Bellevue Christian on Friday.
The Wapato Wolves girls basketball team came out on fire Friday night, claiming the Central Washington Athletic Conference district title by dunking Prosser, 58-51, at Eisenhower High School.
The Zillah Lion’s Club is gearing up for its 25th annual Spring Fling Boys Basketball Tournament, set for March 17-19.
Gilbert Martinez of Mabton took third place Saturday in the B boys wrestling division of the Mat Classic in the Tacoma Dome, defeating Jon Shelly of Lake Roosevelt, 12-9.
Both teams advance to 1A regional hoops
The Granger boys basketball team won, but the girls lost Saturday night in 1A South-Central Athletic Conference-West hoops action at Wapato High School.
Defending state 2A champions eliminated
Tied at 29 at the end of the third quarter, the Mustang boys pulled off the biggest upset of the post season Saturday night by outpacing No. 1-ranked Clarkston in the final quarter.
The Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show will open Friday and run through Sunday in the Town Toyota Center.
Sunnyside falls behind early, can’t catch up
The No. 4-ranked Sunnyside girls will have to shake off last Saturday’s loss to rival Moses Lake if they want to remain in contention for a 4A state hoops title.
Koerner, Russell, Valenzuela pace Lower Yakima Valley
Although none of the Lower Valley swimmers from Zillah, Grandview and Prosser were among the Top 8, a couple made it into the finals at the state swimming championships at Weyerhauser King County Aquatics Center last Friday and Saturday.
Granger boys also win four individual titles
With tears of joy in his eyes, Granger wrestling coach Richard Sanchez couldn’t have been more proud of his athletes Saturday.
One area girl won a state title Saturday at the annual Mat Classic in the Tacoma Dome.
Two Vikings wrestlers medaled at Mat Classic on Saturday in the B division.
Only one Sunnyside wrestler brought home a gold medal Saturday from Mat Classic XXIX.