Quincy tops Brewster in battle of unbeaten teams
TONASKET – Tonasket soccer shocked Chelan, 2-1, following a shootout Saturday in a Caribou Trail League matchup. “Both teams battled each other and the wind,” Chelan assistant coach Jim Broome said. Tonasket led 1-0 at the half on a goal by Elias Abrego on an assist by Isaiah Albright. “It was an excellent team effort,” Tonasket coach Jack Goyette said. “I am very proud of the team. This was our best team effort this year. We hope to sustain it.” Chelan’s Humberto Ramirez tied the game 30 seconds into the second half. The teams fought through two five-minute sudden-death overtimes before the shootout. The Goats finished with 31 shots on goal compared to 9 for the Tiger. “Tonasket’s goalkeeper had a great game stopping the Chelan attack,” Broome said. Tonasket (3-5 overall, 1-5 league) is at Cashmere (2-5, 1-4) on Friday. QUINCY – Quincy took over first place in the Caribou Trail League soccer standings with a 2-0 win over Brewster on Saturday. “It wasn’t one of our best games,” assistant coach David Garcia said. Both teams entered the game undefeated in the CTL. Brewster finished with 3 shots on goal (1 in the first half; 2 in the second half). Brewster’s Victor Chacon had 8 saves. Cascade (3-3-1) is at Brewster (6-1, 5-1) on Saturday. LEAVENWORTH – Justin Rivas scored three goals and Okanogan clamped down on third place in the Caribou Trail League with a 3-2 road victory over Cascade on Saturday. Okanogan assists were by Nathan Carter, Jason Perez and Fabian Rodriguez. “It was an evenly played game most of the way,” Okanogan coach Dean Klepec said. “We pulled ahead with about five minutes left and then held them off as they sent most of their team up the field.” Quincy (5-2 overall, 5-0 league) is at Okanogan (5-2, 4-2) on Saturday. NEWPORT – Newport edged Oroville, 5-4, in a shootout during a non-league match Saturday. Oroville’s Cristian Diaz scored on a penalty kick five minutes into the match. Aldo Perez and Abe Capote followed for a 3-0 Hornet lead at the half. The Grizzlies roared back in the second half, scoring four straight goals. Capote scored on a penalty kick, following Cristian Diaz being fouled, with a minute to go in regulation to tie the game. “Both teams decided to do a shootout,” Oroville coach Mike Pitts said. “Both teams took eight penalty kicks and in the end we lost 5-6. “I couldn’t be happier with how far we’ve come as a team and working out these kinks before league play is what’s it’s about.” Oroville (1-4-2 overall, 0-1 league) is at Liberty Bell (6-1, 1-0) on Thursday. OMAK – Cashmere blanked Omak, 10-0, in a Caribou Trail League soccer match Saturday. “They beat us to nearly every ball in the air,” Omak coach Chris Werner said. “The wind in the first half was big for them. We didn’t take advantage of that in the second half.” Omak (0-7 overall, 0-5 league) is at Chelan (3-4-1, 3-3) on Saturday. OMAK – Liberty Bell stopped Omak, 5-2, in a non-league soccer match Thursday. The Mountain Lions finished with 17 shots on goal, where the Pioneers’ goalkeeper had 12 saves, compared to 5 shots on goal for Omak. German Ramirez scored both of Omak’s goals, one on an assist by Helin Perez. Oroville (1-4-2 overall, 0-1 league) is at Liberty Bell (6-1, 1-0) on Thursday. LEAVENWORTH – Cascade edged Tonasket, 1-0, in a league soccer match Thursday. OROVILLE – Oroville and the Moses Lake C-squad fought to a 4-4 draw in a non-league match Thursday. Moses Lake scored first before Oroville responded with two goals by Abe Capote and a goal by Aldo Perez. Down 4-3, Oroville’s Cristian Diaz tied the match on an unassisted goal. “We haven’t had many tight games, so I was happy to see them fight it out,” Oroville coach Mike Pitts said. “We need games like this going into league play.”
Staggs, Baum lead Okanogan
Chelan golf teams won by default over Okanogan, which could not field complete boys or girls teams in the Caribou Trail League matchup Thursday. For Okanogan, Joey Staggs finished with a 102 to lead the boys. Ana Baum carded a 104 to lead the girls. Eli Christenson of Chelan took medalist honors for the boys with an 89. Elijah Larson was close with a 91. Chelan’s Casey Jackson was medalist for the girls with a 96. Omak and Okanogan were to face off Tuesday at Okanogan Valley Golf Club. Cascade is at Okanogan on April 21 and Quincy takes on the Bulldogs on April 24. Quincy is at Omak, played at the Okanogan Valley Golf Club, on April 21. State golf is May 28-29 at various sites around the state. Okanogan boys: Joey Staggs (56, 46) 102. Zach Mostad (66, 64) 130. Steven Roberts 96 on nine. Rowan Bauer 87 on nine. Okanogan girls: Ana Baum (52, 52) 102. Karina Baum (90, 84) 174. Raelee Woolschlager (97, 90) 187.
Okanogan came from behind to top Tonasket, 4-1, in a Caribou Trail League soccer match Tuesday. “In the first half with the wind, we struggled with getting scoring opportunities,” Okanogan coach Dean Klepec said. “In the second half against the wind, we did a much better job of controlling the ball and making good passes to set up scoring opportunities.” Tonasket got on the board first. The scorer was not reported. Okanogan’s Fabian Rodriguez scored unassisted to tie the game.
Okanogan split with Tonasket in Caribou Trail League tennis Tuesday. The Tigers boys won, 4-1, while the Bulldog girls swept, 5-0.
Okanogan baseball blanks Tigers, 10-0
Omak came up a player short Tuesday and canceled its game with Brewster.
VanderWeide cards sterling 95 round
The Chelan boys knocked off Omak, 378-403, in a Caribou Trail League golf match Tuesday at Okanogan Valley Golf Club.
Bears climb past Meridian and Reardan
No. 1 state-ranked Brewster topped Reardan, 10-1 and 16-3, in a non-league baseball doubleheader Saturday.
NBHA plans 4D open at Tonasket Junior Rodeo
Sandra Thomas on Starz Six posted the fastest time during barrel races Saturday at Colbert Arena north of town.
Jayna Hubbard, Panda Dunckel and Lynn Hoover finished first (25 points, 4,339 pins) in a Swiss Trio bowling tournament Sunday at Valley Lanes.
Several sporting events are scheduled for this week
League baseball starts up Tuesday
BELLINGHAM – No. 2 state-ranked Brewster used some heavy hitting to turn back No. 1 Meridian, 5-4, in eight innings of a non-league baseball game Wednesday.
Bears hold slim half-game lead
Cristian Talavera required only a minute to snatch victory from defeat in a 2-1 Brewster win over Chelan in a Caribou Trail League soccer match Tuesday.
Brewster, Omak come from behind for big victories
Brewster’s Raul Olivera picked up the pitching victory after walking home the winning run, 7-6, in a non-league baseball game against Friday Harbor on Saturday.
CTL teams return to action Tuesday
The boys tennis match went down to the final doubles match between Tonasket and Cashmere on Saturday.
Pioneers lead with rounds of 43
Omak High School opened its golf season on a winning note, topping Lake Roosevelt, 185-247, Thursday at the Okanogan Valley Golf Club.