PATEROS — The Omak High School volleyball team took first place at the Pateros Invitational Tournament on Oct. 21.

“We started off a little tired, but woke up as the day went on and ended up playing really well,” Omak coach Shannon O’Dell said. “It turned out to be a great day and Omak was able to do a lot of good stuff.”

The Pioneers beat Pateros 25-22 and 25-14 in the championship game.

“In the tournament final, the Pateros girls tangled with another team riding a huge senior class to one of its best seasons in recent years,” Pateros coach Gene Dowers said. “Omak’s girls have been playing together for a long time and have deep off-season experience with a couple of local clubs. They’ve dramatically improved over last season and are making the best of their last year together.

“The Pateros girls built their game through the day and finished with a great match with Manson in the semi and a good match against a team with a lot of offensive power in the final. After beating a 1B team and a 2B team, they gave a 1A team a good run for their money.”

Manson defeated Tonasket junior varsity in the match for third and fourth places. A score was unavailable.

Pateros junior varsity edged Harrington 25-14, 24-26 and 15-10 in the match for fifth and sixth places.

The six-team tournament was split into two pools with teams playing best 2-of-3 matches.

Pateros won its pool with wins of 25-18 and 25-23 over Tonasket’s junior varsity and 25-20, 25-21 over Harrington.

Tonasket’s JV defeated Harrington 25-19, 23-25 and 15-11.

“We were really glad that Harrington was able to join the field for our tournament,” Pateros coach Gene Dowers said. “They recently ended their long relationship with Sprague and are building a team of their own.”

Omak won its pool – 25-10, 25-17 over Pateros junior varsity and 22-25, 25-12 and 15-6 over Manson.

Manson defeated Pateros JV 25-16 and 25-9.

“Our JV played up against three varsity teams and hung tough in their last match together for a victory,” said Dowers of the game for fifth and sixth places. “They’ve been a great second squad for Pateros this year and all have grown as volleyball players immensely.

“(Junior varsity coach) Ana Vazquez has done a superb job of building this team. Three of our JVs will be joining our varsity for the rest of the season. Their hustle and competitiveness will help us prepare for the post season.”

In the semifinals crossover matches, Pateros knocked off Manson 21-25, 25-17 and 15-9 and Omak won 25-8 and 25-10 over the Tonasket JV.

“The match for third and fourth places was played between two big teams,” Dowers said of Tonasket JV and Manson. “Tonasket has some good talent coming up to continue the success of their varsity next year. Manson has a strong senior core that works well together. They always give their best effort and it’s a pleasure to share the court with them.”

Pateros tournament stats: Sarah Poole 4 kills, 27/31 serves w/11 aces, 2 assists, 17 passes, 17 digs; Jissele Ornelas 3 kills, 1 assist, 2 passes, 2 digs, 2 blocks (one solo); Samantha White 9 kills, 33/34 serves w/11 aces, 3 assists, 19 passes, 22 digs; Ashlyn Gonzalez 1 kill, 29/30 serves w/8 aces, 5 assists, 26 passes, 26 digs; Andrea Baird 2 kills, 10/14 serves w/2 aces, 11 assists, 5 digs; Taylor Harrild 14 kills, 20/24 serves w/8 aces, 1 assist, 2 passes, 9 digs, 3 blocks (2 solo); Jessi Hixon 1 kill, 1 dig, 1 solo block; Anna Williams 16 kills, 14/22 serves w/6 aces, 7 assists, 10 passes, 12 digs, 4 blocks (2 solo).

Cashmere 3, Okanogan 2

CASHMERE – Cashmere needed five sets to turn back Okanogan in a Caribou Trail League volleyball match Oct. 21.

Cashmere won 25-22, 23-25, 22-25, 25-15 and 15-13 over Okanogan, which saw its season end.

Okanogan stats: Linda Rodriguez 32 digs; Payton Anic 18 digs; Dallas Heindselman 10 kills; Kyleigh McNeil 25 assists.

Tigers take on Selkirk, Cusick

REPUBLIC – Selkirk edged Republic, 3-2, while the Tigers shut out Cusick, 3-0, in volleyball play Oct. 21.

Selkirk and Cusick traveled back and forth with Curlew on the day.

The Rangers beat the Tigers 25-14, 25-19, 15-25, 21-25 and 15-10.

Republic stats: Anna Silva 6 aces, 39 assists; Carlie Rittel 20 kills; Corbin Silva 12 kills; Summer Jones 8 digs; Johnna Jensen 5 digs; Mary Groom 8 blocks.

Republic beat Cusick 25-13, 25-23 and 25-18.

Republic stats: Anna Silva 5 aces, 25 assists; Kailee Rittel 5 aces; Carlie Rittel 17 kills, 6 blocks; Summer Jones 4 digs; Johnna Jensen 3 digs.

Republic (9-5, 9-5) was to finish its regular season at home against Inchelium (6-6) on Oct. 24.

Selkirk, Cusick play at Curlew

CURLEW – Selkirk topped Curlew 25-8, 25-15 and 25-16 while Cusick won 25-16, 20-25, 25-11 and 25-15 in Northeast 1B League volleyball on Oct. 21.

Curlew vs. Selkirk stats: Korin Baker 7 kills, 3 blocks; Kalya Engen 6 assists; Joree Scriver 3 digs.

Curlew vs. Cusick stats: Korin Baker 9 kills, 8 digs, 1 block; MeganJoe Beedle 7 assists, 1 ace.

Northport is at Curlew on Oct. 26.

Tonasket 3, Lake Roosevelt 1

TONASKET – Tonasket took a big step toward a Central Washington League championship with a 20-25, 25-22, 29-27 and 25-22 victory over Lake Roosevelt on Oct. 19.

The teams entered the battle each without a league loss.

Tonasket (12-2 overall, 7-0 league) was to play at Brewster (12-1, 7-0) for the title on Oct. 24.

Postseason starts Oct. 26.

“(Head coach) Pam (Leslie) and I would like to say thank you to our Tonasket community for coming out on senior night to support the Lady Tigers,” assistant coach Johnna Sutton said. “They were definitely part of the reason for our success, keeping the girls pumped with all the positive cheering.

“It was an amazing night of volleyball and we are very proud of the team effort. We are happy to be going in to postseason in a higher seed.”

Tonasket stats: Denna Cam 11 kills; Taylon Pilkinton 8 kills; Liv Sutton 4 kills; Maddy Clark 2 kills; Missy Martinez 2 kills. Tonasket served 98 percent with 9 aces.

Cascade 3, Omak 0

OMAK - League-leading and undefeated Cascade topped Omak 25-16, 25-12 and 25-10 in a Caribou Trail League match Oct. 19.

“I didn’t feel like we played bad,” Omak coach Shannon O’Dell said. “Cascade was just on fire and they were picking up everything we hit at them.”

Omak stats: Rhylee Zachman 16 digs; Shantell McCune 12 digs; Kaitlyn Short 3 kills; Emma Haeberle 3 kills.

The Pioneers (7-6 overall, 3-4 league) close out the regular season at Chelan (10-2, 5-1) on Oct. 25.

Brewster 3, Lake Roosevelt 0

COULEE DAM – Brewster remained undefeated in Central Washington 2B League volleyball with a 25-11, 25-15 and 25-15 victory over previously undefeated Lake Roosevelt on Oct. 21.

“Unfortunately, Lake Roosevelt lost Sean Garvin to an injury late in the first set and had to play the rest of the match without her,” Brewster coach Marcy Boesel said. “She’s a strong competitor and it’s tough any time a player has to leave the match due to injury. Lake Roosevelt did a nice job of working through a new line up. As the match went on we did a better job of taking care of the little things.”

Tonasket (12-2 overall, 7-0 league) was to play at Brewster (12-1, 7-0) on the final night of the regular season Oct. 24 in a match to decide the league championship.

Brewster stats: Brooklynne Boesel 14/14 serving, 1 ace, 10 digs, 14 assists, 10 kills, 1 block; Marta Martinez 14/16 serving, 1 ace, 8 digs, 1 assist, 3 kills; Sammi Emigh 2/2 serving, 1 ace, 1 kill; Maret Miller 9/10 serving, 2 aces, 5 digs, 12 assists, 12 kills, 1 block; Karste Wright 3/6 serving, 2 aces, 5 digs, 6 kills, 1 block; Elizabeth Stam 2 digs, 1 assist, 1 block; Karina Martinez ½ serving, 3 digs; Abby Urias 7/8 serving, 1 ace, 2 digs; Anah Wulf 9/9 serving, 1 ace; Ana Aparacio 3 digs, 5/5 serving.

Soap Lake 3, Liberty Bell 0

WINTHROP – Soap Lake kept its hopes for postseason play alive with a 3-0 win over Liberty Bell on Oct. 21.

The regular season was to have ended Oct. 24 with Lake Roosevelt at Soap Lake and Liberty Bell at Bridgeport.

Oroville 3, Bridgeport 2

OROVILLE – Oroville earned its first league victory by edging Bridgeport 23-25, 25-12, 17-25, 25-20 and 15-12 in a league volleyball match Oct. 21.

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"This was our seniors last home game and a pink game to support breast cancer awareness," Oroville coach Nicole Hugus said. "This was Cheyanne Sandovals senior project. It was a very exciting, hard-fought game with a lot of emotion. I am so proud of how they played tonight and all the support from the crowd and the bench.

"We were down in the fifth set and came back and won on the serving of Wendy Ortega and Hannah Hilderbrand finished on a season high 36/42 hits with 8 kills and 11 blocks. We are really going to miss our senior players Hannah Hilderbrand, Hannah McCoy, Cheyanne Sandoval, and Stephanie Ruvalcaba.

"This season was a lot of fun, and I really enjoyed working with all the players and my assistant coach DJ Rounds."

Oroville stats: Madison Whiteaker 22/25 serving, ace; Taralynn Fox 17/19 serving, ace; Wendy Ortega 15/15 serving, 42/46 passing; Hannah Hilderbrand 15/17 serving, ace, 45/48 passing.

Entiat 3, Pateros 1

ENTIAT – League-leading and undefeated Entiat topped Pateros 18-25, 25-23, 25-12 and 25-16 on Oct. 19.

“It felt like a good night for an upset and it was looking pretty good for a while,” Pateros coach Gene Dowers.

The Nannies (6-5 overall, 5-4 league) took the first set. Combined with one earlier this season, Pateros has taken two of the only four sets Entiat (12-0, 10-0) has given up this season.

“We had a great, aggressive first set with Anna (Williams) leading the team in kills and serving,” Dowers said. “We carried it into the second set, led most of the way, and tied at 23 before Entiat slipped past us. That deflated us a bit and we couldn’t find the court with our attack in the third set.

“We got back on track a little more in the fourth, but we couldn’t match their offense. We got good performances from Jessi (Hixon) and from Jillian (Piechalski), who came off the bench to fill in for Taylor (Harrild), who was sick.”

Dowers said Entiat is powered by a strong group of seniors.

Pateros stats: Sarah Poole 2 kills, 11/14 serves w/2 aces, 1 assist, 6 passes, 13 digs; Jissele Ornelas 2 kills, 1 pass, 3 digs; Samantha White 1 kill, 10/12 serves w/2 aces, 1 assist, 15 passes, 15 digs; Andrea Baird 1 kill, 5 assists; Ashlyn Gonzalez 12/13 serves w/2 aces, 20 passes, 11 digs; Jessi Hixon 4 kills, 2 digs; Anna Williams 5 kills, 13/17 serves w/6 aces, 8 assists, 2 passes, 7 digs; Jillian Piechalski 3 kills, 13/16 serves w/1 ace, 2 passes.

Brewster 3, Liberty Bell 0

BREWSTER – Brewster knocked off Liberty Bell, 25-11, 25-14 and 25-12, in a league match Oct. 19.

“We had some girls playing in different positions and I felt collectively each girl did a great job of owning their role,” Brewster coach Marcy Boesel said.

Brewster stats: Abby Urias 19/20 serving, 2 aces, 7 digs; Karste Wright 7/9 serving, 2 aces, 3 digs, 1 assist, 9 kills; Maret Miller 11/11 serving, 3 aces, 7 digs, 13 assists, 15 kills; Anah Wulf 7/8 serving, 1 dig, 5 assists, 4 kills; Sammi Emigh 10/11 serving, 3 aces, 2 digs, 1 assist, 3 kills, 1 block; Marta Martinez 6/6 serving, 13 digs, 15 assists, 4 kills; Karina Martinez 2/2 serving, 1 ace, 7 digs; Zulema Sotelo 8 digs; Ana Aparacio 3/3 serving, 1 ace, 3 digs; Elizabeth Stam 5 digs, 1 assist, 4 kills.

Tonasket 3, Liberty Bell 1

WINTHROP – Tonasket won 25-15, 25-7, 23-25 and 25-14 over Liberty Bell on Oct. 17.

“We were able to bring up Nicole Juarez, our junior varsity setter, tonight,” Tonasket assistant coach Johnna Sutton said. “She did an amazing job working at a faster pace.”

Tonasket stats: Taylon Pilkinton 6 kills; Olivia Sutton 10 kills; Maddy Clark 5 kills; Deanna Cam 5 kills; Lauren Ellis 4 kills. Team: 15 serving aces.

Caribou Trail League

(As of Oct. 21)

Cascade 7 0 12 0

Chelan 5 1 10 2

Omak 3 4 7 6

Cashmere 3 5 5 9

Okanogan 0 8 3 9

Oct. 31, District 6 tournament

Game 1: CTL No. 4 at CTL No. 3, loser out, winner to Game 3; 6 p.m.

Nov. 2, at Cascade (CTL No. 1)

Game 2: CTL No. 2 vs. CTL No. 1, 5 p.m. - Winner CTL No. 1 to crossover

Game 3: Loser Game 2 vs. Winner Game 1, 7 p.m. - Winner CTL No. 2 and loser No. 3 to crossover.

Nov. 4, Crossover games

CTL No. 3 at NEA No. 2 - winner to state, loser out

NEA No. 3 at CTL No. 2 - winner to state, loser out

Central Washington League - 2B

Brewster 7 0 12 1

Tonasket 7 0 12 2

Lake Roosevelt 5 2 12 3

Soap Lake 5 2 8 6

Waterville 3 5 4 11

Liberty Bell 2 5 3 12

Oroville 1 6 2 12

Bridgeport 1 6 5 9

Manson 1 6 2 12

Oct. 24, final regular season

Tonasket at Brewster

Oroville at Manson

Lake Roosevelt at Soap Lake

Liberty Bell at Bridgeport

Oct. 26, District 5/6 tournament (site to be determined)

Game 1: South 4 vs. North 1, 4 p.m.

Game 2: North 3 vs. South 2, 4 p.m.

Game 3: South 3 vs. North 2, 6 p.m.

Game 4: North 4 vs. South 1, 6 p.m.

Game 5: Loser 1 vs. Loser 2, 8 p.m. - loser out

Game 6: loser Game 3 vs. Loser 4, 8 p.m. - loser out

Nov. 2, District 5/6 tournament

Game 7: Winner 1 vs. Winner 2, 4 p.m.

Game 8: Winner 3 vs. Winner 4, 4 p.m.

Game 9: Loser 7 vs. Loser 8, 6 p.m., No. 3 and No. 4 to state

Game 10: Winner 5 vs. Winner 6, 6 p.m., Winner No. 5 to state, loser out

Game 11, championship: Winner 7 vs. Winner 8, Winner No. 1, loser No. 2 to state

Central Washington League – 1B

Entiat 10 0 12 0

Wilson Creek 9 1 9 1

Pateros 5 4 6 5

Riverside Chr. 5 5 5 8

Easton 3 6 3 6

Cascade Chr. 2 8 2 8

MLCA 0 10 0 10

Oct. 28

Pateros at Riverside Christian

Nov. 1, CWB tournament at higher seed

Game 1: CWB 3 at CWB 2, 5:30 p.m.

Game 2: CWB 4 at CWB 1, 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 2, at Eastmont Junior High

Game 3: Winner 1 vs. Winner 2, 4 p.m., winner No. 1, loser to game 5

Game 4: Loser 1 vs. Loser 2, 6 p.m., loser out, winner to Game 5

Game 5: Loser 3 vs. Winner 4, winner No. 2 to state, loser out

Northeast 1B North

Selkirk 11 1 11 1

Republic 9 5 9 5

Northport 7 5 7 5

Inchelium 6 6 6 6

Cusick 3 8 3 8

Curlew 1 11 1 12

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