Girls 1,000-point career update

March 9, 2012 by  

There were five additions to the Valley’s 1,000-point career scoring club this season — White Swan’s Amber Jones (1,285), Wapato’s Sammi Jo Blodgett (1,257), Riverside Christian’s Kendra Staymates (1,141), Naches Valley’s Justine Benner (1,031) and Goldendale’s Lexi Cameron (1,016).Look for Grandview junior Payton Parrish (961) do reach the milestone very early next season.I’ll post the [...]

Saturday’s state tournament photo galleries

March 4, 2012 by  

4A: Davis vs. Central Valley Click on the links for photo galleries from Friday’s action in the SunDome. 2A: East Valley girls vs. Clarkston 1A: Zillah boys vs. Lynden Christian 1A: Naches Valley boys vs. Toledo 1A: Granger girls vs. Onalaska All other games, click here

2A girls: Weisner lifts Clarkston past EV for title

March 4, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — There are times when a team has done all the right things in its quest to reach the mountaintop. It has produced everything from senior leadership and savvy to a game plan to guts, plus a list of things already done and won to produce the requisite amounts of know-how and confidence. [...]

2A girls: Clarkston’s Weisner a rising star

March 4, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — After several minutes holding the gold ball aloft for her teammates, Jamie Weisner finally came over and handed the heavy hardware to her coach. It was only fitting that Weisner carried the trophy after she had just finished carrying her Clarkston teammates to the Class 2A girls state championship. Down nine at [...]

And the Dribblie goes to …

March 4, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — For those of you who missed last week’s Oscars because your TV was out, your power was out or you were out, we at the Academy of Motion Offense, Hearts and Sidelines are here to make sure you aren’t left out in the cold. Here’s what you missed … with a few [...]

1A girls: Onalaska controls Spartans

March 4, 2012 by  

Granger still claims sixth state trophy, including 5 straight || YAKIMA, Wash. — Over the five years of Granger’s Class 1A state-tournament trophy run, one thing has been so prevalent as to be taken for granted: The Spartans never get outworked. Well … almost never. “It happens. La Salle has done it to us a [...]

2B girls: Tired White Swan falls to Adna

March 4, 2012 by  

SPOKANE, Wash. — Playing on tired legs, White Swan was unable to generate the energy to effectively run its pressure defense and the Cougars fell to Adna 64-46 in the Class 2B girls state tournament Saturday in the Spokane Arena. “We were kinda gassed from (Friday) night,” coach Don Jones said. “We were in it toward [...]

1B girls: Knights stumble against Warriors

March 4, 2012 by  

SPOKANE, Wash. — A barrage of 3-pointers in the first half put Sunnyside Christian in an early hole, and even though the Knights battled back, they came up short, falling 61-50 to Almira-Coulee-Hartline in the girls Class 1B state tournament Saturday in the Spokane Arena. Sunnyside Christian had a balanced attack, led by Stormee Van Belle, [...]

2B girls: Pe Ell knocks off Riverside Chr.

March 4, 2012 by  

SPOKANE, Wash. — Although their season ended in defeat, the Riverside Christian girls still enjoyed a successful season that exceeded expectations. Madison Roberts had 11 points, and Kendra Staymates capped her prep career with another stellar effort that produced 10 points and 13 rebounds, but the Crusaders came up short against Pe Ell, falling 40-34 in [...]

2A girls: Mohsenian scores 19 as EV advances

March 3, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yasi Mohsenian could not hold still. She absolutely couldn’t, yielding to a pleasant combination of hopping, dancing and fidgeting. Not that she needed to stay motionless, mind you. It’s not like the national anthem was being played.   PHOTO GALLERY Click here for more photos from this event. SPACER Click here for [...]

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