Spring athlete of the year nominees

June 3, 2012 by  

BASEBALL Cole Gilman Naches Valley senior Voted MVP of the SCAC West, Gilman helped the Rangers win league and district titles and reach the state final. Jens Jensen Davis senior Named to the CBBN 4A first team as a pitcher and third baseman, Jensen led the Pirates to a 17-8 season. Hugo Lemus East Valley [...]

2012 Spring prep honor roll

June 1, 2012 by  

NOTE: The spring honor roll is a round-up of all-league teams involving local high schools. All of these teams were selected by coaches within the league. Not all leagues select such teams and/or players and coaches of the year. For track and field, the final Valley leaders of the season are included. BASEBALL CBBN 4A [...]

Tennis: Locals show mettle for medals

May 27, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Zillah’s Troy Dunbar and the La Salle duo of Brendan Stewart and Jacob Tri had already earned medals when play began Saturday in the Class 1A-2B-1B state tennis tournament at the Yakima Tennis Club. All that had to be decided was what those medals would read. And just how bad they wanted [...]

Tennis: WV duo places sixth; EV tandem takes fifth

May 27, 2012 by  

KENNEWICK, Wash. — West Valley juniors Carly Riehl and Carley Schmidt repeated Saturday their sixth-place finish of a year ago at the Class 3A state tournament at the Tri-City Court Club. The Rams tandem fell in three sets in the semifinals to Mercer Island’s Sophia Gage and Lydia Venditti before dropping a two-setter to CBBN [...]

Class 1A-2B-1B tennis: Lightning leads way for SCAC West

May 26, 2012 by  

La Salle boys duo, G-dale’s Bighorn advance to semis || YAKIMA, Wash. — There was no need for the dramatics of 2011 on Friday for the La Salle boys doubles team of Brendan Stewart and Jacob Tri. Not with the way the duo began the Class 1A-2B-1B state tournament at the Yakima Tennis Club. Giving [...]

Class 4A/3A/2A tennis: WV’s Riehl, Schmidt advance to semifinals

May 26, 2012 by  

KENNEWICK, Wash. — New year, same result … thus far. The West Valley duo of Carly Riehl and Carley Schmidt advanced to the Class 3A state tennis semifinals Friday, winning a pair of striaght-set matches at the Tri-City Court Club. It’s the second trip to the final four for the juniors. A season ago, they [...]

Friday’s Class 1A-2B-1B tennis results

May 26, 2012 by  

AT YAKIMA TENNIS CLUB BOYS Singles First round: Daniel Ham (Charles Wright) d. Max Mielke (Davenport) 6-1, 6-1; Troy Dunbar (Zillah) d. Warren Robertson (Cashmere) 6-2, 6-3; Bayard Blair (University Prep) d. Travis Campbell (Freeman) 6-2, 6-2; Manuel Perez (Liberty Bell) d. Kyle Rasmussen (Highland) 6-4, 6-1; Kosuke Mitarai (Cle Elum) d. Matt Robinson (Chelan) [...]

West Valley boys team could gets its shot at state champ … twice

May 23, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — The West Valley boys tennis team is ready to take its best shot at the state’s best. Twice if need be. Defending Class 3A state champion Jordan Smith of Mercer Island resides in the same semifinal half of the state bracket with Rams junior Aaron Farmer and senior Mitchell Anderson. If Anderson [...]

Tennis: DeMonds, WV duo repeat as champs

May 20, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Two area girls doubles teams doubled their regional title count Saturday. Davis’ Erica DeMond and Megumi DeMond repeated as CBBN-Greater Spokane League 4A regional champs at Central Valley High School, while Carly Riehl and Carley Schmidt of West Valley made it back-to-back CBBN-GSL 3A titles at University High. Also at U-Hi, West [...]

Tennis: West dominates at SCAC district

May 19, 2012 by  

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — The championship matchups of the SCAC district tennis tournament look an awful lot like those in last week’s SCAC West sub-district. In fact, they’re exactly the same. The SCAC West controlled the action in the first two rounds of the district tournament at Sunnyside High School, winning 13 of the 16 opening [...]

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