Track: Imperial, Venema win state titles

May 26, 2012 by  

CHENEY, Wash. — As a northeasterly wind blasted through the triple jump pit, Bethany Imperial blew away the pain and frustration of November foot surgery. The Riverside Christian senior, defending state triple-jump champion, had struggled through a subpar spring in the signature track and field event both for her and her school. She entered Friday’s [...]

Prep track and field roundup: Vargas breaks 23-year-old Ike record in 1,600

May 12, 2012 by  

PASCO, Wash. — Eisenhower’s Santos Vargas broke a 23-year-old school record while winning the 1,600-meter run Friday evening in the CBBN 4A district track and field meet at Edgar Brown Stadium. Vargas clocked 4 minutes, 12.20 seconds to break Andy Harris’ 1989 mark of 4:12.92. Vargas’ time ranks third on the Valley’s all-time list. Eisenhower [...]

5/11/12 Prep spotlights

May 11, 2012 by  

Erica DeMond Davis tennis, junior DeMond has a 20-0 record with five wins in Inland Empire doubles with her sister, Megumi, and 15 wins in No. 3 singles for the league-champ Pirates. Eric Lopez Toppenish soccer, senior Lopez scored the first two goals in the Wildcats’ district semifinal win over Ellensburg and then knocked in [...]

Prep Track and Field: Wildman, jumpers help lead Prosser to Jewett Invite team title

April 29, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — James Wildman won the 200-meter dash, helped Prosser set a Valley best in the 4×400 and led the Mustangs to the team title in Saturday’s 23rd annual Keith Jewett Invitational at Andreotti Stadium. The Mustangs, who clocked 3:30.38 in winning the 4×400, also swept the jumping events with Wade French (HJ), Dominic [...]

Track/Tennis: Ibarra, Rees top athletes at Prosser

April 22, 2012 by  

PROSSER, Wash. — Wapato’s Ignacio Ibarra and Prosser’s Marlee Rees were named athletes of the meet at Saturday’s 52nd annual Prosser Rotary Invitational track and field meet at Fiker Stadium. Ibarra captured the 200- and 400-meter events, clocking 22.93 and 50.80 seconds respectively for a pair of season bests, and ran on the fourth-place 4×400. [...]

Preps: Davis falls to Wenatchee

April 20, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Trenton Dupre and Jens Jensen pitched gems in a battle of CBBN 4A unbeaten baseball teams, but Davis came up just short in each game and fell to Wenatchee 1-0, 2-1 on Friday at Davis Field. Junior left-hander Dupre fired a three-hitter with six strikeouts and no walks in the opener while [...]

Preps: Jensen shines as Davis sweeps

April 14, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Jens Jensen came within one hit of perfect game and got big early support as Davis shut out Moses Lake 8-0 to complete a CBBN 4A baseball doubleheader sweep Friday at Davis Field. The Pirates (4-0, 10-2) pounded out 16 hits, including six doubles, in winning the opener 12-6. Jensen made sure [...]

2012 Prep track and field preview capsules

March 16, 2012 by  

BOYS 100 METERS — Isaac Anderson (Prosser, sr.) 11.27, Isaac Messenger (Goldendale, jr.) 11.30, Austin Wagner (Davis, sr.) 11.40. Hand timed: Jacob Oswalt (Granger, sr.) 10.8, Herman Herrera (Grandview, jr.) 11.2. Notes: Anderson switches his football speed to the open track and is the CWAC’s No. 2 returning 100 sprinter. Messenger and Oswalt should have [...]

Boys roundup: NV lets loose from long range

February 12, 2012 by  

Rangers connect on eight 3-pointers in opening half || WAPATO, Wash. — Hitting eight 3-pointers in the first 11 minutes to charge out to a 21-point lead, Naches Valley’s boys rolled to a 64-44 victory over Kiona-Benton in the SCAC District semifinals on Saturday at Wapato High School. Derek Huck scored 16 of his game-high [...]

02/12/12 Prep basketball scoring summaries

February 12, 2012 by  

BOYS CBBN 4A District semifinal Davis 66, Walla Walla 43 WALLA WALLA — Eggers 2, Locati 5, Peasley 7, Tanner Cranor 12, Ferenz 4, Handcox 0, Jameson 6, Porter 0, Lesmeister 7, Rowley 0, Parnicky 0. Totals 18-49 6-8 43.DAVIS — Kupp 7, Navarro 0, Devonte Luckett 17, David Trimble 19, Allen 9, Lizotte 3, [...]

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