Conference call: SCAC West shines at state golf tournament

May 21, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Over the past eight years, the SCAC West has left its mark on the Class 1A state golf tournament. Two titles, two runner-up finishes (including one ending in a sudden-death playoff for the title), 10 total top-10 finishes, and another seven top-20 showings have shown the West has held its own against [...]

Track and field: Vargas sets Valley record in 3,200

May 19, 2012 by  

Eisenhower’s Brown captures javelin || RICHLAND, Wash. — Santos Vargas may have just barely missed the victory, but did he ever get the time. Eisenhower’s senior distance ace finished second by an eye lash in one of the fastest Class 4A regional 3,200-meter races ever, clocking a Valley record 9 minutes, 1.82 seconds Friday night [...]

Prep golf roundup: Iacolucci, Wanderscheid repeat as district champions

May 15, 2012 by  

CLE ELUM, Wash. — Cle Elum’s Rylee Iacolucci and Goldendale’s Bree Wandersheid repeated as medalists at Tuesday’s SCAC district golf tournament at Suncadia Golf Course. The top 16 boys and nine girls qualified for the Class 1A state tournaments May 22-23 on The Home Course in Dupont. Iacolucci, a senior, shot a 1-under 71 for [...]

Local report: Davis girls claim district team title

May 15, 2012 by  

WENATCHEE, Wash. — With Erica and Megumi DeMond adding another title to their ever-growing résumé, the Davis Pirates claimed their first district team title since 1998 on Monday at the CBBN 4A tournament. The juniors, who were the runners-up at last year’s district tournament, captured the championship this time around, and are now set to defend [...]

Preps: Gonzalez, Johns lift NV

May 13, 2012 by  

RICHLAND, Wash. — Noel Gonzalez and Koleman Johns combined on a six-hitter as Naches Valley claimed the district title. The Rangers (19-2) will open Class 1A state play at 10 a.m. next Saturday at Moses Lake against Orting. Gonzalez went the first four innings for the win, improving to 9-0, while Johns fanned six over [...]

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 [...]

Preps: Scotties roll into state tournament

May 11, 2012 by  

MATTAWA, Wash. — With goals from three different players in the first half, Highland’s unbeaten boys soccer team charged to an early lead and cruised to a 5-1 victory in Thursday’s SCAC district championship match at Wahluke High School. David Arreguin, Jorge Marin and Luis Nogales hit the net in the first half for the [...]

Prep Roundup: Toppenish soccer wins CWAC district title

May 8, 2012 by  

TOPPENISH, Wash. — Striking three times in the opening 25 minutes and riding its stout defense to the finish, Toppenish’s streaking boys soccer team blanked Othello 3-0 in the CWAC district championship match on Tuesday. The Wildcats, now 17-1 and winners of 16 straight, advance directly to state and will host a first-round match next [...]

Local report: Frontis, DeGrood get 9th Best Ball

May 6, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Dusty Frontis and Corey DeGrood repeated as champions and took their ninth Spring Best Ball title on Sunday at SunTides Golf Course. Frontis and DeGrood finished at 125 for the 43rd annual two-day event, five shots ahead of Dan and Ryan Whitaker in second place. Chris Indall and Sota Nozaka were third [...]

Track/Tennis: Zuniga sets three meet records

May 6, 2012 by  

NACHES, Wash. — Toppenish’s Angie Zuniga won twice and anchored a winning relay — setting meet records in each — to highlight local efforts in the Naches-Riverside Invitational track and field meet that ended late Friday night. Zuniga won the 100 (12.79 seconds), 200 (26.7) and was part of the Wildcats’ 400 relay (51.89). Naches Valley’s Kelsie Taylor [...]

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