Track: Sunnyside, WV make their mark in javelin

May 20, 2012 by  

RICHLAND, Wash. — State berths were brutally hard to come by for West Valley and Sunnyside athletes during Saturday’s finals of the CBBN-GSL 3A regional track and field meet. Until a trio of boys javelin throwers came along and swept all three Tacoma-bound spots at Fran Rish Stadium. Sunnyside’s Eric Amaro and Miguel Guzman punched [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Soccer: Ike, Davis will meet in state tourney

May 13, 2012 by  

YAKIMA,Wash. — One struck early, the other dropped the hammer late. And they both played lights-out defense. Davis and Eisenhower were at their best at the same time in boys soccer Saturday afternoon and that sets up a rivalry first — a crosstown showdown in the Class 4A state tournament on Tuesday. The Pirates, fresh [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Davis girls win tennis title

May 8, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — The Davis girls clinched the first league tennis championship since 2001 by a boys or girls team by defeating Wenatchee 6-1 on Monday at Kissel Park. The Pirates were led by singles victories by Paige Toop, Megumi DeMond and Erica DeMond. Erica DeMond finished the season 20-0. The Pirates finished the season [...]

Soccer: Sunnyside beats U-Hi to advance

May 6, 2012 by  

SPOKANE, Wash. — On a day when neither team could find the back of the net, Sunnyside came up with one more save than University. Angel Cuevas stopped University in the seventh round of the shootout, securing the Grizzlies’ 1-0 victory in a loser-out 3A boys soccer regional game Saturday at University High. With the victory, [...]

Preps: WV closes out with a sweep

May 5, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Junior Hannah Souers was 6 for 8 for the day with six RBI as West Valley’s fastpitch team closed out CBBN 3A play with a 19-0, 18-2 sweep over Sunnyside on Friday. Makenzie McFeeley was 3 for 3 with two doubles and three RBI in the opener, and Sara Manning collected three [...]

Preps: Martinez leads Sunnyside to district

May 4, 2012 by  

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Abel Martinez scored two goals in the first 10 minutes to spark Sunnyside’s boys soccer team to a 6-1 victory over West Valley in a CBBN 3A district play-in game on Thursday. Eddie Garcia added a goal and an assist for the Grizzlies, who led the loser-out match 4-1 at halftime. Sunnyside [...]

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