KITTITAS – A five hour bus trip didn’t do the Hornets any favors Saturday, as the fell behind early and lost 71-42 at Kittitas. The Coyotes burst out to a 35-13 halftime lead and never looked back. “We played our worst game so far,” said Oroville coach Allen Allie. “Turnovers were our downfall. you can’t [...]
About Brent BakerBrent is a reporter for the Gazette-Tribune. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent started work at the G-T in 2011.
Stories by Brent Baker
Cascade comes back from a 20-point halftime deficit to edge Tigers in overtime.
Oroville’s wrestlers picked up a pair of individual champions and two runners-up at the Almira-Coulee/Hartline tournament on Saturday, Jan. 5.
Tonasket’s wrestling team brought home its third tournament title of the season on Saturday, Jan. 5, winning three individual championships and edging Mt. Baker and Warden in a tight three-way battle in the nine-team tournament. The Tigers ran up 191.5 points to Mt. Baker’s 185 and Warden’s 183. Kittitas was fourth with 135 and Cascade a distant fifth with 79.
Saturday’s hoops and wrestling results
Hornets overcome a tough shooting night to defeat Pateros.
Oroville girls revive in second half, but can’t overcome deficit in loss to Pateros.
Friday’s basketball scores
Tonasket couldn’t sustain a strong start in Thursday’s 57-27 loss to Omak.
Tonasket’s boys basketball team bounced back from a 13-point first half deficit — twice — to knock off Omak on Thursday.