Sports and Outdoors

Hornet tennis blanks Wilson Creek

WILSON CREEK – Oroville’s tennis squad traveled to Wilson Creek to take on the Devils, with only three girls matches and no boys contests on the docket.

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Brent Baker / staff photoTonasket's Kjeld Williams was injured in a collision at third base during the Tigers' loss to Chelan last Tuesday.

Chelan comes back to scuttle Tonasket baseball team

TONASKET – The little things proved costly for the Tonasket baseball in team in their Tuesday, April 17, Caribou Trail League game with Chelan. The Tigers briefly took a 2-1 lead in the third inning, but had a golden opportunity to add to the lead that they couldn’t covert into more runs.

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Tonasket soccer stops streak

TONASKET – Luis Rivera scored twice in the opening 12 minutes to give the Tonasket boy soccer team and early lead, and the Tigers went on to defeat Cashmere 3-1 on Saturday, April 21.

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Tonasket Junior Rodeo Results

TONASKET – Results for the Tonasket Junior Rodeo, held Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, at the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds, are as follows.

The four saddle-winners were Cayden Diefenbach of Omak for all-around Intermediate/Senior Cowgirl; Zachary Raley of Brush Prairie for Intermediate/Senior Cowboy; Tonasket’s Brooke Richey for all-around Pee-Wee/Junior Cowgirl; and Chantz Popelier of Omak for all-around Pee-Wee/Junior Cowboy.

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Waterville softball overcomes Hornets

The Oroville softball team scored a season-best 10 runs in its first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Waterville, but it wasn’t enough to get the Hornets in the win column as the Shockers claimed an 18-10 victory.

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Oroville soccer battles low numbers

The 4-1 loss at Bridgeport didn’t disappoint Oroville boys soccer coach Mike Pitts in the least bit.

Having to play the game 9-on-11 was another matter.

With only nine players available for their Saturday, April 14, match against the Mustangs, Pitts hoped that Bridgeport would be willing to match the Hornets’ numbers, as other teams have this season.

No such luck.

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Tonasket's Kjeld Williams takes a cut against Omak on Saturday, April 14.

Omak fends off Tigers’ bid

Tonasket’s baseball team had its chances against Omak in the first game of their Saturday, April 17, doubleheader.

The Pioneers, though, snapped a 3-3 tie with a five-run fifth inning and went on to sweep the Tigers with a 10-0 victory in the second game of the afternoon.

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Tonasket's Ryker Marchand and Adam Halvorsen compete in the 1600 meter run at the Tigers' invitational.

Tonasket boys, girls each 2nd at home invite

Tonasket’s boys and girls each took second at the Tigers’ home invitational on Friday, April 13, while Oroville’s boys finished seventh and the girls took fourth.

Both teams were missing significant contributors due to the Future Business Leaders of America state competition in Seattle over the weekend.

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Frustrated Tigers fall to Omak

An old adage states that familiarity breeds contempt. In the case of the Tonasket soccer team, having the same referees officiate just about every game is at least building a growing sense of frustration.

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Amber Monroe fires a throw from shortstop during Saturday's doubleheader with Omak.

Closing the gap

As the Tonasket fastpitch softball team gets ready to face teams for the second time around, Tigers coach Emily Rimestad is eager to see the payoff of her young team’s improvement.

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