Tonasket turned around 20 hours after its disappointing loss to Brewster to run past Republic 59-26 on Friday, Dec. 30, and take third place at the Brewster Christmas Tournament.
Sports and Outdoors
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OROVILLE – Oroville’s boys basketball team gave its fans a Christmas gift that had the Hornets’ own coach scratching his head.
The Oroville girls basketball team might have thought it would have trouble matching up with Omak with leading scorer Kelsey Hughes sidelined after having her wisdom teeth removed.
Everyone saw plenty of action for the Tonasket boys basketball team on Tuesday, Dec. 20, as the Tigers built a huge early lead and cruised to a 75-37 victory over Bridgeport.
It took a quarter for the Tonasket girls basketball team to get untracked on defense, and a half to get the offense rolling.
But that was enough for the Tigers, as they bounced back from an 11-point deficit on Dec. 20 to beat Bridgeport 42-37.
Tonasket’s wrestling team placed seven wrestlers in the championship matches of their respective weight classes to key a first place showing at Oroville’s North Okanogan Holiday Invitational on Thursday, Dec. 22.
Boys Basketball Last week’s scores: Saturday, Dec. 17 Tonasket 77, Liberty Bell 60 (NL) Cheney 54, Okanogan 53 – 2 OT (NL) Pateros 61, Kittitas 51 (NL) Manson def. Waterville Lake Roosevelt 64, Wellpinit 34 (Lake Roosevelt tourney championship) Omak 77, Bridgeport 48 (Lake Roosevelt tourney consolation) Friday, Dec. 16 Cashmere 70, Brewster 51 (NL) [...]
Hornets make clutch plays in final seconds to ice victory
OROVILLE – Oroville’s girls basketball team got a bit of payback on their rivals from Tonasket, but it wasn’t easy. The Hornets held on for a 35-31 victory on Tuesday, Dec. 13, to earn a split of the season series. The Tigers won the first game 10 days earlier, 32-31. “I was kind of disappointed [...]