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.
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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 [...]
OROVILLE – If this year was any indication, the future of Oroville boys basketball is bright. The Oroville Seventh grade boys basketball team wrapped up an unbeaten, 10-0 season on Wednesday, Dec. 14, with a 43-18 defeat of rival Tonasket. The Yellowjackets beat the Tigers, Okanogan and Grand Coulee twice each this season and added [...]
SPRINGDALE – The Oroville wrestling team still isn’t able to put the team on the mats that coach Chuck Ricevuto hoped to see at the beginning of the season. But that has given some of his younger wrestlers a chance to compete, and some of them are taking advantage of the opportunity, such as at [...]
COUER D’ALENE, ID – In 40 years the Tri-State Invitational has grown into one of the top high school wrestling tournaments in the country. Hosted by North Idaho College in Couer d’Alene, five states were represented this year as wrestlers from Washington, Oregon, Montana and Arizona converged on the North Idaho campus. Despite the fact [...]