Sports and Outdoors

Tonasket junior Colton Ayers tries to make a shot over a Chelan Goat during the Tigers’ away game against Chelan on Saturday, Jan. 30. Photo by Les Bowen

Tigers looking for positive end to season

CHELAN – After losing two more league games, the Tonasket boys’ basketball team is now looking for a way to end their season on a positive note.

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Ryker Marchand of Tonasket pinning Itzel Valera of Chelan in the 112 pound weight class on Friday, Jan. 29 during the Tiger’s final league match of the season. Photo by Emily Hanson

Tonasket wrestling finishes third in CTL

TONASKET – With a 45-28 home victory over Chelan on Friday, Jan. 29, the Tonasket wrestling team (5-2) finished their season third in the Caribou Trail League.

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Senior Night Dual VS Eastmont II

OROVILLE – The Oroville Hornets lost a very tight 32-35 match against the Eastmont Wildcats.

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Hornets defeat Lions in a big way

OROVILLE – It was rough going for Liberty Bell when the Lions came down the mountain and the Hornets treated the visitors to a 71 to 31 defeat, Tuesday, Jan. 26.

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Tonasket junior Lee Leavell, wrestling in the 145 pound weight class, holds his Okanogan opponent, Ryan Kells, in control during Tonasket’s meet in Okanogan on Thursday, Jan. 21. Leavell pinned Kells in the second round with four seconds left. Photo by

Tigers pin Okanogan 57-23

SPOKANE – After beating the Okanogan Bulldogs earlier in the week, the Tonasket wrestling team traveled to Spokane for the Dream Duals Tournament, where they didn’t fair as well.

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Tonasket junior Karen Keeton dribbles the ball down court while holding off a Brewster defender during Tonasket’s game in Brewster on Friday, Jan. 22. Photo by John F. Cleveland, II

Lady Tigers continue struggling

BREWSTER – A series of away games ended with another loss for the struggling Tonasket girls’ basketball team last week.

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Tonasket sophomore John Stedtfeld moves the ball down the court to the hoop while keeping it away from a Brewster defender during Tonasket’s away game against the Bears on Friday, Jan. 22. Photo by John F. Cleveland, II

Tigers losing streak continues

BREWSTER – The Tonasket boys’ basketball team continued their league losing streak last week with two more losses on the road.

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Tonasket junior Tyler Laurie holding down Warden’s Cesar Rangel as he attempts to turn him over during the 130 pound Championship Round at the Apple Pie Tournament in Tonasket on Saturday, Jan. 16. Laurie won by decision 5-2 for first place. Photo by Em

Tigers second, Hornets fifth at Apple Pie Tournament

TONASKET – The Tonasket Tigers took second place while the Oroville Hornets tied for fifth at the Apple Pie Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 16.

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Tonasket junior Brandon Hudson rolling Lake Roosevelt senior Nathan Loch over for the pin during Tonasket’s home match against the Raiders on Thursday, Jan. 14. Photo by Emily Hanson

Tigers lose to Cashmere, take down Lake Roosevelt

TONASKET – In one week, the Tonasket wrestling team lost a close match to Cashmere before taking down the ninth-raked Lake Roosevelt Raiders.

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Shelby Olma, a junior for the Tonasket girls’ basketball team tries to make a shot against Cascade despite having the Kodiaks blocking it from either side during Tonasket’s loss to Cascade on Saturday, Jan. 16. Photo by Ian Dunn

Lady Tigers drop two games on the road

LEAVENWORTH – The Tonasket girls’ basketball team finished a long week of travel with a loss to Cascade after also losing to Lake Roosevelt earlier in the week.

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