State Finals Round-up


Caribou Trail League champion Cashmere won the state title on Saturday, May 26, with a 4-0 victory over Naches Valley. State baseball rundown for CTL and CWL teams:

1A Tournament

Championship: Cashmere 4, Naches Valley 0

Semifinal: Cashmere 3, Kalama 2.

2B Tournament

Championship: DeSales 9, Asotin 2 (DeSales eliminated Lake Roosevelt in the regional round on May 19).


The Chelan girls tennis team, behind its two medal-winning doubles teams, claimed the 1B/2B/1A state title, edging Annie Wright, Forest Lake and Overlake, which tied for second. Omak finished fifth and Cashmere was 10th. Charles Wright won the boys team title, with Cashmere a distant third, Chelen fifth and Cashmere eighth.

Girls Medalists

Singles – Shaylyn Goodall, Omak (2nd).

Doubles – Maghara DePaoli / Megan Robinson, Chelan (3rd); Mikela Kowatsch / Tasaha Kowatsch, Cashmere (4th); Olivia Plew / Clancy Courtney, Chelan (7th).

Boys Medalists

Singles – Matt Robinson, Chelan (5th); Warren Robertson, Cashmere (8th).

Doubles – Nathan Sites / Adam Ross, Cashmere (2nd).

Boys Soccer

Chelan reached Saturday’s state title game of the 1B/2B/1A tournament, only to fall in a shootout to Overlake after playing to a scoreless draw. The Goats reached the championship with a 3-2 victory over Royal on Friday.


Cascade reached the 1A state semifinals before being blown out by eventual state runner-up Colville, 21-0.

1A CTL state tournament scores:

Cascade 19, Orting 1; Cascade 6, Onalaska 5; Colville 21, Cascade 0 (semifinal); Castle Rock 10, Cascade 3 (loser out).

Okanogan 8, Montesano 7; Connell 13, Okanogan 3; Lynden Christian 19, Okanogan 8 (loser out).

Championship: Connell 4, Colville 3.

2B CWL (North Division) scores:

DeSales 10, Pateros 0; Pateros 11, LaConner 3; Dayton 16, Pateros 14 (loser out).

NW Christian (Colbert) 10, Brewster 3; Brewster 9, Orcas Island 3; Toutle Lake 9, Brewster 3 (loser out).

Championship: PeEll 6, NW Christian (Colbert) 2.

Track and Field

Caribou Trail League at 1A state meet

Boys standings – Hoquiam (champion), Cashmere 13th, Omak 43rd.

Medalists – Moe Roberts, Cashmere, 100 (5th); Joey Michael, Cashmere, 110 Hurdles (4th), 300 Hurdles (8th); Brad Wood, Cashmere, pole vault (2nd); Joseph LaGrou, Omak, High Jump (8th).

Girls Standings – Orting (champion), Cashmere 9th, Okanogan 24th, Chelan 38th, Omak 42nd.

Medalists – Jesica Bauer, Cashmere, 100 (7th); Angela Knishka, Cashmere, 400 (8th); 800 (5th); Jozie Kimes, Cashmere, 100 Hurdles (6th), 300 Hurdles (5th); Cashmere 4×200 Relay (Bauer, Helm, B Knishka, A Knishka) (3rd); Cashmere 4×400 Relay (B Knishka, Weddle, Kimes, A Knishka) (4th); Monique Blanchard, Cashmere, Pole vault (6th); Karle Pittsinger, Chelan, Shot (6th); Ashlee Barker, Omak, Long Jump (8th); Maddie Timm, Okanogan, High Jump (champion, 5-5).

Central Washington League (North Division) at 2B state meet

Boys standings – Riverside Christian (champion by 1 over LaConner and Davenport), Liberty Bell 23rd, Oroville 23rd, Lake Roosevelt 27th, Bridgeport 30th.

Medalists – C.J. Mathews, Oroville, Triple Jump (2nd); Kip Craig, Bridgeport, 300 Hurdles (4th); Jesse Adkins, Lake Roosevelt, 300 Hurdles (3rd).

Girls standings – PeEll (champion), Lake Roosevelt 9th, Oroville 14th, Pateros 23rd, Brewster 29th, Liberty Bell 37th.

Medalists – Callie Barker, Oroville, Pole Vault (2nd); Sierra Speiker, Oroville, 1600 (6th), 3200 (4th); Yvonne Kilgour, Bridgeport, Shot Put (8th); Brette Boesel, Brewster, High Jump (2nd); Kim Barry, Lake Roosevelt, 400 (2nd), 800 (1st), 1600 (4th), 3200 (3rd); Jamie Bruno, Pateros, 200 (6th), 100 Hurdles (5th), 300 Hurdles (7th).


Omak’s Ryder Lewis took the silver medal at the state 1A boys golf finals to highlight the area’s state golf scores. No CTL teams figured in the team scoring for either the boys or girls.

1A Boys that made the cut: Ryder Lewis, Omak (2nd); Chris Krumbah, Chelan (10th); Cody Wells, Okanogan (10th); Tyler Harrod, Cascade (38th).

1A Girls that made the cut: Sam Cooper, Chelan (17th); Vanessa Vanderweide, Okanogan (21st).

About Brent Baker

Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. 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 worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).

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