Tiger boys run aground at Cashmere

CASHMERE – The Tonasket boys basketball team found out first hand that life on the road in the Caribou Trail League can be rough, especially when taking on one of the league title contenders.

Cashmere (6-2, 3-1 Caribou Trail League) ran up a 50-20 halftime lead over the Tigers on Friday, Dec. 21, on the way to an 80-44 victory.

Tonasket managed just 18 rebounds for the game as a team, led by Derek Sund with 10.

Michael Orozco led the Tigers (4-4, 0-4 CTL) with 15 points, with Ethan Bensing and Dyllan Gage adding nine apiece.

Tonasket next plays at the Brewster Christmas Tournament, Dec. 28-9.


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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