AppleSox concentrate on baseball and getting to know one another

AppleSox host Sweets tonight

The Wenatchee AppleSox return home to face the Walla Walla Sweets in the first of three games tonight at Paul Thomas, Sr. Stadium. Wenatchee began league play over the weekend, taking one out of three against Portland. The Sweets are 2-and-1, winning its WCL-opening series against Cowlitz.

Head coach Ian Sanderson says there are still some players yet to arrive due to the college playoffs but likes what he sees on his roster…

Ian Sanderson on Roster 2021-06-08

Ian Sanderson on Roster 2021-06-08

Sanderson and Joel Norman took a break Monday to speak to Dan Kuntz on Wake Up Wenatchee Valley. Sanderson was hired following the 2019 season but COVID scrapped last year. He says it allowed him to start from scratch to develop his current roster…

Ian Sanderson on Player Spots 2021-06-08

Ian Sanderson on Player Spots 2021-06-08

Sanderson says his philosophy is to take advantage of team speed and depend on a big stable of arms to pitch Wenatchee into the win column…

Ian Sanderson on Team Goals 2021-06-08

Ian Sanderson on Team Goals 2021-06-08

“Voice” of the AppleSox Joel Norman says the early part of the season will be spent on players getting to know each other and focus internally first…

Joel Norman on Early Season 2021-06-08

Joel Norman on Early Season 2021-06-08

To watch the entire interview between Kuntz, Sanderson and Norman, click here to go to Wake Up Wenatchee Valley On Demand.

West Coast League Scoreboard

As far as the West Coast League scoreboard on Monday, only one game to pass along. Corvallis beat Port Angeles in an offensive skirmish (by a field goal) 13-to-10.

Coming up around the league tonight, it’s Bellingham hosting Yakima Valley. The Knights and Lefties meet again in Port Angeles. Portland travels to Ridgefield. And Bend hosts Cowlitz.

Mariners begin series today in Detroit

The Mariners are in Detroit to begin a 3-game series with the Tigers later today…

Seattle plays at Detroit tonight

First pitch is slated for 4:10 at Comerica Park where Marco Gonzales will make his second start after coming back from injury. He’ll go up against Detroit’s Matthew Boyd. You can watch the game on Root Sports Northwest.

American League West Scoreboard

The Angels and Royals played in one of just three games on the Major League schedule Monday with L-A coming out on top 8-to-3. The Halos brought eight men to the plate in a 4-run first inning, ruining the Major League debut of Jackson Kower for Kansas City. His ERA after lasting just two outs? 54.00. Ouch!

Cashmere escapes Quincy with victory

Cashmere started off a busy week in boys basketball with a 58-54 win at Quincy last night…

Prep Boys Basketball Scoreboard

Ty Schoening led the way with 25-points while Sam Phillips had 13 and Nate Phillips 10 for the Bulldogs. Also in boys action last night, Manson edged Moses Lake Christian 46-40 and Bridgeport got 19-points from sophomore Cristian Lopez and 14 from senior Jesus Torres in downing Waterville-Mansfield 60-to-49.

Prep Boys Basketball Schedule

The Ephrata JV takes on Cascade Christian Academy to kick off a busy schedule today at 6 o’clock. The 7:30 games have Eastmont at Sunnyside; Wenatchee visits Moses Lake; Cascade hosts Cashmere; Omak’s at Brewster; Manon welcomes Liberty Bell; Tonasket travels to Oroville; and Moses Lake Christian entertains Pateros.

Cashmere girls bounce back for win

The Cashmere girls had no trouble dispatching Quincy last night 64-26…

Prep Girls Basketball Scoreboard

Manson stopped Soap Lake 57-41. Cascade Christian Academy topped Entiat 28-19. And Waterville-Mansfield beat Bridgeport 79-55.

Prep Girls Basketball Schedule

Coming up today, the 6 o’clock tip times have Cashmere at Cascade; Brewster hosting Omak; Liberty Bell’s at Manson; Tonasket travels to Oroville; and Moses Lake Christian hosts Pateros. At 7:30, it’s Eastmont hosting Sunnyside; Moses Lake visits Wenatchee; and Waterville-Mansfield travels to Entiat.

Eastmont and Wenatchee post bowling victories

Eastmont and Wenatchee bowlers picked up big wins at Eastmont Lanes yesterday…

Girls Prep Bowilng Scoreboard

The Wildcats beat Moses Lake 3-nothing with a pin-count margin of 210-pins. High rollers on the day for Eastmont were Colby Hull with a 201 and Katie Heinz with a 179.

Wenatchee had another impressive outing, this time in a 3-game sweep of Selah by a pin-count margin of 647. Kylan Hankins led the way with a 214 while Mackenzie Munro rolled a 190 as the Panthers remained undefeated.