District basketball takes center stage


The post-season run for teams in the region hits a fevered pitch today with District Tournaments on tap.

The Big-9 District Play-In games are tonight with Davis at Eisenhower at 5:30. Wenatchee plays at West Valley starting at 7. Both games are win-and-go-on or lose-and-you’re-out scenarios. The winners of tonight’s games will face off Friday at 6 o’clock at the highest remaining seed.

Moses Lake has until Friday to prepare for its District Championship game at home against Sunnyside. That game will tip at 6 o’clock.

Wenatchee hosts Moses Lake on NCWLIFE tonight

The Big-9 boys District Play-In games are both at 6 tonight…

Big-9 Boys Basketball Schedule

Wenatchee hosts Moses Lake and Sunnyside plays at Davis. We’ll have the Panthers and Chiefs on NCWLIFE Channel tonight with Grant Olson on the play-by-play beginning LIVE at 6 on Facebook. It will air on TV tonight following the Evening News at 6:30.

Eastmont is off until Thursday when it will travel to West Valley for the District Championship game at 6 o’clock. The winners of tonight’s Play-In games will meet Thursday t the highest remaining seed, also at 6.

CTL teams wrap up district tonight at Eastmont High

The District 6 1-A Tournament wraps up at Eastmont High School tonight with a loser-out game between Okanogan and Omak tonight at 5.

CTL Girls Basketball Schedule

The Omak and Okanogan boys will also meet in a loser-out game following the girls at 7:30 at Eastmont. The winner of tonight’s game will face the loser of tomorrow’s Northeast A District Championship between Deer Park and Freeman.

CTL Boys District Schedule

Cashmere’s off until Saturday when it will host the winner of tomorrow’s Northeast A District game between Newport and Medical Lake.

CWAC invades Sun Dome tonight

Yakima’s Sun Dome is the site for four games for the District 5/6 2-A Tournament tonight…

CWAC Boys District Schedule

First up at 5 o’clock are the boys with Ephrata playing Prosser and East Valley of Yakima facing Ellensburg. Tonight’s winners will play tomorrow at 5 o’clock.

CWAC Girls District Schedule

The girls will take the court after the boys at 7 o’clock tonight with Selah facing Toppenish and Grandview battling Prosser. The winners will play tomorrow night at 7.

B’s head for Lake Chelan Community Gym

B-league fans will be headed to Lake Chelan Community Gym this afternoon for the Central Washington 2-B Tournament…

CW 2B District Girls Schedule

First up at 3:30 it’s Liberty Bell and Oroville playing for 3rd and 4th. That will be followed at 6:30 by Brewster and Waterville-Mansfield facing off for the District Championship.

CW 2-B District Boys Schedule

On the boy’s side of the Central Washington 2-B District Tournament at the Lake Chelan Community Gym, Oroville plays Liberty Bell at 5 tonight for 3rd and 4th. Brewster faces Lake Roosevelt at 8 for the District Championship.

Cashmere heads CTL All-League lists

Post-season awards have been handed out in the Caribou Trail League…

CTL Boys All League Basketball

In boys basketball, Cashmere’s Sam Phillips was selected the Player of the Year and his Coach Levi Heyen the Coach of the Year. Teammates Nate Phillips and Carter Alberts were 1st team selections. Chelan’s Cade Christopherson and Connor Wilson were selected to the 2nd team. Also 2nd team selections for Cashmere were Brooks Elliott and Reid Smith. Cascade won the Sportsmanship Award.

CTL Girls All-League Basketball

No surprise that Hailey Van Lith is the CTL girls Player of the Year. Chelan’s Rob Huddleston is the Coach of the Year. Cashmere’s Grade Erdmann and Grace Hammond were 1st team selections along with Chelan’s Booh Huddleston. Cashmere’s Riley Johnson and Chelan’s Katie Rainville were selected to the second team. And Cascade won the Sportsmanship Award.

NCWLIFE Sports Schedule murky after tonight

Here’s our NCWLIFE Sports Schedule this week…

NCWLIFE Sports Schedule

It begins tonight and then is cloudy for the rest of the week at this point. We will have Wenatchee and Moses Lake boys tonight at 6 LIVE on our Facebook page and on TV at 6:30 with Grant Olson.

Thursday, we’ll have Wenatchee boys against the winner of Davis and Sunnyside at 6, IF the Panthers win tonight. If not, we’ll bring you Hockey Night with the Wild and Vernon from last Friday.

Friday will be a repeat of Hailey Van Lith’s record-breaking performance in Cashmere’s game against Omak for the District Championship at 7 o’clock.

Saturday could be Eastmont against either Wenatchee, Sunnyside or Davis from Eastmont High School IF the Wildcats fall to West Valley in Thursday’s District Championship. Otherwise, we’ll have a repeat of last weekend’s Cashmere vs. Okanogan boys District Championship at 7 o’clock. Stay tuned!

Walker happy to be a Mariner again

As spring training continues for the Seattle Mariners, pitcher Taijuan Walker feels like he’s getting a second chance to start over. The 27-year old was signed by Seattle after missing the past two years following Tommy John surgery. When asked why he decided to return to the Mariners, he said it was a simple choice…

Taijuan Walker Rejoining Mariners 2020-02-18

Taijuan Walker Rejoining Mariners 2020-02-18

Walker reported to camp along with the rest of the pitchers and catchers last week. Camp will get crowded today and tomorrow with position players reporting. Seattle’s first Cactus League game against San Diego is this Saturday.