MLB Playoffs filled with high drama


Major League Baseball’s post-season continued with high drama in St. Louis Sunday, where the Atlanta Braves rallied for three runs in the top of the 9th to beat the Cardinals 3-1…

Trailing one-nothing and down to their last out, Atlanta’s Dansby Swanson doubled in Billy Hamilton to tie it at one. Adam Duvall followed with a 2-run double and the Braves lead the series 2-1.

LA beats Washington 10-4

Not so much drama in Washington, where the Dodgers took a 2-1 series lead over the Nationals with Sunday’s 10-4 win. Justin Turner led the way at the plate, going 3-for-6 with a 3-run home run while David Freese was 3-for-3 with 2-runs.

Rays beat Astros 10-3

Tampa Bay stayed alive today by teeing off on Zack Greinke in a 10-3 win over the Astros. Of the four home runs hit by the Rays, three came off the Houston starter. Game 4 of the series will be tomorrow in Florida at 1:15 on FS1. Houston still leads the series 2-1.

Omak outlasts Cashmere in CTL Classic

Let’s head back to Friday on the Les Schwab Prep Football Scoreboard and see how our teams did under the lights…

Caribou Trail League Football Scoreboard

First, in a game you saw right here, Omak held on to beat Cashmere 44-36. The Pioneers raced out to a 30-14 halftime lead, so we’ll pick up the highlights to start the 3rd quarter. Eric Granstrom and Grant Olson had the exciting call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

In the rest of the Caribou Trail League, Okanogan got by Chelan 20-to-17 and Cascade won its homecoming game over Cheney 21-14.

Wenatchee cruises while Eastmont gets scare in Yakima

Big-9 Football Scoreboard

Nate Blauman had 229-yards and 3-touchdowns to lead Wenatchee over Moses Lake 42-13. The Panther defense forced six Chief turnovers.
Carson Everhart scored twice on the ground and Austin Popoff added another as it took two overtimes for Eastmont to beat West Valley 23-20.

Quincy wins while Ephrata falls at Othello

CWAC Football Scoreboard

In the C-WAC Friday, Othello beat Ephrata 27-8 while Quincy was a winner over Wapato 34-nothing.

ACH wins big over Entiat

Central Washington B Football Scoreboard

In Central Washington B league football, it was Brewster over Manson 35-21. Oroville topped Northwest Christian 13-11. Almira-Coulee-Hartline had no trouble with Entiat, winning 74-36.

Eastmont homecoming on NCWLIFE vs. Davis on Friday Night Lights

Coming up this Friday under the lights on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Friday Night Lights

We’ll be back at Wildcat Stadium for the Eastmont Wildcats and Davis Pirates. It’s Eastmont’s homecoming game as they try to remain undefeated on the season against an upstart Pirate’s team that’s 3-and-2 so far. Eric Granstrom and Grant Olson will have your play-by-play with the pregame at 6:45 here on the NCWLIFE Channel.

Bad weekend for Washington college football teams

It was not a good weekend for our college football teams…

College Football Scoreboard

The #15 Washington Huskies laid an egg in Palo Alto, falling to unranked Stanford 23-13. Cameron Scarlett rushed for 151-yards and a touchdown while Davis Mills threw for nearly 300-yards and a score to lead the Cardinal to the win. Washington was held to just 88-rushing yards in the game.

Sacramento State’s Kevin Thomson threw for three touchdowns and ran for two others as the Hornets beat Eastern Washington 48-27. This despite 309-yards passing and 103 yards rushing by Eric Barriere.

West Texas A&M ran out to a 34-10 halftime lead and cruised past Central Washington 48-41. The Wildcats made it closer, scoring 16-points in the final three minutes.

Wenatchee downs Ike in girls soccer

On the Les Schwab Prep Scoreboard from Saturday…

Prep Girls Soccer Scoreboard

Wenatchee beat Eisenhower in girls Big-9 soccer 3-1. Moses Lake shut out Davis 1-nil. Cascade clobbered Ki-Be 11-nil. Omak shut out Manson 6-nil. Quincy doubled up East Valley of Yakima 4-2. And Ephrata kept on rolling with a 5-nothing win over Wapato.

A weekend of sweeps in volleyball

Prep Volleyball Scoreboard

In prep volleyball Saturday, Wenatchee swept three games from Central Valley. Waterville-Mansfield won 3-0 over Bridgeport. And Manson swept three from Wilson Creek.

Kodiak boys win their own cross country invite Saturday

Prep Cross Country Scoreboard

The Cascade boys were victorious in their own Invitational Cross Country meet Saturday. Eastmont was 3rd. The Eastmont girls won the Leavenworth Invite while Cashmere was 3rd.

In Yakima, Kamiakin swept the boys and girls sides of the Sunfair Invitational. The Wenatchee boys placed 5th while the Wenatchee girls were second.

NCWLIFE Sports Schedule includes volleyball, hockey and football

Here’s what we have on the NCWLIFE Sports Schedule for this week…

NCWLIFE Sports Schedule

It begins with volleyball tomorrow night where the Eastmont Wildcats return home from Phoenix and the Nike Tournament of Champions to host Moses Lake at 7. Then Hockey Night Thursday features the Wenatchee Wild and Merritt Centennials. And, as we mentioned, we’ll help Eastmont celebrate homecoming with Friday Night Lights between the Wildcats and Davis at 7 o’clock.

Wild drop pair at BCHL Showcase

Speaking of the Wenatchee Wild, they dropped two heartbreakers over the weekend at the BCHL Showcase in Penticton…

Wenatchee Wild Scoreboard

Wenatchee got goals from Luke Ormsby and Harrison Scott Friday, but fell short to Salmon Arm 3-2. Then on Saturday, Nick Caferelli, Quinn Emerson and Matt Dorsey did what they could to put the Wild back on the winning track. But Penticton would have none of it as the Vees won 5-3.

The Wild return home this Friday and Saturday to host the West Kelowna Warriors at the Town Toyota Center. Both games start at 7:05.

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Eric Granstrom
Eric comes to NCWLIFE Channel after a 26-year career in radio, having most-recently served as the Producer of the Seahawks Radio Network; Weekend Sports Anchor on KOMO AM1000 in Seattle; and Program Director of KKRV 104.7FM/KWIQ 100.3FM/KKRT 900AM in Wenatchee and Moses Lake. Eric is an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing throughout the northwest, including co-hosting, filming and producing Dave Graybill’s “Fishing Magician TV.” Eric lives in East Wenatchee with his wife, Marion and has one daughter, Gracie (21) and two stepsons Trent (26) and Taylor (21).