Wenatchee Boys Down Moses Lake with Defense

Panthers split with ML. Eastmont Falls to Davis. Cashmere Beats Okanogan.


WENATCHEE, WA – Wenatchee used a stifling defense and a good combination of outside shooting by Cass Riggan and inside presence by Darius Carlson to build a big halftime lead and go on for a 56-42 victory over Moses Lake.

Carlson and Riggan Combine for 30-Points

Ian Dunn and Mark Miller had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Darius Carlson finished with a game-high 19 points while Cass Riggan finished with 11 as Wenatchee improved to 3-2 in Big Nine play with the win, 5-8 overall.  Moses Lake was led by the 12 points of Evan McLean, falling to 3-2 it league play and 8-5 overall.

Also Friday, Eastmont Loses While Cashmere Wins

Also Friday in Boys Basketball, Eastmont’s losing streak reached 7 with a 76-62 loss to Davis. Cashmere is unbeaten in the new year after downing Okanogan 60-57.

Friday Girls Basketball

Moses Lake Cruises Past Wenatchee In Girls Play

In Girls Basketball Friday, Wenatchee hosted the undefeated and 3rd-ranked Moses Lake Chiefs LIVE on the NCWLIFE Channel Friday. The Panthers used a feisty second quarter to shave was once a 13-point Moses Lake lead to 6 by halftime. But in the second half, the Chiefs held Wenatchee to just ONE field goal, outscoring the Panthers 34-to-8 to go on for the 57-25 win. Alli Hallberg was held to just 8-points for Wenatchee, all from the free throw line.  Also Friday, Davis beat Eastmont 51-41 and Cashmere held Okanogan to 19 total points as Hailey Van Lith scored a game-high 28 as Cashmere won 68-19.

Friday Boys Basketball

Panthers Make It Three Straight Wins Saturday

Turning to Saturday in Boys Basketball, Wenatchee made it a 3-game sweep of the week with its 62-51 win over Eisenhower. Despite Isaac Wellborn’s 28-points, Eastmont fell to Sunnyside 82-71. Brewster beat Chelan 64-42. Cascade topped Cle Elum by 13. Bridgeport bested Manson by 6 and Waterville-Mansfield made it a sweep of Liberty Bell with a 60-33 win.

Saturday Boys Basketball

Waterville-Mansfield Celebrates Homecoming With Overtime Win

In Girls Basketball Saturday, Sunnyside stopped Eastmont 58-45. Wenatchee got a big night from Alli Hallberg (20pts, 13 rebounds) as the Panthers eased past Eisenhower 67-36. Brewster beat Chelan 58-36. Cle Elum clobbered Cascade 70-27. Manson won by eight over Bridgeport and Waterville-Mansfield celebrated homecoming with a 51-50 overtime win over Liberty Bell.

Saturday Girls Basketball

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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).