Wenatchee Wild try to snap 4-game skid at Merritt tonight

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Wild look to try to snap losing streak at Merritt

MERRITT, BC – The Wenatchee Wild will try to snap a 4-game losing streak on the road in Merritt tonight…
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The Wild and Centennials will drop the puck at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena at 7 o’clock. Wenatchee’s last win was January 18th against Trail at home. Since then, they’ve fallen to Trail, Merritt, Langley and Chilliwack with three of their past of their past six games going to a shootout.

Following tonight, the Wild will be at first-place Penticton Friday at 7 to battle the Vees at the South Okanagan Events Centre…
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Wenatchee returns home Saturday to face the Vernon Vipers. It’s also the 11th Annual Guns N Hoses Night at the Town Toyota Center Saturday a celebration of first responders. The fire vs. police hockey game will start at 5pm. Specialty jerseys will be worn by Wild players during the game with an auction of the jerseys afterwards. Go to Wenatchee Wild Hockey dot com for more information.

Cashmere girls win 39th-straight league game

On the Les Schwab Prep Scoreboard from last night, first in girls basketball…
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Cashmere had no trouble defending its home floor with a 72-19 win over Okanogan. The Bulldogs have now won 39-straight Caribou Trail League games dating back to 2016. In fact, the last time Cashmere lost a league game was January 26, 2016 in a 66-65 loss to Chelan. The Lady Bulldogs will try to continue that streak with a final game tomorrow at Chelan. By the way, Cashmere has also now strung together six consecutive regular season league titles.

Also last night, it was Entiat getting past Pateros 53-45 and Manson edged Tonasket 36-34.

Cashmere downs Okanogan to earn inside edge on 1st

On the Les Schwab Prep Boys Basketball Scoreboard from last night…
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The Cashmere boys put together a great night, downing Okanogan 75-65. A win in the Bulldog’s final game of the season at Cascade tomorrow would mean a regular season league title since Cashmere holds the 2-1 edge head-to-head over Okanogan on the season.

Also, in two close ones last night, Pateros topped Entiat 54-52 and Manson squeaked by Tonasket 62-60.

Unified basketball season ends tonight at Eastmont

Coming up tonight on the schedule…
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It’s the final Unified basketball game of the year as Eastmont plays host to Wenatchee. They’ll tip it up at Eastmont High School at 7 o’clock.

Local bowlers hope to keep State Title in the valley

Taking a look ahead for local bowlers heading to the WIAA State Championships at Narrows Plaza Bowl in University Place…
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Eastmont and Wenatchee head over Friday to try to keep the State Championship right here in the valley. The Wildcats are the two-time defending champs, winning it in 2017 and 2018. Prior to that in 2016, Wenatchee won the title by 25-pins over Evergreen of Vancouver.

The ladies will begin competition Friday at 12:30 with the first of six regular games. Then on Saturday, the first of 14 baker games begins at 10am. We should know the state champion by about 1 in the afternoon Saturday.
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Representing Eastmont are: Alicia Hastings; Brittni Hastings; Colby Hull; Dai-Lynn Thomas; Megan Lindell; Samantha Heinz; and Skye Wilson.
Representing Wenatchee are: Emilee Groth (GRAUTH), Hannah Johnson; Holly Shipley; Jaiden Thompson; Jessica Holbrook; Kylah Hankins; and Madie Munro.
Best of luck ladies!

UW Husky men try to stay top Pac-12 standings

Also on tap tonight, if you haven’t been paying attention to the Pac-12 yet…
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The Washington Huskies have won 9-straight games and are atop the Pac-12 standings at 7-and-oh. They’ll host USC tonight at 8 o’clock on FS1. Prior to that at 7, the Washington State Cougars will host UCLA on the Pac-12 Network.

WVC Lady Knights go for 16th straight win tonight

And speaking of hot teams, we have one of our own right here in the Wenatchee Valley…
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The Wenatchee Valley College Lady Knights basketball team is 8-and-oh in league play and are currently on a 15-game winning streak. They’ll take their 19-and-2 overall record into Walla Walla tonight for a game at 5:30 to try to make it 16-straight victories.