Wenatchee Win Sets Up Friday Showdown

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Panthers Gear Up for Eastmont with Big Win

WENATCHEE, WA – Camden Sirmon threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and the Wenatchee defense came up with three interceptions and a fumble recovery as the Panthers dominated Walla Walla Friday 35-6…
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The defensive tone of the night was set on the Blue Devil’s third play from scrimmage when JJ Jelsing intercepted Keldan Swant at Walla Walla’s 35-yard line. The Panthers scored 7 plays later on a one yard Nate Blauman touchdown run and it would be a great homecoming night from there.

Eric Granstrom and Grant Olson had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

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Wenatchee improved to 6-and-3 with the win.

Eastmont Manhandles Moses Lake in 35-0 Road Win

Also on the Les Schwab Prep Scoreboard in football Friday, Eastmont traveled to Moses Lake and had no trouble with the Chiefs, winning 35-nothing.
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So that sets up the showdown this week in the Bridge of Sportsmanship game between Eastmont and Wenatchee at Lee Bofto Field in the Apple Bowl. The Wildcats are undefeated at 5-and-oh in Big 9 play. An Eastmont win would be its first Big 9 Title since 2012. A Wenatchee win, combined with a Sunnyside loss to Moses Lake, and the Panthers would win the Big 9. If Wenatchee and Sunnyside both win, that would force a tie-breaker, mini-playoff the following Tuesday.

We’ll have LIVE coverage Friday beginning with the Bridge of Sportsmanship Tailgate Show at 6 o’clock, followed by the game at 7 here on the NCWLIFE Channel.

OK, back to prep scores from the weekend… Entiat clobbered Bridgeport 64-14 and Manson topped Liberty Bell 50-14. On Saturday night in Chelan, the CTL had a mini-playoff to determine the league’s #2 team heading into the post-season. In the opener, Okanogan topped Cascade 10-3. Then in the nightcap, Okanogan shut out Cashmere 3-0, so Okanogan gets the #2 seed heading into the playoffs this week.

Cashmere Edges Cascade in Shootout for District Title

On the Les Schwab Prep Soccer Scoreboard, Cashmere and Cascade played for the second time in a week Saturday on a rainy night at the Apple Bowl Saturday, this time for the District Championship…
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The teams were deadlocked at a goal apiece at the end of regulation and two overtimes so it went to a penalty kick shootout. The Bulldogs were one better, outscoring the Kodiaks 5-4 and claimed the District Championship. They’ll host the winner of Freeman and Colville Saturday at 1 o’clock in a winner-to-state, loser-out contest.

The other game in the Apple Bowl Saturday saw Okanogan end Chelan’s season 2-0. The Bulldogs will face Cascade tomorrow at 5 for a 2nd place district game.
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Eastmont extended its season by downing Davis 3-1 Saturday at Wildcat Stadium. The win propels the Wildcats into a rematch at Moses Lake tomorrow at 6 in the district semifinals. The other semifinal will be broadcast LIVE on the NCWLIFE Channel when Wenatchee hosts West Valley at 6 o’clock.

Wenatchee Wild Split Weekend Series

The Wenatchee Wild hosted two games over the weekend at the Town Toyota Center…
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On Friday, Wenatchee hosted the Cowichan Valley Capitals and after a scoreless first period, the Wild came out firing in the second. Arch Ecker had the call on the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Network…

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Wenatchee would go on for the 8-1 victory. Saturday featured a rematch of last year’s BCHL Championship with the Prince George Spruce Kings.  Prince George would dominate Wenatchee in a 4-1 win. The wild have a home-and-home with West Kelowna this week, playing at their place tomorrow and then the Warriors come here on Friday. Wenatchee will also host Powell River Saturday at the T-T-C.

Cougs Win Thriller over Stanford, Cal Dumps Huskies

On the Les Schwab College Football Scoreboard from Saturday…
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Washington State needed a last-second field goal to come from behind to beat Stanford 31-28 in Palo Alto.

Jake Browning had his worst day as a Husky and Washington fell at un-ranked Cal 12-10.

Eastern Washington had no trouble winning on homecoming over Idaho 38-14.

Cedric Cooper rushed for four touchdowns in Central Washington’s 62-24 win at Humboldt State.

Wilson Nearly Perfect in Seahawk’s 28-14 Win at Detroit

The Seahawks jumped out to a 21-7 halftime lead and went on for a 28-14 win at Detroit yesterday…
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Russell Wilson had a perfect quarterback rating of 158.3, completing 14-of-17 passes for 248 yards and three touchdowns. Chris Carson rushed 25-times for 105 yards and a score as the Hawks improved to 4-and-3. They host the L-A Chargers Sunday at 1:05 on CBS.

Red Sox Claim World Series Title in Game 5 Sunday

And the Boston Red Sox are the World Series Champs…
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Boston defeated Los Angeles 5-1 Sunday to take the title 4-games to 1. It’s the Red Sox first championship since 2004. Take heart baseball fans, only 114-days until pitchers and catchers report to spring training.

 

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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).