Wild Grab 2-0 Series Lead in BCHL Championship


Wild Beat Spruce Kings 4-0 & 4-2 to Lead Series

WENATCHEE, WA – Nearly 7,000 people turned out over the weekend at the Town Toyota Center to root on the Wenatchee Wild in the first two games of the Fred Page Memorial Cup against the Prince George Spruce Kings. And the home fans weren’t disappointed…
The BCHL Championship series began on Friday night and it would take nearly 30-minutes of hockey before anyone would score. Arch Ecker had the call on the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Network…

So Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky one for the Wild, claiming the 4-0 win in Game 1.

Wild Edge Prince George 4-2 in Game 2 of BCHL Finals

Saturday’s Game 2 would not be as easy for the home team, as the Spruce Kings would light the lamp first just 5-minutes into the game. Again, back to the highlights with Arch Ecker on the call…

Jasper Weatherby now has 15-goals in the post-season. Wenatchee leads the Fred Page Memorial Cup 2-games-to-none with Game 3 tonight at the Rolling Mix Concrete Arena at 7 o’clock. Game 4 is tomorrow night in Prince George at 7.

Eastmont Soccer Beats Moses Lake, Panthers Lose

On to the Les Schwab Prep Scoreboard from the weekend and we’ll start with high school soccer on Friday…
The Wenatchee Panthers were shut out for the second time in a week, falling on the road to West Valley 1-nil. Wenatchee is now 4-and-4 in Big 9 play and will try to get back on the winning track tomorrow night against Eisenhower.
Meanwhile, the first place Eastmont Wildcats hosted the Moses Lake Chiefs LIVE on the NCWLIFE Channel and continued its unbeaten string in Big 9 play. Sebastian Moraga and Matt Wisen had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

So Eastmont improves to 7-0 in Big 9 play and will travel to take on 2nd place Davis tomorrow night. Also on the Les Schwab Prep Scoreboard in soccer Saturday, Manson improved to 3-and-1 with a 3-1 win over Liberty Bell while Cashmere notched a non-league win over Tonasket 6-nil.

Wenatchee Loses First Big 9 Game, Still in 1st Place

In high school baseball…
First on Friday, Waterville-Mansfield swept two from Oroville 10-0 and 9-1. Cashmere downed Nooksack Valley 8-3 and Wenatchee lost for the first time in Big 9 play to Eisenhower 2-1 in the first end of a doubleheader but won the nightcap 8-4 and still holds onto first place in the Big 9.

On Saturday, Omak forfeited two games to Cashmere. Nooksack Valley and Chelan split a doubleheader and Liberty Bell beat up on Manson 15-1 and 12-to-3.

Liberty Bell Scores 48 Runs in Sweep of Manson Softball

On the Les Schwab Prep Softball Scoreboard…
Waterville-Mansfield swept two at Oroville Friday 13-7 and 11-8. Omak topped Cashmere in two games 15-5 and 10-0. Wenatchee shut down Eisenhower 20-15 and 11-8. On Saturday, it was Liberty Bell big over Manson 25-0 and 23-0 while Cascade swept Chelan 1-0 and 13-3.

Wenatchee Lacrosse in 1st Place after Weekend Sweep

The Wenatchee Valley Thunder hosted two games in High School Lacrosse over the weekend…
Downing Richland in a close affair 10-6 on Friday behind three goals from Jake Rhyner and four assists by Connor Tilly. The on Saturday, LIVE on the NCWLIFE Channel, they defended the home field with a 9-1 win over Central Valley as Robey Jorgensen, Sage Kreiter and Conner Tilly each had 2-goals. Wenatchee improved to 5-0 in league play and are in 1st place in the Central Division.

There are a few makeup games on the schedule today…
Tonasket is at Waterville-Mansfield for doubleheaders in both baseball and softball at 3 o’clock. Tennis finds Eastmont hosting West Valley at 3 while Entiat is at Omak at 4. And, in boys golf, Eastmont and Wenatchee teams are playing at Moses Lake Country Club with a Noon tee time.

Soccer and Hockey Center Stage on NCWLIFE Schedule

Here’s what we have on the NCWLIFE Sports Broadcast Schedule for this week…
Tomorrow night, Wenatchee hosts Eisenhower at the Apple Bowl at 7pm with Sebastian Moraga and Matt Wisen on the call. Hockey Night Thursday will feature Game 1 between Wenatchee and Prince George in the Fred Page Memorial Cup at 7 o’clock. Then on Friday, it’s the rematch between Wenatchee and Eastmont at Eastmont High School at 7pm. We’ll have boys lacrosse Saturday as Wenatchee hosts Mount Si at 2 and then Game 2 between Wenatchee and Prince George at 7pm.

Mariners Take Two of Three from Oakland, Fall Sunday

The Mariners took two of three from Oakland over the weekend at Safeco Field but came up short Sunday…
Oakland starter Sean Manaea out-dueled Felix Hernandez in a 2-1 A’s win. Jed Lowrie gave Oakland the lead in the first with a two-run home run off Hernandez while Taylor Motter provided one of only two Seattle hits with a home run in the 5th. The Mariners welcome defending World Series champions Houston to Safeco Field tonight at 7:10. James Paxton starts against Dallas Keuchel.