Wild Hold On for 4-3 Win over Saints in Game 3

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Wild Hold Off Saints March for 4-3 Win

WENATCHEE, WA – The Wenatchee Wild had to hang on for dear life last night to win Game 3 of the Doyle Cup against Spruce Grove. Wenatchee held a 4-1 lead late, but the Saints came storming back with two goals in a flurry. But the Wild came out on top 4-to-3. To the highlights we go…unfortunately, they didn’t have the hook up with Arch Ecker on the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Network, so we get the Saint’s play-by-play with Brandon Ewanchyshyn, video courtesy of HockeyTV…

Wenatchee’s up 3-zero in the best-of-seven series and can clinch the Doyle Cup with a win tonight. They’ll drop the puck at 6 o’clock.
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Eastmont Comes From Behind to Beat Wenatchee 2-1

It was a day of cross-river-rivalries Tuesday as Eastmont and Wenatchee met in softball and baseball. We had the Wildcats and Panthers game from Dan White Field on the NCWLIFE Channel last night. Wenatchee took the early lead with a run in the 3rd but couldn’t make it hold up as Eastmont plated two in the 5th and held on for the 2-1 win. Eric Granstrom had the call as we go to the highlights…

So with the Eastmont win, both the Wildcats and Panthers are tied for third at 11-and-5 with two games to play at Rec. Park on Friday. In other baseball action Tuesday, Cashmere nailed down the Caribou Trail League Championship with its 18-1 win over Omak, thanks to some help from Chelan as the Goats bat Okanogan 5-4. Manson topped Pateros 9-8.
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Two Big Innings Help Wenatchee Down Eastmont Softball

The other cross-river-rivalry game took place at Walla Walla Point Park as Wenatchee hosted Eastmont. Both teams ALSO looking for positioning in the upper tier of the Big 9 as the season winds down. And it would be two big innings for the home team that made the difference. Grant Olson and Steve Sandman had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

So a two-run single by Paige Cvilichek meant the difference as Wenatchee holds on for the 6-4 victory. That puts Wenatchee in second place in the Big 9, a game in front of Eastmont with two more to play at the Sterling Sports Complex on Friday. By the way, we’ll have the Wenatchee-Eastmont softball game on the air tonight at 8 on the NCWLIFE Channel. Also yesterday, it was Omak downing Cashmere 9-6 and Lake Roosevelt 10-runned Waterville-Mansfield 11-1.
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Eastmont Soccer Celebrates Senior Night with 7-0 Win

Eastmont celebrated senior night at Wildcat Stadium last night as the home team wrapped up the regular season against Eisenhower…
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Flahvio Espinoza scored a hat trick as Eastmont dispatched Eisenhower 7-0. Congratulations to the Wildcats on a Columbia Basin Big Nine District Title. One other score from the pitch had Chelan edging Cascade 3-2.

On the tennis courts Tuesday…
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Eastmont split with Sunnyside with the Wildcat boys coming on top 6-2 but the girls falling 5-2. Wenatchee swept Moses Lake 6-1 for the boys and 7-0 for the girls. The Chelan boys and girls teams were also able to sweep Okanogan 4-1 and 5-0.

Wenatchee Valley Lacrosse One Game from #1 Seed

The Wenatchee Valley Thunder remained undefeated on the season in boys lacrosse last night with a 17-2 win over Selah…
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Gray Kolde (COLD-EE) scored 5-goals while Connor Tilly chipped in 4 and Jake Rhyner 3 goals as Wenatchee improved to 8-0 in league and 14-0 overall. They’ll play at Richland for the top seed heading into the playoffs Thursday night.

Cruz’ 3-Run Home Run Helps Mariners Down A’s

The Mariners continued winning last night, posting their third straight with a 6-3 win over Oakland at Safeco Field…
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Nelson Cruz hit a three run home run to break a tie in the 5th and Dee Gordon went 5-for-5 for Seattle in the victory. Felix Hernandez pitched six innings for the win to improve to 4-and-2. The two teams will go at it again tonight at Safeco Field at 7:10 with James Paxton facing Brett Anderson.

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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).