Wild split weekend games with Trail after controversial no-call Saturday night

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Wild vs Trail 01-19-19

Wild split with Trail and shake heads

WENATCHEE, WA – The weekend started off well for the Wild with a big 6-2 win on Friday night over the visiting Trail Smoke Eaters.
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The Wild got off to a quick start with Nathon Iannone finding the back of the net just three-minutes into the first period. Arch Ecker had the call on the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Network…

Wild vs Trail Highlights 2019-01-18

Wild vs Trail Highlights 2019-01-18


Then on Saturday, things seemed to really turn on a controversial no-goal call in the second period on the Wild. The game would be decided in a shootout with Trail coming out on top…
Wild vs Trail Highlights 2019-01-19

Wild vs Trail Highlights 2019-01-19


The home stand continues Wednesday with a 6 o’clock game against Merritt before Langley comes in on Friday and Chilliwack Saturday at the Town Toyota Center.

Rams will play New England in Super Bowl 53

We now know the teams that will meet in Super Bowl 53 in two weeks after some exciting conference championships yesterday…
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Greg Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal in overtime helped the Rams win the NFC Championship 26-23 over the New Orleans Saints. Zuerlein had tied the game in the closing seconds of regulation to send it into overtime on a 48-yarder.

In Kansas City, it took New England overtime to down the Chiefs 37-31 as the Patriots took the first drive of the extra session and punched their ticket to the Super Bowl with a 2-yard touchdown run by Rex Burkhead.
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So that sets up the sides in Atlanta in two Sunday’s as 41-year old Tom Brady and his 66-year old coach Bill Belichick will take on the upstart 24-year old Jered Goff and his 32-year old coach Sean McVay as the Patriots battle the Rams in Super Bowl 53.

Eastmont Girls fall by 5, Eastmont Boys win going away

Let’s back up to Friday to span the weekend of prep sports as we go back to the Les Schwab Scoreboard…
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In girls basketball, the Eastmont Wildcats got out to a good start but couldn’t keep up in the second half, falling to Eisenhower 48-43, despite a good game from Britt Vaughn. Grant Olson and Eric Kuntz had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Eastmont vs Ike Girls Highlights 2019-01-18

Eastmont vs Ike Girls Highlights 2019-01-18


Also on Friday night in girls play, Cashmere dispatched Chelan 75-34. Cascade was nine better than Okanogan 51-42. And Waterville-Mansfield mauled Manson 62-32.

Turning to the Les Schwab Prep Boys Scoreboard from Friday night…
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Eastmont got out to a quick start and finished with three players in double figures to down Eisenhower 63-51. Grant Olson and Eric Kuntz had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Eastmont vs Ike Boys Highlights 2019-01-18

Eastmont vs Ike Boys Highlights 2019-01-18


Also on Friday night, Cashmere’s Mason Landeck had 43-points as the Bulldogs beat Chelan 85-73. Okanogan clobbered Cascade 65-38. And Manson stopped Waterville-Mansfield 52-28.

Eastmont Girls fall at home, Wenatchee loses on road

As we move ahead to Saturday, we’ll start with the Les Schwab Girls Prep Scoreboard…
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The Eastmont girls provided stingy defense and forced West Valley into several first half turnovers but wilted midway through the 3rd quarter and fell 57-41. Eric Granstrom had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Eastmont vs West Valley Girls Highlights 2019-01-19

Eastmont vs West Valley Girls Highlights 2019-01-19


Also on Saturday, Wenatchee fell on the road at Davis 57-44, so the Panthers are still looking for their first win of the season. Waterville-Mansfield improved to 13-and-3 on the season with a 51-17 win over Pateros. And Entiat edged Riverside Christian 41-32.

Eastmont Boys suffer home loss, Wenatchee wins again

On the Les Schwab Prep Boys Scoreboard Saturday…
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Eastmont and West Valley played a classic, back and forth contest with six ties and seven lead changes with the Rams coming out on top 54-51. Eric Granstrom had the call on a great night for the Wildcat’s Calen Massey…

Eastmont vs West Valley Boys Highlights 2019-01-19

Eastmont vs West Valley Boys Highlights 2019-01-19


But it wasn’t to be as West Valley wins it 54-51. Also on Saturday, Wenatchee maintained its position atop the Big 9 with a 67-58 road win at Davis. Riverside Christian beat Entiat 67-41. And it was Pateros over Waterville-Mansfield 58-43.

Eastmont hosts Wenatchee twice this week on NCWLIFE

Coming up this week on the NCWLIFE Sports Schedule…
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It starts tomorrow night at Eastmont where the Wildcats host Wenatchee in Big 9 wrestling at 7. Hockey Night Thursday features Friday’s Wild game against Trail. Then on Friday, it’s Sunnyside and Wenatchee in a girl-boy doubleheader basketball game starting at 5:30. We’ll also be at Eastmont Saturday as Wenatchee comes calling with the girls first at 5:30 followed by the boys at 7:30 right here on your home for local sports, NCWLIFE Channel.

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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).