Wild win two out of three on Canadian road trip

Wenatchee at Cowichan Valley

Wild use overtime to win two of three on road trip

WENATCHEE, WA – The Wenatchee Wild are back home after a successful road trip in Canada, winning two of three games, both wins coming in overtime…
Wenatchee began the weekend at Cowichan Valley Friday night. The Capitals scored first with the Wild countering on goals by PJ Fletcher and Marko Reifenberger to make it 2-1 at the end of the first period.

The Capitals came back with two goals in the second to stake a 3-2 lead before Brandon Koch tied it at the 9-minute mark of the third. The game would go into overtime and that’s where we’ll pick up the highlights with Arch Ecker on the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Network, video courtesy of Hockey TV…

Wenatchee Wild at Cowichan Valley Highlights 2019-02-08

Wenatchee Wild at Cowichan Valley Highlights 2019-02-08

Wenatchee came out flat the next night, being outshot 30-to-22 and outscored in a 4-1 defeat at Victoria. Chad Sasaki scored the Wild’s lone goal just before the end of the first period.

So it would be on to Coquitlam Sunday for an afternoon game with the Express. The home team scored the first two goals before Wenatchee lit the lamp on Nathan Iannone’s 9th goal of the season. The Express held a 4-1 lead in the 3rd before the Wild came storming back with goals by Sasaki and Marko Reifenberger in the final two minutes to send it into overtime.

Back to the highlights with Arch Ecker on the call and video courtesy of Hockey TV…

Wenatchee Wild at Coquitlam Highlights 2019-02-10

Wenatchee Wild at Coquitlam Highlights 2019-02-10

That makes 11 games for the Wild this season settled in overtime or a shootout past overtime, with Wenatchee 5-3 in overtime. The Wild return for the final two home games of the regular season this Friday and Saturday at the Town Toyota Center with Salmon Arm in town. Both games start at 7:05.

Waterville-Mansfield makes it through District’s 1st 2 days

Despite the snow storm that hit over the weekend, the 2B District 5/6 basketball tournament was able to be played as we check the Les Schwab Prep Scoreboard…
Waterville-Mansfield won its first game over Walla Walla Valley Academy Friday 58-45. Then on Saturday, at Hanford High School, the Shockers fell to Tri-Cities Prep 63-34. So now it’s on to Friday in the consolation bracket with a 4 o’clock game at Chelan High School against DeSales.

Wenatchee ends season, Eastmont girls ready for Davis

In Big 9 Girls Basketball Friday…
Wenatchee officially ended its season with a 37-20 loss to Moses Lake. The Panthers finished the season 1-and-19. The District Play-In games will be tomorrow with Eastmont at Davis at 5:45. Eisenhower plays at West Valley at 6. The winners advance to face Moses Lake and Sunnyside in the District Tournament Friday.

Wenatchee boys earn co-league title with West Valley

On the Les Schwab Boys Prep Scoreboard Friday…
Wenatchee got a spirited effort from Garrett Long in a 46-39 win over Moses Lake. West Valley was also victorious, with a 63-59 win over Davis, so the Panthers and Rams are co-league champs. West Valley gets the #1 seed heading into districts with a better quality win total than Wenatchee with Eisenhower beating Sunnyside 66-52.

The District Play-In games are tomorrow with Eastmont traveling to Davis at 7:30. Wenatchee will host the higher seed remaining after tomorrow Friday at 7pm. We’ll have that game LIVE on the NCWLIFE Channel. The other play-in has Moses Lake hosting Eisenhower.

Caribou Trail League Districts today at Wenatchee High

After the snow scratched the schedule for Saturday, they’ll try again today to play the first round of the District 6 1A Tournament at Wenatchee High School…
It starts at 3 o’clock with a loser-out girls game between Okanogan and Chelan. That’s followed by 4:30 by a loser-out game between Chelan and Omak. The girls district championship features Omak and Cashmere at 6. Then the boys championship will follow at 8 between Okanogan and Cashmere.

Entiat boys and girls head to Ephrata for Districts

The Central Washington 1B District gets underway tomorrow at Ephrata High School…
The Entiat girls face Moses Lake Christian in a loser-out game at 6 o’clock. Then on Wednesday, the Entiat boys play a loser-out game against Riverside Christian at 6.

We’re still waiting on the WIAA to provide the brackets for a 32-man field for the Mat Classic this weekend in the Tacoma Dome. All the regional tournaments were cancelled across the state last weekend due to the snow storm.