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Pnga  February 19. lCJfR Ouad Ci Harald QCH sports Mustangs . lose to week 13 of 14 Teem W-L Skunks Diddlers ,.v.,,., Waterville in 63.3 58.3 a squeaker 53.5 The Bridgeport-Mansfield Mustangs started off 49.2 the week with a heartbreaking 56-54 loss to Waterville 47.5 45 on February 10. Watervill jumped out to a 22-13 lead in the first 43.1 and was up 35-26 at halftime. Bridgeport-Mansfield cut into the lead with a 17-13 third quarter and an 39.6 11-8 fourth but it was not enough. 34.2 B-M tied the game at 54-54 when Ben Lynn hit 33.8 a shot with 25 seconds left but Waterville's Kellen Bigger answered with a buzzer beater tO give the Shockers the win. "We kept battling back but we just ran out of time," said Brandon Evenson, Bridgeport-Mansfield boys basketball coach. "We played really well -- that wasthebestwehaveplayed "We kept all year." Dustin Mathews net- hattlina ted 17 points to lead the Mustangs, Todd Perkins back but put in four treys and fin- ishedwith 16points, Jeff wejOst ran Wood had one trey and out of time" nine points, Ben Lynn pitched in six points, Ja- -- Brandon son Wood had four points and ChrisHurley added Evenson two points. Waterville's Keith Finkbeiner had 26 points. Bridgeport-Mansfield had trouble handling Cashmere's pressure defense and suffered a 74-29 loss last Thursday night. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 20-2 lead in the first and closed out the first half with a 17- 3 rally in the second quarter. Cashmere fin- ished the third up 53-19 and pulled away with a 21-10 run in the fourth. "Their defense was really good," said Evenson. "Their pressure defense got to us. But we also shot ourselves in the foot m our shots would not fall for us." Mathews hit two treys and finished with eight points to lead the team, Jeff Wood had six points, Perkins and Lynn both hit one trey and finished with five points, Patrick Dundas canned one trey and Russell Maw added two points. Cashmere's Cassidy Secrist had 15 points, Matt Darlington had 12 points and Tyler Green added 11 points. 165-95 WOI 152-88 Custom 140-100 Bear Cove Video 141-119 Duck.R-B-Hit 139.121 Candle's Dandies 128.132 Bull Shooters 114-126 RB Repair 108-132 Lucky Doubles 112-148 Legion Patriots 95-145 Eagles I 89-171 Eagles II 88-172 Top 10 Shooters Men W-L % Veto Westerdahl 45-3 93.8 Kad Bach 41-3 93.2 Trecy Shrable 37-11 77.1 Brad Sloan 40-12 76.9 Gone Barrutta 33-11 75 Bill Harp 34-14 70.8 Richard Carmack 35-17 67.3 Jason Wasterdahl 32-16 66.7 Fred Wiltse 34-18 65.4 Rick Blackburn 32-20 61.5 Women W-L % Dannie Rue Carmack 35-17 67,3 Rhonda Harp 30-18 62.5 Judl Hogan 27-21 56.3 Sabrina Storm 26-22 54.2 Andros Halterman 25-23 52.1 Doreen Barrutia 27-25 51.9 Niole Shenyer 24-24 50 Candre Blackburn 25-27 48.1 Susan Bakken 24-28 46.2 Kim Ec, konbargor 18-21 46.2 Washington State AP Boys Basketball Poll Class B 1. Pateros (5) 18-1 2. Curlew (5) 18-3 3. Trout Lake 19-1 4. LaConner 19-2 5. Chief Leschi 17-3 6. Valley Christian 18-2 7. DeSales 14-3 8. Mossyrock 17-1 g, Manson 14-4 10. Taholah 12-7 c,...,, Nannies 1. Chelan (9) 20-1 90 2. La Center 18-3 80 3. CIo Elum 18-2 71 pie in crum 5. Highland 16,4 51 6. Cashmere 15-5 42 15-5 34 ,.,--,.r fourth quarter 8. Zillah 16-4 33 9. Toledo 14-6 13 10. Toutle Lake 12-7 10 Others receiving votes: to Okanogan Freeman (15-5) 7. Others receiving votes: Garfleld-Palouae (17-4) 10, North Beach (17-3) 10. Washington State AP Girls Basketball Poll Class 1A 1. Liberty Bell (4) 19-1 91 2. King's (4) 18-3 90 3. Lynden Christian 17-3 4. Okanogan 18-2 5. Cle Elum (1) 18-2 6. Dayton 17-2 7. Toledo 14-3 8. White Swan 17-3 9. Seattle Christian 14-6 14 95 The Pateros Nannies battled it out with Okanogan 86 70 before faltering in the fourth quarter and losing to 68 the Bulldogs 59-46 last Saturday night. 59 Okanogan jumped out to a 15-5 lead in the first but Pateros cut it to 25-20 at halftime. Pateros cut 46 the lead to two points to end the third but the 41 Bulldogs wenton a 24-11 rally in the fourth topull 19 away for the win. 18 "We were only down two to end the third quar- 14 ter," said John Ellis, Pateros girls basketball coach. "But Okanogan kept the pressure on in the fourth and we couldn't keep up" - John Ellis "'But Okanogan kept the pressure on in the fourth and we couldn't keep up." "That game was more beneficial to us than to them. It will help us in the long run." Annie Neuneker came through with one trey, 19 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals to lead the Nannies, Joey Bighouse netted 12 points, three rebounds, one assist and two steals, Beth Tuinstra had six points, one rebound and five assists, Sara Troutman added one trey, five points, one rebound 67 andone steal, MelissaNieuwenhuis had two points, 63 seven rebounds, three assists and one steal, Erica 58 Nieuwenhuis pitched in two points and Andrea 50 Johnson pulled down three rebounds. 48 47 Okanogan's Jocelyn Merkley had 25 points. John F. Cleveland II photos Brewstsr's Lupe Fernandez gains control of Jeremy McGuffin, Chelan, in his regional championship match to take first seed into Mat Classic X. Brewster wrestlers bound for state event Lupe Fernandez stepped up his performance at the Region Ill IA Wrestling Tournament and won the re- gional championship for the Brewster wrestling team, and will take the first seed into Mat Classic X at the Tacoma Dome this Friday and Saturday. Fernandez went undefeated in the 115-pound weight class and beat Eli Super, Tonasket, in overtime 7-5 to advance to the championship. "It feels good -- it is not sinking in yet," said Lupe Fernandez, Brewster senior wrestler. "It was not a big surprise because (Bill) Haley said I could do it." "After I got that overtime win it got me pumped up for the finals. It is a goal for me to get at least in top four in state." Lupe will be joined by Lance Dial, third, Eddie Valdovinos, fourth, and Sal Guerrero, fifth, at Mat Classic X. Brewster had its first state qualifier last year and improved its count to four this season. Lance Dial, 101, beat Travis Dixon, Reardan, with a pin in three minutes and 23 seconds, lost to Martin Mitchell, Tonasket, with a pin in :47, beat Rick Haulett, Oroville, with a pin in 3:37 and beat Saun Raftery, Cashmere, 6-5 to place third at regionals. "Everything I have worked for is starting to pay off for me," said Lance Dial, Brewster wrestler. Sat Guerrero, 108, beat Buddy Robinson, Freeman, with a pin in 1:32, beat Sam Mitchell, Reardan, with a pin in 5:53, lost to Courtney "Fuller, Liberty Bell, 21-5, lost to Cris Pauly, Cbelan, 15-7, beat Dusty Wynne, Reardan, with a pin in 1:28 to place fifth. "This was my goal  to make it to state," said Sal Guerrero, Brewster wrestler. "I am really happy." Lupe Fernandez, 115, beat Merle Powell, Liberty, with a pin in 4:19, beat Ben Hargrove, Cashmere, 7-4, beat Eli Super, Tonasket, 7-5 in overtime, beat Jeremy McGuffin, Chelan, 11-7 rtO win the regional champion- ship. Alex Garcia, 122, beat Gabe Martinez, Freeman, 13- 7, lost to Matt Tuller, Liberty Bell, with a pin in 1:13, beat Emsa Harding, Wilbur-Creston, 12-5, lost to Kelly Attwood, Tonasket, 10-2 and lost to Chris Schuessler, Liberty, 11-10. Eddie Valdovinos, 129, beat Justin Ziebell, Ritzville, by injury default, beat Pat Conley, Liberty, 15-5, lost to Paul Hadley, Chelan, 9-0. beat Chris Fulkerson, Free- man, 10-5, lost to Mica Jacobs, Tonasket, 4-3 for fourth place. "I never thought I would make it to state," said Eddie Valdovinos, Brewster wrestler. "It has been one of my dreams to make it to state." Heath Brown, 158, lost to Nell Appel, Colfax, with a pin in 1:51, lost to Nick Ford. Lake Roosevelt, 17-2. Eric Rios, 275, lost to Joe Rouse, Reardan, with a pin in 1:14, lost to Josh Pool, Tonasket. with a pin in 2:54. ",-', ,o.,,,,=c,...,., Fillies apply defen,'; ive ,oo pressure to defeat (';ashmere 2. Clallam Bay 21-0 83 3. Tekoa-Oakesdale , 17-2 72 The Bridgeport-Mansfield Fillies used their pressure defense to pull away from Cashmere for the 59-50 victory last Fri- day night. Bridgeport-Mansfteld held a slight 11- 10 lead after the first and was up 30-20 at halftime. Cashmere rallied back with an 18-5 third to take a 38-35 lead but the Fillies turned up their defensive pressure for a 24-12 run in the fourth to get the win. Andrea Henton netted 17 points to lead the Fillies, Bethany Lynn pitched in 16 points, Hannah Jorgensen added nine points, Megan Malone worked her way inside for eight points, Tiffany Derby had four points, Stefanie Gavin put in three points and Heather Foged had two points. Cashmere's Hannah Flick had 17 points and Kaci Pipkins had 14 points. B.ndseport-Mansfield knocked Cash- mete out of district playoff contention in its last game of the season. 4. St. George's 18-3 65 5. DeSalee 16-3 55 6. King's West 19-2 39 7. Selklrk 19-3 36 8. Wllbur-Creston 15-5 23 9. Wlllapa Valls7- 3 19 10. Waitsburg 15-5 15 Others receiving votes: Nspavine (16-3) 12, Wellplnlt (17-4) 10. Brewster wrestling coach Bill Hsley congratulates Lupe Fernandez after his reg Ional championship win. Tonasket won the team standings with 212 1/2, Liberty Bell 188, Chelan 129 1/2, Cashmere 126,Reardan 114, Okanogan 108,Oroville 901/ 2. Brewster 77, Almira.Coulee Hartline 77, Freeman 60 1/ 2, Davenport 58, Colfax 56, Lake Roosevelt 55, Ritzville 53 1/2, Wilbur-Creston 40, Liberty 36, Republic 34, Mary Walker 31, Ketde Falls 24, Rosalia 19. "The Lord worked wonders with these guys," said Bill Haley, Brewster wrestling coach. "I don't think it would be possible without him." "Our guys practiced super hard during the w:ek and our aggressiveness showed. We did better at the re- gional tournament than at district m even though there was better competition." "Our program is increasing and getting tougher each year. It proves that anybody that works hard enough to get to their goals can succeed and take it to state." Mat Classic X will be held at the Tacoma Dome this Friday and Saturday. Session 1 will be Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., session 2 will be from 5:00 "It feels good ff is not sinking in yet" - Lupe Femandez, Brewster senior wrestler p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Session 3 will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., session 4 will begin at 4:00 p.m. and the final will begin at 6:00 p.m. Okanogan defeats Nannies JV The Pateros boys junior varsity basketball team lost to Okanogan 58-57 on February 10. Uriah Palmanteer netted 10 points and Kevin Stennes had 15 points. The Pateros boys c-squad lost to Okanogan 40-33. Mitchell Moore had nine points and Matt Troutman had four points. The Pateros JV beat Day Star Christian 69-54 last Friday night. Mark Stennes had 26 points, Palmanteer put in 22 points and Jacob Bucholz .had good floor leadership for Pateros. Pateros JV edged by Okanogan The Pateros girls junior varsity  basketball team lost to Okanogan last / 53-32 Saturday night. Erica. Nieuwenhuis led the team with nine points, Tamsin Wilson added seven points and Paris Lilly had four . points. The Pateros JV beat Entiat 48-29 on January 17. Erica Nieuwenhuis had '15 points, ' Melissa Eten added I0 points and Kelly Allen played great defense.