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Warriors complete road sweep, down Pacific JV

FOREST GROVE, Ore. — Walla Walla Community College’s women’s basketball team found the Willamette Valley drinking water just fine over the weekend.

Corban escapes with win over Whit women

WALLA WALLA — An 18-11 stretch over the final six minutes rallied Whitman College’s women’s basketball team to within a bucket in the final seconds Sunday afternoon at Sherwood Center during the concluding game of the eighth annual Kim Evanger Raney Classic.

Portland gets past WWCC men

BELLEVUE — Portland’s Mike Gregory scored a basket at the buzzer here Sunday to lift the Panthers to an 86-84 victory over Walla Walla during the final day of the Bellevue Holiday Classic men’s community college basketball tournament.

Pirate boys win SE1B opener over Patriots

RICHLAND — Pomeroy’s Bryan McGreevy scored 17 points and the Pirates overcame a slow start to claim its Southeast 1B League opener against Liberty Christian here Saturday night, 66-39.

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Missionary men fall to Warner-Pacific, 83-71

Jackson Clough and Philip Chircu reached double figures in scoring and Evan Martin pulled down 11 rebounds, but Whitman College wasn’t able to hold onto a first-half lead against visiting Warner Pacific College, eventually falling to the visiting Knights, 83-71, in non-conference action Saturday evening at Sherwood Athletics Center.

Warrior women win two during weekend

Walla Walla Community College’s women’s basketball team is enjoying a successful weekend in the Willamette Valley thus far.

Schetzle’s 47 leads WWCC past Olympic

Walla Walla Community College’s men’s basketball team will be gunning to leave here today with a winning road trip after splitting its first two games in the Bellevue Holiday Classic.

Pomeroy grapplers compete at first tourney

A trio of Pomeroy wrestlers claimed third place in their respective brackets here Saturday during the Dick Griswald Memorial Tournament.

Wa-Hi wrestlers take fifth at Muilenberg tournament

A second-place performance by Donovan Romero and third-place showings by Benedicto Saucedo and Kurt Blackman powered Walla Walla High School to a fifth-place finish at the annual Muilenburg wrestling tournament that ended here Saturday.

Touchet girls roll past St. John-Endicott

Cierra Jo McKeown led her team to a 56-36 Southeast 1B league victory over St. John-Endicott on Saturday with 20 points, 12 rebounds, 10 steals and seven assists. Katie Skramstad helped out in the win with 14 points, including three shots from behind the 3-point arc. Abby Grudzinski also scored in double figures with 11 points.

Pomeroy girls beat W-P, Liberty Christian

The Pomeroy High School girl’s basketball team downed both of its opponents over the weekend.

TigerScot girls split pair over weekend

The Weston-McEwen High School girls basketball team used a balanced offensive and defensive attack to blow out Sherman County, 50-12, here Saturday. The TigerScots fell to Union, 48-31, on Friday.

Indian boys score sweep over weekend

TOUCHET — The Touchet High School boy’s basketball team completed a two-game sweep at home by beating St. John-Endicott, 54-46, on Saturday after downing LaCrosse-Washtucna-Kahlotus, 62-18, Friday.

Weston-McEwen boys pick up pair of wins

Weston-McEwen High School boys basketball player Linton McAllister scored 24 points and led his team to a thrilling 52-51 win in regulation over Sherman County here Saturday.

Gradwohl’s 3 lifts W-P past Pomeroy in OT

Kyle Gradwohl drained a right-wing 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in overtime that helped lift Class 2B Waitsburg-Prescott to a 63-60 victory over defending Class 1B state runner-up Pomeroy in non-conference boys basketball action here Friday night.