Wildcats win tennis title
Mt. Spokane defeated Ferris 5-2 for the Greater Spokane League boys tennis championship Tuesday at Ferris.
The Wildcats picked up a pair of key three-set singles victories, with No. 1 Logan Napolsky defeating Whitman Hough 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1, and No. 3 Jason Wuerch defeating Kevin Saetre 4-6, 6-3, 6-0.
Ferris will compete for the girls’ championship today against host Lewis and Clark at Hart Field.
Bret Riggin allowed three hits in five innings and Mike Stewart tripled twice as East Valley (10-8, 9-7) posted a six-inning, 11-1 win over Rogers (6-11, 5-11) in GSL play at Avista Stadium. EV’s George Hamilton and Grant Bruscoe were a combined 4 for 9 with four runs and two RBIs. … Other games were rained out and rescheduled for today: Central Valley at Ferris; Mead at Cheney; Mt. Spokane at Clarkston; Shadle Park at Gonzaga Prep; University vs. Lewis and Clark at Hart Field; and West Valley at North Central.
“Travis Fox brought in the winning run on a squeeze play in the sixth inning, giving Colville (9-8, 8-8) a 4-3 home victory over Riverside (4-16, 3-15) in Great Northern League play. Fox went 3 for 4. … Other GNL games were postponed because of rain. Medical Lake will host Chewelah today at 4 p.m., and Deer Park will travel to Pullman today for a doubleheader starting at 3:30.
University (14-2, 14-2 GSL) pulled within a half-game of idle Shadle Park (15-1, 14-1) for the GSL lead with a five-inning, 10-0 home victory over West Valley. Linse Vlahovich struck out eight in four innings and combined with Mandy Mikelson for a one-hitter. … Mead’s Kim Watson struck out eight without a walk, leading a 13-0 win at Cheney (4-13, 4-12). Watson and freshman Katie Kine each had three hits and three RBIs for Mead (14-3, 13-3). … Kristina DeMello pitched a three-hit shutout, leading Mt. Spokane (13-4, 13-3) to a 4-0 home victory over Gonzaga Prep. Jackie Purser had a pair of RBIs for the Wildcats (11-7, 10-7). … Jamie Taxter hit a two-run double in the first as Rogers (7-10, 7-9) notched a 4-1 home win over East Valley (8-10, 7-10). Cassie Parker struck out eight for Rogers. … Maggie Capwell and Jami Schibel each had a pair of hits as North Central (9-7, 9-7) took a 2-1 victory at Central Valley (11-6, 10-6). Felicia Kinder threw a two-hitter for the winners. … Games at Shadle Park and Ferris were postponed until today because of rain. Shadle will host Clarkston, while Ferris will host Lewis and Clark.
Pullman clinched a share of the GNL championship with a 3-1 victory at Medical Lake. After Lucas Assis gave the Cardinals (11-3, 9-2 GNL) the early lead with a goal in the 15th minute, the Greyhounds (13-1, 10-1) responded with goals from Nick DeGraffenreid and Scott Hagihara early in the second half. The Greyhounds will clinch the title outright with a victory at Lakeside-Nine Mile Falls on Thursday. … Riverside (10-3, 9-2) forced a tie with ML for second place, defeating host Lakeside 3-0. Brady Ostendorf scored two goals and assisted on the other. The Rams will host ML on Thursday. … Colville (4-11, 3-9) defeated Chewelah 3-2 in a shootout at Chewelah (1-12, 1-10). The Indians had a 4-0 edge in the shootout.
Lewis and Clark placed two players in the top three and defeated Gonzaga Prep by 15 strokes in the season’s final GSL match at MeadowWood Golf Course. Molly Fuhs earned medalist honors for LC with a 3-over-par 75, defeating G-Prep’s Annie Brophy by one stroke. LC’s Allison Moran finished third with a 77.
Track and field
Medical Lake earned two victories in a GNL boys meet at Riverside. The Cardinals defeated Chewelah 84-51 and Riverside 75-66, and Riverside beat Chewelah 87-53. David Jacob of the Cardinals won the 800-meter run (2 minutes, 6 seconds), the 1,600 (4:42) and the 3,200 (10:43). … Chewelah won the girls meet, defeating Medical Lake 70-67 and Riverside 72-59. Medical Lake beat Riverside 75-67. Rebecca Johnstone led the Cougars, winning the 400 (1:03.51) and the triple jump (30 feet, 5 inches).