High School Sports


Photos by Diana Pinion Cascade Player #12 Kayla Bittle blocks the ball with her teammate, Cascade player #10 Say Akers prepares to spike service from teammate #6 Kat Craig.
  The Cascade volleyball team had only one game during homecoming week; however, it was notable for the Kodiaks.  The girls took on rival, the Chelan Mountain Goats at Chelan High School on Oct 2. Players didn’t let the unfamiliarity off an away court diminish their performance — nor did they...

Photos by Kalie Drago Cascade #12 Cole Warnaca looks for a pass during the game.
  Homecoming week is a chance for the student body to get creative with spirit days such as Meme Day and to have more fun than usual at lunch with activities such as tug-of-war, but head coach Dominique Coffin didn’t let the board game themed homecoming week distract the boys from the game that...
  The Tuesday, Sept. 25 City The Cascade Kodiaks girls soccer teams ran with the home field advantage at the Thursday, September 27 game against the Okanogan Bulldogs. The girls left the field with a record of two wins, six losses and one tie, but regardless of the season’s total record - the girls...
  There’s a herd of teenagers that can sometimes be seen jogging throughout Leavenworth in the early afternoon.  They make up the Cascade cross country team.  This group of stampeding tweens have taken on the beginning of the season with vigor and it is showing in the results of their invitationals...

Senior Ashley Parton was the state champion in the 300 hurdles.
Cascade senior Ashley Parton was the only member of the track and field team to capture a state title. Parton bested the field in the 1A division with a time of 44.72 in the 300 hurdles finals. “She had a great start, continued to push through the corner and finished strong. You could see it right...

Maddie Vandel, left, and Megan Evans finished fifth at the state tennis tournament.
Cascade High School sent two doubles teams to the State 1A/2B/1B Tennis Tournament in Yakima on May 25, 26. The boys doubles team of Finn Johnson and Dylan Kuehni lost 6-2, 6-3 to Harrington/Wibowo of Charles Wright Academy in the first round. In the first round of consolation, they faced Owen...

Cascade's top pitcher, Sarah Paulson, had a rough time at state in the first game but rebounded well in the second game, as the Kodiaks dropped both games.
By any measure, it was an outstanding season for the Cascade Kodiak fastpitch softball team. Even though the team lost both games at state, Cascade was still the outright Caribou Trail League champion and District champion. Cascade finishes the season 15-7. Cascade had a tough matchup in the first...

Cascade participated in the State 1A Golf Championships last week in Spokane. Picture, from left, state participant Tim Wells, team member Emma Halseth, state participant Emma Nielson, state participant Isaac Cortes, Assistant Coach Ken Baumann, Head Coach Randy Alexander.
The State 1A Golf Tournament was held on March 22-23 at the Liberty Lake and Hangman Valley golf courses in Spokane. Golfing for Cascade was senior Tim Wells, freshman Isaac Cortes and sophomore Emma Neilson. Wells finished 33rd out of 80 golfers, Cortes shot 98 and Nielson 124, both missing the...

Cascade senior Emily Gaines competes in the 4x200 relay at the District 6 1A Championships in Cashmere last week. The 4x200 team made to state for the third year in a row.
The Cascade Kodiaks are sending a record 17 athletes to state. Cascade Head Coach Bill Davies said it was most athletes he could remember going to state. Cascade participated in the District 6 1A Track and Field meet on May 16 in Cashmere. “It is an amazing group of kids and I am so proud of all...

The Cascade doubles team of Maddie Vandel, left, and Megan Evans earned a trip to state.
The Cascade Kodiaks qualified two doubles teams for the state tennis tournament coming up at the Yakima Tennis Club. As it often happens for postseason, Cascade combined their best singles players in hopes of qualifying for state. Megan Evans and Maddie Vandel won two of their three matches last...

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