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Cascade junior guard Kaija Lovelady in action last week against Okanogan. Lovelady is the top scorer for the Kodiaks this season. (Ian Dunn photo)
  The Cascade Kodiak girls’ basketball team started the game off well, tying the visiting Okanogan Bulldogs 10-10 in first quarter, at CHS on Dec. 19. But the second quarter was a problem, especially with the Bulldogs prowess on the offensive boards. They outscored Cascade 21-4 in the second...

Cascade sophomore forward Isaac Cortes goes up for two against Manson. Cortes had a solid game with 16 points and 12 rebounds. (Photo by Ian Dunn)
  The Cascade Kodiak boys’ basketball team dropped games to Cashmere and Manson last week. The Kodiaks played at Cashmere on Dec. 12, losing 77-42. The Bulldogs were hot. Cashmere led 22-13 at half, then 46-26 at the half. In the second half, they outscored Cascade 31-16.  “They shot a blistering...

Cascade sophomore guard Kascia Muscutt shows a lot of energy, which helped the Kodiaks beat Manson last week. (Photo by Ian Dunn)
  The Cascade girls’ basketball team took it on the chin in their game against high powered Cashmere on Dec. 12, losing 84-9. Playing just two days later at home, the girls were able regroup and beat Manson, 35-26.  Cascade Head Coach Dane Lewman said it just difficult playing an awesome team like...

Cascade senior guard Dillon Samuel goes to the basket against Ephrata. ((Ian Dunn photo)
  The Cascade Kodiak boys’ basketball team opened Caribou Trail League play last week. They played at Chelan on Dec. 5, losing hard fought game, 50-46.  Cascade led 12-7 in the first quarter and 20-18 at the half. Chelan pushed ahead in the third quarter, leading 36-30. In the fourth quarter, the...

Cascade junior guard Alondra Acevedo goes for two against Ephrata. (Ian Dunn photo)
  The Cascade girls’ basketball team may not be piling up the wins just yet, but they are showing improvement, according the Head Coach Dane Lewman. The Kodiaks played at Chelan on Dec. 5, losing 48-27.  Lewman felt like his team matched up well.  “I think we came out super slow and it hurt us....

Cascade 145 pounder junior D’Andre Vasquez in action against Royal. (Ian Dunn photo)
  It was a busy week for the Cascade wrestling team with a double dual match with Royal and Tonasket on Dec. 5 and a tournament at Granger last Saturday. Cascade matched up against Royal in the first match on Dec. 5 at CHS.  The Kodiaks picked up wins from Jace Sealy at 132 pounnds, D’Andre Vasquez...

From left, Magali Olguin, Colby West, Kascia Muscutt, Kaija Lovelady, Bekah Francis, Kayla Bittle, Dorothy Espinosa, Alondra Acevedo, Alexa Rodgers. (Photo by Ian Dunn)
    After finishing the season 0-20 last year, there is obviously no where to go up but up for the Cascade girls’ basketball team. Dane Lewman was saddled with a tough job last season. The overwhelming success of soccer and volleyball did not spill over onto the basketball court.  None of the...

From left, Jose Valzdez, Raul Mata, Dillon Samuel, Isaac Cortes, Hans Schyler, Cole Warnaca, Jose Mendoza, Kurt Fraker. (Photo by Ian Dunn)
  Cascade Head Coach Paul Fraker enters his second year since returning to coaching. The Kodiaks struggled in his return, finishing 1-11 in league and 3-16 overall. From that team returns three players this season.  “We have a young group. We’re only bringing three guys returning to the varsity...

Back row, from left, Hunter Reinhart, Daniel Claros, Octavio Ramirez, Arthur Drake, Conner Head, Ethan Almeida. Middle row, Spencer Drolc, Isai Claros, Saul Vizcaino, Jace Seely, Hunter Zackary, Adian Arceo. Front row, Austin Curry, Axel Martinez, Ricardo Barragan, Daniel Sandoval, Juan Martinez, D’Andre Vasquez. (Photo by Ian Dunn)
  Cascade Wrestling Head Coach Jesus Sandoval is hoping to build upon their success from last season. They finished second in the Caribou Trail League and sent five wrestlers to state, three to wrestle and two alternates.  Out of those five, four are back this season.  “That is a really good...

Cascade senior forward Ashley Parton in action against LaSalle in the semifinals at the State 1A Tournament at Shoreline Stadium. Parton scored all three goals for the Kodiaks in semifinals and finals as Cascade finished second to Kings. (Photo by Ian Dunn)
  How would it end? How would this magical season of Cascade soccer end? Undefeated on the season, ranked number one, now playing in the State 1A Girls’ Soccer finals against Kings.  That game went to overtime, then a shootout, which went nine players deep until Kings put in the game winner. Soccer...

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