Prep roundup: Othello’s Arvizu scores hat trick against Connell

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CONNELL — Christian Arvizu recorded a hat trick and Othello rallied by Connell in a non-league game 5-1.

Initially, the Eagles took a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute on a 40-yard blast over the Husky goalkeeper’s head. However, from then it was all red.

Arvizu scored twice in the first half, finishing well-placed balls from Carlos Murillo and Bernie Garza Jr. Garza Jr. assisted one more time on a second-half goal by Damon Valencia before Arvizu completed his ha trick.

Carlos Murillo added one more goal with 10 seconds to play in regulation.

Head coach Bernie Garza Sr. highlighted the defensive play of Jovani Espindola and Isai Lopez.

“It’s nice to have where you can make mistakes and the defense bails you out,” Garza Sr. said.


Ephrata 3-1, East Valley 0-11

EPHRATA — Ephrata split with East Valley in a home doubleheader, winning the opener 3-0 before losing the nightcap 11-1.

Rylee Peters struck out 10 and pitcher a one-hitter for the Tigers; Kylar Heston doubled and scored twice.

Jocelyn Eisen had eight strikeouts in Game 2; Crystal Vela doubled.

Othello 18, Cheney 7

OTHELLO — Othello overcame a 7-0 deficit to beat Cheney 18-7.

The Huskies tied the game in the third inning and pulled away with an 11-run fourth inning.

Maya Valdez was 3-for-3 with a double. Emily Garza, Ori Vasquez, Ashley Garza, Nerissa Vasquez and Jazlyhn Verduzco finished with two hits each.

Warden 7-14, Royal 8-2

Selah 23, Quincy 0

Track and field

CWAC dual meet at Wapato


Wapato 89, Quincy 51

Toppenish 70, Quincy 70

Othello 79, Wapato 61

Othello 85, Toppenish 52

Othello 80, Quincy 60


Wapato 73, Quincy 59

Quincy 74, Toppenish 55

Othello 74, Wapato 70

Othello 83, Toppenish 59

Quincy 80, Othello 61


West Valley boys 7, Moses Lake 0

Singles: Jimmy Morton (WV) d. Mark Fedorchuk 6-0, 6-0; Tyler Ditto (WV) d. Riley Bousson 6-0, 6-0; Grant Pickett (WV) d. Matthew Humpherys 6-2, 6-1; Kyle Murdock (WV) d. Wilem Kersey 6-2, 6-0.

Doubles: Logan Kinloch-Caden Rubright (WV) d. Matt Zimmer-Josh Banda 6-1, 6-3; Kade Griffiths-Russell Ridd (WV) d. Austin Hyer-Tyler Wiseman 6-2, 6-2; Kel Griffiths-Mal Caffrey (WV) d. Chris Hedletvedt-Wyatt Voss 6-2, 6-1.

West Valley girls 7, Moses Lake 0

Singles: Alisha Shetty (WV) d. Malika Warnick 6-3, 6-3; Ellie Tweedy (WV) d. Adella Holt 6-0, 6-0; Maddie Pickett (WV) d. Daniella Valdivia 6-0, 6-0; Gracie Joffs (WV) d. Ava Jenks 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles: Katelyn Moen-Emma Kraft (WV) d. Kat Cooper-Kylee Christie 6-2, 6-1; Jane Eichwald-Carolynn Dotson (WV) d. Allison Davis-Saige Roylance 6-0, 6-2; Haelee Jenft-Elena Glover (WV) d. Natalia James-Julia Pimentel 6-0, 6-3.

Ephrata boys 5, Royal 0

Ephrata girls 4, Royal 1

Boys golf

Ephrata 341, Quincy 395

Ephrata 341, Toppenish 462

­— Staff report

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