“We had a conversation about striking out,” Clearwater Valley coach Josh Bradley said after his young squad pulled off a 16-7 upset of Whitepine League top seed Genesee last Thursday, May 16.
The Grangeville High School spring sports banquet will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 at the GHS cafeteria.
May 14 - 20
Clearwater Valley surprised Genesee with one of its best performances, and will play Prairie for the 1A District II championship Friday.
Bulldogs ace Jasper Sabatino delivered an exceptional start for Grangeville in a critical situation last Monday night, May 5. To force a rematch with an Orofino squad that has handled the Bulldogs by the collar in three games this season, Sabatino struck out 13 to secure a 3-0 win over St. Maries.
Last time they crossed paths, Hailey Sullivan saw several of these sprinters from a slightly different angle. Last Thursday, May 1 at the Meet of Champions at Vollmer Bowl, they saw her.
Both teams faced a possible one-and-done post-season when Grangeville played Clearwater Valley in the 2A District II tournament preliminary last Monday afternoon, May 5. The CV girls extended their season by a day — at least — with an early win over GHS. But on account of a 12-2 loss to Orofino later that day, the Rams needed to win two in a row after the Tuesday print deadline to keep their season going.
Since stumbling against Genesee on April 28, the Clearwater Valley baseball team has been on a tear.
May 7-13 Baseball; Softball; Tennis; Track
Grangeville’s stable of girls’ doubles teams squared off against opponents from farther north last Saturday, May 3, at Lewiston High School.
Grangeville’s track and field squad marked out the top boys and girls scores last Friday, April 25, at the Lewis-Clark/Nez Perce Games behind nine first-place boys finishes and four first-place girls finishes.
Grangeville’s Taylor Wilkins serves during a mixed doubles victory over Clearwater Valley’s Harrick/Krieger tandem last Monday night, April 28.
Prairie’s Krystin Uhlenkott received the hand-off from Shayla Vonbargen a few strides earlier than Troy’s 4x100 anchor and added a couple of strides to the Pirates’ lead at the finish at the Whitepine League championships last Monday night, April 28, at Lapwai.
Bowling, trapshooting, jet boat racing and track and field results
Kamiah/Genesee paused, to resume Saturday