The Richland Bombers boys basketball team beat the Hanford Falcons 88-39 on Saturday in an MCC basketball at Art Dawald Gymnasium. Cole Northrop scored 24 points and Riley Sorn had 16 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks to lead the way for the Bombers.
The Kittitas/Thorp Coyotes boys basketball team knocked off the Tri-Cities Prep Jaguars 68-60 on Friday in an EWAC contest in Pasco. Brock Ravet had 27 points to lead Kittitas, while Kobe Singleton had 23 points and Stefan Geist 21 for TCP.
Kamiakin basketball player Garrett Paxton talks about the Braves' slate of weekend games. In their return from winter break, the Braves play Hanford on the road Friday, then host nationally-ranked Richland at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Matthew Kroner talks about what allowed the Chiawana Riverhawks boys basketball team to take down the cross-town rival Pasco Bulldogs 60-42 on Tuesday. Kroner and teammate Seth Schmidt both registered double-doubles to help the Riverhawks pick up their first MCC win.
The Richland Bombers boys basketball team smoked the Chiawana Riverhawks 90-46 on Friday in Pasco. After the game, Richland's Riley Sorn and coach Earl Streufert, as well as Chiawana coach Chad Herron, weighed in on what makes this Richland team so special. Plus, Sorn offers insight on a shocking start to the game.
Garrett Paxton and Champ Grayson knock down a few 3s, and Robert Pischel makes a game-clinching steal to help the Kamiakin Braves boys basketball team to a 52-46 win over the Lewis and Clark Tigers on Saturday in Kennewick.
Ayoni Benavidez's 20-point performance included this three-quarter court buzzer-beater to end the third quarter as the Kennewick Lions boys basketball team beat the Eisenhower Cadets 75-72 on Friday in a nonleague game at the Lions Den.
The Royal Knights beat the Meridian Trojans 33-27 on Saturday at the Tacoma Dome to win their third straight state title and eighth overall. Alonso Hernandez-Rangel led the way offensively with 143 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries.
The Richland Bombers have enjoyed more success than any 4A team in the state over the past three years, and been among the most dominant in the Mid-Columbia on both sides of the ball in that span. Offensive coordinator Josh Jelinek and defensive coordinator DJ Search talk about what's allowed their units to be so good.