The DeSales Catholic High School Irish boys bounced back from Thursday's loss to basketball rival WWVA on Saturday, annihilating the Mabton Vikings 64-37 in an Eastern Washington Athletic Conference clash, and showcasing their defense and rebounding prowess in the process.

TOPPENISH — Quarterback Bobby Holtzinger rushed for 219 yards and three touchdowns while wide receiver Lucas Hicks caught six passes for 140 yards and two scores as DeSales held off Yakama Tribal, 42-34, in Class B-8 football action here Saturday afternoon.

OAKESDALE, Wash. — Pomeroy saw its 10-game Southeast 1B League volleyball winning streak snapped here Thursday night as Oakesdale took down the Pirates in straight sets to clinch at least a share of the league championship.

PRESCOTT — St. John-Endicott-Lacrosse downed Prescott in straight sets here Thursday night in the Tigers' fiinal home volleyball match of the season.

Tekoa-Rosalia receiver Kale Struble caught touchdown passes of nine and 51 yards from quarterback Anthony Gehring in the final two-and-a-half minutes of the second quarter Friday night that allowed the Timberwolves to pull away from DeSales in a 54-26 Class B-8 football victory at Ty Baffney Field.

Josh Richard is a 2007 DeSales High School grad who can hardly remember when he wasn’t a member of the Irish football family.

MABTON, Wash. — DeSales stood three outs away from a 6-2 victory in this EWAC softball makeup game with Mabton here on Thursday, but before the Irish could apply the finishing touches, the Vikings rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning.