KITTITAS, Wash. — The DeSales Catholic High School girls basketball team made a big leap this weekend, flattening Liberty Christian 44-30 at home on Friday night, then hitting the road for Kittitas here the next day and walking away with a 34-21 rout of the Coyotes.
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.
DeSales battled into Saturday's Edward Jones Christmas Classic girls basketball championship with a 48-44 win over College Place Friday and squared off with Brewster here Saturday.
Tri-Cities Prep had a 31-16 lead over rival DeSales midway through their prep boys basketball clash here on Saturday, but the Irish managed to make a game of it.
It was a tough season opener for the DeSales boys, as Asotin came to town and shot right over the Irish for a 56-53 basketball victory.
The DeSales girls basketball team started its season off with a resounding win on Tuesday, as the Irish stifled the Asotin Panthers for four quarters en route to a 39-24 result.
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.
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.
DeSales celebrated homecoming in a big way here Thursday night as the Irish defeated visiting Liberty Christian of Richland 25-19, 25-15, 25-22 for their first victory of the Eastern Washington Athletic Conference season.
DeSales battled White Swan in an endless Eastern Washington Athletic Conference volleyball clash here on Thursday.
Running back Brandon Montoya rushed for a game-high 278 yards and six touchdowns, including a game-winning, six-yard tote with one second left in the fourth quarter that lifted undefeated Lyle-Wishram to a 48-44 victory over DeSales in Class B-8 football action Friday night at Ty Baffney Field.
DeSales fell to Stanfield in straight sets, 25-16, 25-9, 25-12, losing their non-league prep volleyball match here on Tuesday.
DeSales made strides Saturday in the Irish gym, but not enough to avoid being swept by Kittitas-Thorp in an Eastern Washington Athletic Conference prep volleyball match.
WEST POINT, Miss. — DeSales alumn Emily Baumgart birdied three more holes in the second round of the U.S. Women’s Amateur here at Old Waverly Golf Club on Tuesday, but she finished three strokes short of advancing any further.
WEST POINT, Miss. — DeSales alumn Emily Baumgart birdied three holes on her way to a 2-over par 74 that tied for 45th place out of 156 with the completion of first-round action in the U.S. Women’s Amateur here at Old Waverly Golf Club on Monday.
MOLALLA, Ore. — DeSales alumn Emily Baumgart finished her climb through the Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur with a 5-and-4 match play loss to Rino Sasaki, of Japan, in a quarterfinal match here at Arrowhead Golf Club on Thursday.
MOLALLA, Ore. — With a three-hole lead and only two left, DeSales alumn Emily Baumgart bested Pendleton native Haley Greb in their single-elimination Round of 16 match at the 118th Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur Tournament here on the Arrowhead Golf Club on Wednesday.
MOLALLA, Ore. — Emily Baumgart added another page to her growing amateur golf resume here Tuesday by winning the stroke-play portion of the 118th Pacific Northwest Golf Association Women’s Amateur tournament at the Arrowhead Golf Club.
Steve Ruthven will be the head girls volleyball coach for DeSales High School, the Walla Walla Catholic Schools has announced.
SAN FRANCISCO — DeSales grad Emily Baumgart, a redshirt-sophomore at Washington State University, is an honorable mention member of the Pac-12 All-Academic women’s golf team.
MOSES LAKE, Wash. — DeSales ended its softball season with a pair of losses at the District 5-6 Tournament here on Saturday.
WENATCHEE — DeSales made short work of Manson for a 10-0 victory in a first-round matchup of the District 5-6 Baseball Tournament here at Wenatchee Recreational Park on Friday, but then saw its season come to an end later that afternoon with a 5-4 loss to Liberty Bell.
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.
KITTITAS, Wash. — Ryan Chase and Bobby Holtzinger both homered for DeSales, and the Irish rode a lineup running on high octane to 10-4 and 26-18 victories over Kittitas-Thorp in EWAC baseball doubleheader action on Friday..
DeSales lost both ends of a baseball doubleheader to Tri-Cities Prep, 17-2 and then 12-0, in Eastern Washinton Athletic Conference action here on Tuesday.
A three-run rally in the bottom of the first inning saved the day for DeSales.
DeSales hung on in the first game, and overcame a two-run deficit in the seventh inning of the nightcap here Saturday in Eastern Washington Athletic Conference softball action.
The DeSales pitching staff of Bobby Holtzinger and Ryan Chase dominated White Swan here Saturday in Eastern Washington Athletic Conference baseball action.