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Brody Hartley took home an individual medal, beating the runnerup by 31 seconds with another 205 competitors in the dust, while the Wa-Hi boys placed 10th among 38 teams and the varsity girls were seventh.
"It was cold and raining for most of the meet, but the student-athletes had incredibly positive attitudes and many posted personal best times," Wa-Hi coach Nancy Rose said.
The Blue Devils (1-2 record) dominated the game, mounting a 42-0 lead by halftime to put the mercy rule in effect for the rest of the night.
"Rollercoaster of emotions," Blue Devils coach Christina Dove says. "Being down 2-0 is, and fighting back to win three straight sets is, extremely tough. It says a lot about the determination and grit of this team."
Dual scoring had the Blue Devils edging Southridge 93.5-92.5, while reigning conference champion Hanford topped them, 137-46.
Kennewick is the latest victim after Wa-Hi (3-0 record) had already opened this season last week with marathon wins at Richland and then here against Hanford.
Walla Walla High School's volleyball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 3-2 victory over Mid-Columbia Conference foe Kennewick on the Blue Devils' court on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
Madison Warden pitched two complete games, Tallulah Sickels homered, and Wa-Hi had extra-base hits from Kylie Kemp, Sarah Justice and Clarabelle Hall while Allie Schneidmiller, Raquel Justice and Aliah Mendiola joined in the hitting spree.
The Blue Devils only led 2-1 at halftime, but pulled away to even their record this season at 2-2.
Walla Walla High's girls swim and dive team had 22 participants compete in the first meet of the season at the Richland Twilight Swim Meet at George Prout Pool on Friday, Sept. 10.
The game was tied 6-6 midway through its third quarter when the snap on a Wa-Hi punt sailed to the Blue Devils 20, and five plays later, Pasco ran the ball in from a yard out to go ahead for good.
Back in action for the first time since starting this season with an shocking win at perennial Mid-Columbia Conference powerhouse Richland, the Blue Devils found themselves challenged by an upset-minded Hanford in another five-set marathon.
"It’s been a very, very long time since we have beat Richland," Blue Devils coach Christina Dove says. "And it feels amazing to open our season with a win against the reining MCC champions."
Richland, which had gone 11-1 over the spring with a pair of wins over Wa-Hi, mounted a 2-0 lead by halftime before pulling away in the closing minutes.
"Kennewick is ranked No. 3 in the state, and we gave them everything they can handle, so I’m extremely proud of our guys,” Blue Devils head coach Greg Lupfer says.
A tough, early childhood is among the obstacles ex-Walla Walla High School athletic standout Gary Winston has successfully hurdled.
Former Walla Walla High School softball pitcher Kamryn Coleman has enjoyed her share of acclaim and disappointment.
Four Walla Walla High School basketball players — one girl and three boys — were recently named to the 2021 Mid-Columbia Conference all-league teams.
Walla Walla High School senior Dash Sirmon placed third out of 24 selected decathlon participants from around the state here June 18-19 at the Washington State Multi-Event Championships.
The Walla Walla High School boys basketball team experienced ice-cold shooting in the second half Saturday during the championship game of the Mid-Columbia Conference tournament at Kamiakin High School. Wa-Hi managed just six field goals after halftime in a 57-47 loss to the Kamiakin Braves.
Guard Diego Jaques and forward Michael Cornia tallied a combined 51 points Friday night as the Walla Walla High School boys basketball team posted a 79-65 victory over Richland in a Mid-Columbia Conference tournament semifinal game in the Wa-Hi gym.
Michael Cornia scored a game-high 25 points for Walla Walla High School's boys basketball team, Diego Jaques added 13 points, Jacob Coram had 11, and the Blue Devils wrapped up their regular season schedule Wednesday in Hermiston with a 73-45 rout of the host Bulldogs.
Walla Walla High's boys and girls swim and dive teams both finished third at the Mid-Columbia Conference championships at Prout Pool here on Thursday, June 10.
Chiawana joined Walla Walla High School's boys basketball team in lighting up the scoreboard with a fourth-quarter shootout Wednesday in Pasco, but the visiting Blue Devils held on for their third straight win in an 88-84 victory.
For the second night in a row, Walla Walla High School's girls basketball team fell short of a huge upset as the Blue Devils went to the fourth quarter only trailing Chiawana 25-23.
Michael Cornia scored a game-high 19 points for Walla Walla High School's boys basketball team, Diego Jaques had 15, and Jacob Coram added 12 off the bench as their dominating third quarter Tuesday lifted the Blue Devils to a 68-54 victory here at Kennewick.
Walla Walla High School's girls basketball team fell short of a stunning upset Tuesday, June 8, battling Kennewick to the end of a 38-35 loss.
Walla Walla High track and field student-athletes earned all-Mid-Columbia Conference (MCC) and team honors following the season.
Walla Walla High School's girls basketball team lost at Southridge, 42-29, on Saturday after losing at home to Richland, 68-29, on Friday.
Walla Walla High School's boys basketball team got some revenge Tuesday at Kamiakin, knocking off the Braves 74-65.
Forward Michael Cornia scored 10 of his game-high 20 points in the second quarter Saturday afternoon as the Walla Walla High School boys basketball team rolled to its seventh straight victory with an 84-46 humbling of visiting Hanford.
Cami Martin scored a game-high 18 points and Lauryn Bergevin added 17 Saturday as the Walla Walla High School girls basketball team posted its first spring victory with a 50-47 victory over the host Hanford Falcons.
Walla Walla High's girls and boys swim and dive teams competed in a Mid-Columbia Conference meet at Prout Pool here on Thursday, May 27.
Walla Walla High School's boys basketball team picked up its sixth straight win Thursday with a 78-27 victory at Pasco.
Walla Walla High's softball team earned the Mid-Columbia Conference title with a 13-1 season. The Blue Devils garnered all-MCC honors following the season.
Diego Jaques scored a game-high 22 points for Walla Walla High School's boys basketball team, Michael Cornia added 15, and the Blue Devils picked up their fifth straight win with a 78-25 rout of Hermiston on Monday at home.
Walla Walla High's Will Kytola led the Mid-Columbia Conference in baseball RBI this season, which earned him first-team all-MCC honors as a utility player.
Diego Jaques nailed a 3-pointer at the end of regulation to make Walla Walla High School's boys basketball team 77-75 winners over Chiawana here Thursday.
Camden McCollaugh scored 22 points for Walla Walla High School's boys basketball team here Monday, teammate Michael Cornia added 21, and the Blue Devils used a dominating second half to crush Kennewick 73-47.
The Walla Walla High School girls basketball team dropped a pair of Mid-Columbia Conference basketball games over the weekend.