Wednesday's Sports Briefs


WP hoop tourney rescheduled

By The Chronicle

RANDLE — The White Pass Sixth-Grade Girls Basketball Tournament, originally scheduled for the weekend of Jan. 18-19, has been rescheduled for Feb. 1 and 2.

The tourney will be held in the White Pass High School gym.

For information on rules or entry fees, or to sign a team up for the tournament, contact Curt Atkinson at (360) 498-5355 or e-mail

The Chehalis Recreation Program has a total of five youth basketball tournaments scheduled in February, with one for girls in grades 4 and 5 and four Sweet Sixteen brackets for boys in grades 4 through 8.

The Chehalis Girls Basketball Tournament will be held Feb. 1 in the W.F. West High School gym. All teams in the eight-team bracket are guaranteed three games.

Entry fee is $100 per team.

The Sweet Sixteen events will all be held the weekend of Feb. 15 and 16 in various gyms in the Chehalis and Adna areas. Brackets of eight to 16 teams will be set up for boys teams in grades 4 and 5 and grades 5 and 6, with separate brackets also set up for 7th and 8th-grade teams.

Each boys tourney will have a three-game guarantee as well, and entry fee is $125 per team. For more information on these tournaments, contact Chehalis community Services at 748-0271, ext. 224 or 226.

TCWC wrestlers win two titles

By The Chronicle

TUALATIN, Ore. — John Capen and Tyson Alvarez of the Twin City Wrestling Club brought home titles from the TNT Invitational Youth Wrestling Tournament here over the weekend.

Capen won his crown in the 150-pound Schoolboy (age 13-14) division, while Alvarez won in the 112 Novice (11-12) category.

Tyson's brother, Alex, made the title round and placed second in the 60 Bantam (7-8) class, as did Cody Nakano in the 120 Cadet (13-14) category.

Austin Bell, 55 Bantam, placed third.

The TCWC will send wrestlers to the Folkstyle State Tournament in Washougal Feb. 1-2.

New members are always welcome to the club, which practices Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly in the wrestling room at W.F. West.

For information, call Jay Terry at 740-9706.