Sports briefs, week of Oct. 5, 2017
Pikeminnow drive winners announced
The annual pikeminnow drive yielded some impressive results last month.
According to an email from the Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce, which organized the event, 64 fishermen weighed in, with six of them being fishermen younger than 17 years old.
Here are the top 10 catch weights, which won cash payouts totaling $2,100 in cash.
First place went to Rodney Koepke of Quincy with 85.45 lbs (147 fish). Second place went to Phillip Paquette of Ellensburg with 60.10 lbs (51 fish). Third place went to Terry Liebert of Wenatchee with 41.65 lbs (54 fish)
Fourth place went to Jason Shull of Pullman with 40.10 lbs (126 fish). Fifth place went to Keith Allen of Aberdeen with 39.5 lbs. (77). Sixth place. went to Charlie Liebert of East Wenatchee with 37.45 lbs. (49 fish)
Seventh place went to Patrick McCurdy of Peshastin with 37.35 lbs (77 fish). Eighth place went to Warren Smith of Quincy with 34.10 lbs (98 fish).
The winner of the boat was by drawing of a raffle ticket and it went to Smith.
The top three youth fishermen were Holden Flores of Mt Vernon with 6.05 lbs (28 fish), Rylan Ogle of East Wenatchee with 3.80 lbs (three fish) and Jaxson Torres of East Wenatchee – 1.5 lbs. (10 fish). Torres wasn’t present so his cash prize ($50) went to Josh Bushong of Malaga who caught 1.15 lbs (10 fish)
Fireworks ahead for Quincy High School
Kaycie Tuttle, athletic director of Quincy High School reminded neighbors of the school that the Homecoming game is scheduled for Oct. 13, and it will include a fireworks show, and asked residents to take appropriate measures to avoid spooked pets getting lost in the streets of Quincy due to the noise.
The game starts at 7 p.m. against East Valley-Yakima.