MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake boys soccer is still finding its footing, so to speak.
The Chiefs lost two games to Greater Spokane League opponents Gonzaga Prep and Ferris. The Bullpups and Saxons both won 2-0.
Moses Lake struggled to mount an attack against the rangy Ferris defense, with its best chance coming on a free kick in the third minute. Forward Anthony Cortez’s offering was deflected by the Saxons’ wall and saved in front of the goal.
Alessandro Contos scored in the ninth minute. Ferris protected its lead throughout the game before adding another goal in the 47th minute.
Moses Lake plays its last non-league game Tuesday, 7 p.m., against Lewis and Clark.
Royal 1, Quincy 1
ROYAL CITY — Royal scored late in the second half to salvage a 1-1 with Class 2A Quincy.
The Jacks’ Yordi Coronel scored in the 10th minute.
“First half Quincy came out strong and put immediate pressure on our midfield,” Royal head coach Jens Jensen said. “Being the first game of the year and trying to find a system that works for us, we were unable to get any rhythm and looked disjointed at best.”
Eventually, Alex Delgado played a cross to Juan Ojeda who scored the equalizer.
Othello 2, Naches Valley 1
NACHES — Juan Tapia scored in the 70th minute to break a 1-1 tie and send Othello to a 2-1 win over Naches Valley in its season-opener.
Tapia scored on a rebounded penalty kick,
Juan Orozco put Othello up 1-0 in the first half before the Rangers responded to tie the game.
Other Basin scores
Ephrata 1, Wahluke 1
Wahluke 2, Clarkston 1
Moses Lake falls to Walla Walla, Southridge in jamboree
WALLA WALLA — Moses Lake baseball lost three-inning games to Walla Walla and Southridge, both by scores of 5-1.
Austin Valdez had a RBI against Walla Walla and Zach Valdez drove in a run against Southridge.
The Chiefs host Graham-Kapowsin March 16 at 4 p.m.
Other Basin scores
Royal 17-10, Goldendale 7-0
Othello 4-4, Chief Stealth 3-9
Moses Lake loses twice at Richland Jamboree
RICHLAND — Moses Lake softball lost a pair of three-inning games at the Richland Jamboree.
The Chiefs lost to host Richland 1-0 and Southridge 6-0.
Sydney Ries had one hit against the Bombers and Cheyenne Walker had one hit against the Suns.
Moses Lake opens the regular season hosting University March 16 at 3:30 p.m. The Chiefs will now play their home games at Moses Lake High School.
Othello wins home invite
OTHELLO — Othello sophomore Patrick Azevedo began his bid for a second state championship by taking home 18-hole medalist honors at the Othello Invitational.
Azevedo shot a 79 and Othello was the top team, scoring 263.
Ephrata (272) edged East Valley (274) for second place.
Nathan Roosma shot 47 to be the 9-hole medalist.
Jayce Moore was the low-man for the Tigers, shooting 88. John Rawley shot 89 and Buster Davidson carded 95.
Big Bend 1, Edmonds 0
Thompsons River 3, Big Bend 0
Big Bend 9, Thompsons River 2
Edmonds 3, Big Bend 0