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Basketball

Arlee Warriors

Arlee Warriors 98

Seeley-Swan Blackhawks 49

Phillip Malatare scored a season-high 48 points and 16 rebounds as the Warriors took down the Blackhawks 98-49 on the road Thursday evening.

For the Warriors, Greg Whitesell added 17 points, Will Mesteth posted 16 points and Isaac Fisher finished the night with six blocked shots.

Arlee Warriors 95

Hot Springs Savage Heat 19

Arlee placed five players in double figures and picked up a 95-19 road win over Hot Springs on Saturday. For the Warriors, Greg Whitesell scored a game high 22 points, Will Mesteth chipped in 19 points, Phillip Malatare netted 18 points, Isaac Fisher had 16 points and rounding out the group Lane Johnson added 12 points.

Arlee Scarlets 

Arlee Scarlets 45

Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks 30

Alyssia Vanderburg racked up a game-high 25 points Thursday night to lift the Scarlets to a 45-30 win against host Seeley-Swan.

Both Summer DarcAngelo and Nellie Desjarlais scored eight points for the Scarlets.

Arlee Scarlets 53

Hot Springs Lady Savage Heat 31

The visiting Scarlets cruised to a 53-31 conference win against 14C rival Hot Springs on Saturday. Arlee’s Alyssia Vanderburg paced all scorers with 20 points and Nellie Desjarlais finished with 16 points.

Mission Bulldogs

Anaconda Copperheads 73

Mission Bulldogs 46

Stats not available.

Mission Bulldogs 78

Troy Trojans 33

Wacey McClure scored a game high 31 points to carry the Bulldogs to a 78-33 road win against Troy on Saturday. Jacob Hugs added 17 points and Flint McPherson scored 14 points for the Bulldogs.

Mission Lady Bulldogs

Anaconda Lady Copperheads 77

Mission Lady Bulldogs 29

Afton Brander connected for 11 points as the Lady Bulldogs suffered a 77-29 conference road loss to Anaconda on Thursday.

Troy Lady Trojans 66

Mission Lady Bulldogs 49

On Saturday, the Lady Bulldogs dropped a 66-49 home game to Troy. Addison Arlint scored a game high 17 points and Karolyna Buck scored 12 points for the Lady Bulldogs.

Two Eagle River Eagles

Two Eagle River Eagles 74

Hot Springs Savage Heat 43

In front of the home crowd Thursday night, Brendan McDonald booked a triple double, scoring 28 points, hauling in 11 rebounds and grabbing 10 steals in the 74-43 win over Hot Springs.

Bronco Branson tossed in 24 points and Kesean Burke added another 11 points for the Eagles.

Noxon Red Devils 47

Two Eagle River Eagles 42

 The Red Devils narrowly slipped past the visiting Eagles 47-42 during 14C action on Friday night. Bronco Branson scored a team-high 11 points, Kesean Burke had 10 points and Brendan McDonald added nine points for the Eagles.

Two Eagle River 

Lady Eagles

Hot Springs Lady Savage Heat 54

Two Eagle River Lady Eagles 17

The Lady Eagles fell 54-17 to visiting Hot Springs on Thursday. Malanya Carpentier led all Lady Eagle scorers with eight points.

Noxon Lady Red Devils 53

Two Eagle River Lady Eagles 16

The visiting Lady Eagles fell to Noxon 53-16 in 14C action on Friday evening. Alexia Parizeau and Malanya Carpentier were the top scorers for the Lady Eagles with six points apiece.

Ronan Chiefs

Browning Indians 69

Ronan Chiefs 53

Browning defeated host Ronan 69-53 in a Class A conference match-up on Friday. Zeke Misa led the Chiefs with 18 points while Dallas Durheim and Anthony Camel added 13 points apiece.

Ronan Chiefs 66

Libby Loggers 52

Ronan’s Anthony Camel led all scorers with 21 points and both Zeke Misa and Perry Panzetanga finished with 12 points as the Chiefs picked up a 66-52 home win over the Libby Loggers on Saturday.

Ronan Maidens 

Browning Indians 52

Ronan Maidens 37

On Friday, Micalann McCrea scored a game-high 18 points, however the Maidens came up short in their season home opener against Browning 52-37. 

The Maidens trailed Browning by only one point 22-21 at the half but a 22-5 run by Browning in the third quarter put the game out of reach. 

Libby Lady Loggers 45

Ronan Maidens 41

The Maidens couldn’t hold off a late rally from visiting Libby on Saturday and lost a close 45-41 conference match up against the Lady Loggers. Micalann McCrea led the Maidens with 18 points.

Charlo Vikings

Plains Horsemen 66

Charlo Vikings 56

In 14C action, Plains came away with a 66-56 victory over the visiting Vikings on Friday night. Viking Tyson Petticrew led all scorers with 29 points.

Charlo Lady Vikings

Charlo Lady Vikings 44

Plains Trotters 37

PLAINS - Kaitlin Cox scored a game high 19 points Friday to lift the Charlo girls’ basketball team to a 44-37 conference win against the hosting Trotters. 

Polson Pirates

Hamilton Broncs 77

Polson Pirates 47

Connor Lanier added 16 points and Robin Erickson had seven for the host Pirates, who fell 77-47 to Hamilton on Saturday. Asa Askan, Shade Main and Trevor Schultz all scored six points apiece for Polson.

Polson Lady Pirates

Hamilton Lady Broncs 50

Polson Lady Pirates 28

On Saturday, Jaycee Frydelund paced the Lady Pirates with a game high 14 points in a 50-28 road loss to Hamilton. 

For Polson, Quinn Motichka was the next highest scorer with eight.

 

Wrestling

Ronan Chiefs

Ronan Chiefs 42

Libby Loggers 27

The Chiefs picked up a 42-27 Northwest A Conference road win over the Loggers on Dec. 12, thanks to match pin wins by Noah Cheff (132), Eric Dolence (145) and Wesley Pablo (205). Winning matches for Ronan were Spencer Stagg (120) by decision, Justin Mays (182) by major decision and Hunter Peterson (138) by technical fall. Trevor Bartell (103) and Owen Brown (126) both won by forfeit.

Ronan Chiefs top 10 at CMR Holiday Classic

At the C.M. Russell Fieldhouse, the Chiefs finished with a 110-point tenth place finish during the CMR Holiday Wrestling Classic on Friday and Saturday.

In the 54-team tournament, Hunter Peterson (138) claimed a second-place finish, Trapper McAllister (103) and Noah Cheff (132) grabbed a fifth-place finish and Owen Brown (126) nabbed a sixth place.

Polson Pirates

Polson Pirates wrestle at Tri-State Invitational

Polson Wrestling finished in 17th place with 89 team points at the 47th annual Tri-State Invitational, which hosted 68 teams on Friday and Saturday at the Christiansen Gym on the North Idaho College campus.

Top finishers were Mateo Quinones, who placed fourth in the 113-pound weight class and Bridger Wenzel, who also took fourth in the 132 division. The Pirates had a fifth-place finisher in Parker Adler at 152 pounds and a seventh-place finisher in Cameron Brown at 138 pounds. 

Mission Bulldogs

Bulldogs brawl in Glyn Brawley Classic

Mission/Charlo Bulldog’s Gus Bosley added another win to his resume by pinning Wyatt Huston of Salmon in 26 seconds winning the 182-pound division at the Glyn Brawley Classic on Saturday.

Lucas Wohltman was runner-up in the 205-pound weight class, while Walker Murphy (113), Cole Gilleard (132) and Darwin Adams (145) claimed third place finishes. 

Rounding out the Bulldogs winners were Miles Anderson (160) and Chris Anderson (HWT), who finished fourth. The Bulldogs ended up in third place in the team standings with 113.5 points.

Polson Pirates battle in Eureka

EUREKA – The Polson Pirates had a small contingent of wrestlers compete on Saturday during the Buzz Lucey Memorial Tournament.

The Pirates finished ninth out of twelve teams with 67 points. Garrett Croft (170) won an individual title, Jasper Drake (205) placed second and both Kaleb Unger (145) and Aaron Hanson (170) finished fourth for the Pirates.

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