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Scoring a game high 22 points, Jarrett Wilson led the Polson Pirates to a 62-48 home opener win over the Missoula Loyola Rams.
Also for the Pirates, Colton Graham booked 16 points.
On Thursday evening, the visiting Columbia Falls Wildcats tripped up the Pirates in a 67-60 conference win.
Graham score a Polson team high 20 points followed by Wilson with 15 points and Xavier Fisher with 12 points.
In a 14C District rivalry match up on Thursday, the Charlo Vikings plundered the hosting Two Eagle River Eagles 83-42.
Six Viking shooters scored in double digits on the night. Leading the way for Charlo was Stetson Reum with a team high 18 points followed by Coyle Nagy with 16 points, Wesley Anderson with 14 points, Keaton Piedalue with 13 points, Tucker Love with 10 points and Hayden Hollow also with 10 points.
On the road in Browning on Monday, Dec. 20, the Ronan Chiefs came away with a 75-70 victory.
Both Elijah Tonasket and Marlo Tonasket each scored a game high 20 points, while Dillon Pretty On Top chipped in 12 points.
The Chiefs slipped past the visiting Libby Loggers Wednesday evening in a come-from-behind 54-50 conference win.
For the Chiefs, Elijah Tonasket score 18 points, while Marlo Tonasket followed with 17 points.
Two Eagle River Eagles
Tuesday night, Dec. 21, Nate Gates scored a Two Eagle River Eagles team high 20 points in a 67-50 road loss to Alberton-Superior.
Polson Lady Pirates
On Monday, Dec. 20, in their home opener, the Polson Lady Pirates made it two wins in a row with a narrow 55-53 victory over the visiting Missoula Loyola Breakers.
Jazlyn Dalbey scored a Polson team high 12 points followed by Areanna Burke with 10 points.
On Thursday, Dalbey tied a game high 17 points for the Lady Pirates in a 58-42 road loss to the Columbia Falls Wildkats.
Charlo Lady Vikings
Shooting a game high 20 points, Mila Hawk led the Charlo Lady Vikings to a 47-13 conference victory over the hosting Two Eagle River Lady Eagles on Thursday evening.
The Ronan Maidens struggled on the road Monday, Dec. 20, falling to host Browning 65-47.
Scoring in double digits for the Maidens, LaReina Cordova booked 11 points while Leina Ulutoa posted 10.
On Wednesday evening, the Maidens bounced back from the road loss earlier in the week with a 47-16 home win over the Libby Lady Loggers.
Dani Coffman booked a game high 17 points for the Maidens.
Two Eagle River Eagles
Sarah Gardipe scored nine of the 17 Two Eagle River Lady Eagles points in a 53-17 road loss to Alberton-Superior on Tuesday evening, Dec. 21.
Last week, Polson Pirate seniors wide receiver Colton Graham and defensive end Braunson Henriksen each received invitations to play in the 75th Montana East-West Shrine Game, billed as one of the oldest high school all-star football games in the nation.
The game serves as an annual fundraiser for the orthopedic and burn care unit at the Shriner’s Hospital in Spokane, Washington.