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KALISPELL –The Pirates had a tough week as they dropped two last Thursday and Saturday. 

On Thursday the Pirates struggled to keep up with AA Flathead Braves, underscoring the Braves in every quarter and falling 37-69. Despite the defeat, Pirate Cedrick Smith put up 12 points for Polson.

On Saturday the Pirates failed to come out on top against Hamilton, though playing a bit tighter than on Thursday, the Pirates fell 55-62. Andrew Weltz led the Pirates with 17 points while Cedrick Smith came in right behind with 16.

The Pirates will host Ronan on Jan. 3 and Glacier on Jan. 7.



Polson 7 9 14 7 – 37

Flathead 18 20 14 17 – 69

Cedrick Smith 12, Zadin Bautista 7, Andrew Curley 4, Payton Lefthand 4, Chris McDonald 3, Andrew Weltz 3, Tanner Wilson 2, Joe Gallatin 2.

Polson 9 20 15 11 – 55

Hamilton 16 12 18 16 – 62

Andrew Weltz 17, Cedrick Smith 16, Tanner Wilson 10, Andrew Curley 6, Zaden Bautista 3, Chirs McDonald 2, Joe Gallatin 1.

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