Sports shorts for Sept. 15, 2021
Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates
The Polson Pirates, posting a score of 329, brought home the team title during the Corvallis Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 7, held at the University of Montana Golf Course in Missoula.
For the Pirates, Carson Hupka fired a first place 78 narrowly slipping past second place teammate Torrin Ellis by a single stroke.
Lady Pirate Clare Konen carded a fourth place 95 followed by Kylee Siefert in sixth place with a 103 and Ashley Maki with an eighth place 108.
On Friday, the Lady Pirates picked up a team title and the Pirates placed second during the Cabinet View Invitational in Libby.
Shooting a 95, both Siefert and Maki tied for third place. Konen scored a sixth place 96.
On the boy’s side, Ellis and Hupka both shot a 76 finishing in fourth place. Hunter Emerson rounded out the top ten with an eighth place 82.
Ronan Chiefs and Maidens
In Missoula on Thursday, Sept. 7, the Ronan Chiefs and Maidens golf teams put in a solid performance during the Corvallis Invitational held on the University of Montana Golf Course.
Nash Niemeyer and Ruben Couture both finished in the top 10 for the Chiefs with a score of 88.
Maiden Kylee Niemeyer placed fifth with a score of 100 followed by Alyssa Pretty On Top in seventh place with a score of 106.
On Friday in Libby, Pretty On Top tied for third place by carding a 95 during the Cabinet View Invitational. Kylee Niemeyer finished in seventh place with a score of 97.
For the Chiefs, Couture carded an eighth place 82 followed by Nash Niemeyer who scored 90.
Mission Lady Bulldogs
On Thursday the Mission Lady Bulldog’s road game against the Eureka Lady Lions volleyball team was postponed due to COVID-19 quarantine protocols.
Saturday, the Lady Bulldogs defeated the visiting Troy Lady Trojans 3-2 (20-25, 25-12, 25-17, 22-25, 15-13).
Izzy Evans led the Lady Bulldogs with 20 digs followed by Kason Page with 15 digs and Maysa Couture with 10 digs.
Also for the Lady Bulldogs, Rowan McElderry had nine kills and five blocks, while Gabby Smith had 25 assists and three blocks.
Hosting an in-conference matchup with the Florence Lady Falcons on Thursday, Sept. 7, the Arlee Scarlets fell 3-1 (28-26, 11-25, 14-25, 14-25).
Rheid Crawford paced the Scarlets with 19 digs, while Xaria Jacoboson posted 15 assists and Lark Thomas had 11 digs.
Also, for the Scarlets, Raven Parson booked five kills, three assists and 15 digs.
erny Crawford notched 10 kills, an ace and two assists.
Thursday’s road game in Missoula with Loyola was rescheduled to Tuesday, Oct. 12, due to COVID-19 precautions.
Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates
The Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates cross country teams made their way to Spokane, Washington this past weekend to compete in the Highlander Invite hosted by Shadle Park High School.
Running in the 2.5-mile junior varsity race, the Lady Pirates placed three runners in the top 10.
Junior Ashtyn Wagner clocked a third-place time of 16:48.92 minutes and right on her heels in fourth place teammate Halle Heninger with a time of 16:51.10 minutes. Adison Carlson rounded out the top ten girl finishers in tenth with a time of 17:32.89 minutes.
In the 2.5-mile junior division, Pirate Drifter Skillicorn with a time of 14:17.99 placed ninth.
Kai McDonaldposted a time of 15:10.96 minutes in the sophomore division, good for 15th place.
Mission Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs
Mission Bulldog Andrew Rush took home a tenth-place finish with a time of 16:59.01, leading the Bulldogs to a ninth place team finish with 223 points during the Flathead Invitational hosted at Rebecca Farm on Friday.
With a time of 26:17.13 minutes, senior Madyson Currie was the top finisher for Mission.Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings
Hayden Smith was the top boy runner and Guinevere Contreras was the fastest girl runner for Charlo during the Flathead Invitational hosted at Rebecca Farm.
Two Eagle River Eagles and Lady Eagles
Eagle Malacye Piapot and Lady Eagle Aereon Miller were the top boy and girl finishers for Two Eagle River during the Flathead Invitational at Rebecca Farm.
Arlee Warriors and Scarlets
McKirah Fisher and Drew Knoll were the top girl and boy finishers for the Arlee Scarlets and Warriors during the Flathead Invitational at Rebecca Farm.
The Arlee Warriors’ conference home game against the Victor Pirates Friday night was cancelled due to COVID-19 precautions.