Sports shorts for Oct. 6, 2021
Polson Lady Pirates
In a Northwestern A conference road game on Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Polson Lady Pirates picked up a three-set (25-11, 25-12, 25-16) win over the Columbia Falls Wildkats.
Liz Tolley led the Lady Pirates with nine assists and 16 digs, while McKenna Hanson posted seven digs and eight assists.
On Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Arlee Scarlets fell in three straight sets (25-15, 25-13, 25-18) to the hosting Florence-Carlton Lady Falcons.
It took the visiting Ronan Maidens four sets (25-21, 25-19, 25-27, 25-12) to topple the Libby Lady Loggers on Thursday evening.
On Saturday, the Maidens swept the visiting Browning Lady Indians in straight sets (25-8, 25-16, 25-20.)
Leina Ulutoa led the Maidens with three aces, 17 assists and six digs, while Olivia Clairmont chipped in with 12 kills.
The visiting Missoula Loyola Breakers swept the Mission Lady Bulldogs in three sets (25-7, 25-19, 25-20) on Tuesday, Sept. 28.
Izabel Evans led the Lady Bulldogs with five kills and 13 digs, while Maysa Couture posted 14 digs.
On Thursday, the Lady Bulldogs won a 3-1 (25-18, 26-24, 15-25, 25-23) home victory over the Plains Trotters.
Evans posted 18 digs and six kills, Kooper Page booked 18 assists and Kason Page posted 16 digs.
Mission Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs
The Mission Bulldogs cross-country team finished first as a team at the Hatchery Run hosted by Arlee High School on Tuesday, Sept. 28.
Robbie Nuila led the way for the Bulldogs, finishing second with a time of 18:18.40 followed by Thomas Nuila with a time of 18:18.51 in third and Zoran LaFrombois in fourth with a time of 18:19.35.
The Lady Bulldogs placed second in the team standings with Cedar Hunt leading the way with a third-place time of 23:15.53.
Kooper Page ran a tenth-place time of 26:00.83.
Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates
Competing during the Whitefish Cross Country Invitational held at the Whitefish Lake Golf Course on Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Polson Lady Pirates finished fifth and Pirates placed sixth in the team standings.
Pirate junior Drifter Skillicorn finished 11th with a time of 17:53.13 followed by teammate Ryan Dupuis with a time of 17:54.88 in 12th place.
Lady Pirate Ashtyn Wagner raced to a seventh-place finish with a time of 20:50.80 and Halle Heninger placed 12th with a time of 21:35.84.
Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings
Lady Viking Guinevere Contreras ran a fourth-place time of 23:39.27, while Branson Zempel (34th) paced the Vikings with a time of 23:16.32 during the Tuesday, Sept. 28 Hatchery Run hosted by Arlee High School.
Ronan Chiefs and Maidens
On Tuesday, Sept. 28, during the Whitefish Cross Country Invitational held at the Whitefish Lake Golf Course, the Ronan Maidens finished seventh, while the Chiefs placed ninth in the team standings.
Maiden Olivia Heiner placed in the top 10 finishers with a ninth- place time of 21:09.37.
For the Chiefs, Loclyn Finely (40th) finished with a time of 19:40.39, Keyan Pretty On Top (42nd) ran a time of 19:47.13 followed by Brandt Heninger (43rd) with a time of 19:48.00.
Arlee Warriors and Scarlets
The Arlee Scarlets won first place in the girls’ team point standings on Tuesday, Sept. 28, during their own hosted Hatchery Run. Saisha Northpiegan was the top Scarlet runner placing eighth with a time of 25:10.33, while Princess Bolen placed 12th followed by Cheyenne Pablo in 14th and McKirah Fisher finishing in 15th.
Drew Knoll finished 20th with a time of 21:27.42 to pace the Warriors.
Two Eagle River Eagles and Lady Eagles
Running in the Hatchery Run hosted by Arlee High School on Tuesday, Sept. 28, Malacye Piapot (26th) led the Two Eagle River Eagles with a time of 21:59.66and Janelle Afterbuffalo (20th) paced the Lady Eagles with a time of 29:11.89.
The Ronan Chiefs fell 48-12 Friday night to the hosting undefeated Whitefish Bulldogs.
Tristan Fisher scored both touchdowns for the Chiefs, one on a four-yard run the other a short pass from Colter Cornwall.
On the road Friday night, the Mission Bulldogs picked up their third win of the season with a 68-14 victory over the Seeley Swan Blackhawks.
The Charlo Vikings routed the hosting Plains Horsemen 74-0 on Saturday afternoon. The win moves the Vikings to a 3-2 overall record on the season.