Sports shorts for Nov. 15 2021
Arlee Warriors Brody Smith wrestling in the 113-pound class and RJ Knoll wrestling in the 160-pound class both placed second in their respective weight classes during the Bob Kinney Classic hosted at the Superior High School on Saturday.
In Superior on Saturday, Mission/Charlo Bulldog Kody Dillard won the 103-pound division during the Bob Kinney Classic.
Dillard won by fall in a time of 1:53 over Kiera Davis (Corvallis).
Also placing in the championship brackets for the Bulldogs, Dillon Dwelle (120) placed second, Codiak Killorn (145) finished third, while Isaiah Fields (132) and Charley Adams (152) both booked fourth place finishes.
Mining City Duals
Both the Polson Pirates and Ronan Chiefs wrestling teams traveled to Butte this past weekend for the 28-team Jim Street Classic/Mining City Duals held at the Butte Civic Center.
Competing in pool action on Friday, the Pirates went 0-3, falling 70-0 to Helena Capital, 60-12 to Havre and 63-6 to Gallatin High. Ronan completed day one pool play 1-2 defeating Great Falls CMR (2) 46-24, while falling 42-19 to Frenchtown and 46-24 to Billings Senior.
In bracket action Saturday, the Chiefs went 2-0 beating Helena 63-12 and Missoula Hellgate 60-18. Polson was defeated by Great Falls High (2) 50-18 and Great Falls CMR (2) 36-18.
Zoran LaFrombois scored a game high 33 points leading the Mission Bulldogs to a 78-42 road win over the Charlo Vikings on Friday evening.
Also for the Bulldogs, Cederick McDonald booked a double-double snagging 12 rebounds and 13 points, while Ross McPherson scored 13 points.
Playing at home on Saturday evening with five seconds left in the game, LaFrombois hit a game winning three-point shot helping the Bulldogs to a narrow 48-47 conference win over the Eureka Lions.
McDonald scored a game high 24 points followed by LaFrombois with 10 points and McPherson with eight points.
Two Eagle River Eagles
On Thursday, the Two Eagle River Eagles struggled on the road against the Heart Butte Warriors in a non-conference match up. Heart Butte defeated the Eagles 105-30.
The Arlee Warriors opened their 2021-22 prep basketball season with back-to-back victories.
The Warriors defeated the visiting St. Regis Tigers 53-43 on Friday evening and on Saturday defeated the hosting Charlo Vikings 65-43.
Playing in the Western A Tip Off in Frenchtown on Friday, the Ronan Chiefs defeated Corvallis 59-51. Chief Elijah Tonasket led all scorers with a game high 23 points.
Marlo Tonasket and Ruben Couture paced the Chiefs with nine points apiece in Saturday’s 65-35 Tip Off loss to Dillon.
On Friday playing in the Western A Tip Off hosted in Frenchtown, Colton Graham paced the Polson Pirates with 15 points and Trent Wilson scored 11 points in a 66-45 loss to Butte Central.
In Saturday’s match up against the Lewistown Golden Eagles, the Pirates fell 65-47. Graham scored a team high 17 points followed by Zavier Fisher with 11 points and Wilson with 10 points.
Two Eagle River Lady Eagles
In a non-conference road game Thursday, the Two Eagle River Lady Eagles fell 45-28 to the Heart Butte Lady Warriors.
On Friday, the Arlee Scarlets opened their basketball regular season by hosting the St. Regis Lady Tigers.
Both Xaria Jacobson and Leah Mesteth each scored a team high 10 points apiece in the 46-36 loss to the Lady Tigers, while McKiarah Fisher scored nine points.
Mission Lady Bulldogs
Friday night in Charlo, the Mission Lady Bulldogs handed the hosting Lady Vikings a 55-40 loss.
In a conference clash at home on Saturday, the visiting Eureka Lady Lions narrowly slipped past the Lady Bulldogs by a score of 44-42.
Polson Lady Pirates
In Frenchtown on Friday during the Western A Tip Off, Polson Lady Pirate Turquoise Pierre booked a team high seven points as the Lady Pirates fell 47-29 to Butte Central.
Playing in the Western A Tip Off in Frenchtown, the Ronan Maidens picked up a win against Corvallis, while falling short against Dillon.
On Friday, Dani Coffman scored a game high 16 points leading the Maidens past Corvallis.
Maiden LaReina Cordova scored 13 points followed by Olivia Heiner with 11 points.
In Saturday’s match up against Dillon, Coffman scored a Ronan team high 12 points as Dillon outpaced the Maidens 56-35.