Mission Valley hoopsters shine in all-star spectacular
RONAN — Prep hoopsters from across the valley were given the opportunity to put on their school jerseys and play one last time if front of their families, friends, and fans during the 25th annual Mission Valley All-Star event held on Tuesday, March 15, at the Ronan Event Center.
Hot Springs’ Katelyn Christensen led Girls Team A in the 74-52 win with a game high 16 points, followed by McKirah Fisher (Arlee) and Emma Berreth (Bigfork) who both scored nine points apiece.
Olivia Heiner (Ronan) booked a team high 15 points, Kaylah Standeford (Plains) netted nine points and Madison Chappuis (Bigfork) added eight more for Team B.
Polson Lady Pirate Jazlyn Dalby won the girls 3-point competition during halftime of the girl’s game, while game MVP honors went to Team A’s Christensen and Team B’s Chappuis.
In the boys’ game, Mission Bulldog Zoran LaFrombois scored 16 points to lead Team B over Team A 105-99.
Keaton Piedalue (Charlo), Levi Fullerton (Arlee), Ross McPherson (Mission) and Marlo Tonasket (Ronan) all scored 15 points each, and Ruben Couture (Ronan) chipped in 11 points more to round out the scoring for Team B.
Both Cederick McDonald (Mission) and Colton Graham (Polson) paced Team A with a game high 17 points followed by Payton Cates (Ronan) with 15 points. Also for Team A, Ben Old Person (Arlee) and Stetson Reum (Charlo) both scored 10 points.
LaFrombois won the boys 3-point competition and Team B MVP honors while Cates nabbed the Team A MVP honors.
2021 Mission Valley All-Stars
Tuesday, Mar. 15 – Ronan Event Center
GIRLS TEAM A (Light Jersey)
Kason Page (FR-Mission) 6, Hayleigh Smith (JR-Charlo) 1), Katelyn Christensen (SR-Hot Springs) 16, Mady Currie (SR-Mission) 6, McKirah Fisher (SR-Arlee) 9, Emma Berreth (SR-Bigfork) 9, Jazlyn Dalby (SR-Polson) 8, Dani Coffman (SR-Ronan) 6, Scout Nadeau (JR-Bigfork) 4, Krystina Boes (SR-Plains) 5, Leina Ulutoa (JR-Ronan) 4.
GIRLS TEAM B (Dark Jersey)
Kooper Page (JR-Mission) 4, Kassidi Cox (SR-Charlo) 3, Raven Parsons (JR-Arlee) 1, LaReina Cordova (SR-Ronan) 4, Janelle AfterBuffalo (SR-Two Eagle River) 0, Olivia Heiner (JR-Ronan) 15, Kaylah Standeford (SR-Plains) 9, Madison Chappuis (JR-Bigfork) 8, Lauryn Aldridge (SOPH-Hot Springs) 4, Turquoise Pierre (SR-Polson) 4.
BOYS TEAM A (Light Jersey)
Xavier Fisher (SR-Polson) 9, Coyle Nagy (SR-Charlo) 3, Payton Cates (SR-Ronan) 15, Bryce Gilliard (JR-Bigfork) 6, Stetson Reum (JR-Charlo) 10, Cederick McDonald (JR-Mission) 17, Elijah Tonasket (JR-Ronan) 6, Ben Old Person (SOPH-Arlee) 10, Colton Graham (SR-Polson) 17, George Brown (SR-Bigfork) 2, Nate Oldhorn (SR-Two Eagle River) 4.
BOYS TEAM B (Dark Jersey)
Jack McAllister (SR-Hot Springs) 2, Keaton Piedalue (JR-Charlo) 15, Levi Taylor (SR-Bigfork) 4, Levi Fullerton (SR-Arlee) 15, Ross McPherson (SR-Mission) 15, Jayden Weeks (JR-Plains) 3, Zoran LaFrombois (JR-Mission) 16, Marlo Tonasket (SOPH-Ronan) 15, Ruben Couture (SR-Ronan) 11, Nick Walker (JR-Bigfork) 9.