Sports shorts for Dec. 21, 2022
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The Polson Girls Varsity Basketball teams traveled to Libby on Dec. 17 to take on the Loggers and Lady loggers, coming away with a solid performance on the road winning 40-14.
The Lady Pirates and Lady Loggers battled throughout the first quarter with both teams playing well defensively. After the low scoring first quarter, Polson found its touch on both sides of the ball, winning the second quarter 17-0 and leading at half 24-5. The Lady Pirates never looked back from that lead to finish the game 40-14 on a great night. Mila Hawk lead all scorers with eight points, while Ashtyn Wagner and Addyson Gallatin added six of their own.
The Pirates Varsity Basketball team hosted the Hamilton Broncs on Dec. 13, falling just short of the victory at 58-65.
Facing the undefeated Broncs, the Pirates played some great basketball with Jarret Wilson scoring 17 points against one of the toughest defenses in the division. Espn Fisher scored 13 of his own, while Tyler Wenderoth and Trent Wilson scored nine and eight, respectively.
The Warriors went one for tow in their back to back games Dec. 16 and 17 against Loyola and Charlo.
The Loyola-Sacred Heart Rams ran away with the victory over Arlee, winning 78-34. The Warriors were able to bounce back against district rivals the Charlo Vikings, winning an extremely high-scoring game 83-72.
The Maidens and Chiefs went one for two in their game this week against the visiting Libby Loggers and Lady Loggers Dec. 15. The Maidens were able to win their game 42-21, while the Chiefs fell to the Loggers 36-51.
The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs were able to win both their games against the visiting Troy Trojans on Dec. 13.
The Bulldogs raced out to 26-13 first quarter lead, a lead they would never let go. After a 30-point second quarter, Mission led at halftime 56-27. The game slowed after the breakneck first half, but The Bulldogs cruised to a 83-40 victory. Zoran LaFrambois had an outstanding 42-points, in a great individual performance. Landon WalksOverIce scored 13 points and Kellen McClure added 11 points of his own.
The Lady Bulldogs were able to dominate on both sides of the ball, shutting out the Trojans in the first quarter while scoring 27. In the second, Mission was able to put up 21 more points while only allowing 6 to be scored on their solid defense. The second half was more of the same and the Lady Bulldogs won convincingly 75-16. Kooper Page led all scorers with 18 points, while Kason Page had 16, Elannah Flat Lip had 15 and Cora Matt added 10.
Mission next travel to Plains Dec 22 to face the Cowboys and Cowgirls.
The Pirates and Lady Pirates faced off at home against the Browning Indians Dec. 8 with the boys team winning 42-30 and the girls drawing 30-30.
The Pirates had wins in 10 out of 18 matches and the Lady Pirates had nine wins out of a possible 17. Daniel Peterson (boys 145) won two matches by fall. Jack Sherry (boys 165), Jaren Keene (boys 170), Kyrin Doty (boys 182), Alex Clairmont (boys 132), Brody Bulette (boys 285) and Matthew Chiramonte (boys 138) all won their matches by fall. Koal Wardall (boys 103) and Brandon Shumake (boys 113) also won their matches to help the Pirates seal the team win.
Venessa Wheeler (girls 165) won both of her matches of the day by fall. Pepper Featherston (girls 185), Ciri Nice (girls 100), Ariella Mihara (girls 120), Cely DeBruin (girls 132), Abigail Sorrell (girls 152), Ariella Mihara (girls 120) and Shyloh Huffine (girls 132) all won their matches by fall.
The Pirates and Lady Pirates next travel to Corvallis Dec. 22, with matches starting at 5 p.m.