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Articles with the Tag: Polson basketball

Pirates look to break school record with trip to state Pirates look to break school record with trip to state

POLSON — Polson’s boys basketball team has made it to the state tournament three years in a row, playing for the state title three years ago and finishing second.  Head coach Brad Pluff said no other team in Polson has made it to the state tournament three years in a row, and while it is ...

Pirates pick up 2 wins Pirates pick up 2 wins

POLSON — The Polson Pirates won two games at home last weekend, beating the Corvallis Blue Devils 51-48 on Friday and sending the Libby Loggers home defeated 54-44 on Saturday. Bolstered by a 13-0 second-quarter run, Polson fought hard to win a close contest over Corvallis. Hayden Congdon led the Pi...

Pirates tame Lions, falter against Wildcats Pirates tame Lions, falter against Wildcats

The Polson boys basketball team traveled to Eureka on Friday, where they shut down the Lions 64-51, thanks to a first-half push where the Pirates outscored Eureka 36-22. But the Pirates couldn’t keep up their momentum at home on Saturday, when Columbia Falls handed them a 57-36 loss. Against Eureka,...

Pirates fall to Stevi, Frenchtown

The Polson Pirates struggled in two games against the Stevensville Yellowjackets and the Frenchtown Broncs last weekend. Against Stevensville, the Pirates fell 59-35. Riley Sampson led Polson with eight points, followed by Cedric Smith and Cedric Earth Boy with six apiece. Sampson and Will Davey each grab...

Pirates split week’s games

The Polson Pirate boys’ basketball team won big over Corvallis but fell in a nail-biter to Libby last week. Last Tuesday, the Pirates beat the Blue Devils 66-49 in Corvallis. Three Pirates scored in the double digits: Will Davey, Cedric Earthboy and Riley Sampson, each with 17 points.  Samps...

Pirates fall to Rams

The Polson boys hoopsters saw a disappointing end to their winter break when the visiting Loyola Rams scored a 57-54 victory over the Pirates.  Riley Sampson led his team with 22 points, followed by Cedric Smith with 14. Sampson also pulled down an impressive 19 rebounds. Despite outscoring the Ra...

Pirates struggle in 2 games

The Polson Pirates fell in two hard-fought losses before the holiday break, dropping a Northwest A conference game to the Frenchtown Broncs Dec. 20, 50-48, and losing a tight contest against Mission Valley rivals the Ronan Chiefs Dec. 21, 29-28. Against the Broncs, Cedric Smith led Polson with 13 points, ...


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