HOOPS ROUNDUP: Harkins, Glacier top Helena Capital

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  • Glacier’s Collin Kazmier drives the lane and passes with Helena Capital’s Parker Johnston defending during a 44-38 win at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Collin Kazmier drives the lane and shoots between Helena Capital defenders Parker Johnston, left, and Chase Spotorno during a 44-38 win at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Drew Engellant looks to shoot in the fourth quarter of a 44-38 win over Helena Capital at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Caden Harkins drives to the hoop for a layup during a 44-38 win over Helena Capital at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Drew Engellant drives to the hoop between Helena Capital defenders Ty McGurran, left, and Chase Spotorno during a 44-38 win at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Nick Whitman grabs a rebounder over Helena Capital’s Chase Spotorno during a 44-38 win at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Caden Harkins looks to pass during a 44-38 win over Helena Capital at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

  • Glacier’s Collin Kazmier drives the lane and passes with Helena Capital’s Parker Johnston defending during a 44-38 win at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Collin Kazmier drives the lane and shoots between Helena Capital defenders Parker Johnston, left, and Chase Spotorno during a 44-38 win at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Drew Engellant looks to shoot in the fourth quarter of a 44-38 win over Helena Capital at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Caden Harkins drives to the hoop for a layup during a 44-38 win over Helena Capital at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Drew Engellant drives to the hoop between Helena Capital defenders Ty McGurran, left, and Chase Spotorno during a 44-38 win at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Nick Whitman grabs a rebounder over Helena Capital’s Chase Spotorno during a 44-38 win at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Glacier’s Caden Harkins looks to pass during a 44-38 win over Helena Capital at Glacier High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

Glacier recovered from a meager offensive showing in the first quarter to earn another Western AA conference boys basketball win on Saturday against Helena Capital at Glacier High School.

The Wolfpack managed only three points in the first quarter but stayed in the game thanks to a stout first half on the defensive end. Glacier took an 18-13 lead to the locker room.

Caden Harkins led the way offensively for the Wolfpack, scoring 16 points on four 3-pointers and a 4 of 4 mark from the foul line.

Drew Engellant added nine points for Glacier, which did not allow any Bruin to reach double figures.

The win moved Glacier to 2-0 in Western AA play after it knocked off Helena High on Friday night in the conference opener.

Capital 7 6 14 11 — 38

Glacier 3 15 15 11 — 44

CAPITAL: Matt McGinley 2 3-3 7, Parker Johnston 2 1-2 5, Cade Kidder 1 0-0 2, Bridger Grovom 3 0-0 9, Michael Nettleton 1 0-1 2, Mark Northey 1 0-0 2, Shane Haller 3 3-4 9, Peyton Koch 1 0-0 2.

GLACIER: Caden Harkins 4 4-4 16, Drew Engellant 3 3-4 9, Alex Whitman 3 0-0 7, Nick Whitman 2 0-0 5, AJ Grande 3 0-0 7.

Flathead 53, Helena 41

Flathead bounced back from a loss in its Western AA opener to take down Helena High at Flathead High School.

Tyler Johnson made 7 of 8 free-throw attempts on his way to a game-high 19 points. He also grabbed a game-high nine rebounds.

Eric Seaman rebounded from a scoreless outing Friday night to drop 15 points on Saturday. Sam Elliott was the other double-digit scorer for the Braves, tallying 11.

Flathead fell behind after the first quarter but recovered to earn a comfortable win. The Braves outscored the Bengals by a combined 26-14 in the second and fourth quarters.

Helena 12 8 15 6 — 41

Flathead 10 13 17 13 — 53

HELENA: Trey Tintinger 1 1-2 3, Dawson Tedesco 2 0-2 6, Caleb Ferguson 2 0-0 5, Hayden Ferguson 2 0-0 4, Alex Johnson 2 1-1 7, Connor Murgel 3 3-3 11, Holden Sampson 2 1-2 5.

FLATHEAD: Eric Seaman 5 4-6 15, Tyler Johnson 5 7-8 19, Sam Elliott 5 1-3 11, Anthony Jones 1 2-2 4, Dawson Smith 1 0-0 2, Andrew Siderius 0 2-2 2.

Polson 65, Libby 63 (2OT)

LIBBY — Shade Main poured in 27 points, including 19 in the second half and overtime, to lead Polson as it edged Libby in double overtime.

Main’s big day helped the Pirates overcome the feisty Loggers, who received 22 points from Ryggs Johnston and 16 from JJ Davis in the back-and-forth affair.

Connor Lanier added 12 points for Polson, while Weston Danley scored 11.

Keith Johnson was Libby’s only other double-digit scorer with 11.

Polson, which trailed by four at halftime after a disastrous second quarter, forced overtime by outscoring Libby 14-7 in the fourth.

Polson 19 8 13 14 11 — 65

Libby 8 23 16 7 9 — 63

POLSON: Robin Erickson 7, Connor Lanier 12, Shade Main 27, Trevor Schultz 4, Sam Schultz 3, Weston Danley 11.

LIBBY: Brian Peck 2, JJ Davis 16, Ryggs Johnston 22, Jay Beagle 3, Nik Jones 7, Keith Johnson 11.

Bigfork 85, Florence 53

FLORENCE — Bigfork scored 23 or more points in three of four quarters to wreck Florence.

The Vikings jumped out to a 24-6 lead after the first quarter and outscored their hosts in each period of the rout.

Beau Santistevan scored a game-high 26 points for Bigfork, which remained undefeated. Logan Gilliard added 19, while Clayton Reichenbach chipped in 12.

Marcus Zeiler scored 25 points in Florence’s losing effort.

Bigfork 24 15 23 23 — 85

Florence 6 11 17 19 — 53

Bigfork: ?Beau Santisteven 26, Logan Gilliard 19, Clayton Reichenbach 12, Anders Epperly 8, Colton Reichenbach 8, Chase Chappuis 7, Logan Taylor 3, Luke Schmit 2.

Florence: ?Marcus Zeiler 25, Brent Stroppel 14, Zack Christopherson 5, Parker Hotsinpiller 4, Dillon Christopherson 3, Tyce Pedersen 2.

Eureka 42, Troy 36

EUREKA — Eureka limited Troy to single-digit scoring in three of four quarters to win a low-scoring matchup.

Eureka’s Colton Cooper was the game’s only double-digit individual scorer with 11 points.

The Lions took a 21-14 lead into halftime, but Troy roared back to tie the game by the end of the third quarter.

Eureka outscored the visitors 14-8 in the final period.

AJ Faur paced Troy with nine points.

Troy 9 5 14 8 — 36

Eureka 11 10 7 14 — 42

Troy:? Trevor Hoagland 7, Jaymin Stever 6, Dylan Cummings 4, AJ Faur 9, Tyler Gromley 2, Alex Freund 8.

Eureka:? Austin Callender 2, AJ Pacella 7, Quade Anderson 3, Cory Chaney 6, Colton Cooper 11, Alex Lowe 5, Jake Kindel 8.

Ronan 66, St. Ignatius 61

RONAN — Ronan built an early lead and held onto it through a wild second half to earn a non-conference win over St. Ignatius.

Anthony Camel, Dallas Durheim and Zeke Misa all recorded double-doubles to lead Ronan. Camel scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Durheim notched 12 and 11, respectively. Misa stuffed the stat sheet with 12 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds.

The Chiefs led 32-25 at halftime. Both teams scored 24 points in the fourth.

St. Ignatius 9 16 12 24 — 61

Ronan 13 18 11 24 — 66

St. Ignatius: ?Jacob Hugs 15, Jedi Christy 15, Flint McPherson 3, Wacey McClure 17, J. Jones 9, Matt Anderson 2.

Ronan: ?Zeke Misa 12, Randy Finley 4, Bryant Hales 3, Nate Dennis 6, Zarec Couture 4, Dallas Durheim 12, Anthony Camel 25.

Girls

Helena Capital 52,

Glacier 39

HELENA — Glacier couldn’t overcome a slow start, falling to 0-2 in Western AA play with a double-digit loss to undefeated Helena Capital.

The Wolfpack fell behind 13-7 after the first quarter and trailed 22-14 at halftime.

Anna Schrade led Glacier in scoring for the second consecutive day, notching 13 points. Ellie Stevens and Kali Gulick each scored nine.

Sydney Sheridan paced Capital with 16.

Glacier 7 7 15 10 — 39

Capital 13 9 14 16 — 52

GLACIER: Ellie Stevens 9, Kali Gulick 9, Cadie Williams 6, Anna Schrade 13, Raley Shirey 2.

CAPITAL: Megan Lindbo 12, Katie Culver 5, Kacie Gross 5, Taylor Sullivan 6, Sydney Sheridan 16, Emily Kidder 6, Dani Bartsch 2.

Helena 63, Flathead 22

HELENA — Defending state champion Helena High beat up on Flathead in a Western AA matchup.

Individual stats were not available.

Bigfork 67, Florence 59

FLORENCE — Bigfork outscored Florence 11-3 in overtime, with Rakiah Grende supplying 10 of those points for the Valkyries, to knock off previously undefeated Florence in a clash of Class B powers.

Grende’s explosion in overtime contributed to her 19-point performance, one that fell just short of Jaime Berg’s game-high 20 points.

The Valkyries, who trailed by four at the half, chipped away at the deficit throughout the third and fourth quarters to force the extra period.

Bigfork 9 17 11 19 11 — 67

Florence 17 13 9 17 3 — 59

BIGFORK: Abby Lembke 6, Ellie Berreth 9, Shae Anderson 3, Abby Ellison 3, Heidi Schneller 7, Jaime Berg 20, Rakiah Grende 19.

FLORENCE: Emma Stensrud 10, Joey Janetski 4, Jewel Zeiler 3, Rilee Mangun 10, Makenna Liles 14, Danielle Zahn 19.

Libby 53, Polson 29

LIBBY — Shannon Reny scored 18 points, including 10 in the first quarter, to spark Libby in a blowout win over Polson.

Jayden Winslow added 13 for the Loggers, and Sammee Bradeen threw in 10.

Polson failed to tally double-digit scoring in any quarter.

Jaycee Frydenlund paced the Pirates with 13 points.

Polson 8 7 7 7 — 29

Libby 17 14 13 9 — 53

POLSON: Kaelyn Smith 3, Quinn Motichka 4, Alex Pierre 6, Olivia Perez 3, Jaycee Frydenlund 13.

Libby: Emma Gruber 6, Alli Collins 2, Jayden Winslow 13, Sammee Bradeen 10, McKenzie Proffitt 2, Shannon Reny 18, Brooklyn Rainer 2.

Eureka 51, Troy 44

EUREKA — Sienna Utter netted 21 points to go with 14 from Erynn Thier in Eureka’s win over Troy.

Allie Coldwell turned in an admirable performance in Troy’s losing effort, scoring 31 points. Coldwell’s scoring accounted for more than 70 percent of the Trojans’ points.

Eureka led but just one at the half but pulled away when it held Troy to just four points in the third quarter.

Troy 13 13 4 14 — 44

Eureka 18 9 9 15 — 51

Troy: ?Aurora Becquardt 4, Annie Day 1, Allie Coldwell 31, Kaitlyn Downey 5, Grace Dolan 1, Montana Rice 2.

Eureka: ?Avory Escobar 6, Sienna Utter 21, Maggie Graves 5, Cassie Hammack 5, Erynn Thier 14.

Ronan 69, St. Ignatius 52

RONAN — Ronan dominated the first three quarters of a victory over St. Ignatius.

The Chiefs outscored the Bulldogs 36-19 in the first half and carried a 55-30 lead into the fourth quarter, rendering a late St. Ignatius rally meaningless.

Micalann McCrea led Ronan with 22 points, and Louetta Conko Camel threw in 14.

St. Ignatius 9 10 11 22 — 52

Ronan 12 24 19 12 — 69

St. Ignatius: Syd Brander 16, Azia Umphrey 9, Afton Brander 8, Karolyna Buck 7, Courtney Mitchell 6, Leila Marsh 2.

Ronan: Micalann McCrea 22, Louetta Conko Camel 14, Kianna Finley 7, Taelynn Askan 6, Tiana Ulutoa 5, Madison Clairmont 4, Madeline McCrae 4, Regan Clairmont 2, Kieauna DeRoche 2.

Postponed

Whitefish at Browning

The girls and boys Northwest A conference matchups between Whitefish and Browning were postponed due to poor road conditions.

They were rescheduled for Feb. 1.

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