Wildkats stay undefeated; Flathead boys beat Big Sky

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COLUMBIA FALLS — Hannah Schweikert and LaKia Hill each scored 16 points and the Columbia Falls Wildkats took a convincing 61-28 win in Northwestern A girls’ basketball Saturday.

Josie Windauer added 11 points for the Wildkats who are 7-0 overall and 2-0 in league.

Three players tallied six points each for Polson (0-3, 0-7).

Polson 4 9 10 5 —  28

Columbia Falls 27 9 11 3 —  61

POLSON — Misty Tenas 6, Grace Simonich 6, Turquoise Pierre 6, Jazlyn Dalbey 5, Mossy Kauley 4, Autumn Piper 1.

COLUMBIA FALLS — Hannah Schweikert 16, LaKia Hill 16, Maddie Robison 14, Josie Windauer 11, Madysen Hoerner 3, Alexis Green 1.

Hamilton 58, Whitefish 41

HAMILTON — Jadi Walburn and Gracie Smiley each scored 12 points for Whitefish, but it wasn’t enough to catch nonconference foe Hamilton.

The Southwestern A Broncs were led by Ashlee Searle’s 16 points. The Northwestern A Bulldogs fell to 3-6.

Hamilton 15 16 10 17 — 58

Whitefish 11 6 15 9 — 41

HAMILTON ­— Searle 16, Johnson 4, Brackman 3, Walker 3, Kearns 12, Ringer 2, Paulson 2, Wildey 4, Dickmore 12.

WHITEFISH — Jadi Walburn 12, Taylor Means= 3, Payton Kastella 5, Mikenna Ellis 7, Alivia Ingold 2, Gracie Smyley 12.

Browning at Libby,

Postponed

Saturday’s girls’ game with Browning visiting Libby has been postponed. A makeup date has not been announced.

Class B

Thompson Falls 51,

Eureka 47

EUREKA — Maggie Graves’ 15 points led Eureka to the Western 7-B win.

Katie Schmidt added 13 points for the Lions, while Avery Escobar had nine points, 10 rebounds and five steals. Escobar also hit a game-sealing free threow at the end of the game for Eureka (7-1, 2-1 in conference).

Megan Baxter’s 16 points led Thompson Falls (6-2, 2-1).

Thompson Falls 8 19 9 11 — 47

Eureka 13 10 13 15 — 51

THOMPSON FALLS — Megan Baxter 16, Jody Detlaff 10, Ellie Baxter 11.

EUREKA — Katie Schmidt 13, Maggie Graves 15, Avory Escobar 9.

Boys

Class AA

Flathead 60,

Missoula Big Sky 46

MISSOULA ­— Gabe Adams’ game-high 23 points led the Flathead Brves past Western AA foe Missoula Big Sky for their first win.

Hunter Hickey added 16 points and Joston Cripe chipped in with 10 for Flathead (1-4 overall, 1-1 in league), which rallied from a 28-20 halftime deficit.

Ben Maehl’s nine points led Big Sky (0-7, 0-3).

Flathead 14 6 18 22 — 60

Big Sky 12 16 7 11 — 46

FLATHEAD — Tannen Beyl 6, Hunter Hickey 16, Gabe Adams 23, Cooper Smith 3, Jessy Reynolds 2, Joston Cripe 10.

MISSOULA BIG SKY — Ben Maehl 9, Draven Lincoln 8, Shawn Phelps 5, Tre Reed 7, Josh Hiniker 3, Chaz LaDue 2, Colter Janacaro 2, Everett Fred 5, Bob Peterson 5.

Sentinel 51, Glacier 35

MISSOULA ­— Three Missoula Sentinel players in double figures, led by Alex Germer’s 15 points, led the Spartans past Glacier in a Western AA game.

Weston Price scored 10 points to lead Glacier (4-2, 1-1 in league), which fell off the pace in the third quarter.

Glacier 13 7 6 9 — 35

Sentinel 16 7 16 12 — 51

GLACIER — Keifer Spohnhauer 5, Luke Bilau 1, KJ Johnson 6, Weston Price 10, JaxSon Olsen 4, Drew Engellant 6, Colin Presnell 3.

MISSOULA SENTINEL — Tony Frohlich-Fehr 13, Alex Germer 15, TJ Rausch 4, Zac Crews 4, Hayden Kolb 14.

Class A

Polson 63,

Columbia Falls 50

COLUMBIA FALLS – Xavier Fisher’s 11 points led a balanced attack for Polson, which used its size to build a 37-24 halftime lead in Northwestern A action.

Trevor Lake added 10 points for the Pirates (4-4 overall, 1-2 in league) and Ryker Wenderowth added nine – all in the first half.

Allec Knapton and Dillon Shipp each scored 13 points to lead the Wildcats (1-5, 0-1).

Polson 15 22 17 9 ­ — 63

Columbia Falls 6 18 13 13 — 50

POLSON (4-4, 1-2) – Trey Kelley 5, Xavier Fisher 11, Ryker Wenderowth 9, Jarrett Wilson 2, Anton Lefthand 6, Tony Perez 1, Colton Graham 8, Bronson Henriksen 3, Trevor Lake 10, Gunner Grisek 8.

COLUMBIA FALLS (0-1, 1-5) – Jack Price 3, Mason Peters 2, Mikey Tamborelli 7, Danny Henjum 2, William Dyon 9, Dillon Shipp 13, Aaron Trueblood 1, Allec Knapton 13.

Class B

Deer Lodge 43, Bigfork 39

BIGFORK — Logan Nickolson’s 14 points led Deer Lodge to a nonconference win over the Bigfork Vikings.

Colt Thorness led the Vikings (5-4) in scoring with nine points.

Deer Lodge 20 2 12 9 — 43

Bigfork 3 13 8 15 — 39

DEER LODGE — Logan Nickolson 14, Ethan Bessert 7, Ben Anderson 7, Bordey Freeman 6, Ozzie Keng 5, Aidan Thompson 4.

BIGFORK — Colt Thorness 9, Levi Taylor 8, Isak Epperly 7, Isaac Bjorge 6, Wyatt Duke 4, Walker Fisher 3, Eli Hines 2.

Eureka 50,

Thompson Falls 49

EUREKA — Corey Chaney’s 14 points led the Lions to the narrow Western 7-B win, keeping them unbeaten in conference.

Jake Kindel added nine points for Eureka (5-3, 3-0 in league).

Sidney Akinde had a game-high 22 points for the Bluehawks (2-6, 1-2), who made up most of a 39-29 deficit after three quarters.

Thompson Falls 4 12 13 20 ­— 49

Eureka 9 19 11 11— 50

THOMPSON FALLS — Sidney Akinde 22, Ryan Schraeder 3, Justin Morgan 5, Ethan Brown 2, Jack Green 7, Cody Burk 10.

EUREKA ­— Danny Dunn 5, Anston Sartori 4, Corbin Hurst 7, AJ Pacella 9, Cory Chaney 14, Joey Kendel 2, Jake Kindel 9.

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