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PREP BASKETBALL: Kellogg girls capture Silver Valley Tournament title

| November 21, 2021 1:09 AM

• GIRLS

WALLACE — Senior Hailey Cheney totaled 13 points and nine rebounds, and sophomore Emily Coe had 10 points and 13 boards as the Kellogg Wildcats beat the host Wallace Miners 42-24 in the championship game of the Silver Valley Tournament on Saturday night at Kirby Krulitz Court.

“Our defense was on point,” Kellogg coach Jana Nearing said. “We’ve been working on our press and we were able to force a lot of turnovers, and we were able to keep our turnovers low.”

Jaden House scored 13 points for Wallace (1-1), which travels to Kootenai on Tuesday.

Kellogg (2-1) returns to action Nov. 30 at Lakeland.

Kellogg 10 10 12 10 — 42

Wallace 9 2 11 2 — 24

KELLOGG — Sam Karst 2, Macie Jerome 6, Emily Coe 10, Darian Hill 4, Grace Nearing 5, Hailey Cheney 13, Kay Reed 0, M. Cheney 1.

WALLACE — Specht 0, House 13, Phillips 4, Welch 0, Burmeister 2, Hendrick 0, Hemphill 0, Hunter 3, Taylor 2.

Lakeside 49

Post Falls JV 29

WALLACE — Jolissa Holt scored 15 points to lead the Knights past the Trojans junior varsity in the consolation game of the Silver Valley Tournament at Kirby Krulitz Court.

“We were able to shoot the ball and play a lot better tonight,” said Lakeside coach Chris Dohrman, whose team limited Post Falls to four points in the third quarter to take a 35-19 lead. “We did a good job defensively and were able to build a lead. I was pretty pleased we were able to play a full game. The girls are improving and we’ll look to continue to do that.”

Ariana Havier-Gorr scored 13 points for Lakeside (2-1), which hosts Mullan on Dec. 2.

Myckenzee Mitley scored 14 points for the Post Falls JV.

Lakeside 9 13 13 14 — 49

Post Falls JV 7 8 4 10 — 29

LAKESIDE — A. Holt 8, J. Holt 15, Wineclaw 0, Rivera 1, Matt 4, Havier-Gorr 13, Marchand 6, Erickson 2.

POST FALLS JV — Berg 2, VanVolkinberg 0, Byrne 4, Berger 3, Mitley 14, Miller 0, Gilmor 6, Conijn 0.

Lewiston 54

Sandpoint 34

LEWISTON — The visiting Bulldogs were unable to overcome a hot start by the Bengals in a nonleague loss.

Kacy Wessels scored 16 points and the Bengals (2-2) scored 26 points in the first quarter to hand the Bulldogs their second loss.

"Credit to Lewiston, they hit a bunch of shots and ran some really good offense," Sandpoint coach Will Love said.

But after that sizzling opening quarter, Sandpoint kept pace with the Bengals and was only outscored 28-24 over the final 24 minutes.

"I was really proud of the girls because after that first quarter, they really tightened things up defensively and did a really good job overall," Love said.

Sandpoint (0-2) hosts Bonners Ferry on Tuesday.

Sandpoint 10 6 3 15 — 34

Lewiston 26 8 10 10 — 54

SANDPOINT — K. Cessna 9, De. Driggs 0, Da. Driggs 8, Reinink 2, P. Cessna 0, Tomco 9, Owens 0, Lyons 2, Platte 4.

LEWISTON — Collins 4, O'Ren 6, Acellano 0, Wessels 16, Kessinger 8, Ortiz 7, Salim 0, Jackson 0, Taylor 3, Samuels 0, Burke 4, Riddle 6.

N.I. Christian takes third

At Turkey Shootout

HELENA, Mont. — Symone Pilgrim had 15 points and 16 rebounds for the Royals in a 58-23 win over Helena Christian in the third-place game of the Turkey Shootout at Helena Christian School.

Earlier on Saturday, North Idaho Christian lost to Great Falls Home School Association 57-31, then beat Stillwater Christian in a loser-out game.

Danica Kelly had seven points, eight assists and four steals and Rylee Overturf 12 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots against Helena Christian.

North Idaho Christian (5-2) will host The Oaks at Holy Family Catholic School on Nov. 30.

Helena Christian 6 6 6 5 — 23

N.I. Christian 13 13 16 16 — 58

HELENA CHRISTIAN — Ka. Canney 6, Price 0, Lieberg 0, Megan Bouchard 8, Long 0, Ky. Canney 2, Woodbridge 3, Goodsell 0, Prater 4.

NORTH IDAHO CHRISTIAN — Garn 0, Cate 3, Salaiz 3, Kelly 7, Overturf 12, S. Pilgrim 15, Malinauskas 8, Sandwald 6, Y. Pilgrim 4.

• BOYS

N.I. Christian

wins Helena tourney

HELENA, Mont. — Thomas Schlader hit three straight 3-pointers in the second half to lift the Royals past Great Falls Christian 51-44 in the championship game of the Turkey Shootout.

Kerson Stensland of Great Falls Christian led all scorers with 17 points.

Earlier Saturday, North Idaho Christian defeated Foothills Christian School of Great Falls 63-50. Malachi Bullington scored 15 points, Kameron Heston 12 to lead the Royals.

Rafe Thompson had a game-high 19 points for Foothills.

The games were played with two 25-minute running-clock halves.

North Idaho Christian (3-0) returns to action Nov. 30 at The Oaks in Spokane Valley to open Mountain Christian League play.

NICS 63, FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN 50

N.I. Christian 39 24 — 63

Foothills 21 29 — 50

NORTH IDAHO CHRISTIAN — Derochers 2, Alliano 5, Connelly 3, Adams 4, O’Brien 3, McKee 3, Dinkins 7, Smith 0, Koontz 0, Malinauskas 0, Heston 12, Schlader 3, Grassi 0, Bullington 15, Sakae 6.

FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN — J. Lehmann 10, Cyr 0, Fried 2, Nicholson 1, Thompson 19, A. Lehmann 2, Chatillian 3, Lindseth 9, Gliko 4.

NICS 51, GREAT FALLS CHRISTIAN 44

N.I. Christian 27 24 — 51

G.F. Christian 14 30 — 44

NORTH IDAHO CHRISTIAN — Derochers 3, Alliano 5, Connelly 0, Adams 3, O’Brien 8, McKee 0, Dinkins 2, Koontz 4, Smith 4, Malinauskas 0, Heston 4, Schlader 9, Grassi 5, Bullington 4, Sakae 0.

GREAT FALLS CHRISTIAN — T. Entz 3, Yaskulski 0, R. Entz 6, Stoltzfus 0, Vosen 3, Stensland 17, L. Waldner 12, Kinnamen 0, A. Waldner 3.

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