PREP ROUNDUP: Lakeland rallies past Lake City in 5
RATHDRUM — Addie Kiefer had 21 kills and 18 digs as the Lakeland Hawks battled back to beat the visiting Lake City Timberwolves 25-17, 22-25, 15-25, 25-23, 15-11 in Inland Empire League play Tuesday night at Hawk Court.
Bethany Johnson added 12 kills and five blocks for Lakeland (18-13, 5-2 IEL). Kenna Simon had 11 kills and six blocks, Sam Daniels 36 assists, Addy Hocking four aces, Olivia Staudinger three aces.
“We played a lot of defense tonight, and struggled with serve-receive,” Lakeland coach Kelsie Badger said. “Our girls were able to battle back and played hard. Sam worked hard to better the ball for our hitters. Overall I am very pleased with the grit our players showed tonight.”
For Lake City (14-5, 4-5), Hanah Stoddard had 22 kills, Nellie Reese had 14 kills and 21 assists, Ella Hosfeld five kills and 17 assists, Allie Bowman 15 digs, Aubrey Stennett three aces.
“Nellie had great swings; that was probably her best night hitting,” Lake City coach Michelle Kleinberg said. “Lakeland’s tough; their block was strong, and their defense, they just chased balls down. They made us work for our points.”
With Coeur d’Alene’s loss, Lake City still earned the No. 2 seed, and will host No. 3 Coeur d’Alene on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the first round of the 5A Region 1 tournament.
Lakeland closes out the regular season Thursday at Sandpoint, where a win would wrap up the No. 1 seed for the Hawks to next week’s 4A Region 1 tournament.
LEWISTON — Despite 25 kills from Madi Symons, the visiting Vikings fell to the Bengals 26-24, 25-19, 16-25, 25-19 in the IEL finale for both.
Hailey Wuolle had 30 assists, 10 digs and four aces for Coeur d’Alene (10-10, 3-6). Maicy Nelson added eight kills, Olivia Dixon 14 digs, Paisley Goings seven aces, Skylar Burke and Olivia Naccarato one block each.
No. 3 seed Coeur d’Alene will play at No. 2 Lake City on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the first round of the 5A Region 1 tournament.
No. 4 Lewiston (11-8, 2-7) will play at No. 1 Post Falls on Saturday at 1 in the first round.
PRIEST RIVER — Ashliana Thomas had seven kills as the visiting Tigers swept the Spartans 25-18, 25-15, 25-13 in Intermountain League play.
Sami Wilfong added 18 assists and two aces for Timberlake (9-6, 6-2 IML). Jaycie Pratt had five kills and six digs, Mckennah Kronenberg five aces, Linley Howard five kills, Emma Patrick 10 digs.
Priest River is 1-9, 1-5.
Timberlake wraps up the regular season Thursday at St. Maries.
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POST FALLS — The host Jaguars beat the Warriors 25-5, 25-17, 21-25, 25-15 in nonleague play at The Courts at Real Life.
Kaylee Lupo had eight aces, six assists and three kills for Kootenai (0-11). Tayva Maitland had eight digs and five kills, Keira Bohannon two digs, Paige Offerman two kills.
“The girls had some really good moments. Unfortunately there was just a lot of communication errors and missed serves that determined the game,” Kootenai coach Kaili Gentry said.
On Thursday, Kootenai plays host to Wallace, and Genesis Prep visits Mullan.
• BOYS SOCCER
MOSCOW — The Hawks' season ended with the loss to the host Bears in the first round of the 4A Region 1 tournament.
Lakeland finishes 1-11-2.
Moscow (3-8-2) will play at No. 1 seed Sandpoint (7-4-0) on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at War Memorial Field for regional title and the region's lone berth to state.
• GIRLS SOCCER
MOSCOW — The visiting Hawks were eliminated from the 4A Region 1 tournament following a loss to the Bears at the Moscow Community Playfields.
Lakeland finishes 1-12-0 in coach Kevin Rogge’s first season as coach.
Moscow (3-8-1) will travel to Sandpoint (12-0-0) in the district championship match on Thursday at Memorial Field at 4:30 p.m.
First half — 1, Mos, Angela Lassen (unassisted), 8:00. 2, Mos, Ava Hicke (unassisted), 10:00. 3, Mos, Lassen (unassisted), 12:00. 4, Mos, Hicke (unassisted), 18:00. 5, Mos, Lassen (unassisted), 35:00. Second half — 6, Mos, Megan Poler (unassisted), 43:00. 7, Mos, Poler (unassisted), 50:00. 8, Mos, Poler (unassisted), 65:00. 9, Mos, Poler (unassisted), 73:00.
Shots on goal — LL 2, Mos 21.
Saves — LL, unknown, 12; Mos, Makai Rauch 2.