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Youth Sports June 7, 2023

| June 7, 2023 1:15 AM

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Courtesy photo The Timbers boys 2013 Yellow soccer team took second place at the Three Blind Refs tournament this past weekend in Kalispell, Mont. In the front row from left are Liam Arine, Liam Jell, Sterling Tate, Vincent Nyist and Conrad Cortes; second row from left, Caleb Smith, Crew Kuhlmann, Owen Irwin, Shane Staeheli, Hudson Herbert and Kleh Rogers; and back row from left, coaches Chad Kuhlmann and John O’Neil.

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Photo by DANIELLE ANDERSON The Timbers 2010 Boys Premier Red soccer team finished its season last weekend at the 3 Blind Refs Tournament in Kalispell, Mont. The Timbers took first place in their league. Players pictured from left are Brodie Grimmett, Mason Cramer, Liam Garr-Coles, Isaac Jackson, Hudson Fremouw, Easton Clyne, Jacob Sanford, Kellen Anderson, Alistair Smith, Hunter Moss, Elias Herzog, Leo Rubio, Zack Burkwist and Jameson Meyer; and coaches from left, Landon Anderson and Stephan Jackson.

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Photo by BUSCEMA PHOTOGRAPHY The Thorns North FC 14 Girls Yellow soccer team traveled to Kalispell, Mont., for the 3 Blind Refs Tournament this past weekend. The Thorns played four games over the weekend to close out the 2022-23 soccer season. In the front from left are Audrey Rietze and Brielle Buscema; middle row from left, Finley Rauscher, Quinn Baily and Ellie Carper; and back row from left, Blaire Warren, Hatty Lemmon, Poppy Moreau, Stella Hartzell and Liv Mickelson.

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Photo courtesy BUSCEMA PHOTOGRAPHY The Timbers North FC 11 Boys Academy soccer team traveled to Kalispell, Mont., last weekend to play in the 3 Blind Refs Tournament. The team played four games, beating Missoula Strikers 2011 Red, Flathead Rapids B2011 Black and Missoula Surf, and losing to Flathead SC Green 11B AC 3-2. This closed out the team's 2022-23 season. Timbers goals were scored by Kannon Foreman, Ryder Quinn, Lucas Buscema, Damon Mysse, Owen Newby, Asher Smith, Charlie McVey, Landon Smith, and Bode Miller. Damon Mysse and Kannon Foreman played goalkeepers throughout the tournament. Pictured from left are Bode Barton, Lucas Buscema, Max Lopez, Eli Vatsvog, Asher Smith, Ryder Quinn, Damon Mysse, Oliver Peters, Kellan Alexander, Landon Smith, Ryder Benca, Charlie McVey, Kannon Foreman and Owen Newby.

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Courtesy photo The Thorns North FC 10 Girls Academy soccer team went undefeated in its games at the 3 Blind Refs Tournament last weekend in Kalispell, Mont., winning 1-0 in the finals vs. Missoula FC. In the front row from left are Kendalyn Bowlby, Selah McNiel, Averyn Jones, Calla Kuhlmann, Kaelyn Howard and Grier Scott; and back row from left, coach Matt Ruchti, Jordynn Walker, Katie Foster, Ava Roberts, Avery Knowles, Cate Storey, Tayla Ruchti, Finley Wright, Jersey Larson, Mallory Morrisroe, Emily Tanneberger and Lila Moreau.

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Courtesy photo The Fire Starters won the 3rd/4th grade soccer championship in the Cereal Cup on May 22 at The Fields at Real Life Ministries in Post Falls. From left are coach Scott Ferguson, Lucy Meredith, Elliot Baune, Samuel Mojzis, Zade Fawley, Jackson Baune, James Clegg, Jase VanValin, Sloan Law, Lyric Law, Rylan Butler, Benjamin Ferguson, Eli Konek, Asher Leas and coach Tim VanValin.

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Courtesy photo Cole Courtney of Coeur d'Alene High and Justin Duane Hill of Lake City are this year's recipients of the Coeur d'Alene Junior Tackle Layne Woolley Memorial Scholarship. Pictured from left are Dan Franks, Coeur d'Alene Junior Tackle board member; Justin Duane Hill, Lake City High; Cole Courtney, Coeur d'Alene High; Bob Fitzgerald, Coeur d'Alene Junior Tackle league president; and Alex Howard, Coeur d'Alene Junior Tackle board member. The Layne Woolley Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one senior student-athlete at Coeur d'Alene High School and one senior student-athlete at Lake City High School each year. The scholarship amount is $500 to each recipient. Each recipient must have participated in Coeur d'Alene Junior Tackle. This scholarship is in memory of Layne Woolley, who participated in Coeur d'Alene Junior Tackle from 2003-08. Layne was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma. According to Coeur d'Alene Junior Tackle, "Layne was a wonderful friend and teammate to everyone who knew him. He was an outstanding student and a wonderful football player. His coach, Bobby Fitzgerald, said he was the best 3-back to ever play Coeur d'Alene Junior Tackle. He was so coachable; however, he was told to execute each play that is how he did it. Every player was inspired to do better from the influence of Layne Woolley."

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Courtesy photo The Thorns Girls 12 soccer team took second place at the 3 Blind Refs Tournament June 3-4 in Kalispell, Mont. On June 3 the Thorns beat HYSA 1-0 on a goal by Eloise Elgee. In game two that day the Thorns fell 5-1 to the Montana Rush. Victorie James scored for the Thorns. On June 4, the Thorns beat Montana Rush 2-0, on goals by Amelia Liddiard and Hailey Viaud. Later that day, the Thorns beat the Missoula Strikers 5-3, on goals by Gracie McVey, Amelia Liddiard, Evelyn Haycraft, Hailey Viaud and Piper Harwood. From left are Evelyn Harrison, Gracie McVey, Parvati Palmgren, Evelyn Haycraft, Kenzie Rix, Harper Wing, Alex Keating, Amelia Liddiard, Jillian Speelman, Eloise Elgee, Piper Harwood, Avery, Thompson, Hailey Viaud and Victorie James.

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Courtesy photo Kynleigh Ryder of the Thorns Girls 12 soccer team.

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Courtesy photo The Coeur d'Alene Heat seventh grade AAU boys basketball team took second place at the PAC NW Basketball Tournament on June 2-4. Players, from left, are Luke Roe, Brady Green, Collin Simon, Taytem Frazier, Ty Ball, Lennox Radford, Landon Leveque, Cole Clyne and Tavion Norwood; and coaches from left, Matt Frazier and AJ Cade. Not pictured are Carson Munday and Sam Priebe.