Silver Valley Sports Recap: Jan. 4-10

| January 12, 2021 7:00 AM

KELLOGG WRESTLING

•Jan. 6

Kellogg 60

Sandpoint 31

SANDPOINT — The Wildcats dominated their 4A opposition with Chase Morden (98), Kolter Wood (106), Dakota Eixenberger (113), Raymond Heely (120), Jaeger Hall (126), Daeton Bauer (138), Ramsey Rainio (145), Kayden Zimmerman (170), Brody Hoffman (195), and Rob Bublitz (285) all notching pins to seal the win.

“That was a good win for us as we came out and totally controlled the matches from every phase,” head coach Scott Miller said. “It's always exciting to be a bigger school, especially at their place so we're thinking this is a promising start for us.”

•Jan. 9

St. Maries Duals & Individual Tournament

ST. MARIES — Despite a terrific showing individually, the Kellogg Wildcat Wrestling Team was left wanting more from the team aspect — but it’s nothing that can’t be rectified over the coming weeks.

The Wildcats went 3-1 as a team, but they lost to a Sandpoint team that they had imposed their will upon just a few days prior.

“We tended to be our own worst enemy this weekend and it cost us the match with Sandpoint,” head coach Scott Miller said. “We have to be clean in what we do, focus on good technique but most importantly, understand that body position wins and loses matches. Still, to wrestle as we did and still walk out with a 3-1 record was positive so it shows that the kids are learning how to deal with adversity.”

Once the individual tournament began though, Kellogg cleaned up.

Five Wildcats wrestled their way to championships, while many others also found themselves near the top of the podium at the end of the day.

Chase Morden, Kolter Wood, Dakota Eixenberger, Kayden Zimmerman, and Carson Hudson were the five gold medalists from Kellogg.

The Wildcats are going to be very busy this week, but Miller believes that it’s going to allow his grapplers a chance to clean up some of their messier components as they get into the meet of their season.

“Next week is very important for us,” Miller said. “St. Maries allows us to get some mat time in before the IML Duals. IML Duals are very important because the winner hosts the District Tournament this year so we're fired up about that and River City Duals is always excellent competition.”

Here is Kellogg’s upcoming schedule:

Jan. 12, @ St. Maries Mixer

Jan. 14, IML Duals @ Timberlake

Jan. 15-16, River City Duals @ Post Falls High School

St. Maries Duals Match results:

Match 1 - KELLOGG 45, St. Maries 33

Match 2 - Sandpoint 45, KELLOGG 39

Match 3 - KELLOGG 60, Potlatch 21

Match 4 - KELLOGG 66, Priest River 15

INDIVIDUAL PLACERS

98 - Chase Morden, 1st Place

106 - Kolter Wood, 1st Place

113 - Dakota Eixenberger, 1st Place

113 - Wyatt Hei, 2nd Place

120 - Raymond Heely, 3rd Place

126 - Jaeger Hall, 2nd Place

132 - Jayce Garcia, 2nd Place

138 - Daeton Bauer, 2nd Place

145 - Ramsey Rainio, 3rd Place

170 - Kayden Zimmerman, 1st Place

182 - Blaine Goodner, 3rd Place

195 - Brody Hoffman, 3rd Place

220 - Carson Hudson, 1st Place

285 - Rob Bublitz, 3rd Place

KELLOGG BOYS BASKETBALL

•Jan. 5

Lakeside 64

Kellogg 37

PLUMMER — When the man-to-man didn’t work out as well as Lakeside coach James Twoteeth had to switch things up.

Then, Knights got into a zone, both offensively and defensively.

Day Day Higgins had 14 points and 10 rebounds, leading four players in double figures in a 64-37 win over the Wildcats at Ron Miller Court.

“We started off in man and got into some foul trouble,” Twoteeth said. “When we switched to a zone, it was kind of a turning point in the game. In the first quarter, you could tell we’d been off for a few weeks, but we started to settle down and hit some shots.”

Vander Brown, Jasper Abuan and JJ Hall had 10 points each for Lakeside.

Logan Jerome scored 15 points for Kellogg.

Kellogg 12 5 9 11 — 37

Lakeside 16 12 16 20 — 64

KELLOGG — Miller 2, Luna 6, Groves 7, Maciosek 4, Walker 0, Jerome 15, Lonn 0, Hoffman 3.

LAKESIDE — Brown 10, Abuan 10, Higgins 14, SiJohn 4, Q. Hall 6, J. Hall 10, Spotted Horse 8, Louie 0, Matt 2.

•Jan. 9

St. Maries 55

Kellogg 29

KELLOGG — Sophomore Greyson Sands hit two 3-pointers and scored 18 points, and the visiting Lumberjacks jumped out to a 30-12 halftime lead en route to the win over the Wildcats in what was to be the boys Brawl 4 the Ball spirit game at Andrews Gymnasium.

Coleman Ross added 10 points for St. Maries, which forced Kellogg into 24 turnovers.

“They play super hard; their energy really got to us, and we played too passive,” Kellogg coach Mike Martin said. “They’re good; it’s a pretty special group they’ve got over there. The effort they brought took us out of what we were trying to do. They get after it in the half-court; we handled their full-court pressure pretty well, but they got us on second chances, and on the glass.”

Kolby Luna hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 points for Kellogg, playing for just the second time since Dec. 5. K.J. Walker hit two 3s and added 10 points.

“I really was proud of our guys for continuing to compete in the second half; it would have been easy to roll over,” Martin said.

Kellogg gets another shot at St. Maries on Thursday on the Lumberjacks’ home court.

St.Maries 15 15 18 7 — 55

Kellogg 4 810 7 — 29

ST. MARIES — Sands 18, Ross 10, Becktel 2, Gentry 7, Stancil 6, Elliott 0, Gibson 4, Ledbetter 0, Renner 6, McMaster 2.

KELLOGG — R. Luna 2, K. Luna 11, McLean 0, Groves 2, Frohlich 1, Walker 10, Jerome 3, Lonn 0, Hoffman 0.

KELLOGG GIRLS BASKETBALL

•Jan. 9

St. Maries 51

Kellogg 39

KELLOGG — No other information was available.

MULLAN GIRLS BASKETBALL

•Jan. 5

Mullan 46

Clark Fork 39

CLARK FORK — Talowa Fallingwater had 24 points and 15 rebounds for the Tigers in a North Star League win over the Wampus Cats.

Emily Dykes had eight points, nine rebounds and four steals and Jazzmyn Nelson seven points and eight steals for Mullan.

Katelyn Matteson scored eight points for Clark Fork.

Mullan 6 7 17 16 — 46

Clark Fork 4 13 11 11 — 39

MULLAN — Haig 2, Nelson 7, Blankenship 0, Stahle 0, Fallingwater 24, Charvez 0, Frazier 5, Dykes 8.

CLARK FORK — Matteson 8, Valliere 7, Myers 8, Shelton 6, Reuter 5, Hoffman 0, Mace 0, Fournier 5.

•Jan. 7

Mullan 47

Genesis Prep 10

POST FALLS — Talowa Fallingwater scored 10 of her gamehigh 23 points in the third quarter as the visiting Tigers defeated the Jaguars in a nonleague game at The Courts at Real Life.

Miyah Anderson scored six points to lead Genesis Prep.

The Jaguars’ scheduled game with Kootenai this Saturday was canceled when the Kootenai School Board voted last month that its basketball and wrestling teams would not compete this winter, due to COVID-19 concerns.

Mullan 9 13 16 9 — 47

Genesis Prep 4 2 4 0 — 10

MULLAN — Dykes 7, Fallingwater 23, Blankenship 0, Frazier 4, Haig 3, Charvez 0, Nelson 8, Stahle 2.

GENESIS PREP — Martin 0, Yount 0, Meerdink 2, Robertson 0, Anderson 6, Wilson 2.

WALLACE GIRLS BASKETBALL

•Jan. 7

Wallace 29

St. Maries 57

ST. MARIES — Senior wing Macie Rimel scored 12 of her 18 points in the second half, and the St. Maries Lumberjacks snapped a five-game losing skid with a 57-29 nonleague victory over the Wallace Miners on Thursday night.

Jenna Holder hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 of her 13 points in the third quarter for St. Maries, which outscored Wallace 26-1 in the quarter.

“The first half we didn’t come out and play,” St. Maries coach Gary Krumheuer said.

“We beat Wallace the first time (54-23) and thought it would be easy, and Wallace didn’t make it easy. Our press kicked in (in the third quarter), and we were all over the place.”

St. Maries, which came into the game shooting 19 percent on 3s, made seven against Wallace, including five in the third quarter, and was over 50 percent from behind the arc for the game, Krumheuer said.

Wallace 713 1 8 — 29

St.Maries 11 11 26 9 — 57

WALLACE — Specht 3, Cielke 3, House 7, Phillips 2, Welch 2, Burmeister 2, Hemphill 3, Hunter 6, Bergen 1.

ST. MARIES — Sines 1, Badgett 5, McGreal 4, Christensen 2, Rimel 16, Watkins 6, Mitchell 5, Holder 13, Miller 9, Hammond 5, Scott 0.

•Jan. 8

Wallace 71

Mullan 16

WALLACE — Jaden House scored 19 points for the Miners in a nonleague win over the Tigers at Kirby Krulitz Court.

Elli Welch scored 16 points for Wallace.

Talowa Fallingwater scored seven points for Mullan (6-4), which hosts Wallace Friday.

Mullan 7 2 7 0 — 16

Wallace 21 19 15 16 — 71

MULLAN — Haig 0, Nelson 5, Blankenship 0, Stahle 0, Fallingwater 7, Charvez 0, Frazier 4, Dykes 0.

WALLACE — Specht 5, Merrick 1, Cielke 3, House 19, Phillips 4, Welch 16, Burmeister 12, Hill 9, Hunter 2, Bergem 0.

WALLACE BOYS BASKETBALL

•Jan. 8

Wallace 64

Mullan 51

WALLACE — Hayden Hogamier scored 16 points to lead the Miners past the Tigers in a nonleague game at Kirby Krulitz Court.

Connor Denson scored 13 points for Wallace.

Luke Trogden scored 21 points for Mullan.

Mullan 10 10 19 12 — 51

Wallace 11 25 17 11 — 64

MULLAN — R. Trogden 20, L. Trogden 21, Nelson 9, Layton 1, Lowman 0, Petit 0, Zingler 0, A. Trogden 0.

WALLACE — Tesky 7, Farkas 5, Hogamier 16, Allison 0, Bailey 6, Morin 2, Denson 13, Hull 11, Hammerberg 4.