Wildkats win pair at Stillwater

Print Article

  • Peyton Rhodes drives past a Stillwater Christian defender Saturday in Kalispell. (Jeremy Weber photo)

  • 1

    Peyton Rhodes scores in the lane against Stillwater Christian Saturday. The Wildkats pulled out a win in a close game against the Lady Cougars. (Jeremy Weber photo)

  • 2

    LaKia Hill pulls up for a jumper in the middle of the Stillwater Christian defense Saturday. (Jeremy Weber photo)

  • 3

    Wildkat LaKia Hill goes up for a tough shot over a Stillwater Christian defender Saturday. (Jeremy Weber photo)

  • Peyton Rhodes drives past a Stillwater Christian defender Saturday in Kalispell. (Jeremy Weber photo)

  • 1

    Peyton Rhodes scores in the lane against Stillwater Christian Saturday. The Wildkats pulled out a win in a close game against the Lady Cougars. (Jeremy Weber photo)

  • 2

    LaKia Hill pulls up for a jumper in the middle of the Stillwater Christian defense Saturday. (Jeremy Weber photo)

  • 3

    Wildkat LaKia Hill goes up for a tough shot over a Stillwater Christian defender Saturday. (Jeremy Weber photo)

The Wildkats froshmore and junior varsity teams opened the basketball season with wins Saturday as they defeated Stillwater Christian School in Kalispell.

The junior varsity Wildkats picked up a gritty win against the Lady Cougar varsity squad, using a late-game run to secure the victory.

Down by three midway through the fourth quarter, the Wildkats rallied after JV coach Robert Tedlund picked up a technical foul for arguing with an official about the distribution of fouls. At the time, Columbia Falls had been called for 17 in the contest, while Stillwater had picked up only 5.

The Kats responded with a three to tie the contest and never looked back as they pulled ahead for a 36-29 win.

Columbia Falls led by as many as 14 in the first half but Stillwater fought back to erase that lead by the end of the third quarter.

LaKia Hill led the Wildkats with 12 points in the win, despite leaving the game with a sprained ankle before halftime. Paige Burger chipped in with 11 points, Graceanne Sevesind and Hannah Schweikert each scored four, Peyton Rhodes had three points and Madysen Hoerner scored one.

The froshmore team also picked up a win, downing the Lady Cougars JV 38-26.

The varsity Wildkats will open their season this weekend as they face Dillon at 2:30 p.m. Friday and Frenchtown at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Tip-Off Tournament in Missoula.

Print Article

Read More Sports

Wildkats open season with wins in Missoula, fall to Glacier

December 13, 2017 at 8:17 am | Lake County Leader The Wildkats opened their basketball season with a pair of wins in Missoula over the weekend as they defeated Dillon and Frenchtown at the Northwest A Tip-Off Tournament at the University of Montana....

Comments

Read More

Wildcats fall to Dillon in OT to open season, fall to Frenchtown and Glacier

December 13, 2017 at 8:17 am | Lake County Leader Strong defense and double-digit second-quarter lead were not enough for the Wildcats Friday as they opened the season with an overtime loss to Dillon at the Northwest A Tip-Off Tournament in Missoula...

Comments

Read More

MatCats go 2-4 at Mining City Duals in Butte

December 13, 2017 at 8:17 am | Lake County Leader It was a busy week for the Columbia Falls MatCats as the team was on the road at the Dillon Mixer Thursday and in Butte for the Mining City Duals Friday and Saturday. Results from Dillon had not bee...

Comments

Read More

Wildkats win pair at Stillwater

December 06, 2017 at 8:45 am | Lake County Leader The Wildkats froshmore and junior varsity teams opened the basketball season with wins Saturday as they defeated Stillwater Christian School in Kalispell. The junior varsity Wildkats picked up a gri...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 892-2151
PO BOX 189, 926 Nucleus Avenue
Columbia Falls, MT 59912

©2017 Hungry Horse News Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X