Wolf Point Herald

Poplar Fifth-, Sixth-Grade Boys’ Basketball Ends Season

The Poplar fifth- and sixth-grade boys’ basketball season ended Nov. 25 with a game against Frontier.
The season began Oct. 27 and consisted of two games. The 11 players that started were the same players who participated throughout the whole season.
“I was very proud of how much these young men accomplished with a short season. Their ball handling, shooting, passing and defense improved a lot throughout the season. Every practice and game we had, they always gave their all,” coach Jake Riediger said.
The players who participated were Logan Boadle, Kyle First, Abe Frederick, Inyan GrowingThunder, Luthor Iron Cloud, Butch Prichard, Leil Reddog, Justin Reddoor, Dennis Red Eagle, Elwayne Rush and Mitchell Youngman.

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Wolves Win 25 Matches At Sidney Eagle Invitational

The Wolves won 25 matches at the Eagle Invitational wrestling meet, Saturday, Dec. 6, with competition that included three Class AA schools from Billings and nationally ranked teams from California and Washington, the.
The host school, Sidney, finished second in the 22-team field behind Poway, Calif., a four-time state champion that notched eight individual titles in Sidney. Lake Stevens, Wash., finished in third place, Billings Skyview was fourth and Billings Senior, fifth.
“The wrestling team had a great opening weekend winning a total of 25 matches and losing 32 as a team,” head coach Bruce Knerr said.
“We took 11 wrestlers, one senior, one junior, four sophomores and five freshmen. Three of the boys had never wrestled before so it was a great overall weekend,” he said.
Senior Slade Martinez went 5-2, freshman Jeremiah Paine went 5-2, sophomore Ty Nygard went 5-3 and sophomore Karson Wortman went 4-2.
Paine placed second in the 126-pound weight class in the junior varsity tournament.
Nygard placed fourth at heavyweight in JV tourney and Jordan Clark placed sixth in the JV tourney, also as a heavyweight.
Other Wolf Point JV competitors were Trevor Davis, Marcus Greene, Leslie Hawk, Brandin Kolski,
Four Wolves wrestled in the varsity tournament. They were senior Slade Martinez and sophomore Wortman at 103 pounds, freshman Quinn Whitmus at 120 and junior David Knerr.
The Wolves are home Thursday, Dec. 11, for a mixer and in Glasgow, Saturday, Dec. 13.

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Wolves, Lady Wolves Scrimmage

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Pre-Season Tournament At WPHS This Week

(H)- Home Uniforms (V) Visitor Uniforms
Friday, Dec 12
9 a.m. – Frazer Girls (H) vs. Brockton Girls (V)
10:30 a.m. – Scobey Girls (H) vs. Savage Girls (V)
Noon – Brockton Boys (H) vs. Scobey Boys (V)
1:30 p.m. – Savage Boys (H) vs. Frazer Boys (V)
3 p.m. – Fairview Girls (H) vs. Plentywood Girls (V)
4:30 p.m. – Fairview Boys (H) vs. Plentywood Boys (V)
6 p.m. – WP Girls (H) vs. Culbertson Girls (V)
7:30 p.m. – WP Boys (H) vs. Culbertson Boys (V)
Saturday, Dec 13
9 a.m. – Savage Girls (H) vs. Frazer Girls (V)
10:30 a.m. – Brockton Girls (H) vs. Scobey Girls (V)
Noon – Culbertson Boys (H) vs. Scobey Boys (V)
1:30 p.m. – Plentywood Boys (H) vs. Savage Boys (H)
3 p.m. – Plentywood Girls (H)) vs. Culbertson Girls (V)
4:30 p.m. – Frazer Boys (H) vs. Brockton Boys (V)
6 p.m. – WP Girls (H) vs. Fairview Girls (V)
7:30 p.m. – WP Boys (H) vs. Fairview Boys (V)

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Eastern Montana Gymnastics Takes Third At Dickinson

The five girls on the Eastern Montana Gymnastics Level 3 Team brought home the third place trophy, out of the eight participating teams, at the Milo Dullum Gymnastics Meet in Dickinson, N.D., Sunday, Dec. 7. The girls were tied with Mandan for third place but won the tie-breaker. Winning the top two trophies were Bismarck and Sidney. Other teams competing were from Dickinson, Minot, Miles City and Glendive.
In Level 4, Paige Inion once again did an excellent job, as she won both the uneven bars and the balance beam, out of 37 gymnasts, who competed on Saturday, Dec. 6. She was second for her all-around score, sixth on floor and was tied for 15th on vault.
EMG’s Level 3 gymnasts also did well in their individual events and competed in the second session of Level 3’s with 32 gymnasts. For their all-around scores, Sierra Nagle was second, Gracie Ferdina was fourth and Leah Beery was sixth. The girls began their meet on vault where Ferdina was tied for second and Nagle was tied for tenth. On bars, Nagle was tied for third, Cheyenne Clinton was tied for eighth and Beery was tied for eleventh. The girls had some very nice beam routines, with Nagle tied for second, Ferdina at fifth and Beery at seventh. The girls finished their meet with some great floor routines which earned them the top team score on the floor, out of the eight teams. Beery led the way with her second place routine and was followed by Ferdina at third and Nagle at sixth. Kirsten Wagner continued to improve and had her best finish on the beam, where she was tied for 23rd.
 Out of the total 68 Level 3 gymnasts in both Session 1 and 2, Nagle had the second highest all-around score and was tied for fifth on bars, while Leah Berry’s floor routine was third overall. Ferdina’s vault was tied for fourth overall and she also had the fifth place floor routine of the day.
 The EMG Pre-Team girls, Rylee Deming and Olivia Fletes, also competed on Saturday morning and also performed some great routines.
Level 3 scores (vault, bars, beam, floor, all-around): Nagle (9.1, 9.05, 8.4, 8.8, 35.35), Ferdina (9.3, 8.25, 8.3, 9.0, 34.85), Beery (8.8, 8.5, 8.2, 9.15, 34.65), Clinton (8.4, 8.6, 6.8, 8.0, 31.8), Wagner (8.3, 7.0, 6.3, 7.05, 28.65).
 Level 4: Inion (7.9, 8.9, 9.6, 8.9, 35.3).
The EMG team will have their next meet in January.

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