January 16, 1998 in Sports

Rupp Leads Cda Past East Valley

 

Jim Rupp scored 23 points for Coeur d’Alene to help offset the 27-point scoring effort of Andrew Burgess as the Vikings (9-3, 7-2) whipped the Knights (1-10, 0-7) 78-63 in Border League basketball action at Coeur d’Alene.

East Valley trailed by 16 at halftime, but got within five in the third quarter. Burgess was nine of 11 from the field and 3 of 3 from the freethrow line.

CDA 78, East Valley 63

East Valley 9 14 23 17 - 63

Coeur d’Alene 21 18 17 22 - 78

EAST VALLEY - Henderson 3, Sitton 6, Quirk 9, Burgess 27, Shogren 3, Sterling 1, Storey 2, Pooley 2, Horgan 10.

COEUR D’ALENE - Fetzer 1, O’Dowd 8, Jeff Rupp 2, Chambers 12, Jim Rupp 23, Wood 8, Mellick 4, DeArmond 6, Hoorelbeke 12, Sigler 2.

North Star League

Lakeside 93, Falls Christian 57

Ken Pluff’s 9-of-12 shooting from the field contributed to his game-high 23 points for the first-place Knights (8-3, 3-0).

Pluff also collected five rebounds, six steals and five assists. Lakeside hit 11 of 25 3-point shots.

It was the first league loss for Falls Christian (6-5, 1-1).

Falls Christian 14 12 14 17 - 57

Lakeside 25 25 14 29 - 93

FALLS CHRISTIAN - A.Bligh 2, Malinauskas 2, Gross 2, Beck 2, Baker 12, Walker 5, Burns 7, Hanks 2, Dowers 0, Wild 6, J.Bligh 17.

Lakeside - Kolar 2, Niebheur 2, Lozeau 10, MacFadden 6, Tsawklia 2, Allen 16, Pluff 23, Montague 2, Brouse 2, GaJkowski 11, T.Morris 13, Johnson 2, B.Morris 2.

Clark Fork 58, Mullan 49

The Stutzkes combined for 32 points to lead the Wampus Cats (7-3, 1-1) to a win over the Tigers (3-9, 1-2).

Nate Stutzke scored 19 and Brent Stutzke scored 13. Mullan’s Steve Greenfield led all scorers with 23.

Clark Fork 12 16 13 17 - 58

Mullan 6 13 11 19 - 49

CLARK FORK - B.Stutzke 13, N.Stutzke 19, Stevens 11, Berkey 4, Beers 1, Kontz 9, Changla 0, Hasten 0, Higgins 0, Derrick 0.

MULLAN - Sala 5, Valley 4, Morris 17, Greenfield 23, Gonzalez 0, Zingler 0, Elwood 0, Stanley 0, Hegbloom 0, Ullrich 0.

Non-league

Wallace 58, Priest River 55

Ben Blanchard hit two free throws with 3 seconds left to seal the win for the Miners (5-5).

The Spartans (4-5) led by six points at halftime thanks to 60-percent shooting from 3-point land. Wallace employed a half-court press in the second-half that dropped Priest River’s 3-point shooting to 20 percent and forced numerous turnovers.

Priest River’s Kevin Behnke led all scorers with 18 and also grabbed 12 rebounds.

Wallace 12 12 16 18 - 58

Priest River 16 14 18 7 - 55

WALLACE - Grattic 11, D.Lee 9, Tesky 5, K.Lee 0, Fleming 8, J.Lee 7, Sprute 14, Blanchard 4.

PRIEST RIVER - Bodecker 2, Baker 9, Ackley 5, Behnke 18, Kershaw 13, Zmuda 6, White 0, Bryson 2.

Kootenai 45, N. Idaho Christian 28

The Warriors did not have a single player score in double figures, but used a balanced scoring attack as 11 players scored to improve to 5-5 overall with a win over North Idaho Christian.

N.Idaho Christian 7 4 6 11 - 28

Kootenai 9 11 15 10 - 45

NORTH IDAHO CHRISTIAN - Link 2, Casper 3, A.Netver 12, Benberas 1, Stapkes 6, M.Netver 4. KOOTENAI - B.Brede 8, Schorzman 4, Smith 2, J.Brede 4, Passow 7, Ott 2, Reinhofer 2, Johns 6, Prickett 7, Ausman 2, Finney 1.

Girls basketball

Post Falls 41, Sandpoint 26

Desiree Johnson scored 10 points and recorded eight rebounds to help the Trojans (10-5, 8-5) defeat the Bulldogs (3-13, 1-11).

Post Falls’ Carmi Eberle led all scorers with 12 and had four steals.

Sandpoint 4 9 5 8 - 26

Post Falls 8 11 14 8 - 41

SANDPOINT - Allmaras 0, Verby 0, Bymaster 2, Ward 9, Cargill 6, Ross 2, James 5, Wood 2, Jensen 0.

POST FALLS - Eberle 12, Billetz 8, Mills 0, Brown 0, Foster 2, Edmonds 0, Holland 0, Swanstrom 5, Ruen 4, Johnson 10.

CDA 54, East Valley 46

Shaylia Davis scored a game-high 18 points to go with 10 rebounds and two steals as the Vikings (4-11, 3-8) held off the Knights (4-7, 3-4).

East Valley got to within three points with 5 minutes to go, but couldn’t get over the hump.

East Valley 10 9 10 17 - 46

Coeur d’Alene 7 16 14 17 - 54

EAST VALLEY - Conard 4, Schumacher 6, LeGrant 2, Werner 0, Birdsbill 0, Tomblin 8, Neal 2, Tonani 4, Schultz 2, Shogren 7, Triplett 11.

COEUR d’ALENE - Lenz 13, Bielic 0, Vig 2, Ruiz 12, Tatum 0, Roetter 3, Allowatt 6, Davis 18, Griffitts 0.

Wrestling

Cheney 45, Coeur d’Alene 24

David Courchaine, wrestling at 129 pounds, collected his 17th win of the season as the Blackhawks took a non-league win over the Vikings at Cheney.

, DataTimes


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