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Whitefish boys nudge Browning, 53-51

by Daily Inter Lake
| February 20, 2021 10:58 PM

WHITEFISH — Jayce Cripe scored 19 points and Bodie Smith added 17, and Whitefish edged Browning 53-51 in a Northwest A boys’ basketball game Saturday.

Cody Carlson scored 13 points led Browning, which fell to 4-7, 2-6 in league. The Bulldogs improved to 7-8, 4-6.

Browning 6 16 11 18 – 51

Whitefish 12 8 12 20 – 53

BROWNING – Cody Carlson 13, Thunder Smith 1, Joseph Bullshoe 9, Maurice Redhorn 6, Jesse Carlson 7, Luke Juneau 10, Braydes Vielle 2, Tommy Runningrabbit 3.

WHITEFISH – Bodie Smith 17, Marvin Kimera 1, Logan Conklin 3, Trey Hunt 2, Orion Moore 3, Jayce Cripe 19, Talon Holmquist 8.

Elsewhere

WESTERN AA

Capital 61, Glacier 36

HELENA – Brayden Koch poured in 21 points and backcourt mate Malachi Syvrud added 14 as Helena Capital cruised to the Western AA win over Glacier.

Glacier (5-7), which beat Capital at home 47-44 bak on Jan. 30, was led by Connor Sullivan’s six points. Capital (5-6) opened up a 20-4 first-quarter lead and pushed out further in the third quarter.

Glacier 4 10 9 13 – 36

Capital 20 4 20 17 – 61

GLACIER – Connor Sullivan 6, Jaxson Olsen 5, Will Salonen 4, Noah Dowler 4, Luke Bilau 4, Jackson Weber 3, Weston Price 3, Colin Presnell 2, Ty Olsen 2, JT Allen 2, Keifer Spohnhauer 1.

HELENA CAPITAL – Brayden Koch 21, Malachi Syvrud 14, Jacob Curry 7, Tyler Tenney 7, Hayden Opitz 7, Trysten Mooney 5.

CLASS B

Bigfork 57, Anaconda 48

ANACONDA – isak Epperly’s 19i points led three players in double figures for Bigfork.

Walker Fisher added 16 points and Dan Hanson 15 for the District 7-B Vikings (13-2).

Eli Saltenberger had a game-high 20 for the 6-B Copperheads.

Bigfork 16 22 10 19 – 67

Anaconda 18 7 7 16 – 48

BIGFORK – Isak Epperly 19, Walker Fisher 16, Dane Hanson 15, Bryce Gilliard 7, Cormac Benn 6, Levi Taylor 4.

ANACONDA – Eli Saltenberger 20, Landon Hurley 11; Jacob Greenwood 7; Gabe Galle 4; Braedon Sawyer 3; Dillon Guiberson 3.