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Columbia Falls hoopsters win pair from Loggers

by Daily Inter Lake
| January 8, 2021 10:18 PM

LIBBY — Cade Morgan scored 17 points, including five 3-pointers, and the Columbia Falls made a third-quarter lead hold up for a 61-52 boys’ basketball win over Libby Friday.

Allec Knapton scored 12 points and Alihn Anderson added another 10 for the Wildcats, who led 42-29 heading into the final eight minutes.

The Loggers’ Ryder Davis poured in 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, but Libby couldn’t catch the ‘Cats. TJ Anderson led the Loggers with 15 points.

Col. Falls 10 13 19 19 - 61

Libby 10 8 11 23 - 52

COLUMBIA FALLS - Cade Morgan 17, Mason Peters 8, Alihn Anderson 10, Allec Knapton 12, Jace Hill 8, George Robbins 2, Cooper Babcock 4.

LIBBY - Ryder Davis 12, Jay Beagle 7, Caden Williams 8, Ryker McElmurry 4, TJ Andersen 15, Cy Stevenson 6.

Girls

Columbia Falls 65,

Libby 16

COLUMBIA FALLS — Maddie Robison had 14 points, Hannah Schweikert scored 13 and Columbia Falls built a big early lead on the way to beat Northwestern A foe Libby Friday.

Thirteen Wildkats played and 10 of them scored; Madysen Hoerner had seven blocks to go with five points.

“I liked the effort on the defensive end and the way we shared the ball tonight,” said Cary Finberg, coach for Columbia Falls (2-0, 1-0 in league).

Olivia GIlliam-Smith led Libby, which trailed 42-8 at halftime, with seven points.

Libby 2 6 4 4 -16

Col. Falls 19 23 10 13 - 65

LIBBY - Olivia Gilliam-Smith 7, Elise Erickson 4, Rylee Boltz 3, Taylor Munro 2.

COLUMBIA FALLS - Maddie Robison 14, Hannah Schweikert 12, Hope McAtee 9, LaKia Hill 8, Lauren Falkner 6, Madysen Hoerner 5, Grace Gedlaman 5, Peyton Rhodes 3, Abbie Darsow 2, Madeline Stutsman 2.