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Flathead boys notch first win behind Cripe

by Daily Inter Lake
| January 15, 2022 12:14 AM

HELENA — Joston Cripe poured in 27 points and the Flathead Braves notched their first win of the season Friday, beating the Helena Bengals 55-48 in Western AA boys basketball.

Cripe scored 11 of his points in the fourth quarter while Flathead (1-6 overall, 1-2 in the Western AA) surged to the victory. He hit three buckets before going 5-for-6 at the line to help close things out.

Luca Zoeller added 10 points for Flathead, which trailed 16-9 after one quarter.

Dylan Christman’s 14 points led the Bengals (2-4, 1-1 in league).

Flathead 9 15 10 21 - 55

Helena 16 13 6 13 - 48

FLATHEAD — Luca Zoeller 4 1-4 10, Gavin Chouinard 2 0-0 5, Joseph Hansen 2 0-4 4, Joston Cripe 9 8-10 27, Drew Lowry 0 0-1 0, Noah Cummings 1 0-0 2, Michael Manning 0 0-0 0, Brody Thornsberry 1 0-0 2, Lyric Ersland 1 2-2 4, Josh Eagleton 0 0-0 0, Gabriel Sims 0 1-02 1. Totals 20 12-23 55.

HELENA — Dylan Christman 7 0-0 14, Tevin Wetzel 3 6-8 12, Cael Murgel 2 0-0 4, Colter Petre 4 2-4 11, Kaden Huot 1 0-0 3, Kade Schlepp 0 0-0 0, Carson Anderson 0 1-2 1. Totals 18 9-14 48.

3-point goals — Flathead 3 (Chouinard, Zoeller, Cripe), Helena 2 (Huot, Petre. Fouls — Flathead 18, Helena 20. Fouled out — Petre.

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