Lady Pirates are now 6-0
The Prairie Lady Pirates added 3 more wins this past week to improve to 6-0 on the season.
On Tuesday, Nov. 29 they doubled up the Lewiston JV 61-30. On Friday, Dec. 2 they beat Genesee by the same score, 61-30. Finally on Saturday, Dec. 3 they completed a season sweep of Grangeville with a 54-41 win at the Idaho County Shootout.
Vs. Lewiston JV
Prairie made it a season sweep over the Lewiston JV when they played at Cottonwood. Kylie Tidwell scored the game’s first 6 points as Prairie took the early lead.
Lewiston came back to cut the lead to 2 at 11-9 but a basket by Leah Higgins, a 3 by Tidwell and a basket by Angela Wemhoff pushed the lead to 9 at 18-9.Kylie Tidwell drives past a Lewiston JV defender.
Prairie led 20-11 at the end of the first quarter thanks to an inbounds play from Wemhoff to Sydney Bruner just before the buzzer.
Wemhoff scored 8 points in the second quarter and India Peery added 5 as Prairie took a 36-17 lead into the break.
Prairie outscored Lewiston 20-10 in the third quarter as Bruner scored 6 points and Wemhoff, Josie Peery and India Peery added 4 each.
Prairie took a 56-27 lead into the fourth quarter.
When Bruner scored to open the fourth quarter that invoked the running clock mercy rule with 7:05 to play.
Wemhoff wound up with 16 points to lead the scoring. Tidwell scored 13 and Bruner had a monster game with 11 points and 10 rebounds along with 4 steals.
India Peery scored 9 while Leah Higgins scored 5, Josie Peery 4 and Chaye Uptmor 3.
Despite a height disadvantage, Prairie dominated the boards 40-23. Bruner’s 10 was the team-high with Wemhoff adding 8.
India Peery tied Bruner for the steal lead with 4. Wemhoff had 6 assists.
Lewiston cut down on the turnovers from the previous game but still had 22 compared to 11 for Prairie.
Prairie was 24 for 50 from the field, 48%, and 12 for 23 at the line, 52%. Lewiston was 11 for 38 from the field, 29%, and 7 for 11 at the line, 64%.
The JV game was totally non-competitive as Lewiston didn’t score until near the end of the third quarter as Prairie won 49-3.
Prairie led 10-0 after the first quarter with Kendra Duclos scoring 10 and Alexis Hiler 3. 
They upped it to 30-0 by halftime. Ciara Chaffee scored 7 in the second quarter while Theresa Wemhoff scored 5 and Hope McIntire 4.
Prairie was up 39-0 in the third when Lewiston finally scored at the 1:33 mark.
Prairie led 41-2 after 3 quarters.
For the game Hiler and Chaffee shared scoring honors with 9 points each.  SyndeeBruegeman scored 6. Kodie Tidwell, Wemhoff and Kristyna Krogh scored 5 each. Duclos and McIntire added 4 each and Brooklyn Riener scored 2.
Prairie dominated the boards 46-25. Duclos and McIntire had 6 each to lead the team.
Sarah Ross, Krogh and Wemhoff had 4 steals each and Wemhoff and McIntire had 3 assists each while Sierah Poxleitner and Alexis Shears had 2 each.
Prairie was 22 for 56 from the field, 39%, and 5 for 9 at the line, 56%. Lewiston was 1 for 27 from the field, 4%, And 1 for 2 at the line, 50%.
Prairie    20 16 20 5 -61
Lew. JV 11   6 10 3 -27
Prairie-Tidwell 6-9, 0-0, 13; A. Wemhoff 6-10, 4-5, 16; J. Peery 2-4, 0-2, 4; J. Higgins 0-1, 0-0, 0; L. Higgins 1-8, 3-4, 5; Uptmor 1-3, 1-3, 3; Bruner 4-9, 3-4, 11; I. Peery 4-5, 1-5, 9; T. Wemhoff 0-1, 0-0, 0; Krogh 0-0, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-Tidwell.
Lew. JV-Witters 1-3, 1-2, 3; Isley 4-7, 1-2, 9; Richardson 3-10, 5-6, 11; Genzer 1-5, 0-0, 2; Eke 0-5, 0-0, 0; Heilpap 1-4, 0-0, 3; Kaufman 0-2, 0-0, 0; Lawrence 1-2, 0-1, 2. 3-pointers-Heilpap.
Vs. Genesee
In a league game against Genesee at Cottonwood, Prairie broke open a close game in the third quarter and went on to win big 61-30.
Angela Wemhoff puts up a shot against Genesee. At right is Josie Peery.The opening quarter was close as Genesee’s Courtney Burt sank 3 of 4 three-point tries to offset the 8 points scored by Wemhoff.
After Burt’s third 3-pointer Prairie trailed 8-11 but a basket each by Uptmor and Wemhoff gave Prairie a 12-11 lead at the end of the quarter.
Genesee’s Anna Druffel hit a 3 in the second quarter to tie the game at 14 but Prairie answered with an 8-1 run.  Uptmor scored on an inbounds feed from Jordyn Higgins then Wemhoff stole the ball and scored a lay-up. A steal by Jordyn Higgins led to her feeding Uptmor for a lay-up to make it 20-14. After a Genesee free throw Josie Peery scored inside to make it 22-15.
Burt answered with a 3-pointer and a steal and drive for a lay-up to cut the lead to 22-20 but Burt never scored again in the game as Tidwell put the clamps on her defensively.
Prairie closed out the half with a 6-0 run on a jumper by Uptmor, a lay-up by Josie Peery on an inbounds feed from Wemhoff and 2 free throws by Wemhoff.
Druffel hit a 3 to open the second half scoring but Prairie dominated from then on.
A 3-point play by Wemhoff and a basket by Tidwell made it 33-23.  Genesee then scored a basket but Prairie then went on a 15-0 run kicked off by another 3-point play by Wemhoff. Jordyn Higgins and Leah Higgins each scored 4 and Uptmor and Tidwell added 2 each as Prairie took a 48-25 lead.
Prairie led 50-28 at the end of the quarter.
Genesee scored only 2 points in the fourth quarter while Prairie scored 11. The game went to running clock mode when Uptmor scored inside with 1:00 left.
Wemhoff scored 18 points to lead Prairie in scoring. Uptmor added 10, Tidwell and Josie Peery 8 each, Leah Higgins 7 and Jordyn Higgins and India Peery 4 each.
Prairie had a 39-31 edge on the boards with Uptmor pulling down 7 to lead the team. Josie Peery and Leah Higgins each added 6.
Wemhoff had 6 steals and Leah Higgins 4 as Prairie forced Genesee into 34 turnovers while committing just 11.
Jordyn Higgins had 4 assists and Leah Higgins had 3.
Prairie was 26 for 67 from the field, 43%, and 7 for 12 at the line, 58%. Genesee was 11 for 35 from the field, 31%, and 2 for 5 at the line, 40%. Genesee was just 4 for 16 from the field in the second half.
In the JV game Prairie raced to a 26-6 lead by the end of the first quarter and went on to win 52-19 in a turnover fest.
Prairie committed just 4 turnovers to 14 for Genesee in the opening quarter as the Pirates put up 24 shots compared to just 4 for the Bulldogs. Krogh scored 8 points in the quarter while Kodie Tidwell scored 6.
Genesee led early on at 2-4 but a 24-2 run put Prairie in control.
Prairie’s scoring pace slowed considerably in the second quarter as each team scored 4 points on 2 for 9 shooting. Both were also 0 for 3 at the line as Prairie led 30-10 at the half.
Prairie had a 10-2 start to the third quarter as they took a 40-12 lead and led 40-16 after 3 quarters.
Hiler scored 6 of Prairie’s 10 third quarter points. She added 3 more in the fourth and Tidwell scored 4 as Prairie eventually pushed their lead past 30 points to invoke the running clock rule for the final 2:54.
Hiler wound up with 13 points to lead the scoring with Tidwell adding 10. Krogh scored 8. Theresa Wemhoff scored 6. Duclos and Bruegeman added 4 each while Ross scored 3 and Chaffee and Shears 2 each.
Duclos had 15 rebounds and Chaffee 8 to lead Prairie to a 54-18 domination on the boards.
Hiler had 8 steals while Tidwell and Krogh had 4 each. Wemhoff had 4 assists.
Prairie was 21 for 58 from the field, 36%, and 10 for 24 at the line, 42%. Genesee was 7 for 31 from the field, 23%, and 4 for 9 at the line, 44%.
Prairie    12 16 22 11 -61
Genesee 11   9   8   2 -30
Prairie-Tidwell 4-16, 0-0, 8; A. Wemhoff 6-13, 6-6, 18; J. Peery 4-9, 0-0, 8; Uptmor 5-8, 0-0, 10; L. Higgins 3-7, 1-2, 7; J. Higgins 2-6, 0-0, 4; Bruner 0-0, 0-2, 0; I. Peery 2-6, 0-0, 4; Krogh 0-1, 0-1, 0; T. Wemhoff 0-1, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-none.
Genesee-Parkins 0-2, 1-2, 1; O’Connell 0-0, 0-0, 0; Druffel 3-10, 0-0, 8; Burt 5-9, 0-0, 14; Murray 0-2, 0-0, 0; Flodin 0-2, 1-2, 1; Hanson 1-1, 0-0, 2; Zenner 1-4, 0-1, 2; Bruck 1-2, 0-0, 2; Jensen 0-1, 0-0, 0; Mayer 0-1, 0-0, 0; Monk 0-0, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-Burt 3, Druffel 2.
At Grangeville
The Idaho County Shootout game at Grangeville turned Prairie’s way midway through the third quarter when they put together a 26-3 run after falling behind 24-30.
Grangeville took the early lead in the game at 2-5 but Prairie answered back. Sydney Bruner grabs a rebound in the Grangeville game and appears to get fouled.
The Pirates were behind 8-10 with 3:19 left when they threw their halfcourt trap at the Bulldogs and forced turnovers on 4 straight possessions that led to Prairie points. A steal by Uptmor led to a basket by Bruner that tied it at 10. Bruner then stole the ball and took it herself to the basket. Another steal by Uptmor led to a basket by India Peery and then Peery stole the ball and wound up scoring to make it 16-10 at the end of the quarter.
Prairie then went ice-cold in the second quarter as they were 0 for 8 from the field and scored just 4 points, all at the line.
Grangeville was able to take the lead by only by 2 points at the half, 20-22.
A putback by Wemhoff tied it early in the third quarter but Grangeville’s Paige Lindsley put the Bulldogs back on top with a 3-pointer.
Tidwell answered with a basket, her first of the game, but Grangeville’s Sophia Bush answered with 5 straight points that gave Grangeville their biggest lead of the game at 24-30.
Prairie came back with 9 straight points to take the lead back, using their trap to force more turnovers.
Leah Higgins hit a pair of free throws and Uptmor added another to cut the lead in half. Tidwell drove inside for a lay-up to get within 1. India Peery sank a pair of free throws to give Prairie the lead and Tidwell stole the ball and scored to make it 33-30.
Grangeville broke the run with a basket by Rachel Kelley but Prairie then started a 12-0 run as Uptmor scored inside and Jordyn Higgins sank a 3-pointer after a steal by Tidwell that made it 38-32 after 3 quarters.
A putback and a lay-up by Uptmor and a 3-pointer by Tidwell made it 45-32 at the 6:40 mark of the fourth. Grangeville broke that run with a free throw then Wemhoff missed the first and sank the second free throw 3 consecutive trips to the line to make it 48-33 and complete the 26-3 run mentioned in the opening paragraph.
Each team scored 8 points over the final 4:02 of play.
Uptmor scored 11 to lead Prairie in scoring with Tidwell adding 10, all in the second half. Wemhoff and Jordyn Higgins each scored 8 while Leah Higgins and India Peery scored 6 each. Bruner scored 4 and Josie Peery scored 3.
Lindsley led Grangeville with 16 with half of those coming after Prairie had taken their 48-33 lead.
Grangeville had 3 of their 5 starters foul out of the game as they were whistled for 29 fouls compared to 18 for Prairie.
Grangeville had the rebounding edge 29-42. Wemhoff led Prairie with 9 rebounds.
Jordyn Higgins had 5 steals while Tidwell and Wemhoff had 4 each and Bruner and Uptmor had 3 each. Wemhoff had 5 assists.
Prairie was 17 for 42 from the field, 40%, and 26 for 47 at the line, 55%. Grangeville was 15 for 44 from the field, 34%, and 10 for 21 at the line, 48%.
Prairie is now 6-0 on the season and 2-0 in league play.
Prairie        16   4 18 18 -56
Grangeville 10 12 10   9 -41
Prairie-Tidwell 4-14, 1-2, 10; Wemhoff 2-7, 4-12, 8; J. Peery 0-0, 3-4, 3; Uptmor 5-10, 1-4, 11; L. Higgins 1-1, 4-5, 6; J. Higgins 1-5, 5-10, 8; Bruner 2-2, 0-2, 4; I. Peery 2-3, 2-2, 6. 3-pointers-Tidwell, J. Higgins.
Grangeville-Lindsley 6-12, 3-4, 16; Dame 0-3, 2-4, 2; Bush 3-9, 1-3, 7; Kennedy 1-6, 0-1, 2; Kelley 2-4, 0-0, 4; Ruzicka 1-1, 2-2, 4; Norman 2-4, 1-3, 5; Lutz 0-4, 0-2, 0; Canaday 0-1, 1-2, 1. 3-pointers-Lindsley.

Chaye Uptmor shoots against the Lewiston JV asSydney Bruner watches.

Angela Wemhoff puts up a jumper against the Lewiston JV. In the background is Chaye Uptmor.

Josie Peery goes for a lay-up at Grangeville. Also shown are Kylie Tidwell and Sydney Bruner.

India Peery looks to pass against Grangeville. Also shown is Jordyn Higgins.

Jordyn Higgins has just stolen the ball against Genesee.

Leah Higgins drives past a Genesee defender.

India Peery heads for a lay-up after a steal against Genesee. Trailing on the play are Chaye Uptmor, Leah Higgins and Angela Wemhoff.

JV games start at 6 p.m., varsity to follow unless indicated. 
*indicates league game
15-Lewiston J.V., there, won 66-38
18-Potlatch, there, won 85-30
22-Grangeville, here (C,JV,V) 4:30, won 41-27
29-Lewiston J.V., here, won 61-30
  2-Genesee, here*, won 61-30
  3-Grangeville, there, Idaho County Shootout, V only, 6:00 p.m., won 56-41
  6-Moscow, there (C,JV,V) 4 p.m., won 41-37, details next week
  8-Kamiah, there* (C,JV,V) 4:30
10-Troy, here, 4 p.m.*
13-C.V., there*, ½ JV
16-Lapwai, here*, C,JV,V) 4:30 
20-Asotin, Quad, there, 4:30 & 7:30
  3-Asotin, Quad, here, 3:15 & 6
  6-Potlatch, here*
10-Moscow, here (C,JV,V) 4 p.m.
14-Genesee, there*
17-Kamiah, here* (C,JV,V) 4:30
20-Troy, there*
26-C.V., here*, ½ JV
28-Lapwai, there*, (C,JV,V) 4:30
Jan. 31-Feb. 8 -District at LCSC
9-State Play-In #1 TBA
11-State Play-in #2 TBA
16-18-State at Nampa
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