Lady Patriots lose twice
The St. John Bosco Lady Patriots lost a pair of close league games this past week. On Tuesday, Nov. 26 they traveled to Deary and lost 36-39. On Monday, Dec. 2 they traveled to Moscow where they lost to Logos 37-41.
At Deary
In their game at Deary the Patriots had a 26-22 lead after 3 quarters and then saw Deary rally from behind for the win.
SJB took a 10-4 lead by the end of the first quarter but saw Deary cut the lead to 15-12 by halftime.
SJB outscored Deary 11-10 in the third quarter to take that 4 point lead into the fourth. 
Deary outscored the Patriots 10-17 in the fourth to pull out the win.
Jade Prigge led the Patriots in scoring with 10 points with Lexi Currier adding 9. Dani Sonnen scored 5 while Erin Chmelik, Jessie Sonnen and Makayla Rose each scored 4.
Currier and Rose each connected on a 3-pointer for the Patriots.
St. John Bosco 10 5 11 10 -36
Deary                 4 8 10 17 -39
SJB-Chmelik 2 0-0, 4; D. Sonnen 2, 1-2, 5; Currier 4, 0-1, 9; Prigge 5, 0-0, 10; J. Sonnen 2, 0-0, 4; Rose 1, 1-2, 4. 3-pointers-Currier, Rose.
Deary-Heath 3, 0-1, 8; Beyer 0, 0-0, 0; Anderson 2, 1-2, 5; M. Proctor 6, 2-2, 14; Gregg 0, 0-0, 0; Wood 0, 0-0, 0; E. Proctor 3, 6-9, 12; Workman 0, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-Heath 2.
At Logos
The game at Logos was close all the way although SJB only led briefly late in the game.
Logos scored the first 5 points of the game and still led by 5 at 5-10 with 1:41 left in the first quarter. Jade Prigge gets ready to go up for a shot at Logos.
A lay-up by Chmelik on an inbounds feed from Jessie Sonnen and a 3-pointer by Currier on another inbounds feed from Jessie Sonnen, tied the game at 10-10 at the end of the quarter.
SJB struggled to get the ball in the basket in the second quarter as they connected on just 2 of 14 shots but Logos wasnít much better at 3 for 13 as SJB trailed by just 3 at the half, 14-17.
Jade Prigge scored all 4 second quarter points for the Patriots and had 6 in the first half to lead the team.
Chmelik opened the second half scoring with a basket inside but Logos answered with 4 points to take a 16-21 lead.
SJB then rallied with Prigge scoring 2 baskets plus a free throw and Currier adding another free throws as SJB took their first lead of the game at 22-21 with3:48 left in the third quarter.
SJB went cold the rest of the quarter though as Logos took a 22-24 lead into the fourth quarter.
They upped the lead to 5 at 22-27 before Prigge ended the run with a free throw.
A 3 by Logos gave them their biggest lead of the game at 23-30.
Chmelik answered with a basket and SJB went to a full court press and Dani Sonnen stole the ball and scored to cut the lead to 27-30.
After another Logos basket, Currier scored on a drive to the hoop. Chmelik scored on a feed from Prigge and then Prigge scored when Jessie Sonnen stole the ball on the press to put the Patriots back on top at 33-32.
Logos took back the lead with 3 free throws but the Patriots tied it with 2 free throws by Chmelik with 1:27 left.
Logos answered with 2 free throws of their own but the Patriots again tied it when Prigge scored with 30 seconds left to make it 37-37.
9 seconds later Chmelik picked up her fifth foul and Logos scored both free throws to retake the lead. Logos added the final 2 points on a steal.
Prigge led the Patriots in scoring with 16 points with Chmelik adding 12. Currier scored 6 with Dani Sonnen scoring 2 and Jessie Sonnen 1.
Logos had a slim 35-36 edge on the boards. Chmelik made it a double-double with 13 rebounds and Dani Sonnen added 10.
Chmelik had 4 steals while Jessie Sonnen had 3 steals and 7 assists. Currier added 4 assists.
SJB was 15 for 40 from the field, 38%, and 6 for 14 at the line, 43%. Logos was 13 for 52 from the field, 25%, and 11 for 18 at the line, 61%.
Kirstin Wambeke led Logos with 19 points and really came up big for the Knights in the fourth quarter with 12 of those 19 points. She was also 5 for 5 at the line in the quarter and 7 for 7 in the game.
SJB falls to 0-3 on the season and 0-3 in league play.
St. John Bosco 10 4 8 15 -37
Logos               10 7 7 17 -41
SJB-Chmelik 5-9, 2-2, 12; D. Sonnen 1-3, 0-2, 2; Currier 2-12, 1-3, 6; Prigge 7-16, 2-5, 16; J. Sonnen 0-0, 1-2, 1; Rose 0-1, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-Currier.
Logos-Miller 3-17, 1-3, 9; Wilson 4-7, 0-0, 8; Michaels 1-3, 0-0, 2; Wambeke 5-14, 7-7, 19; L. Urquidez 0-7, 0-2, 0; Driskill 0-0, 0-0, 0; J. Urquidez 0-2, 0-0, 0; Casebolt 0-0, 0-0, 0; Meyer 0-0, 0-0, 0; Vis 0-1, 3-6, 5. 3-pointers-Miller 2, Wambeke 2.

Lexi Currier somehow got this shot off against a Logos defender. Also seen are Dani Sonnen, 12, Jessie Sonnen, 30, and Jade Prigge behind Jessie.

Makayla Rose plays defense at Logos.

Jessie Sonnen looks to pass at Logos.

Dani Sonnen goes for a lay-up at Logos. 

Patriot boys win opener
In their first boys game in 4 years St. John Bosco beat the Logos JV 35-14 at Moscow Monday, Dec. 2.John Uhlenkott, Cody Wassmuth and David Wassmuth on defense at Logos.
Torry Chmelik scored the first Patriot points of the season and Luke Stubbers followed with a basket to make it 4-0.
Logos answered with a 3-pointer but that would be their only points of the first half.
David Wassmuth scored a putback, Chmelik scored a turn-around bank shot, Stubbers banked one in from the elbow and the drove the baseline for another basket to give SJB a 12-3 lead at the end of the first quarter.
Wassmuth, Chmelik and Cody Wassmuth each scored a basket in the second quarter as SJB took an 18-3 lead at the half.
Logos outscored the Patriots 2-4 to open the third quarter but SJB closed the quarter with a 7-0 run sparked by a 3-pointer by Cody Wassmuth. Cody Wassmuth scored 7 of the Patriotsí 9 points in the quarter while Stubbers scored the other 2.
SJB took a 27-7 lead into the fourth quarter.
SJB outscored Logos 8-6 in the final frame to win by 21.
Cody Wassmuth, Chmelik, John Uhlenkott and David Wassmuth each scored 2 in the fourth for SJB.
Cody Wassmuth wound up as the leading scorer with 11 points. Chmelik added 10 with Stubbers and David Wassmuth each scoring 6 and Uhlenkott 2.
SJB had a 40-35 edge on the boards with David Wassmuth pulling down 12 to lead the team. Chmelik added 9 rebounds.
Cody had 3 steals and 3 assists while David Wassmuth had 3 steals and Chmelik had 3 assists.
The Patriots were 15 for 49 from the field, 31%, and 4 for 11 at the line, 36%. Logos was 5 for 42 from the field, 12%, and 2 for 2 at the line, 100%.
St. John Bosco is 1-0 on the season.
St. John Bosco 12 6 9 8 -35
Logos                 3 0 4 7 -14
SJB-C. Wassmuth 5-10, 0-0, 11; Stubbers 3-10, 0-0, 6; Chmelik 4-15, 2-7, 10; Uhlenkott 1-5, 0-0, 2; D. Wassmuth 2-6, 2-5, 6; Wells 0-2, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-C. Wassmuth.
Logos-Merkle 1-7, 0-0, 3; Grauke 0-4, 2-2, 2; Comis 1-7, 0-0, 3; Atwood 1-2, 0-0, 2; Druffel 1-16, 0-0, 2; Moya 0-4, 0-0, 0; Sumpter 1-2, 0-0, 2. 3-pointers-Merkle, Comis.

Torry Chmelik runs into heavy traffic in the lane at Logos.

Cody Wassmuth drives the baseline at Logos

David Wassmuth shoots the ball at Logos. Also shown is Torry Chmelik.

Sheldon Wells puts up a shot at Logos.
6 out for SJB boys basketball
St. John Bosco has resurrected their boys basketball program with 5 freshman and a senior turned out for the team.
The Patriots havenít had a team since the 2015-16 season due to lack of players. With 5 freshmen among the 6 players turned out, the school decided to go with a JV program this year.
The lone senior is David Wassmuth who played with the Prairie JV one year but this is his first chance to play as a Patriot as he was in the 8th grade the last time they had a team.
The 5 freshmen are Torry Chmelik, Luke Stubbers, Cody Wassmuth, John Uhlenkott and Sheldon Wells.
Head coach this season is Josh Lustig with Kim Frei and Justin Wassmuth as assistants. The last time the Patriots had a team Kim Frei was assistant coach to her father Ron Frei.

ST. JOHN BOSCO GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL SCHEDULE FOR 2019-20
All are league games
NOVEMBER
22-Nezperce, there, 6 p.m., lost 26-42
26-Deary, there, 6 p.m., lost 36-39
DECEMBER
  2-Logos, there, 7:30 p.m., lost 37-41
  3-Kendrick, there, 6 p.m., lost 32-52, details next week
12-Highland, here, 8 p.m.
19-Timberline, here, 8 p.m.
JANUARY
  7-Nezperce, here, 7:30 p.m.
  9-Timberline, there, 7:30 p.m.
21-Kendrick, here, 8 p.m.
24-Logos, here, 7 p.m.
28-Highland, there, 7:30 p.m.
31-Deary, here, 6:30 p.m.
FEBRUARY
4-12-District @ LCSC
15-Play-In TBA
20-22-State at Nampa

ST. JOHN BOSCO JV BOYS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE FOR 2019-20
DECEMBER
  2-Logos, there, 6 p.m., won 35-14
  3-Kendrick, there, 4:30 p.m., no info available
10-vs. Prairie C team at Prairie, 4:30 p.m.
12-Highland, here, 6:30 p.m.
19-Timberline, here, 6:30 p.m.
JANUARY
  7-Nezperce, here, 6 p.m.
  9-Timberline, there, 6 p.m.
14-Meadows Valley, here, 6:30 p.m.
17-vs. Prairie C team at Prairie, 4:30 p.m.
21-Kendrick, here, 6:30 p.m.
23-vs. Prairie C team at Prairie, 4:30 p.m.
28-Highland, there, 6 p.m.
FEBRUARY
  6-Kamiah, there, 6 p.m.
11-Nezperce, there, 6 p.m.
The Patriots went without boys basketball for the past 3 years and are getting back into it with a JV only schedule. Also note many of the games are doubleheaders with the girls varsity.

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