Summit advances to District championship game
The Summit Academy Patriots advanced to the 1-A, Div. 2 District Championship game with a 75-40 thumping of Deary Thursday, Feb. 19 at the LCSC Activity Center in Lewiston.
Summit outscored Deary in every quarter as Tyler Krogh had an outstanding all-around game.
Summit took an 18-11 lead by the end of the first quarter as they closed out the quarter with an 11-3 run after briefly trailing 7-8. They outscored the Mustangs 17-6 in the second quarter for a 35-17 lead at the half.
They kept up the onslaught in the third quarter by outscoring Deary 25-12 to take a 60-29 lead after 3 quarters.
They backed off on the pressure in the fourth but still outscored the Mustangs 15-11.
Krogh scored 23 points to lead all scorers while Josh Lustig scored 12 including a perfect 8 for 8 at the free throw line.  Patrick Chmelik added 11, Nathan Beckman, Thomas Schwartz and Chris Osborne 8 each, Caleb Currier 3 and Dean Stubbers 2.
Krogh had a pair of 3 pointers including a banked in shot from the top of the key in the first quarter that put Summit ahead for good. Beckman also had a 3-pointer.
Summit will now face Logos in the District championship game, which is set for 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25. With a win they would advance to the state tournament where they would face the District 4 champion at 8 p.m. Mountain time on Thursday, March 5 at Caldwell High School. With a loss they would have to come back and play the loser’s bracket survivor on Friday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. The winner of that game advances to a play-in game on Saturday, Feb. 28 at McCall against the District 3 runner-up. The play-in winner would play the District 5-6 champion at 6:15 p.m. Mountain time Thursday, March 5.
Summit 18 17 25 15 -75
Deary   11   6 12 11 -40
Summit-Currier 1, 1-2, 3; D. Stubbers 1, 0-0, 2; Krogh 7, 6-12, 23; Schwartz 2, 2-2, 6; Lustig 2, 8-8, 12; Chmelik 4, 3-4, 11; Beckman 3, 1-2, 8; Osborne 4, 0-0, 8; J. Stubbers 0, 0-2, 0. 3-pointers-Krogh 2, Beckman.
Deary-Halen 0, 0-0, 0; Beyer 1, 0-0, 3; Thompson 3, 0-0, 7; Younger 0, 0-0, 0; Kirk 1, 2-2, 4, Stelk 2, 0-0, 4; Winter 3, 1-2, 8; Coder 0, 0-0, 0; Lundy 2, 0-0, 5; Anderson 4, 0-0, 10. 3-pointers-Anderson 2, Lundy, Thompson, Winter, Beyer.

The Summit Academy Patriots are shown with the White Pine League Division 2 championship trophy they received at their game last Thursday. From left a Thomas Schwartz, Tyler Krogh, Patrick Chmelik, Dean Stubbers, Josh Lustig, Nathan Beckman, Chris Osborne, Caleb Currier, Alejandro Kopczynski and Luke Schwartz. We believe it is the first league championship for the boys team. Photo provided by Summit Academy.

Wassmuth is Summit's Spelling Bee winner
David Wassmuth is winner of Summit Academy’s 2015 Spelling Bee.  The two words that edged him over the top were ‘raisin’ and ‘famous’.
Classroom grades 1-8 competed against their own grades during the last several weeks.  Grade winners were finalized and met together in a final spelling bee held Thursday, February 19.
With great enthusiasm, the entire school and many parents viewed the Summit homeroom finalists: Grade 1, Sarah Waters;Grade 2, Greta Watson; Grade 3, Noah Beckman; Grade 4, Makayla Rose; Grade 5, Jade Prigge; Grade 6, Sadie Kopczynski; Grade 7, David Wassmuth; Grade 8, Taylor Lustig. Following the event, each grade winner was awarded a spelling bee trophy.  
David will compete next in the Lewiston Regional Championship on Saturday, March7.  The regional winner will get an all-expense paid trip to the National Spelling Bee in Washington DC.  Summit Academy thanks Mrs. Sonnen who made the necessary steps for Summit Academy to participate in the National Spelling Bee Contest for the first time.

Teacher Mrs. Sonnen, David Wassmuth, winner of Summit Academy's spelling bee, and Principal Mr. Hickel

Summit students encouraged to smile
Mountain View Dentistry rooted out for Summit Academy’s 3-4 graders the basics of grinder anatomy.  
From their one-day practicum, students departed with newly discovered dental data.  From facts about clay moldsfor creating dental impressions to gum and jaw surgery (orthognathics), the dental crew captivated theirpalpating attentions.  Students arrived at new conclusions about occulsions (bites): perfect, over, and under, and cross.  The doctors shared techniques applied for growing jaws, all with the goal of advancing ‘philorthodontics’, the love of straight teeth.  Lotions that identify the plethora of germ and bacterial growth within the mouth shocked not a few of the students.  
“X-rays, they use a lot of x-rays” says teacher, Miss Brooke Haeling.  The students were especially surprised to learn how children can be more cooperative than adults in the dental domain.  
The field trip opened students’ eyes.  Never more shall teeth remain un-brushed, flossing go neglected and healthy foods be shunned.  Many promised to brush their teeth with increased motion and vigor.  Caring for the mouth shall be a life-time exercise.
The students also gleaned how tooth care is related to the meaning of life.“God gave teeth as a way of enhancing humanity’s beauty, as well as eating various foods,” said Miss Brooke.  
Upholding nutritious habits is one small smile for ourselves, and one giant smile for the rest of us.  

Summit students learn the intricacies of dental care from Mountain View Dentistry

Summit Academy 2014-15 Boys Basketball Schedule
JV game starts at 6 p.m. unless indicated
DECEMBER
2-vs. C.V. at Highland, won 58-39
6-vs. Logos at Highland, 3 p.m., lost 51-67
9-vs. Kendrick at Highland, won 59-50
10-at Salmon River, 5 p.m., won 67-53
15-vs. Nezperce at Highland, won 65-20
18-vs. Timberline at Highland, won 80-40
JANUARY
3-at Logos, 3 p.m., won 65-57 in overtime
6-at Deary, won 59-28
14-at Lapwai, lost 59-78
15-at Highland (home game), won 68-57 in double overtime
20-at Lewiston JV, varsity only, 7 p.m., lost 41-71
22-at Nezperce, won 63-17
24-at Kendrick, won 58-41
27-at Timberline, won 57-34
30-vs. Potlatch at Highland, lost 55-61
FEBRUARY
2-vs. Salmon River at GEMS (Grangeville), won 79-69
5-vs. Deary at Highland, Senior Night, won 68-42
11-at Highland, won 49-30
12-at C.V., won 63-46
19-26-District at LCSC, beat Deary 75-40, beat Logos 69-57 to win District title, details next week.
March 5-7-State at Caldwell, opener is at 8 p.m. MST vs. Carey, the District 4 champion

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