Summit boys lose to Lapwai
The Summit boys team was the first to get back into action after the Christmas break as they lost to Lapwai 48-55 at Craigmont Monday, Jan. 6.Matthew Schwartz scores a lay-up for Summit against Lapwai.
The Patriots were able to hang with the Wildcats for most of the first three quarters but Lapwai’s pressure defense finally got to them.
Neither team shot very well in the opening quarter of the game as Summit hit 3 of 14 shots while Lapwai was 4 for 17. Matt Schwartz hit a 3-pointer late in the quarter that tied the score at 9-9 but Lapwai added a pair of free throws to take a 9-11 lead into the second quarter.
Scoring went back and forth in the second until Summit took their first lead of the game at 22-21 on a 3-pointer by Nathan Beckman with 1:45 left in the half.
Lapwai tied it at 23 but Michael Waters was fouled on a drive to the hoop as the half ended and sank the second of 2 free throws to give Summit a 24-23 halftime lead.
In the third quarter Summit broke a 28-28 tie with a 7-0 that gave them their biggest lead of the game. Beckman scored a putback, Schwartz hit a shot and Waters converted a 3-point play to make it 35-28.
Unfortunately that was the high point of the game as Lapwai stormed back with a 2-19 run. They scored 12 straight points before Waters hit a driving lay-up that made it 37-40. A Lapwai free throw made it 37-41 after 3 quarters. Lapwai then scored the first 6 points of the fourth quarter to take a 10 points lead.
Missed shots and turnovers were the culprit in Summit’s long dry spell. They were never able to get any closer than 6 points the rest of the way.
Waters led the Patriots in scoring with 17 points with Schwartz chipping in 14. Josh Lustig and Beckman scored 5 each while Patrick Chmelik scored 4 and Dylan Krogh scored 3.
Lapwai controlled the boards 30-45. Waters had 11 to lead the Patriots. 
Waters and Schwartz each had 4 steals and 2 assists while Chmelik led the team with 3 assists.
Summit was 18 for 53 from the field, 34%, and 8 for 15 at the line, 53%. Lapwai was 21 for 55 from the field, 38%, and 11 for 24 at the line, 46%.
With the loss Summit drops to 4-2 on the season.
The two-quarter JV game also saw Summit lead early but succumb to a big Lapwai run late to lose 23-28.
Despite playing only 2 quarters Patrick Chmelik managed a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds. He also had 3 blocked shots.
Summit took a 12-7 lead after one quarter as Dylan Krogh, Chmelik and Chris Osborne scored 4 points each.
Lapwai tied it a couple times in the first 3 minutes of the second quarter but Summit took a 19-16 lead with 4:16 left on Thomas Schwartz’ high-arcing 3-pointer from the corner.
Lapwai responded with a pair of their own 3-pointers that sparked a 0-12 run that put them up 19-28.
A basket each from Chmelik and Dean Stubbers closed out the game.
Krogh and Osborne wound up with 4 points each with Thomas Schwartz scoring 3 and Stubbers 2.
Summit had a big 25-12 rebounding edge thanks to Chmelik. 
6 different players had 1 steal each and Krogh and Chmelik each had an assist.
The JV’s were 10 for 26 from the field, 38%, and 2 for 6 at the line, 33%. Lapwai was 11 for 31 from the field, 35%, and 3 for 4 at the line, 75%.
Summit   9 15 13 11 -48
Lapwai 11 12 18 14 -55
Summit-Stubbers 0-2, 0-0, 0; Lustig 0-6, 5-6, 5; Beckman 2-6, 0-0, 5; Waters 7-17, 3-8, 17; M. Schwartz 6-15, 0-0, 14; Chmelik 2-6, 0-1, 4; T. Schwartz 0-0, 0-0, 0; Krogh 1-1, 0-0, 3. 3-pointers-M. Schwartz 2, Beckman, Krogh.
Lapwai-Williams 6-12, 2-4, 14; Higheagle 1-11, 1-2, 3; Perez 2-5, 3-4, 8; Tannehill 2-3, 0-0, 5; Chimburas 4-9, 1-2, 9; I. Mitchell 3-7, 3-5, 8; Schimmel 2-4, 0-1, 4; Henry 1-3, 2-6, 4; D. Mitchell 0-0, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-Perez, Tannehill.
Josh Lustig found the going tough inside against Lapwai. Also shown is Patrick Chmelik.
Michael Waters goes for a lay-up against Lapwai. Also shown is Matt Schwartz.
Summit defenders block the way to the hoop forcing a pass. From left are Michael Waters, Patrick Chmelik and Nathan Beckman.
Patrick Chmelik has the ball in the low post against Lapwai. Also shown are Josh Lustig and Michael Waters.

15-Highland Tourney, vs. Timberline, 5:30 p.m., won 58-21
16-Highland Tourney vs. Orofino, 1:30 p.m.;  won 37-7; vs. Highland 4:30 p.m., won 41-19
19-at Highland, 6 p.m. late addition to schedule, won 39-23.
26-at Potlatch JV, 6 p.m., won 43-31
  5-at Kendrick, 6 p.m.*, lost 28-38
  7-vs. Deary at Highland, 3:30 p.m.*, won 43-14
16-vs. Highland at Highland, 6 p.m.*, won 39-35
19-vs. Timberline at Highland, 6 p.m.*, won 51-25
21-at Logos, 3:30 p.m.*, won 28-21
  7-vs. Nezperce at Prairie Elem. 7:30 p.m.*, won 32-24, details next week
  9-vs. Kendrick at Prairie Elem, 6 p.m.*
11-at Lewiston JV, 2 p.m.
18-vs. Logos at Highland, 3:30 p.m.*
21-at Timberline, 5 p.m.*
23-at Highland, 6 p.m.*
24-at Deary, 6 p.m.*
28-at Nezperce, 7:30 p.m.*
*indicates league game

  3-vs. C.V. at Highland, 6 p.m., won 36-32 
  5-at Kendrick, 7:30 p.m.*,  won 47-34
  7-vs. Deary at Highland, 2 p.m.*, lost 26-35
16-vs. Highland at Highland, 7:30 p.m.*, won 70-51
21-at Logos, 2 p.m.*, won 62-45
  6-vs. Lapwai at Highland, 6 p.m., lost 48-55
  7-vs. Nezperce at Prairie Elem. 6 p.m.*, lost 42-47, details next week
  9-vs. Kendrick at Prairie Elem. 7:30 p.m.*
14-at C.V., 7:30 p.m.
18-vs. Logos at Highland, 2 p.m.*
21-at Timberline, 6:30 p.m.*
23-at Highland, 7:30 p.m.*
24-at Deary, 7:30 p.m.*
28-at Nezperce, 6 p.m.*
30-home vs. Meadows Valley, 6:30 p.m. at Prairie Elem.
10-at Lapwai, 6 p.m.
11-vs. Timberline at Highland, 6 p.m.*
*indicates league game

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