win at C.V.
The Prairie baseball team jumped out to an early lead and held on for an 8-5 victory over Clearwater Valley at Kooskia Tuesday, March 21.
Prairie’s first four hitters of the game all reached base and eventually scored as Prairie took a 4-0 lead in the first inning.
They added another run in the third and two more in the fourth for a 7-0 lead.
C.V. finally got on the board in the bottom of the fourth with a single run and added another in the fifth to cut the lead to 7-2.
Prairie added another run in the top of the sixth but C.V. came back with a pair of runs in the bottom of the inning and closed within 3 in the seventh before Prairie was able to close out the win.
Dan Riener started for Prairie on the mound and pitched the first four innings, allowing just 1 run. Phil Henry came on in relief in the fifth and allowed 4 runs before giving way to Mat Forsmann in the seventh who got the final out.
Offensively the Pirates picked up 9 hits led by C.J. Rieman who had a double and single and Riener who had a pair of singles. Forsmann, Ronnie Chandler, Henry, Chris Schumacher and Eric Lerandeau each had a single.
Henry picked up 3 RBI in the on his single plus a pair of sacrifice flies.
With the win Prairie goes into Spring break with a 2-2 record, 1-0 in the league play.
Prairie 4 0 1 2 0 1 0—8 9 5
C.V. 0 0 0 1 1 2 1—5 4 4
Sonnen wins both hurdles races
Tabitha Sonnen won both the 100 and 300 hurdles races at a multi-school track meet at Kamiah Thursday, March 23.
Also recording first place finishes were Nicole Nida in the 400 meters and J.D. Riener in the discus.
Sonnen’s winning times were 17.1 in the 100 hurdles and 51.8 in the 300 hurdles.
Nida won the 400 in a time of 1:04.6 and was also second in the 100 meter dash in 13.1.
Riener won the discus with a mark of 139’9” and also had a throw he scratched on that would’ve been close to the school record. He also placed second in the shot put with a mark of 46’6”.
The only other top 3 finisher for Prairie was the girls 4x100 meter relay team of Casandra Schaeffer, Sonnen, Gina Holthaus and Nida which took third in 54.5.
The girls 4x200 team of Schaeffer, Randi Schumacher, Holthaus and Sonnen finished just out of the top three in fourth place as Kendrick edged them out at the finish, though both were clocked in the same time of 2:00.0.
Prairie’s next track competition will be Tuesday, April 4 at Kamiah.
Langston takes second at Pullman
Tyrell Langston traveled to Pullman, WA on Saturday, March 25, 2006 for a wrestling tournament. He weighed in at 137 pounds. Tyrell pinned his first and second opponents. His third match was tough. He was leading in the third round but it ended in a tie. Washington rule is in results of a tie, the first person to get the first points wins. In result Tyrell ended up with second place. Good job Tyrell! He will travel to Cheney, WA for State Wrestling on April 1st. Good luck Tyrell!
PIRATES BASEBALL 2006
8-Genesee, here, 11 a.m.
11-Lewis County here, 4:30 p.m.
13-at Genesee, 4:30 p.m.
15-Troy here, 2 games, 11 a.m.
18-Culdesac here, 4:30 p.m.
20-at Lewis County, 4:30 p.m.
22-at Kendrick, 11 a.m.
25-at Timberline, 4:30 p.m.
27-Kamiah, here, 4 p.m.
5-13-District-Rds. 1 & 2 at #1 and #2 seeds, finals at Kendrick.
18-20-State at Lewiston
PIRATES TRACK 2006
15-J. Stewart Invite, Payette, 9:30 a.m. MDT
18-at Lapwai, 4 p.m.
22-Lewis & Clark Games at Kamiah, 10 a.m.
25-White Pine League Meet at Lapwai, 4 p.m.
29-Kamiah Invitational at Kamiah, 10 a.m.
12-13-Regionals at Kamiah, 4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday
19-20-State at Boise