out for boys basketball
There are 20 players out for Prairie boys basketball this year with only 5 of those being juniors or seniors.
New head coach Teel Bruner has a young squad with 2 of those upperclassmen out for basketball for the first time in high school.
That includes the lone senior, Kenneth Enneking, who had taken wrestling previously.
Returning players with varsity experience are juniors Kyle Daly and Tyler Forsmann and sophomore David Sigler, who all saw a lot of starting time last season.
Junior Eric Daly and sophomores Kyle Holthaus and Branden Waller saw limited varsity action last year, spending most of their time with the JV squad.
The other junior is Kevin Karel, another who is out for basketball for this first time in high school.
Other sophomores are Derek Schaeffer, Conner Rieman and Joe Schumacher. Schaeffer and Rieman may see some varsity action this year.
The squad is rounded out by 9 freshman.
Devin Schmidt looks to get some varsity action with Beau Schlader, Brock Heath, J.C. Enriquez, Ryan Dalgliesh, Seth Guyer, Mikey Karel, D.J. Walker and Silas Whitley to see JV action.
Kevin Chaffee returns as JV coach with Pat Holthaus, the one constant in the program, now assisting his fourth different head coach.
The teamís first action is next Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Grangeville. Their first home game will be Dec. 6 against Highland.
6 earn medals at Potlatch
Saturday, Nov. 17 was the Cottonwood Wrestling Clubís last tournament of the season. It was held at Potlatch.
Earning first place gold medals were Hunter Chaffee and Nick Creutzberg.
Earning a second place silver medal was Taylor Heitman.
Earning third place bronze medals were Kellie Heitman, Hunter McWilliams and Nick Hartnett.
Others participating were Robert Remington, Cole Creutzberg and Dally Ratcliff.
On December 15 in Nampa there will be a National Gladiator Tournament with several of the CWC wrestlers competing. Please come support our wrestlers.
Cottonwood Wrestling Club participants at the Potlatch meet last Saturday. Back from left are Dally Ratcliff, Nick Creutzberg, Hunter McWilliams and Cole Creutzbberg. Front from left are Hunter Chaffee, Taylor Heitman, Kellie Heitman, Nick Hartnett and Robert Remington.
PIRATES BOYS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE FOR 2007-08
*indicates league game
14-Christmas Tourn. Vs. Horseshoe Bend, 7:00 p.m.
15-Christmas Tourn. Vs. Council, 3:30 p.m.
28-Orofino Tournament, TBA
29-Orofino Tournament, TBA
14,16,18,22,23-District at LCSC
27-March 1-State at Boise
PIRATES WRESTLING SCHEDULE FOR 2007-08
11-at Kamiah, 6 p.m.
15-Grab Bag Invitational, Pullman
11 & 12-Orofino Invitational
17-Grangeville, there, 6 p.m.
24-Home meet, several teams, 6 p.m.
25 & 26-New Plymouth Tournament
29-Orofino, there, 6 p.m.
15&16-Districts, at Wallace
21-23-State at Nampa