Lady Pirates win at Deary
Jennifer Enneking connected on her first 4 attempts from 3-point range then hit 4 of 6 free throws down the stretch to lead the Prairie Lady Pirates to a 40-30 league win at Deary Friday, Jan. 11.Jennifer Enneking shoots one of her four 3-pointers of the game.
Tiffany Schaeffer started the scoring with a 3 pointer. A 2-pointer from the wing by Kaylee Uhlenkott and Enneking’s first 3-pointer of the night gave Prairie an 8-0 lead.
Deary finally scored with 3:13 left in the first quarter.
Prairie led 10-3 at the break.
A free throw and a driving lay-up by Uhlenkott put Prairie up 13-3 two minutes into the second period.
Deary cut the lead to 5 but Enneking’s second 3-pointer and a 4-0 close to the half gave Prairie a 20-10 halftime lead.
Deary connected on just 2 of 23 shots from the field in the half. They went 6 for 8 at the line to help keep them relatively close.
Deary shot much better in the second half but wasn’t able to cut into Prairie’s lead as Uhlenkott hit 3 of 4 from the field and Enneking added 2 more 3-pointers. Prairie was also efficient from the line, hitting 8 of 13 free throws.
Deary was never able to get any closer than 9 points.
Enneking wound up with 16 points to lead the scoring while Uhlenkott scored 13. Tiffany Schaeffer scored 5, Sarah Arnzen and Kristi Poxleitner 2 each and Kim Schaeffer and Hilaree VanderPas 1 each.
Deary held a 35-37 edge on the boards with Uhlenkott and VanderPas leading Prairie with 9 each.
Poxleitner had 3 steals and Arnzen had 5 assists.
Kaylee Uhlenkott looks to put up a shot at Deary.Prairie was 12 for 41 from the field, 29%, and 11 for 22 at the line, 50%, while Deary was 11 for 46 from the field, 24%, and 8 for 15 at the line, 53%. Prairie was 5 for 9 from 3-point range with Enneking hitting 4 of 5. Her only miss was a long attempt at the buzzer at the end of the third quarter. It wouldn’t have been much of a surprise to have seen that go in as her attempt a minute earlier had taken a high bounce off the rim before dropping through.
With the win Prairie improves to 3-1 in league play and 10-5 on the season.
In the JV game Prairie out scored Deary 17-3 in the third quarter to pull away to a 45-26 win.
In the first half Prairie took nearly twice as many shots as Deary but couldn’t get the ball to go through the hoop.
Prairie hit just 3 of 22 attempts in the first quarter but managed to lead 6-5.
In the second quarter Deary took an 8-11 lead but Mary Shears finally found the range, scoring 8 straight points to give prairie a 16-11 lead. 
Deary answered back with a 0-7 run of their own to retake the lead but Francesca Johnson scored with 30 seconds left to tie the score at 18 at the half.
In the second half Shears scored a free throw to give Prairie the lead then Amber Holthaus pumped in a 3-pointer. Two baskets by Shears gave prairie a 26-18 lead.
Deary finally scored but Prairie answered with a bank shot from just inside the free throw line by Alena Hoene and Shears put in a lay-up to make it 30-20. After a Deary free throw, Prairie closed the quarter with 5 straight points on a basket each by Shears and Casey Bruegeman and a free throw by Hoene, to make it 35-21 heading into the fourth quarter.
Four straight points by Shears to open the fourth quarter gave her 25 points for the game while Deary had just 21. Shears then went to the bench for the rest of the game as the second unit got a lot of playing time with an 18-point lead.
In addition to Shears big scoring night, Francesca Johnson wound up with 6 points with Bruegeman and Kayla Johnson scoring 4 each and Hoene and Holthaus 3 each.
Prairie held a 55-40 advantage on the boards led by Shears with 12. Kayla Johnson added 9 rebounds while Bruegeman had 7 and Francesca Johnson had 6.
Shears, Holthaus and NaTosha Schaeffer had 2 steals each while Holthaus had 4 assists and Hailey Schmidt had 3 assists.
Prairie was 19 for 72 from the field, 26%, and 6 for 17 at the line, 35%. Deary was 10 for 38 from the field, 26%, and also 6 for 17 at the line.
Prairie 10 10 13 7 -40
Deary   3   7 11 9 -30
Prairie-Enneking 4-5, 4-6, 16; T. Schaeffer 2-8, 0-0, 5; K. Schaeffer 0-3, 1-4, 1; Arnzen 0-4, 2-4, 2; Uhlenkott 5-10, 3-4, 13; Guyer 0-5, 0-2, 0; VanderPas 0-5, 1-2, 1. 3-pointers-Enneking 4, T. Schaeffer.
Deary-Beltran 3-5, 2-2, 8; Funke 3-10, 0-0, 6; Winter 0-4, 0-0, 0; Beeman 1-6, 0-0, 2; Hansen 3-12, 3-9, 9; Capps 0-3, 2-2, 2; Claffey 1-4, 1-2, 3; Dorendorf 0-2, 0-0, 0; Wadley 0-0, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-none.
Kim Schaeffer shoots from the lane.

Red Out the Gym Night
Come and join in the fun!  Wear red to the girl’s basketball game on January 25th and the Prairie Booster Club will donate $1 back to the school from your admission price.
The Booster Club will also donate $50 to the high school class with the most red and displays school spirit and three $10 gift certificates from the Keuterville Pub & Grub will be donated to one student from each school.  
Let’s RED OUT THE GYM and support the Lady Pirates!

JV games start at 6 p.m., varsity to follow unless indicated. 
*indicates league game
16-Garden Valley, lost 27-29
17-Greenleaf, there, won 37-25
20-Lapwai, there, lost 34-45
29-Grangeville, here, lost 35-57
30-Timberline, there, won 50-23
  4-Kamiah, here, won 43-34
11-Lewis County, here, won 52-46
14-Christmas Tourn. Vs. Horseshoe Bend. won 59-23
15-Christmas Tourn. Vs. Council, 2 p.m. won 38-35
18-Lapwai, here*, lost 43-57
21-Grangeville, there, lost 28-56
28-Orofino Tournament, vs. Asotin, won 39-19
29-Orofino Tournament, vs. Pomeroy, won 42-37
  3-Kamiah, there, won 35-29
11-Deary, there, won 40-30
17-C.V., there*
19-Kendrick, there*
25-Culdesac, here*
26-Troy, here* (postponed from January 15)
28-Genesee, there*
Feb. 1,2,5,8,9-District at LCSC
Feb. 13-16-State at Nampa

Feb. 2-Districts at Kamiah, 10 a.m. (rescheduled from Jan. 26 at Prairie)
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