Lady Pirates pull out win
The Lady Pirates pulled out a 39-37 league win at Troy on a last second 3-pointer by Jennifer Enneking.
Prairie trailed 37-36 with 10 seconds left when coach Steve Wilson called a timeout to set up a play. 
Prairie set up a screen out high with Enneking curling around the screen to lose her defender and buried a 22-foot shot with less than a second remaining to give Prairie the win.
Prairie started well in the game as they took an 11-6 lead into the second quarter but Troy rallied to pull ahead 15-17 by halftime.
Troy still led by two at 23-25 heading into the fourth quarter.
The game-winning 3-pointer was one of only 2 baskets by Enneking in the game but she wound up with 14 points thanks to a 9 for 10 effort at the free throw line.
Kaylee Uhlenkott led the Pirates in scoring with 16 points, which included a pair of 3-pointers and a 6 for 9 effort at the line.
Kara Guyer added 6 points while Mary Shears scored 2 and Alena Hoene 1.
With the win Prairie improves to 8-4 overall and 3-2 in league play.
Prairie also won the JV game by a 45-31 score.
Prairie 11   4 8 16 -39
Troy     6 11 8 12 -37
Prairie-Poxleitner 0, 0-0, 0; Enneking 2, 9-10, 14; Sigler 0, 0-3, 0; N. Schaeffer 0, 0-0, 0; Bruner 0, 0-0, 0; M. Schaeffer 0, 0-0, 0; Holthaus 0, 0-0, 0; K. Johnson 0, 0-0, 0; Shears 1, 0-2, 2; Guyer 2, 1-2, 6; Hoene 0, 1-2, 1; Uhlenkott 4, 6-9, 16; F. Johnson 0, 0-0, 0; Schmidt 0, 0-0, 0. 3-pointers-Uhlenkott 2, Enneking, Guyer.
Troy-Case 0, 0-0, 0; Griffin 1, 4-6, 6; Pearson 0, 0-0, 0; Jensen 6, 8-11, 20; Smith 2, 2-2, 6; Iverson 2, 0-0, 5. 3-pointers-Iverson.

Lady Pirates lose at Grangeville
The defensive intensity was high on both sides but Grangeville was able to connect on more of their shots as the Prairie Lady Pirates lost 32-51 at Grangeville Monday, Jan. 12.NaTosha Schaeffer puts up a shot against Grangeville.
Grangeville jumped out to a 0-6 lead as Prairie went scoreless for the first 5 minutes of action.
Amber Holthaus scored Prairieís first basket of the game and Jennifer Enneking followed with a 3-pointer.
Prairie trailed 7-12 at the end of the first period.
Prairie was able to pull within 4 at 12-16 after Megan Sigler connected on a 3-pointer and again at 14-18 after a nice turnaround jumper in the lane by Kaylee Uhlenkott. After that though the shooting went cold again as Prairie didnít score the final 5 minutes of the half as Grangeville built a 14-25 halftime lead.
Prairie had a strong start to the second half as they outscored Grangeville 7-4 with Kara Guyer scoring 3 points and Uhlenkott 4 but then the offense went cold again.
Grangeville outscored Prairie 4-14 over the next 8 minutes of play to build their lead to 20.
Uhlenkott scored 10 to lead Prairie in scoring with Guyer scoring 7, Holthaus 5, Enneking and Sigler 3 each and Mary Shears and Alena Hoene 2 each.
Uhlenkott also led the team in rebounding with 9. Grangeville held a 30-34 rebounding edge.
Enneking had 2 steals and 4 assists while Poxleitner also had 2 steals and Holthaus had 3 assists.
Prairie was 13 for 48 from the field, 27%, and 4 for 7 at the line, 57%, while Grangeville was 22 for 44 from the field, 50%, and 7 for 16 at the line, 44%.
With the loss Prairie drops to 8-5 on the season.
The JV team also lost. The game was only a 1-point spread in the first half but Grangeville took control in the second half and went on to win 36-55.
Prairie took an early lead in the game at 5-4 on a 3-pointer by Francesca Johnson.
After Grangeville took back the lead, a basket each by Monica Lustig, Kayla Johnson and Samantha Keating, all off of set plays, gave Prairie and 11-8 lead.
Grangeville responded with a 0-8 run that carried into the second quarter.
Grangeville built their lead to 8 at 20-28 with 1:16 left in the half.
Prairie then rallied to finish the half. MaKayla Schaeffer banked in a long shot from just inside the 3-point line. Francesca Johnson then hit her third 3-pointer of the half to cut the lead to 3.
With 1 second left Grangeville fouled and Prairie had the ball out of bounds. Coach Jeff Martin called timeout to set up a play.
Prairie ran a play that wound up with Schaeffer getting open for a lay-up and Francesca Johnson inbounded to her for the score that cut the lead to 27-28 at the half.
Prairie couldnít take that momentum into the second half though as Grangeville scored the first 9 points in the third quarter and outscored Prairie 9-27 in the second half.
Francesca Johnson wound up with 14 points to lead Prairie. She was 4 for 4 from 3-point range in the game and 5 of 7 overall.
Kayla Johnson scored 8, Schaeffer 6, Meaghan Bruner 4, and Keating and Lustig 2 each.
Francesca Johnson also led in rebounds with 9 although Grangeville dominated the boards 27-44.
Francesca Johnson and Haleigh Schmidt had 3 steals each. Schaeffer had 4 assists and Schmidt had 3.
Prairie was 15 for 46 from the field, 33%, and 2 for 6 at the line, also 33%. Grangeville was 24 for 60 from the field, 40%, and 7 for 11 at the line, 64%.
Prairie          7   7 11   7 -32
Grangeville 12 13 12 14 -51
Prairie-Poxleitner 0-2, 0-0, 0; Enneking 1-10, 0-0, 3; Shears 1-4, 0-0, 2; Guyer 3-7, 1-3, 7; Uhlenkott 5-13, 0-0, 10; Holthaus 2-6, 1-2, 5; Schaeffer 0-3, 0-0, 0; Sigler 1-3, 0-0, 3; Hoene 0-0, 2-2, 2. 3-pointers-Enneking, Sigler.
Grangeville-Dreadfulwater 5-9, 3-4, 13; Holman 3-7, 0-0, 6; Adams 1-1, 1-2, 3; Brown 1-8, 0-0, 2; Solberg 3-5, 1-4, 7; Sullivan 3-7, 0-0, 6; DeFord 5-5, 0-2, 10; Schwartz 0-0, 0-0, 0; Stuivenga 1-2, 2-4, 4. 3-pointers-none.
Jennifer Enneking makes a bounce pass to Amber Holthaus who then made a lay-up.
Mary Shears makes a pass from the high post.

PIRATES GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE FOR 2008-09
JV games start at 6 p.m., varsity to follow unless indicated. 
*indicates league game
NOVEMBER
18-Kamiah, here, won 48-47
22-Notus, there, won 43-29
25-Genesee, there, lost 40-48
DECEMBER
  2-Troy, here, won 39-27
  4-Lapwai, there, lost 35-59
  9-Genesee, here*, lost 25-41
11-Culdesac, there, won 50-13
12-Kendrick, here*, won45-38
16-C.V., here*, lost 32-48
19-Council, here, 6:30 p.m., postponed to Dec. 31
22-Lewis County, here, won 42-31
29-at Greenleaf, won 54-48
31-at Council, didn't play??
JANUARY
  6-Troy, there*, won 39-37
12-Grangeville, there, lost 32-51
15-Lapwai, here*
20-Timberline, here*
22-Grangeville, there
23-Lewis County at Highland*
26-Kamiah, there
Jan. 31, Feb. 6,10,12-District at LCSC
Feb. 14-State Play-in game TBA
Feb. 19-21-State at Boise
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