win at Potlatch
The Prairie Boys basketball team had only one game this week and picked up a league win at Potlatch Thursday, Dec. 20 by a score of 64-29.
Prairie led 17-11 at the end of the first quarter and 36-17 at the half. They turned it into a runaway in the third quarter by outscoring the Loggers 21-6 to take a 57-23 lead. The fourth quarter was played under a running clock.
Marcus Higgins led the scoring with 14 points with Jake Bruner adding 13.
No other details were available.
With the win Prairie improves to 3-1 in league play and 4-3 overall.
The JV team also won, 48-33.
Prairie 17 19 21 7 -64
Potlatch 11 6 6 6 -29
Prairie to play in Lapwai Tournament
The Prairie boys basketball team will participate in the Lapwai Wildcat Christmas Tournament this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Lapwai.
The tournament includes both JV and varsity teams and features a pre-set schedule.
On Thursday, Dec. 27 the Prairie JV will play Deary at 3 p.m. with the varsity playing Deary at 4:30 p.m.
On Friday, Dec. 28 the Prairie JV will play Lakeside at 1:30 p.m. The varsity will play Lakeside at 6 p.m.
On Saturday, Dec. 29 the JV will play Timberline at noon while the varsity will play Timberline at 6 p.m.
The tournament gives Prairie a chance to play 3 schools not otherwise on their schedule.
Genesee and host Lapwai are also participating in the tournament.
Game date changed
The Prairie boys home game against C.V. set for January 4 has been moved to January 14 due to conflicts for the Rams.
It will still be at Cottonwood and the JV game will start at 6 p.m.
PIRATES BOYS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE FOR 2012-13
*indicates league game
30-Nezperce, here, lost39-63
8-Genesee, there*, won 63-62 in overtime.
13-Lapwai, here*, won 70-59
14-Grangeville, there, Idaho County Shootout, lost 33-52
20-Potlatch, there*, won 64-29
27-Lapwai Tournament, TBA
28-Lapwai Tournament, TBA
29-Lapwai Tournament, TBA
12, 18, 19, 21 & 22-District at LCSC
23-State Play-in game at St. Maries, 6 p.m.
Feb. 28, March 1-2-State at Caldwell