Mission hoops teams 0-2 at Western B Divisional tourney

by Lake County Leader
March 5, 2020 4:11 PM

The Mission girls basketball team was 0-2 at last week’s Western B Divisional in Hamilton.

Mission opened with a 75-38 loss to unbeaten Loyola Thursday and a 67-52 defeat to Eureka Friday.

Karolyna Buck led the Lady Bulldogs with 12 points. Azia Umphrey, Madyson Currie and Courtney Mitchell each scored six points.

In Friday’s game, Umphrey scored 15 points, which put her over the 600-point total for her career.

Buck led Mission (8-15) with 17 points and Sydney Brander scored seven.

Mission (8-14), Loyola (21-0)

Mission 4 7 17 10 – 38

Loyola 20 15 17 23 – 75

MISSION ST. IGNATIUS –Karolyna Buck 3 6-11 12, Azia Umphrey 2 2-2 6, Madyson Currie 2 2-2 6, Courtney Mitchell 3 0-0 6, Olivia Garland 1 0-2 3, Sydney Brander 2, Gabby Smith 2, Kooper Page 1. 13 11-19

LOYOLA SACRED HEART – Syd Koppang 6 4-4 19, Nat Clevenger 13, Kelsey Esh 13, Sam Clevenger 9, Laney Denning 8, Lani Walker 5, Molly McHugh 4, Violet Whitegrass 2, Michaela Deschamps 1, Brooke Twite 1, Evelyn Demblans-Dechans 0 0-2 0, Addison Jacobson 0 0-2 0. 24 22-35

Western B consolation loser out

Eureka 67, Mission 52

Mission (8-15), Eureka (16-6)

Eureka 25 17 11 14 – 67

Mission 17 10 12 13 – 52

EUREKA – *Katie Schmidt 5 2-3 15, Maggie Graves 14, Michael Shea 10, *Jadyn Pluid 1 5-6 8, Megan Hanson 7, Avory Escobar 5, Karlee Frost 5, Reena Truman 3. 17-49 27-42

MISSION ST. IGNATIUS –Karolyna Buck 6 5-11 17, Azia Umphrey 5 5-6 15, Sydney Brander 3 1-2 7, Kooper Page 2 0-0 5, Madyson Currie 1 1-3 3, Courtney Mitchell 1 1-2 3, Gabby Smith 1. 18 14-26 4Q shy 1pt

3FG – E6-14 (Schmidt 3-3, Pluid 1-1, Frost 1-1, Shea 1-4), MSI (Page). (Fr28Feb20gm11div)

Asterisk (*) denotes stat variant(s) where alternate data exists

Mission Bulldogs battle in two close losses

The Bulldogs finished 0-2 in the Western B Divisional in Hamilton, but they were tough outs in both contests.

Against Loyola, the Bulldogs fell 60-51 despite Jedi Christy’s 20 points. Christy hit two 3-pointers on his way to game-high scoring honors.

Ross McPherson scored 12 points and Zoran LaFrombois added eight points.

In a narrow, 62-59, loss to Thompson Falls Friday, Christy scored 15 points and went over the 800-point mark for his career.

LaFrombois scored 14 pointsm, Isaiah Nasewytewa scored 11 and Layne Spidel scored eight.

Loyola 60, Mission 51

Layne Spidel surpassed the century mark for season scoring.

Mission (10-12), Loyola (12-9)

Loyola 14 20 16 10 – 60

Mission 9 16 18 8 – 51

LOYOLA – Nick Mitzel 12, Mac Benn 11, Basi Coutinho 11, Will Burns 8, Liam Haffey 8, Jaden Job 4, Parker Pruitt 3, Daniel Kaleva 2, Finn Richardson 1.

MISSION ST. IGNATIUS – Jedi Christy 7 4-6 20, Ross McPherson 6 0-0 12, Zoran LaFrombois 3 1-2 8, Isaiah Nasewytewa 2 0-0 4, Kolten Gardipee 3, Davien Adams 0 2-2 2, Layne Spidel 2.

3FG – MSI 3 (Christy 2, K.Gardipee), LSH (Mitzel 2). (Th27Feb20

Western B consolation loser out

Thompson Falls 62, Mission 59

Mission (10-13), T-Falls (9-13)

Mission 17 15 4 23 – 59

T-Falls 17 17 11 17 – 62

MISSION ST. IGNATIUS – Jedi Christy 5 4-4 15, Zoran LaFrombois 5 1-3 14, Isaiah Nasewytewa 3 3-3 11, Layne Spidel 4 0-1 8, Kolten Gardipee 3 0-0 6, Ross McPherson 2 0-2 4, Kellen McClure 1.

THOMPSON FALLS – Sidney Akinde 15, Cody Buck 14, Nathan Schroeder 14, Jack Green 9, Ryan Schroeder 4, Justin Morgan 4, Ethan Brown 2.

3FG – MSI (Z.LaFrombois 3, Nasewytewa 2, K.Gardipee 2, Christy), TF (N.Schroeder 4, )

(Fr28Feb20gm10div)

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Mission's Jedi Christy drives against Thompson Falls during divisional play in Hamilton last weekend. (Christa Umphrey photo)

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Zoran Lafrombo goes up against a player from Loyola-Sacred Heart in the opening round of the Western Divisional B Tournament in Hamilton last weekend. (Christa Umphrey photo)

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Azia Umphrey of Mission shoots against Eureka during divisional play in Hamilton last weekend. (Christa Umphrey photo)