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Prep sports roundup: Pirates finish season undefeated

by ROB ZOLMAN
Sports Reporter | October 27, 2022 12:00 AM

POLSON – After jumping out to a 34-13 halftime lead in Friday night’s regular season finale, the Polson Pirates held off a second half scoring surge by the visiting Whitefish Bulldogs to come away with a 34-27 Northwestern A conference win. The victory also kept the Pirates’ undefeated season intact at 9-0.

Pirate quarter back Jarrett Wilson threw TD passes to Tyler Wenderoth, Dawson DuMont, Tommy Sherry and Trent Wilson, while finishing the night 15 of 25 for 196 yards. Wilson also rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries.

Polson earned a Class A first-round playoff bye as the No. 2 seed in the Western A and will host the winner of this Saturday’s game between Dillon and Frenchtown on Nov. 5.

Polson Pirates 14 20 0 0 - 34

Whitefish Bulldogs 3 10 7 7 - 27

P — Jarrett Wilson 7-yard run (Tia Mercer kick)

W — 26-yard field goal

P — Tyler Wenderoth 4-yard J. Wilson pass (Mercer kick)

P — Dawson DuMont 28-yard J. Wilson pass (Mercer kick)

W — 28-yard field goal

P — Tommy Sherry 25-yard J. Wilson pass (Mercer kick)

W — 13-yard pass (Kick good)

P — Trent Wilson 7-yard J. Wilson pass (kick failed)

W — 2-yard run (kick good)

W — 55-yard pass (kick good)

Dillon Beavers 42, Ronan Chiefs 0

On Friday night in Dillon, the Ronan Chiefs wrapped up their 2022 football season with an overall record of 1-7 in a 42-0 shutout loss to the hosting Beavers.

Charlo Vikings 53, Troy Trojans 8

The Charlo Vikings advanced into the post season Friday night with a 53-8 road win over the Troy Trojans.

“It's good to be back after a four-year drought,” said Viking head coach Reese Cox in regards of reaching the post season. “We are looking forward for the playoffs and putting it all on the line for a win.”

Senior QB Hayden Hollow threw one touchdown and rushed for two additional touchdowns to lead the Vikings.

Also for the Vikings, seniors Gus Shrider, Stetson Reum, Tucker Love and Keaton Piedalue each had touchdowns.

“We were able to get a touchdown with all four seniors, and the best part of that was the celebration from all their teammates,” noted coach Cox.

The Vikings open the first round of the 8-man playoffs at 1 p.m. Saturday on the road against Belt.

Charlo Vikings 13 33 7 0 – 53

Troy Trojans 0 0 0 8 – 8

C – Hayden Hollow 20-yard run (kick failed)

C – Hollow 28-yard run (Connor Nittinger Kick)

C – Stetson Reum 35-yard Hollow pass (Nittinger Kick)

C – Tucker Love 34-yard run Yd Run (kick failed)

C – Keaton Piedalue 18-yard rund Run (Nittinger Kick)

C – Gus Shrider 2-yard Yd Run (kick failed)

C – Piedalue 29-yard pick six (Nittinger Kick)

C – Dillon Dwelle 28-yard Karson Cox pass (Nittinger Kick)

T – 25-yard run (run good)

Volleyball

Whitefish 3, Ronan Maidens 0

Columbia Falls Wildkats 3, Ronan Maidens 2

The Ronan Maidens fell in straight sets 25-9, 25-23, 25-15 to the visiting Whitefish Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

For the Maidens, Leina Ulutoa booked four kills and nine digs, while Seattle Chartraw floored an ace and had six assists.

Also for Ronan, Margaret Cordova had nine digs, Lauryn Buhr posted four blocks, and Kylie Fetui had six assists.

Playing in Columbia Falls on Thursday, the Maidens battled the hosting Wildkats in a five set 25-21, 11-25, 25-20, 15-25, 15-10 loss.

Ulutoa led the Maidens with 10 kills, five blocks and 18 digs. Chartraw added 27 assists.

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