Wolf Point Herald

Poplar Runners Place In Missoula

Several Poplar cross country runners placed in a crowded field of 449 runners from five states at the Mountain West Classic on the University of Montana Golf Course in Missoula Saturday, Sept. 29.

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Unbeaten Lady Wolves Pocket Three More Wins

The Lady Wolves now have a perfect 7-0 season posting three more wins over the last weekend.

 

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Wolves Post First Conference Win

The Wolves recorded their first Class B North conference win, 40-28 over the Wildcats in Harlem Friday, Sept. 21.
Wolf Point (1-1, 1-3) had a 21-12 lead at halftime. Quarter scores were not available.
Wolf Point has won one game and lost two so far this season. One overall loss was a non-conference forfeit to Colstrip of the scheduled season opener due to several Wolves unable to play due to practice injuries and others without the minimum number of practices.
Harlem (0-3, 0-3) has only played conference teams so far.
The Wolves’ offense recorded 413 yards.
Nick Page rushed for 250 yards and scored two touchdowns. Ty Nelson posted 76 running yards and one touchdown. Quarterback Austin Wilson passed for 53 yards. He threw two touchdown passes to David Redhouse for 22 yards and Nelson for 11 yards. Wilson rushed for 35 yards and scored one touchdown.
Penalties called against the Wolves nullified two big plays.
Head coach Ryan Wilson said the line did a good job blocking.
The Wolves’ defense allowed 159 yards after penalties. Austin Wilson recorded 10 tackles and a fumble recovery. Page had an interception and forced a fumble.
“[Thai] Eggebrecht and [Zeke] Zimmer did a great job on the defensive line, each having five total tackles. Nelson, [Tyson] Weeks, Redhouse all had five total tackles, too,” Wilson said.
“Page ran the ball hard,” he said.
“Harlem came out excited and hung with us most of the game. We gave up some big returns that led to two easy scores. And backup defense gave one up late in the game,” Wilson said.
“Hats off to Harlem. Boys played tough. Never got rattled,” he said.
The Wolves will play a 2 p.m., matinée Saturday, Sept. 29, against the Cowboys in Conrad. The Wolf Point Homecoming game will follow Friday, Oct. 5, with the Glasgow Scotties visiting for another conference game.
The Cowboys (0-3, 0-4), a Class B North conference team, lost to the Scotties 20-14 in Glasgow Friday, Sept 21.

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Lady Wolves Remain Undefeated With Two More Wins

The Lady Wolves remain unbeaten, defeating North Country and Harlem in six sets in the Wolves’ Den Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22.
Wolf Point dispatched Class C North Country (25-11, 25-11, 25-10) in a non-conference match and Harlem (25-1, 25-6, 25-13) in a District 2B conference match.
One week earlier, the Lady Wolves took care of business with a 3-0 non- conference win over Class C Circle and a 3-0 District 2B win over Malta. Those wins followed 3-0 conference wins over Poplar and Glasgow. The previous weekend, Baker and Scobey fell to the Lady Wolves in non-conference matches.
Wolf Point (4-0, 4-0) has pocketed a perfect 8-0 overall record so far. The Lady Wolves dispatched all four District 2B conference opponents in three sets.
“Perfect, undefeated. They haven’t lost yet,” head coach Kim Hanks said. “They’re playing well.”
Next on the schedule are the Lady Scotties in Glasgow Thursday, Sept. 27, the Poplar Lady Indians in the Wolves’ Den Friday, Sept. 28, both conference matches, and a non-conference match at District 3B Roundup Saturday, Sept. 29.
The Lady Wolves defeated Poplar and Glasgow 

Sept. 7-8. Wolf Point has not played Roundup this year.
“We have two conference matches. We’re looking for Roundup to play us a tough game. We want one,” Hanks said. “We’re going to have to get after it for Glasgow and Roundup.”
Glasgow and Roundup have both had losses this year.
Wolf Point def.
Harlem
25-1, 25-6, 25-13
Harlem: kills, 4; assists, 3; aces, 0; digs, 17.
Wolf Point: kills, 33; assists, 31; blocks, 0; aces, 22; digs, 5.
(Individual stats not available)
Wolf Point def.
North Country
25-11, 25-11, 25-10
(Stats not available)

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Local Runners Impressive At Culbertson Invite

Poplar cousins Hudson Atkinson and Allie Azure both notched first places at the Culbertson Invitational cross country meet at the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds Saturday, Sept. 15.
Poplar’s Jacora Youngman ran eighth. Wolf Point’s Trey Fourstar pocketed sixth and Zander Ackerman finished ninth in high school races.

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