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 - Poison Trips In Overtime WHITEFISH (ILNS) --...
Poison Trips In Overtime WHITEFISH (ILNS) -- Four straight free throws In overtime by 'froward Lauren Buckland night were enough to give the Whitefish Bulldogs a 50-46. overtime overtime victory over Poison in a see- aaw contest at Whitefish. Buckland stepped to the free throw line and scored four times as many tries at the outset of the overtime after Poison had throws to lead game scorers with 20 points. Center Mike McNeilly was Whitefish's top scorer with six field goals and seven charily throws for 19 points. Buckland had 12 points on four baskets and as many free throws. The Pirates, one of the kingpins in the scrambled conference rat- tings, didn't relinquish the lead until two minutes had lapsed in deadlocked the game, 43-43 at the the third Quarter. Whitefish's Gary Smith gave the Bulldogs end of regulation time on Worthington's Worthington's j u m p shot Whitefish guard Jim Baker added added a gift toss and Mike McNeilly hit once from the field to give the Bulldogs a four point victory margin, margin, the largest spread either team ad in the hectic second half. Poison's Worthington hit a free hrow and jump shot artist Lodmell Lodmell scored a last-second overtime ayup, but it was not enough to vercome Whitefish's advantage set p by Buqkland's gift tosses. ODMELL LEADS Lodmell, who hits the basket veil from all angles, racked up ight field goals and four gift on are Whitefish 5- th o se ba shoo Columbia Falls Wins First Tilt In Conference COLUMBIA FALLS (ILNS) -Columbia -Columbia Falls won its first ame in the Northwest Class B Conference Saturday night on it: floor, whipping Eureka's Lions 1-32. The loss was Eureka's sixth n a row in the circuit. The Wildcats jumped to a 9-0 ead before Eureka could counter vith a point, then rolled to ar 18-5 margin at the end of the firs leriod. The Wildcats were sharp in their 3rst winning effort, hitting 42 per cent of their shots. Eureka could never get started against the pressing defense o :h.e Columbia Falls' speedsters wh harassed the visitors into costly mistakes. The Falls', attack was well baL anced, three men scoring in doubl figures. Don Knudsen led the poin collectors with 14 points on six bas kets and two free throws. Right behind him came team mates Miller and DeWayne Buz zell with 13 and 11 points, respec lively. Against overpowering odds Eu reka's Arlie Burk still manage to come through with scoring hon ors for the night banging in si Held goals and three free tosse for 15 points. Columbia Falls now has a league record of 1-3 and 2-8 for the season. season. Eureka is 0-6 in the conference and 4-7 for the season. their first breath of air at that time with a field goal that gave Whitefish a 25-24 advantage. Polson Polson held 12-8 and 24-21 leads at the end of the first quarter and half, respectively. After Smith pushed Whitefish bead at the six minute mark, the gad changed hands nine times be- ore Poison's Worthington hit the ump shot to tie the game 43-43 :27 of the final frame. Poison hen regained possession of the all and stalled out the remain- ig time, barely missing a layup t the final buzzer. BULLDOGS GO AHEAD In the overtime, Whitcfish went head 45-43 on Buckland's first two ree throws after he was fouled jy Munson of the Pirates. Wor- hington cut the margin to a single point with a free throw with one minute, 48 seconds left in tha' vertime, but Buckland added two more gift tosses at 1:27 after he was fouled by Bill Boettcher. Whitefish guard Baker hit a bucket and McNeilly scored with 45 seconds seconds left in the overtime. Lodmell Lodmell stole the ball for Poison and scored on a layup with 10 seconds to play to end scoring. Excessive fouling hurt the Pirates Pirates in the late stages of the game. L,enz, Poison's dependable guard, fouled out in the final quarter and Munson followed him in the overtime. The two teams ran almost even in scoring statistics. Whitefish hit 17 times from the field to Poison's 16 and connected with 16 of 24 throws. Poison was equally hot from the charity line, hitting 14 in 20 tries. Whitefish collected 15 personals and Poison picked up 18. The loss knocked Poison out of ±e Northwest lead it shared witb. Thompson Falls and Ronan the night before. Poison (46) Lodmell, f . Munsan, f. Worthington, f. _ Lenz, c. Herreid, c ___ Boettcher, g. . Ducharme, s. . Baertsch, g. TOTALS Whilsfish (SO) Conn, f. Paulini, t. Phillips, f, __ Knapton, i. Hinman, c. Baker, g. Buckland, g. McNeilly, c. Stoll, g. _._ Smith, s- _ 8 _ .3 _ 2 _ 3 0 _ 0 __ 0 _ 0 Eureka (32) fg St. Peter, f. _ __ 1 Burk, f. B Jilman, Roose, g. F. West, it 2 3 1 4 0 0 3 4 0 15 3 4 0 16 f£T 0 . 0 . 1 . 3 . 0 . 1 , 4 . 6 . 0 . 2 4 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 14 ft 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 7 1 0 Pi 2 5 1 0 0 18 Pf 1 .0 0 1 1 2 3 2 1 4 TOTALS 17 16 13 Score by quarters: Poison 12 12 9 10 Whitefish _.. 8 13 13 9 tp 20 9 6 6 5 0 0 0 46 tP 0 0 2 G 1 5 12 19 1 4 CO 3--48 7--50

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  1. The Daily Inter Lake,
  2. 13 Jan 1957, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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