Town Hall Adult Volleyball
Town Hall Sports Coordinator Jeremy Teeguarden reported on Town Hall Adult volleyball for the week of Jan 7.
On Monday, Jan. 7, Idyllwild Inn played the Red Kettle. Noah Whitney got a bunch of points off his powerful serve for the Red Kettle. Misty Hitchcock played great for Idyllwild Inn setting up her teammates many times, which enabled them to win the match in three games (25-10, 25-15 and 25-14).
Tuesday’s match was between Silver Pines Lodge and Idyllwild Chevron. Both teams played well throughout the match as the momentum went back and forth.
Chevron won the first game as Tyla Friemoth played hard and set up her teammates with some excellent sets. Silver Pines came back to win the next two games as Kim Boss played outstanding defense. Tied at two games each, in the fifth game, Silver Pines buckled down. They won the game (15-9) and the match (3-2), remaining undefeated. (17-25, 25-18, 25-21, 16-25 and 15-9)
Forest Lumber faced Idyllwild Garage on Wednesday. The Garage got off to a good start behind Kyle Owen’s big hits. Forest Lumber battled back and won the second game led by Buddy Beagle’s net play. The Garage won the next two games and the match (25-21, 21-25, 25-20 and 25-10)
On Thursday, Silver Pines Lodge met the Red Kettle. Both were playing their second game of the week. Ginger Dagnall played great and the Red Kettle jumped out early to win the first game. Silver Pines rebounded and went on to win the next three games with Lance Fogle playing great at the net. (18-25, 25-6, 25-13 and 25-23)
Town Hall Youth Basketball
Town Hall Sports Coordinator Jeremy Teeguarden reported on youth basketball for both the College League (kindergarten through third-grade) and the Pro League (third- through sixth-grade) for the week of Jan. 7.
College League (Kindergarten through third-grade)
The College League (grades K-3) played two days this week.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the first game was between the Idyllwild Rotary Bears and the Wooley’s Wildcats. The Bears got off to a good start as Katelyn Sonnier played great defense and scored a basket for her team. The Wildcats turned on their offense in the second half. Odin Johnston scored a big basket to extend their lead. The Wildcats went on to win the game 20-12.
The second game was between the Blue Bird Inn Jayhawks and the Pacific Slope Tree Co. Bulldogs. The Bulldogs controlled the low-scoring game for the first three quarters. The Bulldogs’ Jessa Smith played tough defense holding the Jayhawks scoreless. The Bulldogs entered the final quarter ahead 8-0. The Jayhawks didn’t give up and got baskets from Luke Carlson and Manuel Guzman that opened the flood gates. Four different players scored a basket in the final quarter. The Jayhawks tied the game with just 14 seconds left. In overtime, the Bulldogs regained control. They scored another basket and held the Jayhawks scoreless, winning 10-8.
Friday’s games started with the Pacific Slope Tree Co. Bulldogs taking on the Idyllwild Rotary Bears. The game was close throughout as the teams traded baskets the whole game. The Bulldogs’ Arturo Rincon tied the game with a second-quarter basket. The Bears’ Lucas Odum came right back with a key free throw to tie the game again. The Bears took a one-point lead late in the fourth quarter and held on as the Bulldogs buzzer shot didn’t go in. The Bears won 12-11.
The second game of the night was between the Gastronome Broncos and the Blue Bird Inn Jayhawks. The Broncos came out shooting good as Ethan Teeguarden got a couple of early baskets to give them the lead. Ethan Scott got the Jayhawks back in the game with a couple of nice long shots. The Broncos stayed aggressive as they went on to win 17-14.
Pro League (Third- through sixth-grade)
There were two Pro League games on Friday, Jan. 11.
The first Pro League game Friday night matched the Fairway Market Lakers and the Idyllwild Arts Clippers. Both teams played some good defense, keeping the first half close. The Clippers’ Tobin Alé played solid defense and scored a basket. The Lakers broke the game open with the help of Miren Pino’s many rebounds. The Lakers poured it on in the fourth quarter scoring 12 points in the final five minutes and won 24-10.
The second Friday game was between the Suburban Heat and the Town Crier Cavs. The game was very well played on both sides the whole game. The Heat played great defense as Dylan Stewart hustled all game collecting a couple nice steals. Aly Fogle played super for the Cavs collecting a bunch of rebounds and scoring 3 points for the Cavs balanced attack. The Cavs kept the game within a basket but could never get a key basket to take the lead as the Heat won 17-15 in a great game.
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