YOUTH SPORTS: Volleyball, basketball, football, soccer and more

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  • Courtesy photo The Post Falls Elite Orange girls basketball team won the championship at the Reno Memorial Day Tournament in the seventh-grade girls Green Division. In the front row from left are Americus Crane, Jadin Krier and Ashley Grant; and back row from left, Bill Owens (coach), Lizzy Owens, Mykah Kirking, Grace Couture-Ishihara, Hanna Christensen and Craig Christensen (coach).

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    Courtesy photo Caitlin Conway, left, and Justin Kofmehl are the Coeur d’Alene High School Viking Booster Club 2017 female and male Scholar-Athletes of the Year. These students must have a high GPA while playing at least two sports all four years of high school. Conway has run cross country and track, is one of the top runners at CHS and is the Class of 2017 salutatorian. Kofmehl played soccer, basketball, and golf while maintaining at GPA to place him in the top 10 percent of his class.

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    Photo courtesy Cheryl Nichols Photography Coeur d’Alene High senior Alex Walde was named recipient of the 2017 Ginni Lenz Spirit of the Viking award. Walde ran cross country and track at Coeur d’Alene, and was also honored for the time he gives back to the community, and for being an outstanding student.

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    Courtesy photo The North Idaho Inferno boys ’04 soccer team finished second at the Three Blind Refs tournament in Kalispell, Mont., this past weekend. After winning their first two games 6-0 and 7-0, Inferno found itself trailing 1-0 midway into the second half in the bracket finals game against Missoula. Evan Brinkmeier then tied the game on a powerful 40-yard free kick that found the upper corner of the net. Moments later, Inferno took the lead for good when James Waters’ corner kick was headed by Zachary Engelson to Ethan Wood, who then “headed” the ball himself into the back of the net. Ethan Johnson added the game-clinching goal on a breakaway with just minutes left in the game. In the championship game, the Inferno lost to Calgary, Canada 4-0. In the front row from left are Ethan Wood, James Waters, Michael Johnson, Coalby Calkins and Tyler Engelson; second row from left, Wyatt Smalley, Ethan Johnson, Lance Gilmor, Kael McGowan, Evan Brinkmeier, Braedon Rogers, Ross Lindhorst, Jack Meehan and Zachary Engelson; and rear, coaches Chris Smalley, Felix McGowan and Wade Engelson.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC ’06 Boys Yellow soccer team won first place in their division at the Three Blind Refs tournament last weekend in Kalispell, Mont. The first game was a win over the opposing team that forfeited by not showing up. Saturday evening the Sting won 7-2 over the Missoula Strikers White. Kai Delio scored 2 goals. Landon Miller had 1 goal and 2 assists. Gavin Samayoa had 1 goal and 1 assist. Jensen Elliott, Jacob Molina, and Ronan Sternberg each scored a goal. Sunday morning the Sting beat the Sandpoint Strikers 5-2. Jacob Molina scored 3 goals and had 1 assist. Jensen Elliott and Ronan Sternberg each scored a goal. Eli Scarola had an assist. In the championship game, the Sting defeated Montana Rush White 6-0. Kai Delio scored 3 goals. Gavin Samayoa, Jensen Elliott, and Ari Rumpler each scored a goal. Jacob Molina had 2 assists and Ronan Sternberg had 1 assist. Rafael Rubio was goalkeeper throughout the tournament. In the front row from left are Jensen Elliott, Ari Rumpler, Graysen Storey, Ronan Sternberg, Evan Misiuk and Landon Miller; and back row from left, Lachlan May, Gavin Samayoa, Jacob Molina, Harper Barlow, Kai Delio, Rafael Rubio, Eli Scarola and coach JJ Barlow.

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    Courtesy photo The North Idaho Inferno ’02 Rojas boys soccer team took second place last weekend in the U15/U16 age group at the Three Blind Refs tournament in Kalispell. On Saturday the Inferno defeated Sandpoint 2-0 in the first game with goals from Braden Munson and Ron Rojas. Bradley Munson earned the shutout. The Inferno lost the second game 2-1 to Helena Arsenal. The Inferno’s lone goal came from Braden Munson. On Sunday morning the Inferno tied Flathead 1-1 with a goal by Josiah Heath and then defeated Wildhorse 4-1 with goals by Caleb Calkins, Braden Munson and Ron Rojas. Pictured from left are Koby Johnson, Braden Munson, Steven Ball, Ron Rojas, Cade Walker, Michael Simpson, Bradley Munson, Gage Mattern, Conner Lowder, Andrew Baumann, Caleb Calkins and Noah Walsh. Not pictured is Josiah Heath.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC ’06 boys Green won the gold division U11 championship at the Three Blind Refs soccer tournament last weekend in Kalispell, Mont. From left are Austin Proctor, Ethan Hickok, Logan Delbridge, Braden Latscha, Max Entzi, Connor Jump, Ben Hannigan-Luther, Jaben Cline, Kason Pintler and Owen Hickok; and rear, coach Nick Pintler. Not pictured is Nathan Ringger.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC ‘08 boys yellow soccer team finished second in the 3 Blind Refs Tournament last weekend in Kalispell, Mont., falling to Flathead Team 42 4-2 in the championship game. From left are Preston Samayoa, Joshua Rojo, Milo Griebel, Aidan Smith, Isaac Lowder, Hudson Barlow, Reese Crawford, Charlie Dircksen, Paxton Grant, Bear Coleman, Reilly Smith, Drake Flowers, Parker Sterling and Beckett Larson.

  • Courtesy photo The Post Falls Elite Orange girls basketball team won the championship at the Reno Memorial Day Tournament in the seventh-grade girls Green Division. In the front row from left are Americus Crane, Jadin Krier and Ashley Grant; and back row from left, Bill Owens (coach), Lizzy Owens, Mykah Kirking, Grace Couture-Ishihara, Hanna Christensen and Craig Christensen (coach).

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    Courtesy photo Caitlin Conway, left, and Justin Kofmehl are the Coeur d’Alene High School Viking Booster Club 2017 female and male Scholar-Athletes of the Year. These students must have a high GPA while playing at least two sports all four years of high school. Conway has run cross country and track, is one of the top runners at CHS and is the Class of 2017 salutatorian. Kofmehl played soccer, basketball, and golf while maintaining at GPA to place him in the top 10 percent of his class.

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    Photo courtesy Cheryl Nichols Photography Coeur d’Alene High senior Alex Walde was named recipient of the 2017 Ginni Lenz Spirit of the Viking award. Walde ran cross country and track at Coeur d’Alene, and was also honored for the time he gives back to the community, and for being an outstanding student.

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    Courtesy photo The North Idaho Inferno boys ’04 soccer team finished second at the Three Blind Refs tournament in Kalispell, Mont., this past weekend. After winning their first two games 6-0 and 7-0, Inferno found itself trailing 1-0 midway into the second half in the bracket finals game against Missoula. Evan Brinkmeier then tied the game on a powerful 40-yard free kick that found the upper corner of the net. Moments later, Inferno took the lead for good when James Waters’ corner kick was headed by Zachary Engelson to Ethan Wood, who then “headed” the ball himself into the back of the net. Ethan Johnson added the game-clinching goal on a breakaway with just minutes left in the game. In the championship game, the Inferno lost to Calgary, Canada 4-0. In the front row from left are Ethan Wood, James Waters, Michael Johnson, Coalby Calkins and Tyler Engelson; second row from left, Wyatt Smalley, Ethan Johnson, Lance Gilmor, Kael McGowan, Evan Brinkmeier, Braedon Rogers, Ross Lindhorst, Jack Meehan and Zachary Engelson; and rear, coaches Chris Smalley, Felix McGowan and Wade Engelson.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC ’06 Boys Yellow soccer team won first place in their division at the Three Blind Refs tournament last weekend in Kalispell, Mont. The first game was a win over the opposing team that forfeited by not showing up. Saturday evening the Sting won 7-2 over the Missoula Strikers White. Kai Delio scored 2 goals. Landon Miller had 1 goal and 2 assists. Gavin Samayoa had 1 goal and 1 assist. Jensen Elliott, Jacob Molina, and Ronan Sternberg each scored a goal. Sunday morning the Sting beat the Sandpoint Strikers 5-2. Jacob Molina scored 3 goals and had 1 assist. Jensen Elliott and Ronan Sternberg each scored a goal. Eli Scarola had an assist. In the championship game, the Sting defeated Montana Rush White 6-0. Kai Delio scored 3 goals. Gavin Samayoa, Jensen Elliott, and Ari Rumpler each scored a goal. Jacob Molina had 2 assists and Ronan Sternberg had 1 assist. Rafael Rubio was goalkeeper throughout the tournament. In the front row from left are Jensen Elliott, Ari Rumpler, Graysen Storey, Ronan Sternberg, Evan Misiuk and Landon Miller; and back row from left, Lachlan May, Gavin Samayoa, Jacob Molina, Harper Barlow, Kai Delio, Rafael Rubio, Eli Scarola and coach JJ Barlow.

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    Courtesy photo The North Idaho Inferno ’02 Rojas boys soccer team took second place last weekend in the U15/U16 age group at the Three Blind Refs tournament in Kalispell. On Saturday the Inferno defeated Sandpoint 2-0 in the first game with goals from Braden Munson and Ron Rojas. Bradley Munson earned the shutout. The Inferno lost the second game 2-1 to Helena Arsenal. The Inferno’s lone goal came from Braden Munson. On Sunday morning the Inferno tied Flathead 1-1 with a goal by Josiah Heath and then defeated Wildhorse 4-1 with goals by Caleb Calkins, Braden Munson and Ron Rojas. Pictured from left are Koby Johnson, Braden Munson, Steven Ball, Ron Rojas, Cade Walker, Michael Simpson, Bradley Munson, Gage Mattern, Conner Lowder, Andrew Baumann, Caleb Calkins and Noah Walsh. Not pictured is Josiah Heath.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC ’06 boys Green won the gold division U11 championship at the Three Blind Refs soccer tournament last weekend in Kalispell, Mont. From left are Austin Proctor, Ethan Hickok, Logan Delbridge, Braden Latscha, Max Entzi, Connor Jump, Ben Hannigan-Luther, Jaben Cline, Kason Pintler and Owen Hickok; and rear, coach Nick Pintler. Not pictured is Nathan Ringger.

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    Courtesy photo The Sting Timbers FC ‘08 boys yellow soccer team finished second in the 3 Blind Refs Tournament last weekend in Kalispell, Mont., falling to Flathead Team 42 4-2 in the championship game. From left are Preston Samayoa, Joshua Rojo, Milo Griebel, Aidan Smith, Isaac Lowder, Hudson Barlow, Reese Crawford, Charlie Dircksen, Paxton Grant, Bear Coleman, Reilly Smith, Drake Flowers, Parker Sterling and Beckett Larson.

VOLLEYBALL

Post Falls High camp: Post Falls High head volleyball coach Matt Barkley heads the instructional staff for the Post Falls High School youth volleyball camp, scheduled form June 15-17 at Post Falls High.

The camp is open to boys and girls entering grades 3-8. Cost is $75.

Registration is available on the volleyball website at pftrojanathletics.com

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Post Falls High camp: Post Falls High head girls basketball coach Marc Allert heads the instructional staff for the Lady Trojan Girls Youth Basketball Camp, set for June 19-22 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Post Falls High School gym.

The camp is for girls entering grades 2-8. Cost is $80 per camper, with discounts for more than one camper per family.

Information: Marc Allert, mallert@sd273.com

FOOTBALL

Viking freshman camp: Incoming freshmen planning to play football at Coeur d’Alene High this fall are reminded a camp is scheduled for June 12-17 at the school.

Information: Coeur d’Alene High head football coach Shawn Amos, samos@cdaschools.org

SELECT SOCCER

Sting Timbers FC 07 girls: The Sting finished second in its age division at last weekend’s 3 Blind Refs Tournament in Kalispell, Mont.

The Sting won the first game 9-3, as Natalie Thompson had 3 goals and 1 assist, Rachel Corette 2 goals, Annabelle Rogers 4 goals and 1 assist.

The Sting won the second game 9-0 as Natalie Thompson had 4 goals and 3 assists, Annabelle Rogers had 5 goals and 1 assist, Kate Mauch had 1 assist, and Emma Singleton had the shutout in goal.

The Sting won the third game 8-2. Natalie Thompson had 1 goal and 2 assists, Annabelle Rogers scored 3 goals, Hanna Coyne had 1 goal, Zayda Voigt 2 goals, Kate Mauch 1 goal.

In the championship game, the Sting lost 4-2. Rachel Corette had 1 goal and 1 assist, Annabelle Rogers 1 goal.

Sting Timbers FC boys 06 Green: Last weekend, the Sting won their second straight championship at the Three Blind Refs Tournament in Kalispell, Mont.

On Saturday morning, Sting opened with a 6-2 win over Flathead Force Soccer Club B06 Green. Kason Pintler led Sting with 3 goals. Connor Jump, Max Entzi and Owen Hickok each had 1 goal. Ben Hannigan-Luther had 2 assists and Logan Delbridge had 1 assist.

On Saturday afternoon, Sting beat Flathead Rapids B06 Black 4-2. Connor Jump and Kason Pintler each had 2 goals, and Ben Hannigan-Luther had 1 assist.

On Sunday morning, Sting finished undefeated in bracket play with a 8-0 win over Montana Rush B06. Kason Pintler had 5 goals. Max Entzi had 2 goals. Jaben Cline had 1 goal. Connor Jump had 3 assists, and Braden Latscha, Owen Hickok and Austin Proctor each had 1 assist.

On Sunday afternoon, Sting won the championship with a 3-1 win over Flathead Rapids B06 Black. Kason Pintler and Logan Delbridge each had 1 goal. Braden Latscha secured the win with a goal from a goal-keeper drop kick in the final 3 minutes.

Braden Latscha was in goal for Sting for all 4 wins.

RATHDRUM PARKS AND RECREATION

Soccer

U-10 (9 & 10 yr. olds)

Northwood Vet & Les Schwab Tire

Ayden Hester(1), Ashlyn Jones(2), Levi Pallas(3), Codey Williams(1)

Cowboy Construction & Accurate Plumbing

Ryver Magner(1), Wyatt Carlson(3), Cecilia Jones(1), Payton Banks(1)

U-12 (11 & 12 yr. olds)

Exbabylon & Idaho Forest Group

Caleb Harris(1), Aden Tapp(4), Nater Anderson(1), Ayden Smith(1), Shelby Wear(1)

McDonalds & Dirks Insurance

Gavin Mooney(3), Vaughn Higgins(2), Teddy Flodquist(1), Cazwell McKenzie(1)

Idaho Forest Group & Northwood Retrievers

Michael Wiese(1), Connor Carvajal(1)

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