Lakeland Basketball Teams Dominate in Weekend Games


Landree Simon gets ready to shoot her shot

David Tesch, Editor-in-Chief

Lakeland Hawks Basketball Program dominated this weekend, with both boys and girls varsity teams winning. With the girls winning 44-32, and the boys winning 67-60. 

The Lady Hawks battled against the Moscow Bears on one of the most important nights in a player’s high school career. 

Lakeland held girl’s senior night on Friday, Jan 14th. With the star of the team Addie Kiefer being the lone senior on the team. The whole gym celebrated Kiefer’s high school career. 

Kiefer excelled on her special night, scoring almost half the Lakelands total points with 20, also racking up nine rebounds. 

Landree Simon was dominant on the defensive end with six steals for the Hawks. 

The Boys Basketball team traveled to Sandpoint to battle the Sandpoint Bulldogs. 

Bryce Henry shined at Sandpoint, scoring 22 points, most out of any other player in the game. Grant Roth was on fire from deep, scoring four 3-pointer, with a total of 14 points. 

Rusty Lee and Randy Lane each scored 16 points for the Bulldogs, Ethan Butler finished with 11 points and six rebounds, and Parker Childs added 9 points. Lee also tallied nine rebounds and six assists, and Lane grabbed four steals.

Sandpoint has now lost 27 straight games to 4A IEL opponents.

Both Basketball teams will play against Sandpoint Bulldogs for the 4th annual Battle for the Paddle event on Friday, Jan 21st.