This is the Tribune’s community sports report, which comes out on Tuesdays. To submit results and youth and recreation photos for inclusion, email them to [email protected] The deadline is 7 p.m. Sunday.
Bears roar for hockey title
The Palouse Bears 18-and-under youth hockey team won an Idaho Amateur Hockey Association state championship in Sun Valley on Feb. 27.
The Bears turned the tables on Boise Premier, who beat them 4-0 earlier in the tournament, as they cruised to a 4-3 win in the title game.
The Washington State University club wrestling team produced five tournament finalists and a record 22 national qualifying schedule at the NCWA Northwest Conference Championships held in Aberdeen, Wash., on February 26. .
The NCWA national event will take place in Allen, Texas from March 10-12.
All WSU National Qualifiers are listed below.
Gonzalo Aleman, 133 pounds; Josiah Johnson, 141; Trevor Morrison, 157; Jacob Jeanneret, 184; Tyson Russell 125; Albano Lamaj, 125; Hyrum Futrelle, 141; James Cox, 149; Ryan Harris, 149; Gabriel Westergard, 157; Cade Stevenson, 165; Bobby Shepard, 165; Michael Stuart, 174; Levi Lott, 174; David Darroch, 197; Keir Lopez, 197; Dalton Varney, 235; Eduardo Mendez, 285 years old.
Julie Wilson, 136; Makenna Buhl, 123, Danielle Layug, 123; Mariama Jobe, 170 years old.
Lewiston Share Rate in Black Belt Competition
Rhyli Stocks took third place in the Girls 14-15 Black Belt Weapons and Combat, and several other young martial artists from the Lewiston-Clarkston-based Martial Arts America Chapter and Valley Karate School competed in the Saito Cup tournament on Feb. 26 in McMinnville, Oregon.
Rhyli’s older sister Sydni, a former Martial Arts America star, was her trainer.
Kyla Howlett of Martial Arts America (girls novice ages 7 and under) and Danika Olsen-Bennett of Valley Karate School (girls novice ages 10-11) also placed in multiple events for their divisions.