Knights reach first title game in program history

Hillcrest’s Derek Marlowe (1) and Jaxon Weatherly (13) celebrate after the Knights defeated Post Falls 65-61 in the 5A state semifinals Friday at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.

Hillcrest handed Post Falls its first loss to an Idaho team this year, 65-61, to advance to today’s 5A state championship game against defending champion Rocky Mountain.

Marlowe, Hillcrest take down Mavs 76-67

Hillcrest’s Derek Marlowe (1) puts up a 3-point shot that put the Knights up 56-52 over Mountain View during the opening round of the 5A state tournament Friday at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa. Steve Conner /

Hillcrest wins first 5A state tournament game in program history and will face Post Falls in the semifinals.



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