Cannon leads BYU in win over Utah State


The all-time scoring leader in Shelley boys basketball history is showing he has plenty to offer at the Division I level at BYU.

McKay Cannon, a junior transfer from Weber State, had his transfer approved this past week, and responded with a team-high 17 points Saturday night during a 75-66 win over Utah State.

The former Russet hit 4 of 5 from the field and all eight of his free throws in the win.

In his first game with the Cougars (6-2), an 85-58 win over Utah Valley, Cannon had eight points and six assists.

Bonneville graduate and Southern Idaho guard Keegan Hansen hit seven 3-pointers Friday night, finishing with 27 of his team’s 199 points in a 199-118 win over Planet Athlete. Hansen also had eight rebounds and four assists.

Also representing Bonneville on at CSI (9-1) Friday night, Bonneville graduate Telly Davenport pitched in with nine points, six rebounds and five assists.

In his first start for Idaho State, Bonneville graduate Jared Stutzman finished with a team-high 20 points Friday during a 92-71 home win over Bethesda. Stutzman was 7 for 10 from the field, including four 3-pointers, for the 1-5 Bengals.

Hillcrest grad and Umpqua forward Coleman Johnson finished with 10 points and five rebounds Saturday during a 91-80 loss to Bellevue. Umpqua is now 2-2.


Bonneville grad and future Western State Colorado swimming legend Randi Yarnell had one of the finest performances of her collegiate career this past weekend, earning Swimmer of the Meet honors at the Colorado Mesa Invite.

Yarnell won every individual event she entered in the eight-team field, claiming victory in the 50-yard freestyle (23.42 seconds), 100 freestyle (50.41), 200 freestyle (1:50.00) and 100 butterfly (55.12).

Yarnell also competed in three relays for the Mountaineers, finishing second, third and fifth in the 400 freestyle, 800 freestyle and the 400 medley, respectively.

The Mountaineers finished fourth with 532 points, and Yarnell had a hand in 80 of those.

Competing for CSU-Pueblo at the same event, Idaho Falls graduate Jade Irick placed sixth in the 200 backstroke B final (2:17.90), and helped her team finish ninth in the 400 medley relay and 200 medley relay.

CSU-Pueblo was fifth with 248, and host Colorado Mesa won the team title with 1,340.


Kiley McMurtrey (Bonneville) and Madisen Garlie (Challis) competed for Eastern Oregon at the NAIA National Championships this past weekend, helping EOU finish 2-2 and close the season at 24-11.

McMurtrey finished with 72 digs over the four games, and Garlie had 37 kills and 15 blocks. EOU defeated Our Lady of the Lake and No. 17 Georgetown, falling to No. 1 Lindsey Wilson and No. 2 Viterbo.

Women’s basketball

Shelley graduate Kira Marlow hid 9 of 10 from the field Friday to help Northwest rout Dawson 109-58. Also competing for Northwest (9-4) on Friday, Ririe graduate Kaylee Brown had eight points and three steals.

West Jefferson graduate and Walla Walla starter Jade Skidmore led the Warriors with 19 points and four assists Saturday during a 63-52 win over Columbia Basin. WWCC is now 4-1.

Competing for Big Bend during a 114-8 win over Shoreline on Saturday, Madison graduate Leah Dougherty hit 9 of 12 from the field to lead her team with 19 points. The Vikings are now unbeaten through their first five games.

Westminster College junior and Ririe grad Sicilee Williams hit 6 of 8 from the field to finish with 12 points Saturday during a 70-50 win over Western State.

Also at Westminster (2-4) on Saturday, Snake River graduate Max Shelley had seven points and six rebounds in the win.

Skyline graduate and Utah starter Tilar Clark had a team-high five steals Saturday, adding six points during a 74-63 win over St. Mary’s. The Utes are now 6-1.


Idaho Falls graduate Kade Thompson posted a fifth-place finish for Jamestown at the Moorhead Dragon Open, going 3-2 in the 165-pound bracket. Thompson won his fifth-place match by fall.