HS Roundup: Adams sends Firth over Sugar 39-37

At Firth, Ashlee Adams was the hero for the Firth High School girls basketball team in a 39-37 nonconference win over defending 3A state runner-up Sugar-Salem that moved the Cougars to 4-0.

Adams sank a 3-pointer for what would be the final basket of the game, giving Firth a 39-37 lead with nine seconds left. The Cougars trailed after each of the three quarters, including 33-20 entering the fourth quarter, before outscoring the Diggers 19-4 to end the game.

“I was so proud of the way our kids came back,” Firth coach Sharla Cook said. “We were able to pull back possession by possession. We were able to get some steals and convert those turnovers.”

Mariah Dunn had nine points while Lindsey Larson added eight for Sugar-Salem (3-2), which hosts Snake River on Tuesday.

Savannah Brewington had 12 points while Abby Schiess added 11 for Firth, which plays Nov. 29 at South Fremont.

FIRTH 39, SUGAR-SALEM 37

Sugar-Salem 8 10 15 4—37

Firth 7 5 8 19—39

SUGAR-SALEM (37)—Savanah Crane 3, Sarah Maughan 2, Madi Fillmore 7, Lindsey Larson 8, Mariah Dunn 9, Macey Fillmore 8. FG: 15. FT: 7-16. 3-pointers: 0. Fouls: 20. Fouled out: Maughan.

FIRTH (39) —Hailey Gee 2, Ashlee Adams 7, Savannah Brewington 12, Cammie Gee 7, Abby Schiess 11. FG: 15. FT: 7-17. 3-pointers: 2 (Brewington 1, Adams 1). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

BLACKFOOT 51, SKYLINE 40: At Blackfoot, Allie Cannon and Tenleigh Smith combined for 33 points in Blackfoot’s conference win over Skyline.

Smith, a freshman, had 19 points, while Cannon added 14.

“She got to the free throw line 11 times,” Skyline coach Ty Keck said of Cannon. “She was 9-of-11. It’s tough to stop that.”

Erin Jenkins and Annalise Cheret had 10 points each for Skyline (1-2, 0-1 4A District 5-6), which plays Tuesday at Hillcrest.

Blackfoot (2-2, 1-0) plays Tuesday at Rigby.

BLACKFOOT 51, SKYLINE 40

Blackfoot 11 16 12 12—51

Skyline 13 4 12 11—40

BLACKFOOT (51)—Allie Cannon 14, Tenleigh Smith 19, Haxby 3, Olivia Arave 9, Kristen Thomas 2, Neff 4. FG: 14. FT: 13-18. 3-pointers: 4-6 (Cannon 1-2, Smith 1-2, Arave 2-2). Total fouls: 17. Fouled out: none.

SKYLINE (40)—Brittney Dennert 6, Kalli Miller 2, Erin Jenkins 10, Payton Bird 4, Annalise Cheret 10, Lizzy Bialas 2, Halli Olson 6. FG: 15. FT: 9-15. 3-pointers: 1-3 (Jenkins 1-2). Total fouls: 19. Fouled out: Dennert.

MADISON 47, IDAHO FALLS 34: At Idaho Falls, Madison downed Idaho Falls for a nonconference road win.

The Bobcats led 23-13 at halftime.

“They came out with a lot of intensity,” Idaho Falls coach Dallan Parker said. “I thought we settled in a little bit after the first quarter. Madison’s very well coached. That’s a good basketball team.”

Madi Burton had 10 points while Olivia Hillam added seven for Idaho Falls (0-4), which plays Tuesday at Bonneville.

Hannah Wilson had 12 points and Dow added 13 for Madison (3-0), which hosts Century on Tuesday.

MADISON 47, IDAHO FALLS 34

Madison 17 6 13 11 — 47

Idaho Falls 4 9 6 14 — 34

MADISON (47) — Kayeli Wasden 3, Brielle Hammond 9, Hannah Wilson 12, Savanah Dick 6, Mykilee Duffin 4, Dow 13. FG: 18. FT: 8-14. 3-pointers: 3 (Wadson 1, Hammond 1, Dick 1). Total fouls: 15. Fouled out: none.

IDAHO FALLS (34) — Emma Williams 5, Kennedy Burton 4, Amber Brower 2, Olivia Hillam 7, Madi Burton 10, Cassidy Sanders 4, Kaitlin Moss 2. FG: 12. FT: 6-15. 3-pointers: 4 (Williams 1, Hillam 1, M. Burton 1, Sanders 1). Total fouls: 9. Fouled out: none.

TWIN FALLS 46, HILLCREST 35: At Twin Falls, Hillcrest fell to Twin Falls in a nonconference road game.

The teams made a combined 63 trips to the foul line.

“We’re just not getting any kind of a flow,” Hillcrest coach Alan Sargent said. “Not enough passes. Need to be a little more patient. We probably didn’t shoot that bad from the field. We just didn’t shoot that many shots.”

Maycee Stenquist had 17 points while Lauren Davenport added six for Hillcrest (1-3), which hosts Skyline on Tuesday.

TWIN FALLS 46, HILLCREST 35

Hillcrest 3 9 12 11 — 35

Twin Falls 8 13 9 16 — 46

HILLCREST (35) — Maycee Stenquist 17, Annika Baldwin 4, Olivia Wood 3, Hallie Tueller 4, Alexis Denney 1, Lauren Davenport 6. FG: 9. FT: 15-28. 3-pointers: 2 (Stenquist 1, Davenport 1). Total fouls: 19. Fouled out: none.

TWIN FALLS (46) — Kylie Baumert 6, Morgan Harr 17, Maddie Glascock 2, McKayla Rodriguez 9, Gracie Mumford 5, Sage Swan 4, Aubrey Stansberry 1. FG: 13. FT: 22-35. 3-pointers: 0. Total fouls: 19. Fouled out: none.

BURLEY 48, RIGBY 43 (OT): At Burley, Rigby fell to Burley in overtime in a nonconference game.

Burley led after the first three quarters, entering halftime ahead 23-21 and taking a 39-30 lead after the third quarter. Rigby outscored the Bobcats 13-4 in the fourth quarter to prompt overtime. Burley outscored Rigby 5-0 in the extra period.

Kylee Jones had 13 points while Summer Dabell and Emma Shippen added nine each for Rigby (2-2), which hosts Blackfoot on Tuesday.

BURLEY 48, RIGBY 43 (OT)

Rigby 9 12 9 13 0 — 43

Burley 12 11 16 4 5 — 48

RIGBY (43) – Summer Dabell 9, Kylee Jones 13, Emma Shippen 9, Alexis Martinez 2, Jet Taylor 4, Anna Fullmer 5, Mateya Mobley 1.

BURLEY (48) – Rice 3, Pilling 23, Cook 6, Tolman 8, Page 2, Shirley 1, Mahoney 5. FG: 13. FT: 18-28. 3-pointers: 4 (Pilling 3, Rice 1). Total fouls: 16. Fouled out: Mahoney.

SNAKE RIVER 48, TETON 35: At Moreland, Snake River defeated Teton for a nonconference win.

The Panthers were led by Kelsey Higginson’s game-high 25 points.

“She plays guard, handles the ball well,” Teton coach Shon Kunz said. “Definitely the general of that team.”

Waklee Kunz had 15 points (including four 3-pointers) to lead Teton (1-3), which hosts Ririe on Nov. 29.

Snake River (3-0) plays Tuesday at Sugar-Salem.

SNAKE RIVER 48, TETON 35

Teton 5 8 12 10 — 35

Snake River 14 11 11 12 — 48

TETON (35) — Aspen Lasson 3, Nelson 5, Waklee Kunz 15, Brooke Kaufman 4, Abby Thomas 1. FG: 13. FG: 5 FT: 4-13. 3-pointers: 5 (Kunz 4, Lasson 1). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

SNAKE RIVER (48) — Kelsey Higginson 25, Steadman 5, Abby Morgan 6, Gilbert 4, Harper 8. FG: 21. FT: 4-8. 3-pointers: 2 (Higginson). Total fouls: 18. Fouled out: Rowe, Morgan.

SOUTH FREMONT 50, RIRIE 47: At Ririe, South Fremont took a nailbiter over Ririe after an eventful final minute.

The Cougars, who trailed 20-16 at halftime, outscored the Bulldogs 21-12 in the third quarter. The game became close in the fourth quarter when Ririe’s Eden Griffith tied the game with a 3-pointer and South Fremont responded with a layup from Harlee Speth to go up 49-47 with 6.8 seconds left. Carly Hikida drew a foul in the waning seconds and went 1-of-2 at the free throw line for the final basket of the game.

“They came out in the third quarter and wanted it more than we did,” Ririe coach Damien Smith said. “It was loud. South Fremont brought a lot of fans. (South Fremont coach Ryan) Erikson’s doing a phenomenal job.”

Olivia LeCheminant had 19 points to lead South Fremont (2-1), which hosts Firth on Nov. 29.

Indee Williams had 19 points to lead Ririe (2-1), which plays Nov. 29 at Teton.

SOUTH FREMONT 50, RIRIE 47

South Fremont 6 10 21 13—50

Ririe 11 9 12 15—47

SOUTH FREMONT (50)—Carly Hikida 5, Brinlie Rowbury 8, Mallory Johnson 5, Paizlee Hobbs 7, Harlee Speth 4, Olivia LeCheminant 19, Karlee Thueson 2. FG: 16. FT: 16-25. 3-pointers: 2 (Rowbury 1, Johnson 1). Total fouls: 15. Fouled out: none.

RIRIE (47)—Indee Williams 19, Kenadee Coles 3, Ashley Smith 2, Eden Griffith 7, Brynlee Torgerson 2, Anna Boone 4, Maddie Johnson 7, Halley Guthrie 3. FG: 15. FT: 12-17. 3-pointers 5 (Williams 3, Coles 1, Griffith 1). Total fouls: 20. Fouled out: Johnson.

NORTH FREMONT 44, SHELLEY 36: At Shelley, North Fremont overcame a double-digit deficit to take a nonconference road win over Shelley.

The Huskies trailed 17-11 after the first quarter then held the Russets to two second-quarter points to take a 22-19 lead at halftime. North Fremont coach Ben Lenz said the Russets cut into the deficit late.

“There were big swings,” Lenz said. “It took us a while to get our composure. In the third quarter, we took a double-digit lead. With a minute or so left, they cut it to four. We were able to hang on.”

Ashleigh Ball had 14 points and Abbey Crandall added 10 for Shelley (1-3), which hosts Soda Springs on Tuesday.

Alexa Nedrow had 11 points while Maddie Miller added eight for North Fremont (3-1), which next plays Dec. 2 at Aberdeen.

NORTH FREMONT 44, SHELLEY 36

North Fremont 11 11 13 9—36

Shelley 17 2 8 9—44

NORTH FREMONT (44)—Ellie Miller 8, Bailey Jones 5, Brooke Jones 1, Alexa Nedrow 11, Kelby Dye 5, Renee Fabanich 6, Maddie Miller 8. FG: 16. FT: 10-17. 3-pointers: 2 (E. Miller, Bailey Jones 1). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

SHELLEY (36)—Kassidy Arzola 2, Ashleigh Ball 14, Avery Downs 2, Abbey Crandall 10, Madison Jolley 4, Sydney Leal 2, Jazmin Romero 2. FG: 15. FT: 4-12. 3-pointers: 2 (Crandall 2). Total fouls: 17. Fouled out: Romero.

SALMON 47, MACKAY 42: At Salmon, an 8-of-9 performance from the free throw line in the fourth quarter helped Salmon defeat Mackay for a nonconference win.

It was Salmon’s first win since the 2015-16 season.

“It was a scrappy one,” Salmon coach Richard Barany said. “We did put some pressure on in the second half but it worked more in the fourth quarter.”

Remi Wojciechowski and Riley Moore had 13 points each for Mackay (1-2), which is off until a Nov. 29 home game against conference opponent Watersprings.

Madelynn Beyeler had 12 points for Salmon (1-3), which travels to the Frenchtown (Mont.) tournament on Dec. 1.

SALMON 47, MACKAY 42

Mackay 13 5 13 11—42

Salmon 10 5 12 20—47

MACKAY (42)—Marissa Nelson 8, Remi Wojciechowski 13, Riley Moore 13, Alana Christensen 2, Anna Rightler 6. FG: 12. FT: 18-32. 3-pointers: 0. Total fouls: 17. Fouled out: none.

SALMON (47)—Rachel Gebhardt 3, Paige Reinholz 6, Brianna Taylor 9, Kaitlyn Burgess 8, Madelynn Beyeler 12, Lyxie Beyeler 3, Haley Davis 6. FG: 19. FT: 9-17. 3-pointers: 0. Total fouls: 23. Fouled out: Reinholz, Burgess.

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