HS Roundup: West J girls win Aberdeen tourney

At Aberdeen, defense helped propel West Jefferson to a 36-19 win over Malad to win the East Idaho Tournament.

It was West Jefferson’s second win over the defending state runners-up this season.

“We played tough team defense from the start tonight,” West Jefferson coach Jalena Dixon said. “Each and every girl contributed tonight and we locked a very good team down and took them out of their game.”

Jordi Holdaway had 10 points while Morgan Laird added nine for West Jefferson (12-1), which plays Thursday at Ririe.

WEST JEFFERSON 36, MALAD 19

Malad 7 2 5 5 — 19

West Jefferson 9 8 9 10 — 36

MALAD (19) — Hannah 3, Willie 6, Simpson 10. FG: 6. FT:6-11. 3-pointers: 1 (Hannah). Total fouls: 11. Fouled out: none.

WEST JEFFERSON (36) — Morgan Laird 9, Jalette Peterson 2, Jordi Holdaway 10, Makiah Rogers 2, Saige Kirkpatrick 6, Saige Moss 7. FG:16. FT:3-8. 3-pointers: 1 (Laird). Total fouls: 17. Fouled out: none.

HIGHLAND 48, HILLCREST 34: At Ammon, Highland’s Makenna Baker and Allie Thayne combined for 42 points in Hillcrest’s conference loss to the Rams.

“We knew Baker was going to get her points, but Thayne surprised us a bit,” Knight coach Alan Sargent said. “She is tough on the offensive glass, and when she boxes you out you aren’t getting through her.”

Maycee Steinquist had 18 points for the Knights (3-10, 0-4), who play Tuesday at Blackfoot.

HIGHLAND 48, HILLCREST 34

Highland 6 16 8 18 — 48

Hillcrest 2 9 6 17 — 34

HIGHLAND (48) — Baker 18, Hoss 2, Rowe 2, Thompson 2, Thayne 24. FG: 21. FT: 6-8. 3-pointers: none. Total fouls: 17. Fouled out: none.

HILLCREST (34) —Maycee Stenquist 16, Annika Baldwin 4, Taylee Phippen 1, Livia Wood 2, Hallie Tueller 4, Macy Speirs 7. FG: 12. FT:10-18. 3-pointers: none). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: Steinquist.

SUGAR-SALEM 48, BISHOP KELLY 38: At Jerome, Sugar-Salem ended the Jerome Tournament with arguably one of its biggest wins in program history upon defeating 4A powerhouse Bishop Kelly.

The Diggers led 22-19 at halftime and outscored the Knights 26-19 in the second half.

“We knew we could play with them, but we have never been able to schedule a game during the regular season,” Sugar-Salem coach Crystal Dayley said. “So it was nice to be able to play in this tournament and get a chance to play a very good 4A school.”

Kayla Luke had 11 points to lead Sugar-Salem, which is off until a Jan. 10 home game with South Fremont.

SUGAR-SALEM 48, BISHOP KELLY 38

Sugar-Salem 11 11 13 13 — 48

Bishop Kelly 7 12 6 13 —38

SUGAR-SALEM (48) — Savanah Crane 2, Kayla Luke 11, Macie Knapp 9. Sarah Maughan 9, Madi Fillmore 9, Lindsey Larson 5, Sydney Bradshaw 3. FG: 16. FT: 12-17. 3-pointers: (Luke 3, Bradshaw). Total fouls:18. Fouled out: none.

BISHOP KELLY (38) — Shalv 2, Nieto 6, Behrend 1, Keefe 4, Reeping 17, Lawson 2, Warnecke 2, Wilson 4. FG: 15. FT: 6-17. 3-pointers: 2(Nieto, Wilson). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

SHELLEY 60, IDAHO FALLS 52: At Shelley, the Russets held off Idaho Falls for a nonconference win.

Idaho Falls’s Kennedy Burton made four consecutive 3s in the second quarter, ending the game with 21 points and six 3-pointers.

“Both teams were hot shooting the ball,” Russets coach Shari Moulton said. “After going into halftime leading by two, we played even with them in the second half to earn the win.”

Idaho Falls (0-12) plays Thursday at Hillcrest. Abbey Crandall had 18 points for Shelley (4-6), which plays Thursday at Snake River.

SHELLEY 60, IDAHO FALLS 52

Idaho Falls 5 21 17 9 — 52

Shelley 17 11 23 9 — 60

IDAHO FALLS (52) — Kennady Goddard 8, Kennedy Williams 6, Kennedy Burton 21, Amber Brower 2, Olivia Hillam 5, Madalyn Burton 6, Cassidy Sanders 4. FG:8. FT:12-20. 3-pointers 8(Williams, Kennedy Burton 6, Hillam). Total fouls: 13. Fouled out: none.

SHELLEY — Kassidy Arzola 9, Ashleigh Ball 10, Avery Downs 2, Abbey Crandall 18, Ashley Johnson 2, Jolley 2, Leal 6, Jazmin Romero 11. FG: 19. FT: 7-15. 3-pointers: 5(Arzola, Crandall 2, Romero). Total fouls: 17. Fouled out: none

RIRIE 56, WEST SIDE 20: At Dayton, Ririe ended 2017 with a nonconference win over West Side.

The Bulldogs built a 38-9 halftime lead, fueled by a 21-point second quarter.

“We hit a couple of three in the second quarter, but most of our baskets were fast break layups,” Bulldogs coach Damien Smith said.

Anna Boone had 13 points to lead Ririe (12-1), which hosts West Jefferson on Thursday.

RIRIE 56, WEST SIDE 20

Ririe 17 21 11 7 — 56

West Side 7 2 4 7 — 20

RIRIE (56) — Indee Williams 9, Kenadee Coles 9, Ashley Smith 2, Sara Boone 5, Eden Griffith 2, Brynlee Torgerson 2, Anna Boone 13, Maddie Johnson 6, Cassidy Parkinson 2, Halley Guthrie 6. FG: 23. FT: 3-7. 3-pointers: 5(A. Boone 3, S. Boone, Coles). Total fouls: 6. Fouled out: none.

WEST SIDE (20) — J. Mejia 5, M. Wade 8, K. Mance 5, H. Bosta 2. FG: 9. FT: 0-5. 3-pointers: 2(Mejia, Mance). Total fouls: 9. Fouled out: none.

NORTH FREMONT 51, BEAR LAKE 35: At Aberdeen, the trio of Baily Jones, Alexa Nedrow and Renee Fabanich helped the Huskies end the East Idaho Tournament with a win over Bear Lake.

The Huskies frequently toed the line Friday, going 20-for-37.

“Yesterday we played two games and tonight our kids came out with a lot of energy,” North Fremont coach Ben Lenz said.

Fabanich had a game-high 16 points while Jones had 13 points and Nedrow added 10 for North Fremont (8-6), which plays Friday at Salmon.

NORTH FREMONT 51, BEAR LAKE 35

North Fremont 16 15 12 8—51

Bear Lake 6 8 13 8—35

NORTH FREMONT (51) — Baily Jones 13, Brooke Jones 9, Alexa Nedrow 10, Chelsie Roseberry 1, Kelby Dye 2, Renee Fabanich 16. FG: 16. FT: 20-37. 3-pointers: 1 (Baily Jones). Total fouls: 10. Fouled out: none.

BEAR LAKE (35) — Bennett 7, Kelsey 2, Lloyd 2, Gunderson 7, Weston 11, Skinner 6. FG: 15. FT: 7-9. 3-pointers: 2 (Bennett, Weston). Total fouls: 25. Fouled out: Bennett.

High school boys basketball

MADISON 65, SKY VIEW (UT) 57: At Rexburg, Madison defeated Sky View on a throwback night at Madison Junior High featuring 1986 uniforms.

“It is really tough to beat a team twice in a short amount of time, but our kids played really well tonight,” Madison coach Travis Schwab said.

Brigham Williams had 19 points while Cameron Webster and Spencer Hathaway each scored 11 for Madison (8-2), which plays Wednesday at Skyline.

MADISON 65, SKY VIEW, (UT) 57

Sky View 9 20 11 17 — 57

Madison 13 15 14 23 — 65

SKY VIEW (57) — Mason Fallslev 14, Lee 2, Dean 8, Wilson 19, Radford 13, Horman 1. FG: 23. FT: 7-11. 3-pointers: 4(Wilson 3, Fallslev 1). Total fouls: 21. Fouled out: Fallslev.

MADISON (65) — Brigham Williams 19, Mason McWhorter 3, Jordan Schwab 2, Cameron Webster 11, Jackson 2, Spencer Hathaway 11, Joe Dougherty 17. FG: 20. FT: 18-23. 3-pointers: 7(Williams, Webster 3, Hathaway 2, Dougherty). Total fouls:13. Fouled out: none.

BLACKFOOT 44, HILLCREST 43: At Blackfoot, the Broncos edged the Knights for their second win of the season.

The Broncos trailed 28-25 at halftime, but outscored Hillcrest 19-15 in the second half.

Jaxon Weatherly had 16 points while Parker Boyle added 13 for Hillcrest (9-2), which hosts Idaho Falls on Wednesday.

Trevor Miller had 14 points and eight rebounds for Blackfoot (2-5), which hosts Highland on Wednesday.

BLACKFOOT 44, HILLCREST 43

Hillcrest 16 12 9 6 — 43

Blackfoot 9 16 8 11 — 44

HILLCREST — Marlowe 8, Stevens 5, Parker Boyle 13, Jaxon Weatherly 16, Cool 1.

BLACKFOOT — D. Hale 3, Miller 14, Fuller 10, J. Shelley 3, Thomas 8, R. Shelley 6.

SNAKE RIVER 53, SUGAR-SALEM 50: At Sugar City, Clancy Thomas had 24 points and Snake River remained undefeated with a win over Sugar-Salem in their first meeting since March’s state championship game.

The Diggers led 27-26 at halftime and 43-41 after three, but the Panthers took the fourth quarter 12-7.

“You could tell there was a lot of energy in the gym,” Sugar coach Shawn Freeman said. “It was a good test for both of us, really.”

Carson Dance added 10 points for Snake River (8-0), which hosts Shelley tonight.

Chandler Dodson had 12 points while Kyler Handy added 10 for Sugar-Salem (6-4), which plays Friday at Firth.

SNAKE RIVER 53, SUGAR-SALEM 50

Snake River 20 6 15 12—53

Sugar-Salem 15 12 16 7—50

SNAKE RIVER (53)—Kracel 7, Kade Mortensen 2, Carson Dance 10, Coby Young 3, Macraw 4, Clancy Thomas 24, Dawson 3. FG: 21-41. FT: 9-11. 3-pointers: 2 (Kracel 1, Thomas 1). Total fouls: 11. Fouled out: none.

SUGAR-SALEM (50)—Dan Shirley 3, Chandler Dodson 12, Hadley Miller 6, Chandler Pincock 6, Tom Baldwin 4, Tanner Harris 2, Pacen Michaelson 4, Kyler Handy 10, Brysen Barr 3. FG: 20-48. FT: 4-6. 3-pointers: 6 (Shirley 1, Dodson 1, Miller 2, Handy 1, Barr 1). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

NAMPA CHRISTIAN 64, SOUTH FREMONT 56 (OT): At Parma, Nampa Christian outlasted South Fremont in overtime in the third place game of the Parma Holiday Tournament.

South Fremont coach Ryon Pope said Kyler Yancey (24 points) carried his team and freshman Tagg Bair hit a 3-pointer and made clutch free throws in the fourth quarter.

“Overall the tournament was really good for our team,” Pope said. “We just made a lot of progress.”

Reece Yancey added 11 points for South Fremont (3-8), which plays Friday at Snake River.

NAMPA CHRISTIAN 64, SOUTH FREMONT 56

South Fremont 10 12 17 15 2—56

Nampa Christian 12 14 13 15 11—64

SOUTH FREMONT –Talon Maupin 5, Reece Yancey 11, Edwin Smith 6, Kyler Yancey 24, Jace Neville 1, Tagg Bair 9. FG: 17. FT: 12-15. 3-pointers: 6 (Bair 1, K. Yancey 2, R. Yancey 3). Total fouls: 21. Fouled out: R. Yancey.

NAMPA CHRISTIAN (64)—McDonald 3, Brothers 4, Clark 7, Miller 9, Rhoades 15, Wyles 8, Carson 19. FG: 22. FT: 12-16. 3-pointers: 6 (Carson 3, Miller 1, McDonald 1, Clark 1). Total fouls: 16. Fouled out: none.

WEST SIDE 51, RIRIE 43: At Dayton, West Side held off Ririe in a nonconference game.

Ririe coach Eric Torgerson said Bulldogs junior post Michael Ure caught West Side’s attention after scoring 34 in their previous meeting on Dec. 8 (a 65-63 Ririe win), and that was the case Friday.

“I thought our offense did a good job of being a touch more patient,” Torgerson said. “The third quarter was a struggle and the fourth quarter we made a go of it.”

Ure had 23 points to lead Ririe (7-2), which hosts Malad tonight.

WEST SIDE 51, RIRIE 43

Ririe 14 11 2 16—43

West Side 12 13 14 10—51

RIRIE (43)—Daeton Wheeler 8, Stockton Johnson 3, Jace Johnson 6, Ryker Parkinson 2, Braxton Allan 1, Michael Ure 23. FG: 17. FT: 5-7. 3-pointers: 4 (Wheeler 2, S. Johnson 1, Ure 1). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: J. Johnson

WEST SIDE (51)—Beckstead 3, Brown 4, Clawson 8, Robinson 7, Hobson 13, Lemon 16. FG: 19. FT: 9-14. 3-pointers: 3 (Clawson 2, Robinson 1). Total fouls: 9. Fouled out: none.

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