HS Roundup: ‘Cats, Diggers win consolation titles

At Nampa, the Madison High School boys basketball team ended the season with a 58-43 win over Centennial to claim the 5A state consolation trophy.

The Bobcats got a combined 39 points from Joe Dougherty and Spencer Hathaway. Dougherty, who was 9-for-13 from the field and 4-for-4 from the foul line, finished the day with 22 points, four rebounds, one block and one steal while Hathaway had 17 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals while going 7-for-12 from the field and 3-for-5 from 3-point range.

While Madison shot 53.8 percent from the field for the game, the biggest discrepancy was rebounding. The Bobcats outrebounded the Patriots 31-16, including 23 defense boards.

Madison ends the season 21-4 and will graduate three.

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MADISON 58, CENTENNIAL 43

Centennial 11 16 8 8—43

Madison 18 11 11 18—58

CENTENNIAL (43)— Logan Drace 7, Parker Martens 14, Kam Modrow 10, Gage Tarter 2, Kaden Padour 6, Dayne Koch 4. FG: 16-40. FT: 4-9. 3-pointers: 7-21 (Martens 4-7, Modrow 2-6, Padour 1-2). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

MADISON (58)—Jaden Schwab 2, Brigham Williams 9, Cameron Webster 3, Joe Dougherty 22, Kyle Jackson 4, Mark Williams 1, Spencer Hathaway 17. FG: 21-39. FT: 9-13. 3-pointers: 7-15 (Williams 3-5, Webster 1-2, Hathaway 3-5). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

SUGAR-SALEM 62, KELLOGG 60 (2 OT): At Meridian, Sugar-Salem outlasted Kellogg in a marathon of a contest to claim the 3A state consolation trophy.

The Diggers, who trailed the Wildcats 28-23 at halftime, outscored Kellogg 25-20 in the second half. Sugar-Salem trailed 46-39 with three minutes left and went on a 9-2 run to tie the game at 48 to end regulation. After ending the first overtime tied at 56, the Diggers edged the Wildcats 6-4 in the second overtime to take the win.

Chandler Pincock scored a game-high 27 points and snagged five rebounds and four assists, Dan Shirley scored 16 points and added six rebounds, one assist and one steal and Tom Baldwin had a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal for the Diggers, who end the season 22-8 and graduate five.

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SUGAR-SALEM 62, KELLOGG 60 (2 OT)

Sugar-Salem 15 8 6 19 8 6—62

Kellogg 12 16 12 8 8 4—60

SUGAR-SALEM (62)—Dan Shirley 16, Chandler Dodson 2, Hadley Miller 2, Chandler Pincock 27, Thomas Baldwin 10, Pasen Michaelson 5. FG: 24-51. FT: 9-15. 3-pointers: 5-16 (Shirley 4-8, Pincock 1-4). Total fouls: 17. Fouled out: none.

KELLOGG (60)—Tyler Gibbons 8, Chase Jerome 16, Brennan Atkins 3, Tanner Mueller 14, Trevor Bumgardner 3, Grant Nearing 2, Ryan Morgan 14. FG: 21-55. FT: 17-25. 3-pointers: 1-11 (Atkins 1-1). Total fouls: 15. Fouled out: none.

SNAKE RIVER 68, SHELLEY 63: At Meridian, Snake River topped Shelley in an all eastern Idaho 3A state third place game.

The Panthers, who split their regular season meetings with Shelley, led 32-21 at halftime before the Russets closed the gap. After shooting 42.9 percent in the first half, Shelley shot 53.6 percent and scored 42 points in the second half. The teams made a combined 13 3-pointers and Snake River outrebounded Shelley 30-22.

“It was too big a hole to crawl back from,” Shelley coach Wally Foster said. “We cut it to three I think at one time. Man, the kids played good. We had a lot of people comment and say that was the best game they’d seen all weekend.”

Clancy Thomas scored 25 points and added four rebounds, three assists, one block and one steal while Kade Mortensen added 17 points, three rebounds and one assist for Snake River, which ends the season 22-3.

Jack Thompson had a game-high 26 points and added eight rebounds and two assists while Kimbal Smith had 15 points, one rebound and one steal and Mason Price had 12 points, three rebounds and one steal for Shelley, which ends the season 18-10 and graduates seven.

“They’re a good bunch of kids,” Foster said. “I learned a lot as a first-year coach. They really did a lot for us. Big things are in store for them.”

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SNAKE RIVER 68, SHELLEY 63

Snake River 18 14 18 18—68

Shelley 10 11 21 21—63

SNAKE RIVER (68)—Jr. Zarate 5, Matt Kracl 8, Kade Mortensen 17, Carson Dance 5, Coby Young 4, Crieghton McCraw 2, Clancy Thomas 25, Buxton Dason 2. FG: 24-45. FT: 16-26. 3-pointers: 4-12 (Zarate 1-3, Mortensen 1-2, Dance 1-4, Thomas 1-1). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

SHELLEY (63)—Wyatt Remington 2, Mason Price 12, Peyton Whitaker 2, Brandon McBride 2, Kimbal Smith 15, Jack Thompson 26, Payton Nelson 2, Stockton Cannon 2. FG: 24-49. FT: 6-9. 3-pointers: 9-21 (Price 207, Smith 3-6, Thompson 2-5). Total fouls: 20. Fouled out: Whitaker, Price.

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