Boys HS roundup: Ririe wins Magic Valley Classic

At Wendell, the Ririe High School wrestling team won the Magic Valley Classic title thanks to 11 individual medalists.

The Bulldogs accumulated 212 points in the tournament to win the team title by a 34-point margin over Declo. Rustin Rinderknecht (152) and Gabe Sommers (195) went 5-0 and 4-0, respectively to win individual titles. Ririe got a second place medal from Chris Gunderson (182) and third place medals from Stetson Machen (106) and Trey Yearsley (170). Also medaling for the Bulldogs were Conner Parkinson (fifth at 98), Tyson Thacker (fourth at 145), Garrett Jensen (fourth at 152), Kamden Bean (fourth at 220), Tanner Smith (fifth at 113) and Nick Gunderson (sixth at 285).

West Jefferson placed fourth with 137 points — one point ahead of Malad — and had four medalists. Zane Mecham defeated Ririe’s Chris Gunderson to win the 182 title and complete a 4-0 weekend. Riggin Vadnais placed second at 106, Kelton White placed fourth at 285 and Makay Terry placed fifth in 220.

Salmon was eighth with 115.5 points — 5.5 points ahead of McCall Donnelly — and had four medalists. Jake Kesl went 4-0 on the weekend and won the 126 title and Troy Bruce went 3-0 en route to winning the 98 title. Cahl Williams took second at 120 and Wyatt Huston was fifth at 182.

Challis finished tied for 10th place with Marsing with 107 points. The Vikings had individual champions in Pete Bradshaw (170) and Cooper Erickson (160), each going 4-0. Ty Redick placed fifth at 120.

Firth placed 18th with 57 points. Derek Adams (sixth at 132) and Cole Berrett (sixth at 220) medaled for the Cougars.

High school boys basketball

BLACKFOOT 47, RIGBY 38: At Blackfoot, the Broncos won their second-consecutive by handing the Trojans their seventh-straight loss.

No other details were available as of press time.

Blackfoot (4-8) will play Wednesday at Skyline while Rigby (2-11) will host Highland the same night.

SNAKE RIVER 54, FILER 35: At Moreland, Snake River’s win streak extended to 13 after beating Filer for the second time this season. The Panthers have outscored their last two opponents by 19 points.

No other stats were available as of press time.

Snake River (13-0) will play Wednesday at Shelley.

FIRTH 47, WEST JEFFERSON 43: At Terreton, the Cougars downed the Panthers thanks to outscoring West Jefferson 10-4 in the fourth quarter.

Grayson Nelson and Connor Berrett had 10 points, respectively, for Firth. West Jefferson was lead by Braxton Ramirez’s 14 points.

Panthers’ head coach Dave Hadley complimented his team’s effort, including their execution late.

“I’m so stinking proud of my kids,” Hadley said. “I thought they controlled the tempo and executed well and followed our gameplan. It really came down to Firth hitting some big shots down the wire and we just missed a few. Hats off to them. I have very few negatives.”

West Jefferson (4-7, 0-2) will play Wednesday at Ririe before heading to Butte County on Thursday for a rescheduled game. Firth (5-6, 1-0) will play Tuesday at Sugar-Salem.

FIRTH 47, WEST JEFFERSON 43

Firth 14 5 18 10 — 47

West Jefferson 12 14 13 4 — 43

FIRTH (47) — Ben Park 7, Kai Park 2, Colton Mecham 5, Grayson Nelson 10, Wyatt Jenkins 9, Tanner Killpack 4, Connor Berrett 10. FG: 19. 3-pointers: 4 (B. Oark, Mecham, Jenkins, Barrett). FT: 5-5. Fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

WEST JEFFERSON (43) — Braeden Larsen 8, Landen Larsen 2, Adam Scott 7, Braxton Ramirez 14, Quincy Roundy 3, Braxton Morton 5, Riley Caudle 4. FG: 15. 3-pointers: 5 (B. Larsen 2, Ramirez, Roundy, Morton). FT: 8-12. Fouls: 8. Fouled out: none.

SALMON 70, MACKAY 52: At Salmon, Salmon won a shootout over Mackay in a game that featured 56 fouls.

Salmon led 34-21 at halftime, helped by a 21-point second quarter, and buckled down on defense in the third quarter. Four players fouled out of the game.

“We really tried to play tight and create some turnovers and capitalize,” Salmon coach Boyd Stokes said. “It was probably the best game we’ve played this year.”

Caleb Green scored a game-high 20 points to lead Mackay (9-4), which plays Thursday at Sho-Ban.

Ethan Aldous and Creed Barney had 13 points each while Garrett Jones added 10 for Salmon (3-8), which plays Wednesday at Firth.

SALMON 70, MACKAY 52

Mackay 10 11 17 14—52

Salmon 13 21 17 19—70

MACKAY (52)—Dallin Green 6, Chris Ivie 7, Serreck Peterson 3, Jakoda Whitworth 12, Caleb Green 20, Holt 3, Chase Green 1. FG: 15. FT: 18-32. 3-pointers: 4 (Ca. Green 2, Whitworth 1, D. Green 1). Total fouls: 30. Fouled out: D. Green, Ca. Green, Holt.

SALMON (70)—Ammon Tolman 4, J.J. Heble 8, Hunter Tarkalson 4, Ethan Aldous 13, Creed Barney 13, Sam Petty 9, Garrett Jones 10, Robel Clifton 2, Ethan Jones 5, Brax Kaufman 2. FG: 23. FT: 20-34. 3-pointers: 4 (Heble 1, Barney 1, Petty 1, G. Jones 1). Total fouls: 26. Fouled out: G. Jones.

CHALLIS 80, IDAHO FALLS JV 52: At Challis, the Vikings downed the Tigers’ junior varsity team behind 42 combined points from Ryan Millick and Kyle Gregory. Each had 21 points and Gregory made four 3-pointers.

Challis coach Jerrod Farr said the win may give the Vikings, who have lost three of their previous five, some momentum.

“The boys played well,” Farr said. “They came out and set the tone early with some smothering defense.”

Idaho Falls was led by Trevin Facer, a varsity player, with 14 points.

Challis (8-5) will play host North Fremont on Saturday.

CHALLIS 80, IDAHO FALLS JV 52

Idaho Falls 10 17 12 13 — 52

Challis 24 22 13 21 — 80

IDAHO FALLS (52) — Brennon Peck 2, Cooper Cook 2, Dallin Gardner 8, Carson Look 5, Spencer Jackson 7, Gus Meacham 5, Carson Fugleberg 9, Trevin Facer 14. FG: 14. 3-pointers: 5 (Gardner 2, Look, Meacham, Fugleberg). FT: 14-22. Fouls: 18. Fouled out: none.

CHALLIS (80) — Rowdy Piva 2, Mitch Cotant 8, Garrett Millick 21, Kyle Gregory 21, Ross Sheppeard 6, Justin Rembelski 3, Parker May 7, Dustin Stillwaugh 6, Isaac Schwenke 6. FG: 33. 3-pointers: 7 (Cotant, Gregory 4, Millick 2). FT: 9-21. Total fouls: 22. Fouled out: May.

GRACE 60, NORTH FREMONT 37: At Grace, the Grizzlies scored 23 points in the fourth quarter and handed North Fremont a nonconference loss.

Grace led 28-23 at halftime before outscoring the Huskies 32-14 in the second half.

Jordan Hess and Chris Hansen had eight points each to lead North Fremont (6-7), which plays Friday at Salmon.

GRACE 60, NORTH FREMONT 37

North Fremont 8 15 5 9 — 37

Grace 15 13 9 23 — 60

NORTH FREMONT (37) — Jordan Hess 8, Blake Oberhansley 4, Bridger Lenz 6, Chris Hansen 8, Garrett Hawkes 6, Paul Wynn 3, Peyton Litton 2.

GRACE (60) — Stone 6, Christensen 10, Jensen 15, Reeves 2, D. Jorgensen 15, Kladis 6, Hulse 6.

ROCKLAND 76, CLARK COUNTY 42: At Rockland, the Bulldogs scored 46 points in the first half in a dominating conference win over Clark County.

Rockland finished the game with points from 11 players.

Ty Parton had a game-high 18 points to lead Clark County, which hosts Lima, Mont., on Tuesday.

ROCKLAND 76, CLARK COUNTY 42

Clark County 9 19 12 2 - 42

Rockland - 21 25 15 15- 76

CLARK COUNTY (42) — Kobe Korrell 6, Carter Eddins 4, Hernandez 6, Matthew Murdoch 8, Ty Parton 18.

ROCKLAND (76) — Rodney Parrish 8, Landon Farr 2, Pratt Matthews 16, Caleb Norwood 9, Kaden Woodworth 6, Michael McClanahan 7, Owen McLain 1, Spencer Permann 16, Kade Parrish 7, Braden Permann 2, Levi Farr 2.

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