The Bonneville High School girls basketball team heads to the Treasure Valley this weekend for its first state tournament appearance since 2018, but those two years have felt much longer to Sadie Lott and Sydnee Hunt.
Two boys and three girls from District 6 were among the athletes selected for the 17th annual Idaho Statewide High School All-Star Basketball Games scheduled for March 14 at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene. The rosters were shared Monday.
At Fruitland, the Teton High School girls basketball team reached the 3A state tournament for the fourth time in five seasons with a 50-29 win over Bonners Ferry in Saturday’s District 1/District 5-6 state play-in game.
The celebrations for the Bonneville High School girls basketball team carried on long after the trophy and medal presentations, taking photos, and ascending a ladder to cut down the net.
At Hillcrest, the Mackay girls basketball team punched its ticket to the state tournament on Thursday night, downing defending district champion Rockland 62-51 in the finals of the 1A Division II District 5-6 tournament.
At Skyline, it did not take two overtimes to decide the second District 91 rivalry boys basketball game of the 2019-20 regular season.
Bonneville and Sugar-Salem were two of five unanimous No. 1s in the final Idaho girls basketball media poll of the season released Wednesday.
At Bonneville, the Blackfoot girls basketball team earned a date with No. 1 seed Bonneville in the 4A District 6 girls basketball tournament and also earned a berth to the state tournament with a 53-41 win Tuesday night over Skyline.
RIGBY--Cheers and applause were already beginning to rise from the Rigby bench and the maroon-clad faithful in the stands with 35 seconds left in regulation of Tuesday's 5A District 5-6 girls basketball championship game.
At Hillcrest, the Bonneville girls basketball team remained unbeaten and clinched a berth to the state tournament with a 69-55 victory over Skyline on Monday in the 4A District 6 tournament.
At St. Anthony, the Ririe High School girls basketball team defeated North Fremont 44-32 in Saturday’s 2A District 6 tournament semifinal game at South Fremont to extend its win streak to eight and advance to Tuesday’s title game.
At Rexburg, No. 2 seeded Teton outlasted No. 3 seeded South Fremont 54-46 in a 3A District 6 girls basketball tournament elimination game at Madison High School to advance to Monday’s title game.
At Bonneville, top-seeded Bonneville opened the 4A District 6 girls basketball tournament with a convincing win over Hillcrest on Thursday night, downing the Knights 68-46.
RIGBY — The Thunder Ridge student section chanted ‘Feel the Pressure’ and clapped as Rigby senior Ruby Murdoch stepped to the free throw line with three seconds left in Thursday’s 5A District 5-6 tournament semifinal game and Thunder Ridge leading 48-46.
At Rexburg, the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team advanced to the 3A District 6 championship game for the fourth consecutive season with a 67-33 win over Teton on Wednesday in a battle of state ranked teams at Madison High School.
The latest Idaho girls basketball state media poll has a new District 6 team among the rankings.
At Rigby, Tylie Jones returned for the Rigby High School girls basketball team in a 52-36 win over Upper Valley rival Madison to begin the 5A District 5-6 tournament.
At Rexburg, the Teton High School girls basketball team began the 3A District 6 tournament with a 34-19 win over South Fremont at Madison High School.
At Leadore, Joanna Hayes scored 23 points and Abigail Yadon added 14 as the Watersprings girls basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat Leadore 48-29 in their first-round game at the 1A Division II District 5-6 tournament.
RIGBY--A year ago, the Rigby High School girls basketball team went the distance versus No. 1 seeded Highland, prompting a second 5A District 5-6 championship game and ultimately winning 52-46 in overtime for its first district title since 2012.
At Blackfoot, Dylan Seeley had 27 points for the Idaho Falls High School boys basketball team in a 67-44 conference win over Blackfoot.
At Rexburg, the Bonneville High School girls basketball team turned a two-point halftime lead into a 56-39 win over Madison to end the regular season 21-0.
At Driggs, two-time defending 3A girls basketball state champion Sugar-Salem used the second half to complete a 53-44 comeback win over Teton.
While the ranks of other District 6 teams remained relatively unchanged for another week, Butte County made a jump in the latest Idaho girls basketball state media poll released Wednesday.
At Sugar City, the Shelley High School boys basketball team edged Sugar-Salem 45-42 for its first win of the season Tuesday.
A game between two state-ranked 4A teams came down to who utilized their strengths the best.
The name Cook has become synonymous with Hillcrest High School sports over the past 10 years.
RIRIE---A tight 2A Nuclear Conference race became tighter Saturday.
At Idaho Falls, in a battle of boys basketball conference leaders, Rigby held off Idaho Falls 68-57 on Saturday as Britton Berrett led the way with 26 points, which included four 3-pointers.
At Skyline, the Skyline High School girls basketball team held District 91 rival Idaho Falls scoreless in the first quarter en route to a 62-33 conference win.
At Idaho Falls, Jaxon Sorenson hit a 10-footer to give the Idaho Falls High School boys basketball team a 53-52 win over Thunder Ridge.
At Thunder Ridge, the Rigby High School girls basketball team edged Thunder Ridge 59-55 for a conference win in a battle between the top two teams in 5A District 5-6.
The battle between Idaho’s unanimous No. 1 state media poll ranked 4A team and the defending 4A District 6 champion came down to which team best endured a subpar shooting night for both teams.
The Post Register will publish boys and girls basketball stats at the end of each month. The first will publish Jan. 26. Coaches, please send your most updated individual season totals for points scored, free throws made and attempted, field goals made and attempted, 3-pointers made and atte…
Another week, another unanimous No. 1 ranking for Bonneville and Sugar-Salem.
Well before Thunder Ridge High School existed, Lauren Davenport made an impression on her future varsity coach.
At Bonneville, Sydnee Hunt had a game and team best 26 points for the Bonneville High School girls basketball team in a 71-57 nonconference win over Thunder Ridge.
At Hillcrest, the Hillcrest High School girls basketball team held off Skyline 60-55 to extend its win streak to six and add to a tightening 4A District 6 race.
At Terreton, West Jefferson handed Firth its first Nuclear Conference loss of the season 39-30 with Saige Moss scoring 13 points and Mallory Barzee and Eliza Anhder each adding 10 points.
SUGAR CITY--The Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team showed Friday why it has been voted Idaho's unanimous No. 1 3A team in the state media poll three times already this season.
The Bonneville High School girls basketball team’s undefeated record survived to another day.
At Pocatello, the Rigby girls basketball team remained unbeaten in 5A District 5-6 with a 45-34 win at Highland on Thursday night.
At Thunder Ridge, Jaxon Sorenson had 17 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for the Idaho Falls High School boys basketball team in a 66-48 nonconference win over the Titans, who had their second annual Pink Night cancer awareness fundraiser.
For the second consecutive week, Bonneville is the No. 1 4A team in Idaho’s girls basketball state media poll.
At Arco, Belle Beard scored 15 points and added seven rebounds, four assists and four steals as Butte County downed Mackay 61-47 in girls basketball on Tuesday.
When the Sugar-Salem High School girls basketball team received its 3A state championship banner and blue trophy 11 months ago at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, it added to an already banner year for the school while giving those Diggers a place in history.
At Buhl, the South Fremont High School wrestling team won the 46th annual Buhl Invitational team title 253-250 over Spring Creek, Nev.
At Idaho Falls, the Madison High School girls basketball team outlasted the Tigers for a 46-43 nonconference win in overtime.
At Firth, the Firth High School girls basketball team won a marathon game over Ririe to move to 3-0 in Nuclear Conference play.
At Idaho Falls, Macey Larsen set the pace in the first quarter with a pair of 3-pointers and finished with 10 points in the fourth quarter to finish with 22 points and lead Hillcrest to a 49-40 win over Idaho Falls on Wednesday night.
The Blackfoot High School girls basketball team snapped a three-game skid and entered the win column for the first time in the New Year with a big road win Wednesday.
The undefeated Bonneville High School girls basketball team is the new No. 1 in the 4A ranks of the first Idaho girls basketball state media poll of 2020.
At Blackfoot, the Bonneville High School girls basketball team defeated Blackfoot 52-38 in a battle for No. 1 in 4A District 6.
At Idaho Falls, Keynion Clark recorded yet another double-double for the Idaho Falls High School boys basketball team in a 54-39 nonconference win over Mountain Home.
At Boise, Sadie Lott had a career best 34 points for the Bonneville High School girls basketball team in a 60-42 in over Meridian at Timberline High School at the annual TimberLion Tournament.