Several area wrestlers competed for Idaho in a dual match against Utah this past weekend, with Utah coming out with a 30-29 victory. In the girls competition, Utah defeated Idaho 33-12, with Idaho Falls’ Brigid Shannon pinning her opponent in the 135-pound match.

POCATELLO — Following the final consolation round Saturday, Sugar-Salem head wrestling coach Keven Glider found Snake River head wrestling coach Jeff Gardner for a championship chat.

POCATELLO — It was a big day for area wrestlers on Saturday as state champions were crowned at Holt Arena.

At Rexburg, second-seeded Rigby avenged two regular-season losses to rival Madison, defeating the No. 1 Bobcats 54-44 in 5A District 5-6 tournament game on Thursday night. With the win, Rigby (19-4) earned a trip to the state tournament. Madison (20-3) drops to the loser’s bracket and will h…

At Skyline, No. 1 seeded Idaho Falls pulled away in the second half with a balanced offensive effort to defeat Bonneville 55-44 to reach Saturday’s 4A District 6 championship game.

At Bonneville, the Bonneville High School girls basketball team made nine 3-pointers in a nonconference win over former conference opponent Madison to end the regular season 21-0.

At Blackfoot, free throws helped the Bonneville High School girls basketball team finish off a 47-43 win over Blackfoot on Tuesday to grab the No. 1 seed for the 4A District 6 tournament.

Although weather changed the weekend plans for a handful of schools, the show went on as scheduled Friday at Skyline High School as 32 of 36 teams opened the 2019 Tiger-Grizz Wrestling Invitational.

At Skyline, Jordan Perez scored on an inbounds play as the clock ticked down to lift the Bonneville High School boys basketball team past Skyline 53-50 in a dramatic 4A District 6 game on Wednesday night.

Taite Martin, of Bonneville, tries to pin Mountain Home junior Zach Slack in the 7th match of the 21st annual High Country Conference Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Bonneville High School. Martin defeated Slackby a 10-5 decision. Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com

SNAKE RIVER 42, SUGAR-SALEM 33 98: Destin Summers (SR) dec Caleb Norman, 12-5; 106: Logan Tingey (SS) by forfeit; 113: Sway Cook (SR) pin Hunter Galbraith; 120: Jon Van Der Lieth (SR) pin Gabe Flores (SS); 126: Seth Price (SS) pin Andrew (Rev) Cook; 132: Tayson Nilsson (SR) pin Trayven Maupi…

Bonneville High School athlete Jaden Howell says, “If we took away high school sports, it would affect tons of kids and make high school a lot harder to get through.” (Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com)

Three concussions in seven months forced Madison High School senior Michael Dredge to quit football this past season. (Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com)By VICTOR FLORES vflores@postregister.comWhen Bonneville Joint School District 93 looked for ways to trim the cost of its new high sc…

Skyline sophomore Zeus Venegas, left, tries to escape from Century senior Jeremiah Ditton during their 182 pound bout Wednesday at Skyline High School. Venegas pinned Ditton to win the bout. Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com