Varsity Extra: Full slate of events on tap this week

STATESMAN STAFFOctober 22, 2013 

Boise's Ben Loveless (9) is defended by Centennial's Ibrahim Madjidovin (12) in the 5A District Three boys soccer championship game on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at Eagle High School. Boise enters the 5A state tournament with just one loss, and the Braves hope to make their third straight final after winning in 2011 and losing last year.


There will be no shortage of high school sporting events to attend this week throughout the Treasure Valley. The postseason ramps up across the board with events in volleyball, soccer, cross country and football.


5A: The District Three championship match is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Borah High. Teams are TBD.

4A: A District Three champion will be crowned after a 7 p.m. match Thursday at Bishop Kelly High. Teams are TBD.

State soccer

The six tournaments - three each for boys and girls - begin Thursday and run through Saturday. Meridian, Eagle and Rocky Mountain host the 5A schools. Both 4A tournaments are at Brothers Park in Caldwell. Vallivue High in Caldwell hosts the 3A tournament. Saturday's championship schedule is as follows:

5A at Rocky Mountain High at 4:30 p.m. (girls) and 7 p.m. (boys)

4A at Middleton High at 4:30 p.m. (girls) and 7 p.m. (boys)

3A at Middleton High at 10 a.m. (girls) and 1 p.m. (boys)

Cross country

5A: The District Three meet is Friday at Eagle Island State Park. The girls race begins at 3:50 p.m. and the boys at 4:30 p.m.

4A: The District Three meet is Thursday at Eagle Island State Park. The girls race begins at 3:50 p.m. and the boys at 4:30 p.m.


Borah hosts Rocky Mountain at 7 p.m. Thursday at Dona Larsen Park, and 18 games involving District Three schools are schedule for Friday.


Visit for live updates from state soccer starting Thursday. Follow @IDS_VarsityX on Twitter for updates from 5A soccer and @IDS_Southorn for updates from 4A soccer.

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