State girls basketball: consolation roundup

STATESMAN STAFFFebruary 23, 2014 

5A

MOUNTAIN VIEW 49, LEWISTON 48

Sophomore point guard Destiny Slocum posted a game-leading 25 points and junior post Renee Routhier added 10 points and six rebounds as the Mavericks held off Lewiston (21-5) on their way to a third-place finish at the 5A tournament at Columbia High. It is the best finish in school history for Mountain View (19-6), which will return all but one starter next season.

HILLCREST 50, BOISE 40

Junior guard Makell Skidmore scored 22 points and sophomore post Lindsay Cook added 16 as Hillcrest rode its full-court pressure defense to a victory over Boise in the 5A consolation final at Skyview High. Isabelle Hadden and Megan Lee each scored 12 points for Boise (17-9), but the Braves committed 20 turnovers and were outscored 15-4 in the second quarter, when Hillcrest (22-5) ratcheted up its defensive pressure to seize control for good.

4A

NAMPA 36, BURLEY 33

Danielle Jardine posted a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds as Nampa rallied past Burley in the 4A consolation final at Mountain View High. The Bulldogs outscored Burley 10-2 in the fourth quarter.

POCATELLO 52, MIDDLETON 39

The Indians beat the Vikings for third place. No information was available at press time.

3A

HOMEDALE 69, PRIEST RIVER 48

Nine players scored two points or more to carry the Trojans to the 3A third-place trophy at Middleton High.

Sophomore guard Tori Lane led all scorers with 16 points as Homedale (19-6) downed Priest River (16-9) for the program's best finish in the 3A classification.

2A

MELBA 31, COLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN 27

The Mustangs held the Chargers to 19.6 percent shooting from the field and forced 23 turnovers to claim third place in the 2A state tournament at Kuna High.

Senior forward Janey Reeves had a team-leading nine points and was among eight Mustangs to score.

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