Boys basketball state consolation roundup

STATESMAN STAFFMarch 8, 2014 

4A: BISHOP KELLY 70, MOSCOW 57

Moscow’s Jack Akey set a classification record for most points scored in a state tournament game (37), but it wasn’t enough to keep the Bears alive. Luke Meyers led Bishop Kelly with 28 points, and Ryan Matunas put up 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Knights.

4A: NAMPA 54, SKYVIEW 38

The Bulldogs led wire-to-wire — and by as many as 20 points. Tyler Hamlin led Nampa with 18 points and eight rebounds. Holton Hyde had 12 points for Skyview.

3A: SUGAR-SALEM 53, PARMA 31

The Diggers jumped on an early lead and rolled Parma out of the tournament. Josh Shirley and Tim Fuller each scored 10 points for Sugar-Salem, which led 26-18 at halftime. Tanner Kramer recorded a game-high 14 points for Parma.

2A: NORTH FREMONT 45, NORTH STAR 41

The Huskies eliminated North Star behind 20 points from Tagg Jeppeson. Conner Drollinger scored 11 points to lead North Star, which outscored North Fremont 24-19 in the second half.

2A: WENDELL 61, MELBA 54

Only five players scored for Wendell — but all in double digits — as the Trojans ousted Melba. Alex Swainston led the charge with 22 points and 14 rebounds. The Mustangs lost despite 32 points from Chris Young.

1ADI: GLENNS FERRY 61, NOTUS 48

Ruben Juarez scored 18 points and Wesley Arce added 13 as Glenns Ferry eliminated Notus after jumping out to a 24-12 lead. Judd Buckingham led the Pirates with 15 points.

1ADI: BUTTE COUNTY 65, LIBERTY CHARTER 62

The Pirates scored 24 points in the second quarter to take a 30-26 advantage into halftime. Cougar Coburn led Butte County with 19 points. Ryan Linford had a game-high 24 points for Liberty.

1ADII: CAREY 59, CASCADE 55

Nate Adamson tallied 32 points, and Carey outscored Cascade 18-14 in the final quarter — and those four points proved to be the difference against Cascade. Logan Crevelt paced Cascade with 22 points, while TJ Hubbard recorded 12 points and 15 boards.

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