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Idaho colleges roundup: Boise State track and field earns 12 all-conference nods

David Elliott paced the Broncos with three All-Mountain West indoor track and field honors (distance medley, 3,000 meters and mile).

Others on the men’s team include Dusty Fisher (400), Alexandru Terpezan (200), Andrew Rafla (Timberline High; distance medley), Fernando Martinez (distance medley) and Elijah Armstrong (Pocatello High; distance medley).

The women’s selections were Alexis Fuller (distance medley, 800), Sadi Henderson (distance medley, 800), Minttu Hukka (3,000, 5,000), Brenna Peloquin (3,000, 5,000), Chassity Love (distance medley) and Allie Ostrander (distance medley).

BOISE STATE GYMNASTICS: The Broncos (9-0, 4-0 Mountain Rim Gymnastics) remain No. 11 in the Road to Nationals rankings with a regional qualifying score of 196.330, which is 0.045 behind Georgia for a top-10 spot. The Broncos are ninth on uneven bars (48.965), 13th on floor exercise (49.155), 17th on vault (48.965) and 23rd on the balance beam (48.935). The Broncos host Michigan State at 2 p.m. Sunday at Taco Bell Arena.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Senior guard Taylor Simmons (Middleton High) was named to the All-GNAC second team for the second straight season. Sophomore guard Ellie Logan earned honorable mention for the second time. NNU (12-14) faces Montana State Billings (19-9) at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in Lacey, Wash., in the first round of the GNAC Tournament.

NNU TRACK AND FIELD: Nine Crusaders earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association West Region honors. On the men’s team is Payton Lewis (Nampa Christian High; pole vault, heptathlon and 60 hurdles), John Van Beuren (Centennial; shot put and weight throw), Cole Hoberg (high jump), and Zach McClanahan (Meridian High; pole vault). On the women’s team is Taylor Deskins (60 dash), Chelsey Knott (60 hurdles), Lexi Tubbs (60 hurdles), Jessica Johns (shot put) and Taylor Van Valey (shot put).

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