Girls High School Basketball

Watch a freshman’s buzzer-beating 3 keep Salmon River girls basketball in hunt for state

Salmon River freshman drains buzzer-beating 3-pointer at district

Salmon River's Jordyn Pottenger sank a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to lead the Savages to a 55-54 win over Council in the second-place game at the 1A Division II District Three Tournament. Video courtesy of Joni Shepherd.
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Salmon River's Jordyn Pottenger sank a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to lead the Savages to a 55-54 win over Council in the second-place game at the 1A Division II District Three Tournament. Video courtesy of Joni Shepherd.

Down to her team’s last chance, freshman Jordyn Pottenger caught a pass in transition and banked in a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Salmon River girls basketball team to a 55-54 win over Council on Thursday at Meadows Valley High.

The victory in the second-place game of the 1A Division II District Three Tournament keeps Salmon River (16-6) alive in the hunt for a state playoff berth. Salmon River advances to a state play-in game against Deary (16-7) at 2 p.m. MT Saturday at Grangeville High.

See the full district tournament brackets here, and the full state tournament brackets here.

Michael Lycklama: 208-377-6424, @MichaelLycklama

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