Girls High School Basketball

Idaho girls state basketball: Local consolation roundup

5A THIRD PLACE: BOISE 56, EAGLE 47

Junior forward Mandy Simpson posted a monster double-double of 37 points and 12 rebounds as Boise (19-7) collected a state trophy for the second year in a row. Simpson was 14-for-23 from the field and 9-for-10 at the free-throw line. Junior guard Cassidy Tiegs paced Eagle (21-6) with 18 points, helping the Mustangs finish with the second-best record in program history.

3A CONSOLATION TITLE: EMMETT 56, KIMBERLY 39

Three players reached double digits as Emmett won state hardware for the first time since 2005. Sophomore guard Lillie Smith led the way for the Huskies (22-6) with 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists, while junior post Morgan Mitchell scored 14 and sophomore forward Aly Kaiser had 11.

2A THIRD PLACE: WEST SIDE 38, NEW PLYMOUTH 32

West Side held New Plymouth to 15-percent shooting from the field and out-rebounded the Pilgrims 60-26. Senior forward Mattie Creager led the way for the Pirates (19-9) with 14 points and 16 rebounds. Senior point guard Courtney Butler had nine points for New Plymouth (19-6).

2A CONSOLATION TITLE: COLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN 59, RIRIE 45

Senior forward Lindy Westendorf and sophomore forward Holly Golenor each had double-doubles as Cole Valley Christian (22-3) took home the consolation trophy for the second year in a row. Golenor had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and Westendorf added 14 points and 10 rebounds.

1A DIVISION II THIRD PLACE: SALMON RIVER 57, ROCKLAND 41

In its first trip to state since 2003, Salmon River (17-5) jumped out to a 26-8 lead after the first quarter to defeat eastern champion Rockland (17-8) for the third-place trophy. Maddy Tucker poured in 20 points to lead four players in double figures.

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