Salmon River advanced to the 1A Division II state title game for the fourth time in five seasons with a 36-20 win over Carey on Friday at Holt Arena in Pocatello.
The Savages (10-1) play Kendrick (9-1) next Saturday in the Treasure Valley with a shot at winning back-to-back titles and their fourth first-place trophy since 2012.
Salmon River led 22-6 at the half, taking advantage of three Carey fumbles. Tucker Boyd paced the Savages with 148 rushing yards, 237 passing yards and four total TDs.
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