The Coeur d’Alene Vikings opened the Idaho State 5A girls basketball tournament Thursday in dominating fashion, putting a 60-33 collar on the Eagle Mustangs at the Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho.
No. 1-ranked Coeur d’Alene (23-0), which won its 27th straight, will meet Vallivue (20-4) in a semifinal at 7 p.m. PST in a rematch of last year’s state final. Vallivue stopped Madison 58-52.
In the other semifinal, second-ranked Centennial (24-0), which held off Lake City 59-51, will meet Boise (20-4). Boise stymied previously undefeated Highland 38-26.
Lake City (15-7) will face Highland (23-1) in a loser-out game at 12:15. In the other elimination game, Madison (13-12) goes against Eagle (13-12).