Seth Patton hit 3 of 4 on 3-point attempts and scored a game-high 14 points Friday as Kellogg defeated Payette 47-36 to qualify for the consolation championship of the State 3A boys basketball tournament at Meridian High.
The Wildcats (14-11) will play Fruitland (17-7) this morning for the consolation title.
Jacob Conboy added 11 points for the Wildcats, who won despite getting outrebounded 37-18. Brandon Landrum had four of Kellogg’s 12 assists.
The Wildcats settled the contest with second-half defense, holding the Pirates (15-11) to 6-of-26 shooting from the floor after halftime.
Mark McCarney had 12 points and six rebounds for the Pirates.
Fruitland 53, Bonners Ferry 50
Nate Dalley led a balanced attack with 12 points and six rebounds as the Grizzlies eliminated the Badgers (11-13) at Meridian High.
Fruitland had five players score seven points or more to overcome BF’s 13-5 first-quarter lead.
Matt Rice of the Badgers led all players with 19 points and 11 rebounds, hitting 9 of 14 from the floor. BF’s Brian Cossairt added a game-high seven assists.
Lewiston 67, Centennial 45
At the Idaho Center in Nampa, Jeff Decker finished with 18 points, six rebounds and four assists as the Bengals (13-9) eliminated the Patriots (15-12) to qualify for today’s consolation title game.
Bo Gregg added 14 points and four assists for Lewiston. Beau Blewett had six rebounds to help the Bengals to a 38-25 advantage.
Lewiston finished 8 of 16 on 3-pointers, with Gregg and Decker both hitting 3 of 5.
The Bengals shot 58 percent from the floor in the second half and held Centennial to 16-of-46 shooting from the floor for the game.
Lewiston will meet Capital (19-7) this morning.
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