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Idaho boys state basketball: St. Maries falls to Firth in 2A semifinals

Conner Burkhart scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds in leading the Firth Cougars to a 58-26 victory over the cold-shooting St. Maries Lumberjacks on Friday in an Idaho boys 2A state basketball semifinal at Capital High School in Boise.

The Lumberjacks were outscored 20-7 in the second quarter and trailed 28-12 at halftime. The Cougars led by as many as 35 points in the second half.

Jake Sieler and Brady Martin scored five points each for St. Maries, which shot just 20 percent.

St. Maries will play Wendell in the Saturday’s third-place game.


Lewiston 79, Mountain View: Trystan Bradley scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Bengals to a 79-73 victory over the Mavericks in a consolation-bracket semifinal at the Idaho Center in Nampa.

Bradley went 13 of 19 from the line as the Bengals took 43 free throws, making 29.

Riley Way made three 3-pointers and scored 18 points, Braeden Wilson had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Jaret Driskill added 11 points for Lewiston, which plays Rocky Mountain for the consolation championship Saturday morning at Columbia High School in Nampa.

Damen Thacker scored 33 points for the Mavericks.


Middleton 39, Lakeland 35: Reece Robinett scored 18 points to lead the Vikings past the Hawks in a consolation-bracket semifinal at Borah High School in Boise.

Kaden Davis scored nine points and Forest Zubaly eight for Lakeland. The Hawks gave up 21 points off 22 turnovers.


Shelley 49, Kellogg 42: Adam Driscoll scored 11 points and Brady Hollist 10 to lead the Russets over the Wildcats in a consolation-bracket semifinal at Meridian High School.

The Russets were 16 of 23 at the free-throw line compared to 7 of 11 for Kellogg.

Ryan Martin scored 13 points and Tobia Colburn 11 for the Wildcats, who trailed by 17 in the third quarter before cutting the deficit somewhat in the final period.


Council 48, Genesis Prep: Brent Rosengrant scored 18 points and the Lumberjacks outscored the Jaguars from Post Falls 16-8 in the fourth quarter to take the semifinal victory.

Jonny Hillman scored 15 points and Caleb Symons 10 for the Jaguars, who will play Clark County for third place Saturday morning at Caldwell High School.