Joel Mullikin scored 11 points and Lewiston (10-12) eliminated visiting Lake City (3-17) 50-46 in a Idaho 5A District 1-2 loser-out game on Thursday.
Lewiston hosts Coeur d’Alene (13-7) in the district second-place game on Friday for a berth to a state play-in game against Capital at Grangeville High School on Saturday.
Jack Keisbuy led Lake City with 23 points.
Kellogg 51, Timberlake 50: Gavin Luna converted a four-point play with 1.1 seconds left and the visiting Wildcats (9-13) edged the Tigers (8-14) in the 3A District 1 title game in Spirit Lake and advanced to state.
With 6.7 seconds left and down three, Luna took the inbound pass near halfcourt and dribbled to the top of the key. His long 3-point attempted banked in to tie the game. He was fouled in the process and he sank the free throw to win it. Luna finished with 14 points while Raiden Ricketts led Kellogg with 15.
Chase Gardom led Timberlake with 14 points.
Timberlake faces Bonners Ferry on Saturday in the district second-place game for a berth to state.
Bonners Ferry 66, Priest River 56: Hayden Stockton scored 18 points and the Badgers (10-11) eliminated the Spartans (1-19) in a 3A District 1 loser-out game at Timberlake High School.
PR’s Keegan Hegel scored 19.
Grangeville 58, St. Maries 45: Colby Kennedy scored 17 points and the Bulldogs (18-4) beat the visiting Lumberjacks (16-7) to even the 2A District 1-2 best-of-three championship series.
The deciding Game 3 is Saturday.
Jackson Pritchard led St. Maries with 14 points.
Prairie 58, Wallace 50: The Pirates (18-7) eliminated the Miners (17-4) in the 1AD1 regional play-in game at Post Falls Middle School.
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