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PREP ROUNDUP: Lake City gets defensive, beats Bonneville girls

| December 30, 2020 1:25 AM

• GIRLS

IDAHO FALLS — Lake City got itself moving on Tuesday, and it paid off when it mattered most.

Starting on defense, which led to some offense, it was a good combination for the Timberwolves.

Brooklyn Rewers had 17 points and 12 rebounds and four blocked shots, leading the Timberwolves past the host Bees of Idaho Falls 57-48 in the East Idaho Holiday Tournament at Bonneville High.

“We came out and keyed on the defense tonight,” Lake City assistant coach Troy Anderson said. “Bonneville’s a scrappy team, and they did some things to stay in the game. We played pretty unselfish tonight and got the ball moving. We played a lot better on offense than Monday (a 44-41 win over Hillcrest) and finished on the offensive end tonight.”

Sophia Zufelt scored 13 points and Kendall Pickford had six points and five assists for Lake City (5-2), which plays at Rigby today at 10 a.m.

Sydnee Hunt scored 17 points for Bonneville (4-8), which hosts Post Falls today at 10 a.m.

Bonneville 6 13 14 15 — 48

Lake City 17 12 17 11 — 57

BONNEVILLE — Kofe 8, Sorensen 4, Faulkner 9, Hunt 17, Spence 2, Trane 8, Shurtliff 0.

LAKE CITY — Pickford 6, Miller 0, Zufelt 13, Bowman 2, Shanley 0, Reynolds 6, Rewers 17, Jenkins 6, Parks 0, Hawkins 7.

Post Falls 70

Hillcrest 63

AMMON - The Trojans doubled Monday night's scoring output in their win over the Knights, with four Post Falls players reaching double figures.

"It was a good bounce back game for us," coach Marc Allert said of the Trojans, who lost 60-35 to Rigby to open the Thunder Ridge tournament.

"We played a little more relaxed and had a better effort at both ends of the floor."

Capri Sims used inside scoring and fast-break buckets to lead Post Falls with 18 points and six rebounds, while Dylan Lovett added 11 points, six assists and five rebounds. As a team, the Trojans were 21-for-27 from the free-throw line.

"Dylan also did a great job guarding their top scorer, Macy Larsen, who was averaging 20 points a game," Allert said. Larsen had 12 against the Trojans.

Trinidie Nichols and Americus Crane added 10 points each for Post Falls (4-2), which faces Bonneville at 10 a.m. today

Post Falls 20 19 13 18 - 70

Hillcrest 14 17 16 16 - 63

POST FALLS - Nichols 10, Lovett 11, Grant 2, Sims 18, Buckley 4, Crane 10, Magnuson 3, Walton 0, Blake 3, Christensen 8.

HILLCREST - Kesler 19, Lugo 8, Larsen 12, B. Cook 10, Fryar 2, A. Cook 10, Sargent 2.

Thunder Ridge 69

Coeur d’Alene 63, OT

IDAHO FALLS — Sophomore Madi Symons scored a game-high 32 points for the Vikings, who were outscored 10-4 in overtime in a loss to the Titans in the Thunder Ridge tournament.

Tori Younker scored nine points for Coeur d’Alene (8-1), which opened the tournament with a 54-52 win over Skyline High of Idaho Falls on Monday.

Lauren Davenport scored 18 points for Thunder Ridge (8-1).

Coeur d’Alene 14 15 11 19 4 — 63

Thunder Ridge 20 8 12 19 10 — 69

COEUR d’ALENE — Matheson 2, Brainard-Adams 7, Whiteman 0, Symons 32, Johnson 4, Younker 9, Chavez 2, Burke 7.

THUNDER RIDGE — Caldwell 11, Stenquist 11, John 8, Spencer 4, Davenport 18, Clark 11, Smith 6.

• BOYS

Thunder Ridge 65

Lake City 62

IDAHO FALLS — The Timberwolves did almost everything right to come out of their matchup with a win over the Titans of Idaho Falls in the East Idaho Holiday Tournament.

Just one shot — a 3-pointer by Lloyer Driggs with time running out — was enough for Thunder Ridge (5-1) to escape with a win.

Driggs scored a game-high 26 points as the Titans beat the Timberwolves at Skyline High, moving the Timberwolves to 1-1 in the tournament.

“We had a 7- or 8-point lead and just didn’t finish it at the free throw line in the fourth quarter,” said Lake City coach Jim Winger, whose team shot 2 of 9 from the line in the final period. “It’s tough, because we played extremely well and had some outstanding moments. They’re a good team and Driggs is legit. I thought we were ready for him and he scored 14 points in the first quarter, two in the second and was scoreless in the third, but made a really long 3-pointer to win it. It was a quality effort from us.”

Jack Kiesbuy and Varick Meredith scored 11 points each for Lake City, which Green Canyon today.

Thunder Ridge 22 12 7 24 — 65

Lake City 19 16 15 12 — 62

THUNDER RIDGE — Briggs 3, Driggs 26, Johnson 6, Godfrey 13, Patton 6, Hawks 4, Scoresby 3, Harris 4.

LAKE CITY — Buchanan 10, Janke 5, Irvin 8, Kiesbuy 11, Johnson 8, Mitchell 9, Meredith 11, Spellman 0.

Skyline 55

Coeur d’Alene 52

IDAHO FALLS — The Vikings were unable to get a final shot off after Grizzlies guard Cade Marlow scored with under two seconds remaining to lift Skyline past Coeur d’Alene in the East Idaho Holiday Tournament at Skyline High.

Cameren Cope scored 13 points for Coeur d’Alene (2-3), which led 31-28 at halftime.

“Cam was really effective getting to the basket in the first half,” Coeur d’Alene coach Jon Adams said. “Chandler (King) hit three 3’s in the second, but we couldn’t get anything to drop in the third quarter. We created a lot of turnovers with our press in the third, but just couldn’t get any shots to fall.”

Coeur d’Alene faces Thunder Ridge today at 12:30 p.m. to conclude the tournament.

“We’re close, and that’s what I’m trying to reassure the kids on,” said Adams, whose team was the designated home team in Skyline’s gym on Tuesday. “It just comes down to one basket, one free throw, but we’re really close to winning games on the road. We’re trying to play our best basketball at the end of the season, and we’re getting close to doing that.”

Skyline 9 19 14 13 — 55

Coeur d’Alene 15 16 7 14 — 52

SKYLINE — Thomas 2, Maas 9, Shippen 11, Marlow 15, Sadiq 3, Farnsworth 7, Merzlock 8.

COEUR d’ALENE — Bengston 7, King 9, Burgess 3, Larsen 7, Entzi 2, Cope 13, McLaughlin 11.

Green Canyon 67

Post Falls 66

IDAHO FALLS — The trip to eastern Idaho has been what Trojan coach Mike McLean called an eye-opening experience so far.

Cade Deboard scored 24 points for Green River, which shot 23 of 42 — including 11 of 24 from the 3-point line — to edge the Trojans in the East Idaho Holiday Tournament at Skyline High.

“As good as we were in the first weekend (at Middleton Dec. 17-19), we’re equally as poor this week,” McLean said. “We’re eight quarters in and we've had sub-par intensity, and that’s on me as a coach. It’s one thing to have a bad quarter, but we’re not playing well in the things we pride ourselves on.”

Caden McLean scored 16 points, Alex Horning 14 points and Cole Rutherford and Isaac Ballew 11 points each for Post Falls (3-2), which faces Idaho Falls today.

Brady Smith scored 20 points for Green Canyon (5-3) of North Logan, Utah.

Post Falls 13 17 14 22 — 66

Green Canyon 10 14 24 19 — 67

POST FALLS — McLean 16, Hauser 2, Rodriguez 2, Peterson 2, Rutherford 11, Ballew 11, Sciortino 0, Lee 8, Horning 14, Shields 0.

GREEN CANYON — Deboard 24, Blotter 10, Maughan 2, Anderson 3, Naegle 3, Echols 0, Smith 20, Lundin 5.