Here are the top performances that caught our attention across the state in the semifinal round of the Idaho high school football playoffs.
FRIDAY, NOV. 13 — TOP STARS
Crew Clark, Sugar-Salem WR
Rushed for 110 yards on 16 carries and a touchdown in the Diggers’ win over Kimberly. (READ MORE)
Logan Cutler, Sugar-Salem RB
Bruiser rushed 27 times for 162 yards and three touchdown in the Diggers’ victory over Kimberly in the 3A semifinals. (READ MORE)
Jordan Erickson, Rocky Mountain RB/WR
Caught a 67-yard touchdown going into halftime to claim a lead over Coeur d’Alene, one of his three touchdown catches on the night to beat the undefeated top seed from the north in the 5A semis.
Cade Marlow, Skyline QB
Scored the tie-breaking touchdown run — a 13-yard scamper — in the third quarter of an eventual 20-0 4A semifinal win over Sandpoint. Connected on 14 of 25 passes for 144 yards and a touchdown. (READ MORE)
Wesley Millburn, West Side DE
Registered 12 tackles, including half of them for losses in a 2A semifinal win over Declo. (READ MORE)
Gabe Mobley, Rigby RB
Scored three long touchdowns in a 5A semifinal thriller in sideways snow. (READ MORE)
Cooper Owen, Skyline DB
Had the signature moment for a defense that held Sandpoint to 99 total yards with his 41-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. (READ MORE)
Heath Owens, Kimberly QB
Passed for 141 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for another 36 yards and a score in a loss to Sugar-Salem. (READ MORE)
Caseyn Pearson, Emmett DB
His interception at the century 16-yard line with 1:18 to play helped seal a 4A state semifinal win.
Cody Steiger, Sandpoint DB
Had two interceptions in a 4A semifinal loss to Skyline, in which Sandpoint was buoyed by its defense. (READ MORE)
Kobe Warr, Rocky Mountain QB
Accounted for four touchdowns — three touchdowns to Jordan Erickson through the air and another on the ground — for 235 total passing yards in a semifinal win over Coeur d’Alene.
Arthur Williams, Rocky Mountain RB
Ran in the 5-yard insurance touchdown with 1:35 left in the fourth quarter to all but seal a 36-21 win over top seed from the North, undefeated Coeur d’Alene.
Caden Young, Emmett QB
Broke off a 61-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter and threw two touchdown passes in a 27-22 win over Century to earn Emmett a 4A title berth.
Hayden Kincheloe, Homedale RB
The junior halfback averaged almost 10 yards per carry on his way to a 348-yard and four-touchdown day in Homedale’s 48-28 victory over South Fremonot.
Jaxon Dines, Homedale QB
Dines, a sophomore, rushed for 116 yards and three touchdowns to help lead Homedale to a 48-28 victory over South Fremont.