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2021_2022 Girls 4A Semi-Final State Basketball Championships - Blackfoot v Skyline - Photo Credit:  Loren Orr Photography LLCGirls BasketballSkyline’s Tailer Thomas puts body on the line to ensure first-ever Idaho state championship appearance in stunner of No. 1 BlackfootThe  fourth-seeded Grizzlies stormed the court and started jumping up and down in the huddle only to notice that their best player and senior captain was not with them. Forty feet to their left was senior center Tailer Thomas, laying down in the key screaming in agony and clutching her right knee - a likely torn ACL.By Brandon WaltonMAINGirls BasketballLike playoff drama? Last-minute jolt fuels No. 5 Boise's upset victory over top-ranked Timberline for district titleAvery Howell's final-minute steal and three-point sends game into overtime, and Boise dominates the extra session for a 44-36 victory to capture first district title in nearly two decades.By Brandon WaltonGirls BasketballWatch: Post Falls girls basketball shows out against Birmingham (CA) in semifinals at Tarkanian ClassicThe Trojans won 46-30 to advance to the tournament finals.By Lance Smith, SBLive
4A Girls State Championship - Century vs Blackfoot - 02/20/2021Girls BasketballFirst-year coach leads Blackfoot to first and unexpected Idaho girls basketball state championshipRaimee Odum, who played in the Broncos’ last state championship game back in 2005, guided them to the first state title in program history with a 50-46 win over Century in the Idaho 4A State Championship game Saturday at the Ford Idaho Center.By Ben Sherman, SBLive5A Girls State Basketball Championship - Mountain View vs Thunder Ridge - 02/20/2021Girls BasketballMountain View's Naya Ojukwu breaks Idaho state tournament scoring record held by Destiny Slocum (video)The 6-foot-1 Mountain View junior scored 32 points, including a layup with 11 seconds left to break Destiny Slocum's Idaho state tournament scoring record.By Ben Sherman, SBLivetimberlake wins Idaho 3A girls basketball titleGirls BasketballTimberlake wins back-to-back Idaho 3A girls basketball state championships (video)Taryn Soumas scored 23 points and Brooke Jessen added 21 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists to lead Timberlake to a 65-49 win over Sugar Salem in the Idaho 3A girls basketball state championship game on Saturday at the Ford Idaho Center.By Ben Sherman, SBLive5A Girls State Basketball Semi Finals - Rigby vs Mountain View - 02/19/2021Girls BasketballMountain View girls basketball beats Rigby to advance to 3rd straight Idaho state title gameAfter leaning on Naya Ojukwu, who had 34 points in their first-round matchup against Timberline Thursday, the Mavericks had a much more balanced effort Friday.By Ben Sherman, SBLive
amari whitingGirls BasketballAmari Whiting reflects on record-setting 37-point performance in Idaho state tournamentThe super sophomore scored an Idaho state tournament record 37 points - including 15 in the fourth quarter - to lift Burley to a 57-48 win over Middleton in the 4A girls basketball quarterfinals.By Ben Sherman, SBLive