Defensive game plan lifts Thunder Ridge to 53-39 victory over No. 1 Coeur d’Alene in 5A state tournament semifinals

Jeremy Spencer stayed up until well past 3 a.m. Friday morning game-planning on how to stop No. 1 Coeur d’Alene (19-2), particularly its star player Madi Symons, who scored 30 plus points the last time she played his team in December.

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Kianna Wright leads Blackfoot over Skyline and into Idaho 4A girls basketball state semifinals

Blackfoot and Skyline met for the sixth and final time in the Idaho 4A Girls Basketball State Tournament at Mountain View High School Thursday night. And it was the Broncos who won the matchup that mattered most. They upended the Grizzlies 48-40 and advanced to the state semis for the first time since 2005.

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Photos: Aspen Caldwell leads Thunder Ridge past Meridian in Idaho 5A girls basketball state tournament

Aspen Caldwell scored 26 points and Lauren Davenport added 13 points and 9 rebounds to lead Thunder Ridge to a 66-55 win over Meridan on Thursday in the first round of the Idaho 5A girls basketball state tournament. Check out dozens of photos from the game.

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Clock strikes midnight on Columbia girls basketball team’s Cinderella run

The Wildcats, who were making their first-ever state tournament appearance after 14 consecutive losing seasons, failed to make some more history Thursday, falling 44-36 to Sandpoint in the opening round of the Idaho 4A State Tournament at Mountain View High School.

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