More Tickets to Boys State Basketball Are Punched
The Idaho boys state high school basketball tournaments will take front and center next week across the Treasure Valley and Tuesday night several more teams punched their tickets to the main event!
In 5A the Mountain View Mavericks beat Capital 57-48 n District play at Capital High thus advancing to the state tournament. Mountain View head coach Jon Nettelton tweeting the victory was a team effort.
The game was technically a home game for Capital and according the Nettleton was just another example of the adversity the team has overcome all season.
Meanwhile, also at Capital, the Eagle Mustangs outlasted Centennial 56-50 to earn a state tournament berth as well.
Eagle and Mountain View will join Rocky Mountain and Borah at the Ford Idaho Center next week but not before the Lions and Grizzlies collide for the 5A State Title Friday night at Borah. Sports radio 630 The Fan will broadcast the game live with tipoff at 7 p.m.
Capital and Centennial collide tonight with the winner advancing to a state play-in game Saturday in Grangeville.
In the 4A District semi finals on Tuesday Columbia beat Bishop Kelly 59-49 to advanced to their first state tournament appearance in school history. The Wildcats will now play Vallivue for the 4A District Championship. The Falcons earned their third straight trip to state with a 78-61 win over Kuna.