Cummins’ game winner gives Butte County title repeat

Butte County’s Shay Lambson (30) puts up a shot as Genesis Prep’s Bella Murekatete (55) is blocked by Butte County’s Meg Buxton (4) during the 1A Division II Idaho state girls basketball championship game Saturday at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.

Tausha Cummins scored with 10 seconds left to give Butte County a 43-41 win over a tall Genesis Prep team in the 1A Division II state championship game. It is the second consecutive state title for the Pirates.

Soda ends Ririe’s magical run in 2A title game

Ririe’s Maddie Johnson drives to the basket in Saturday’s 2A Idaho girls basketball state championship game against Soda Springs at the Ford Idaho Center.

The Bulldogs, who had no seniors on their 2017-18 varsity roster and graduated seven from the 2017 state championship team, fell 56-46 to hot-shooting Soda Springs in Saturday’s 2A state title game in Nampa.

LeCheminant lifts South Fremont into semis

South Fremont guard Madison Miller (1) celebrates with her teammates as they extend their lead on Parma in the opening round of the 3A state tournament Thursday night in Nampa.

South Fremont High School pulled off perhaps the biggest upset of the first round of the 3A girls state basketball tournament, knocking off third-ranked Parma behind a huge game from Olivia LeCheminant.



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