Makayla Mauger Highland 2019

Highland’s Makayla Mauger delivers a pitch during this year’s 5A District 5-6 championship game against Rigby at Capell Park.


Highland vs. Rocky Mountain/Centennial, canceled

Highland's 5A consolation game Saturday was canceled because of weather and field conditions.

The Rams lost Friday's opening-round game 13-6 against Coeur d'Alene. Their subsequent consolation game was postponed because of weather and ultimately got canceled -- as were the tournament's remaining consolation matchups.

Highland finished the season 22-5-1.



Pocatello went 1-1 on Saturday in the 4A state tournament in Coeur d’Alene.

The Indians started the day with a 15-9 win over Lakeland to advance to the state semifinals, where they fell 7-2 to Idaho Falls. Poky’s season ended with the loss, as the tournament was shortened due to weather and field conditions.

Hanna Evans and Alyssa Winn combined for 11 RBIs in the win. Evans hit two home runs.

The Indians finished the season 17-11-1.


Snake River’s season ended with a 9-3 loss Saturday to Timberlake in the 3A state tournament at Coeur d’Alene.

The Panthers did not get a second game because the tournament was shortened due to weather and field conditions.

The Panthers finished the season 13-6-1.


Soda Springs’ season ended Saturday with a 4-0 loss to McCall-Donnelly in the 2A state tournament at Washington State University.

The Cardinals did not get a second game because the tournament was shortened due to weather and field conditions.

Soda Springs finished the season 12-10-1.



Coeur d'Alene's seven-run fourth inning pushed it past Highland 13-6 on Friday in the first round of the 5A state tournament at Post Falls High School.

The Rams led 4-3 through three frames, but couldn't catch up after the Vikings' big inning. Roni Bosquez and Jordan Frasure each hit a home run for Highland.

The Rams (22-5-1) play Saturday against either Rocky Mountain or Centennial at 11 a.m. MDT in the consolation bracket.

The 5A tournament has been shortened because of weather and field conditions, altering the double-elimination format. Highland can no longer come back through the consolation bracket and win a state title. The best Highland can do is win the consolation championship.


Coeur d'Alene 201 712 0 — 13 17 4

Highland 103 002 0 — 6 7 5

Coeur d'Alene — WP: Sell. 2B: Maddie, Alexis, Lyons, Cleave, Borke. HR: Lyons.

Highland — LP: Mauger. 2B: Glen. 2B: Bosquez, Frasure.

Pocatello vs. Lakeland, PPD

The 4A softball state tournament has been changed to a single-elimination format and will be played Saturday because of Friday's unplayable field conditions. Pocatello's game against Lakeland has been rescheduled to Saturday at noon MDT at Lakeland High School.

Snake River vs. Timberlake, PPD

The 3A softball state tournament was rained out Friday. All games were rescheduled to Saturday, and the tournament format has changed from a true double-elimination bracket. The state champion now must win three games without losing in the single-elimination championship bracket. First-round losers still head to the consolation bracket. The winning teams of the first consolation game play for the consolation championship, and the semifinal losers play for third place.

Snake River's first-round state tournament game was rescheduled to Saturday at 3 p.m. MDT at Coeur d'Alene's Ramsey Park.

Malad vs. Orofino, PPD

Soda Springs vs. McCall-Donnelly, PPD

All 2A softball state tournament games Friday were rescheduled to Saturday because of weather and field conditions. The tournament resumes Saturday at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.

The tournament format has also changed. The championship bracket is single-elimination, and the two teams that lose in the semifinals will play for third and fourth place.

Malad plays Orofino at 11:30 a.m. MDT. Soda Springs plays McCall-Donnelly at 11:30 a.m. MDT.