2018-19 Ashton Adamson

Century’s Ashton Adamson drives to the basket with Highland’s Makenna Baker on her hip during their game Jan. 24 at Century High.

5A DISTRICT 5-6 TOURNAMENT

LOCATION: Games hosted by higher seed

THE SEEDS: 1. Highland (15-6, 6-0), 2. Rigby (15-6, 4-2), 3. Thunder Ridge (7-14, 1-5), 4. Madison (6-15, 1-5)

NUMBER OF STATE QUALIFIERS: 2

START DATE: Jan. 29

THE BREAKDOWN: Top-seeded Highland has won 11 of its last 13 games after a 4-4 start to the season. The Rams won their six conference games by an average score of 52.2-36.6, have qualified for the 5A state tournament 11 seasons in a row, and last won a district crown in 2014. The Rams host Madison on Tuesday in the first round.

Makenna Baker 2018-19

Highland’s Makenna Baker dribbles between her legs during a game Jan. 24 at Century High.

4A DISTRICT 4-5 TOURNAMENT

LOCATION: Games hosted by higher seed

THE SEEDS: 1. Century (21-0, 13-0), 2. Minico (14-7, 10-3), 3. Mountain Home (16-4, 12-2). 4. Preston (14-7, 9-4), 5. Jerome (9-12, 6-7), 6. Twin Falls (8-12, 7-8), 7. Burley (4-17, 4-11), 8. Wood River (8-13, 4-9), 9. Pocatello (6-14, 3-11), 10. Canyon Ridge (0-13, 1-19)

NUMBER OF STATE QUALIFIERS: 3

START DATE: Jan. 29

THE BREAKDOWN: Century enters the 4A District 4-5 tournament with the top seed after finishing undefeated in the regular season for the first time since 2001. The Diamondbacks are outscoring opponents by an average score of 54-34 and are the seven-time defending champions of their previous conference, 4A District 5-6. Fourth-seeded Preston’s four conference losses came against the top three teams in the district. The lowest-seeded District 5 team is ninth-seeded Pocatello, which has a play-in game Tuesday at Wood River.

Lexi Bull Bball 2018-19

Century's Lexi Bull looks to make a pass while defended by Highland's Meghan Calley during their game Jan. 24 at Century High.

4A DISTRICT 6 TOURNAMENT

LOCATION: Neutral sites

THE SEEDS: 1. Bonneville (21-0, 10-0), 2. Blackfoot (17-3, 8-2), 3. Hillcrest (10-10, 5-5), 4. Skyline (9-11, 5-5), 5. Idaho Falls (2-18, 2-8), 6. Shelley (1-17, 0-10)

NUMBER OF STATE QUALIFIERS: 1.5

START DATE: Jan. 28

THE BREAKDOWN: Blackfoot’s lone losses in conference play came to top-seeded Bonneville. The Broncos earned a first-round bye because of their success and open districts Wednesday at Skyline High against the winner of Monday’s game between No. 3 Hillcrest and No. 6 Shelley, which was winless in conference play.

NOTE: Skyline beat Idaho Falls in Monday’s game.

3A DISTRICT 5 TOURNAMENT

LOCATION: Games hosted by higher seed

THE SEEDS: 1. Snake River (13-7, 4-0), 2. Marsh Valley (6-15, 2-2), 3. American Falls (2-19, 0-4)

NUMBER OF STATE QUALIFIERS: 1.25

START DATE: Jan. 29

THE BREAKDOWN: Snake River has won three of its four conference matchups by 20 points or more. The Panthers are the defending district champions after making it to state last season for the first time since the 2013-14 season. Marsh Valley and American Falls open the tournament in Arimo on Tuesday. The Eagles are outscoring the Beavers this season by an average score of 54.5-27.5. American Falls last won a district game in the 2013-14 season.

2018-19 Josee Steadman

Josee Steadman dribbles down the court during Snake River’s game in December 2018 against Soda Springs.

2A DISTRICT 5 TOURNAMENT

LOCATION: Games hosted by higher seed or neutral site

THE SEEDS: 1. Soda Springs (21-0, 8-0), 2. Malad (14-7, 6-2) 3. Bear Lake (7-12, 4-4),4. Aberdeen (7-14, 1-7), 5. West Side (3-18, 1-7)

NUMBER OF STATE QUALIFIERS: 2

START DATE: Jan. 29

THE BREAKDOWN: Soda Springs has won 47 games in a row and is the seven-time defending 2A District 5 champion. The Cardinals have won 58 consecutive district games, not including the state tournament. Malad’s only conference losses this season came to the Cardinals. The Dragons open districts Thursday against Bear Lake. Aberdeen and West Side face off Tuesday in a tournament play-in game.

Kate White bball 2018-19

Soda Springs’ Kate White looks to make a move during the Cardinals’ game in December 2018 against Snake River.

2A DISTRICT 6 TOURNAMENT

LOCATION: South Fremont High School

THE SEEDS: 1. Ririe (17-4, 8-0), 2. Firth (13-7, 5-3), 3. West Jefferson (14-7, 4-4), 4. North Fremont (11-10, 3-5), 5. Salmon 0-18, 0-8)

NUMBER OF STATE QUALIFIERS: 2

START DATE: Jan. 29

THE BREAKDOWN: Second-seeded Firth enters districts on a three-game winning streak and looks to avenge two regular-season losses to top-seeded Ririe. Firth also lost in the regular season to third-seeded West Jefferson. Firth plays Wednesday against the winner of Tuesday’s game between West Jefferson and North Fremont.

Firth vs West Jefferson girls basketball (isjcopy)

Firth’s Abby Schiess hits a lay up as Firth takes on West Jefferson on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Firth defeated West Jefferson 39-38.

1A DI DISTRICT 5-6 TOURNAMENT

LOCATION: West Jefferson High School

THE SEEDS: 1. Grace (13-8, 4-0), 2. Butte County (9-11, 2-2), 3. Challis (9-11, 0-4)

NUMBER OF STATE QUALIFIERS: 1

START DATE: Jan. 31

THE BREAKDOWN: Grace and first-year coach Kyle Christensen head into the 1A DI District 5-6 tournament with momentum. The Grizzlies are undefeated against conference foes and are the defending district champions.

1A DII DISTRICT 5-6 TOURNAMENT

LOCATION: Games hosted by higher seed or Firth High School

THE SEEDS: 1. Sho-Ban (18-1, 11-1), 2. Mackay (15-4, 10-2), 3. Rockland (17-4, 9-3), 4. North Gem (6-11, 6-6), 5. Leadore (6-10, 4-8), 6. Watersprings (3-13, 2-10), 7. Grace Lutheran (2-12, 0-12)

NUMBER OF STATE QUALIFIERS: 1.5

START DATE: Jan. 28

THE BREAKDOWN: Sho-Ban finished first in the 1A DII District 5-6 standings, led by Highland High transfer Harley Jackson. The Chiefs have outscored opponents by an average score of 61-35 this season. Their lone loss came against Rockland, the third-seeded squad at districts. The Bulldogs face sixth-seeded Watersprings in Monday’s first round. Rockland has won six of its last seven games entering the postseason. Grace Lutheran plays Monday at Mackay, while North Gem hosts Leadore on Monday.

NOTE: In Monday’s games, North Gem beat Leadore, Mackay beat Grace Lutheran and Rockland beat Watersprings.

sho-ban rockland girls basketball 2019

Sho-Ban’s Reesha Pokibro (20) goes to the basket against heavy opposition from Rockland’s Evie Waite (10), middle, and Eryn Parrish (25), right, Jan. 11 at Sho-Ban.