HIGHLAND 2, MADISON 1
Garrison Smith scored both of Highland’s goals in a 2-1 home win over Madison on Thursday.
The Rams built a two-goal lead by the ninth minute before holding on.
Highland (2-3-1, 1-0 5A District 5-6) plays Tuesday at Shelley.
BLACKFOOT 4, BONNEVILLE 0
Blackfoot bulldozed Bonneville 4-0 on Thursday at home.
Misa Reyna had a hat trick, while Bryce Cornell added a goal.
“We’ve still got to go forward with a little bit more tempo,” Broncos coach Liam Pope said. “But I thought we controlled the ball and passed and we were patient.”
Blackfoot (2-2, 2-0 4A District 6) plays Monday at Idaho Falls.
AMERICAN FALLS 5, MARSH VALLEY 0
American Falls jumped ahead 4-0 by halftime in a 5-0 home win against Marsh Valley on Thursday.
The scorers were Jose Jaime, Kevin Gonzalez, Brian Martinez, Alex Cabrera and David Torres.
“We started out strong and then we were able to maintain our lead,” Beavers assistant coach Caroline Wight said. “We’re just working on different combinations and they’re doing a nice job working together.”
American Falls (4-0-1, 1-0 3A District 5) hosts Filer and Buhl on Saturday. Marsh Valley (2-2, 1-1 3A District 5) plays Friday at Thunder Ridge.
SNAKE RIVER 3, ABERDEEN 1
Snake River rolled Aberdeen in Thursday’s 3-1 home win.
The Panthers led 2-0 by halftime and got their goals from Julian Martinez, Rubi Trejo and Arim Deloera.
“We knew we had to win,” Snake River coach Jose Carranza said. “It’s a district game. We just tried to put our heads together and focus on the game.”
The Panthers (2-4, 1-0 3A District 5) play Saturday at American Falls against Buhl and Filer. Aberdeen plays Saturday at Firth.
MADISON 6, HIGHLAND 2
Madison broke a 1-1 tie into an easy 6-2 home win Thursday against Highland.
Aubrey Hymas scored both goals for the Rams (3-3-1, 0-1 5A District 5-6), who host Shelley on Tuesday.
BONNEVILLE 8, BLACKFOOT 2
Blackfoot was overwhelmed in an 8-2 loss at Bonneville on Thursday.
Dessi Sanchez scored both of the Broncos’ goals, with the second coming off a free kick.
Blackfoot (0-4, 0-2 4A District 6) hosts Idaho Falls on Monday.
MARSH VALLEY 3, AMERICAN FALLS 1
American Falls fell 3-1 against Marsh Valley on Thursday at home.
Halle Romero accounted for the Beavers’ only goal, coming in the final stretch of the match.
“We need to value possessions much more,” American Falls coach Nate Armstrong said. “We gave the ball up too easily.”
American Falls (2-3, 1-1 3A District 5) plays Saturday at Buhl against the Indians and Filer. Marsh Valley (5-0, 2-0 3A District 5) hosts Thunder Ridge on Saturday.
ABERDEEN 4, SNAKE RIVER 2
Aberdeen scored three second-half goals to pull away from Snake River in a 4-2 road win Thursday.
The Panthers’ Emyrie Adams scored and assisted on Cara Pugmire’s goal to put her team ahead 2-1 at halftime.
“They adjusted, and they got some really fast forwards and we couldn’t keep up with their breakaways,” Snake River coach Becky Young said.
The Panthers (0-5, 0-2 3A District 5) host American Falls on Tuesday. Aberdeen (1-2, 1-1 3A District 5) plays Saturday at Firth.
WEST SIDE 3, LOGAN (UT) 2
West Side mounted a 3-2 comeback win at Logan (Utah) on Thursday.
The Pirates lost their first two sets, 23-25, 13-15, before winning their next three, 26-24, 25-18, 15-13.
“It was quite the game,” West Side coach MeLinda Royer said. “We pulled it together to win.”
The Pirates (3-2) play Sept. 14 at Preston against the Indians and Marsh Valley.
ROCKLAND 3, RICHFIELD 0
Rockland routed Richfield 3-0 in Thursday’s home match by scores of 25-8, 25-11, 25-13.
The Bulldogs’ stat leaders were Angie Lee (17 assists), Kiersley Boyer (three kills, three blocks) and Evie Waite (six kills).
Rockland coach Shalissa Tomkinson was happy that plenty of players had a chance to play Thursday.
The Bulldogs (4-0, 2-0 1A DII District 5-6) play Tuesday at Murtaugh against the Red Devils and Carey.
NORTH GEM 3, GRACE LUTHERAN 1
GRACE LUTHERAN 3, SHO-BAN 0
Grace Lutheran split Thursday’s home tri-match, losing 3-1 to North Gem and sweeping Sho-Ban.
The Royals beat North Gem in the first set before losing the next three. Against the Chiefs, Grace Lutheran started out strong again with a 25-6 first-set win before cruising to victory.
“I liked how we battled with North Gem, huge improvement over last night,” Royals coach Ryan Strehlow said. “Emma Grayson and Aurora Rodriguez played huge for us tonight.”
Grace Lutheran plays Sept. 17 against Rockland at Clark County. North Gem plays Saturday in the West Jefferson tournament. Sho-Ban plays Sept. 12 at Mackay.
Malad at Dam-Run Minico Invite
Rylee Jacobsen led Malad in the Dam-Run Minico Invite on Thursday.
She was the only Dragon with a top-40 finish, placing 18th with a time of 22 minutes, 45.7 seconds in the girls race.
Kali Miller was the second-fastest Malad girls runner, finishing 43rd with a time of 24:35.7.
The Malad boys were led by Chase Richardson, who crossed the finish line 55th and recorded a time of 19:59.3. Teammate Austin Nalder placed 63rd with a time of 20:09.1.
The Dragons finished last in the boys and girls team standings.