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GIRLS SOCCER

HIGHLAND 4, PRESTON 0

Highland celebrated senior day with a 4-0 home win Wednesday against Preston.

Aubrey Hymas scored twice and Rylee Wardel scored once for the Rams. Preston also had an own goal.

“They just played well as a team today,” Highland coach Korbie Vaughan said. “I was impressed with that. They all came out and played hard for their seniors.”

Highland (8-5-1, 3-2 5A District 5-6) plays Tuesday at Rigby. Preston (9-3-2, 9-1-2 4A District 4-5) hosts Twin Falls on Saturday.

POCATELLO 3, JEROME 1

Pocatello closed its regular season with a 3-1 home win Wednesday over Jerome.

Adi Spillett scored twice and Gabby Madrid scored once for the Indians.

“(The) Poky ladies played beautiful soccer, possessed well and had a great senior night,” Poky coach Eric Davis said.

The Indians (10-1-3, 9-1-3 4A District 4-5) are either the No. 2 or 3 seed for the upcoming district tournament.

HILLCREST 3, BLACKFOOT 2

Blackfoot fell 3-2 at home Wednesday to Hillcrest.

Magaly Garcia and Ember Torres scored for the Broncos.

“We struggled a little bit in our midfield, but we adjusted at halftime and it was a different game,” Blackfoot coach Ramon Sanchez said.

The Broncos (1-12, 1-8 4A District 6) end the regular season Monday at Shelley.

BOYS SOCCER

JEROME 12, POCATELLO 0

Pocatello suffered its worst loss of the season Wednesday, 12-0 at Jerome. No further information was available.

Pocatello finished its regular season 1-13, 1-12 in 4A District 4-5.

BLACKFOOT 3, HILLCREST 2

Blackfoot overcame a 2-0 halftime hole to beat Hillcrest 3-2 on the road Wednesday.

Christopher Botello scored Blackfoot’s first two goals, and Manny Bartolo netted the game winner in the final 10 minutes.

“Our possession was really strong in the second half,” Broncos coach Liam Pope said. “We just created more chances, got people in the box, we got the ball into dangerous positions more in the second half.”

Blackfoot (5-7, 5-4 4A District 6) ends its regular season Monday at home against Shelley.

VOLLEYBALL

BLACKFOOT 3, HILLCREST 0

Kaitlyn Neff, Kayah Henderson and Karly Hurst starred in Blackfoot’s 3-0 sweep Wednesday at Hillcrest.

Broncos coach Alisha Nebeker highlighted Neff’s hitting, Henderson’s serving and Hurst’s court leadership in the win.

Blackfoot (11-11, 2-3 4A District 6) hosts Shelley on Thursday.

MALAD 3, WEST SIDE 2

Malad survived an up-and-down, back-and-forth match, beating West Side 3-2 on Wednesday in Dayton, 29-31, 25-6, 25-23, 21-25, 15-9.

“The girls played well. It was a good night to be a Pirate,” West Side coach MeLinda Royer said. “We just fell short in the last game.”

Royer highlighted the play of Jesse Mariscal (13 kills), the blocking of Kajsia Fuller, Emma Mariscal and Kenlee Nance, and Alyssa Crouch’s serve-receive.

West Side (5-7, 1-3 2A District 5) plays Thursday at Bear Lake. Malad (4-0 2A District 5) hosts a tournament on Friday and Saturday.

BEAR LAKE 3, SODA SPRINGS 1

Bear Lake rallied from a 1-0 deficit to upend Soda Springs 3-1 on the road Wednesday.

The Cardinals (7-2, 2-2 2A District 5) were led by Jalissa Balls’ .500 hitting percentage. They play Thursday at Aberdeen.

Chelsea Gundersen (16 kills) and Kalisha Parker (13 kills) led Bear Lake (2-1 2A District 5), which hosts West Side on Thursday.