Malad-Aberdeen boys basketball 2019

Malad's Trever Howe (23) is defended by Aberdeen's Payton Foster (5) and Mitchell Spence (left) during their game Friday, Feb. 1 at Aberdeen High School.

BOYS BASKETBALL

MALAD 49, ABERDEEN 22

Malad hardly missed in Friday's 49-22 win at Aberdeen.

The Dragons made 9 of 14 3-pointers and 9 of 13 2-pointers for an overall shooting percentage of 66.7.

Malad outscored Aberdeen 23-1 in the third quarter.

“We just came out a little bit more intense,” Dragons coach Tony Gibbs said.

Bodee Ekstrom had 21 points to lead Malad (10-10, 3-4 2A District 5), which ends its regular season Tuesday at home against Soda Springs. Alec Feld scored 13 points for the Tigers (0-19, 0-6 2A District 5), who play Tuesday at Bear Lake.

RIGBY 57, HIGHLAND 43

Highland couldn’t hold its halftime lead and lost 57-43 on Friday at Rigby.

The Rams led 27-26 at halftime before being outscored 18-5 in the third quarter. The Rams (4-15, 0-5 5A District 5-6) have lost four games in a row and host Madison on Wednesday.

BLACKFOOT 62, BONNEVILLE 50

Blackfoot outscored Bonneville 21-7 in the third quarter of Friday's 62-50 home win.

The Broncos led 23-22 at halftime and widened their lead heading into the final eight minutes.

Reece Robinson scored 17 points for Blackfoot (9-10, 5-4 4A District 6), which ends its regular season Wednesday at Hillcrest.

SKYLINE 50, SHELLEY 40

Shelley's second-half rally came up short in Friday's 50-40 home loss to Skyline.

The Russets cut Skyline's 14-point halftime lead to 46-40 late in the fourth quarter, but the Grizzlies scored the game's final four points to seal the win.

“We dug ourselves a big hole the first half,” Shelley coach Wally Foster said. “We played super hard the second half. … We just couldn't quite get over the hump.”

Zeke Archibald scored nine points for the Russets (0-18, 0-9 4A District 6), who host Bonneville on Wednesday.

SNAKE RIVER 54, AMERICAN FALLS 49

American Falls’ furious rally came up short Friday as the squad lost 54-49 at home to Snake River.

The Beavers trailed by 20 points in the third quarter before cutting their deficit to three points with less than 40 seconds remaining in the final frame. American Falls never got closer than three points.

“The defense picked up, and we got going,” American Falls coach Chris Fehringer said.

Snake River’s Mitch Lindsay led all scorers with 16 points. American Falls’ Ethan Beutler poured in 15 points.

Snake River (12-6, 3-0 3A District 5) hosts South Fremont on Wednesday. American Falls (8-10, 0-3 3A District 5) hosts Marsh Valley on Wednesday.

SODA SPRINGS 54, MARSH VALLEY 34

Soda Springs’ defense came alive in the team’s 54-34 win Friday at home against Marsh Valley.

The Cardinals led 15-11 after the first quarter and 33-19 at halftime. Marsh Valley scored four points in the third frame.

“We hit some shots early and our defense was solid all night long,” Soda Springs coach Greg Bergholm said.

Jacob McNabb tallied 10 points for the Eagles. Brock Thompson and Logan Mumford had 15 points each for the Cardinals.

Soda Springs (5-14, 2-4 2A District 5) plays Tuesday at Malad. Marsh Valley (11-7, 1-1 3A District 5) plays Wednesday at American Falls.

BEAR LAKE 56, WEST SIDE 48

Owen Teuscher scored 18 points in Bear Lake’s 56-48 home win Friday against West Side.

The Bears fell behind 10-9 after the first quarter before leading 24-20 at halftime and 43-32 after 24 minutes of play. Stockton Brown led West Side with 19 points.

“We made enough plays to get the lead. … We maintained the rest of the way,” Bear Lake coach Brandon Carlsen said.

Bear Lake (15-2, 5-1 2A District 5) hosts Aberdeen on Tuesday. West Side (11-8, 6-1 2A District 5) hosts Rich (Utah) on Saturday.

NORTH GEM 58, TAYLOR’S CROSSING 20

North Gem beat Taylor’s Crossing 58-20 on Friday at home to win its fifth consecutive game.

The Cowboys held Taylor’s Crossing to six points in the second half.

“Our defense was good,” Rockland coach Kevin McLain said. “We were able to work on some stuff with districts coming up.”

Bronx Holbrook had a game-high 12 points, and the Cowboys (16-3, 12-1 1A DII District 5-6) close the regular season Wednesday at home against Rockland.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

IDAHO FALLS 51, SHELLEY 43

Shelley’s season came to an end Friday after a 51-43 loss to Idaho Falls in a loser-out game of the 4A District 6 tournament at Hillcrest High.

The Russets led 21-15 at halftime but were outscored 36-22 over the final 16 minutes of play.

Kassidy Arzola scored a game-high 18 points for Shelley, which finished the season 1-19.

WRESTLING

HIGHLAND AT DICK FLEISCHMANN CLASSIC

Highland went 3-0 Friday in the Dick Fleischmann Classic at Pocatello High School.

The Rams beat Eagle 53-34, North Fremont 64-15 and Sugar-Salem 49-31.

Calvin Hewett, Kellan Sagendorf, Davis Dobson, Max Anderton, Jonas Anderson and Logan George went 3-0 for Highland, which concludes the tournament Saturday.

POCATELLO AT DICK FLEISCHMANN CLASSIC

Pocatello went 1-2 Friday in the Dick Fleischmann Classic, the Indians' home tournament.

Poky beat Skyview 41-40, and fell to North Fremont 42-27 and Sugar-Salem 54-35.

Jorsh Ronquillo, Kobe Felde and Lorenzo Brower went 3-0 for the Indians, who finish the tournament Saturday.

CENTURY AT DICK FLEISCHMANN CLASSIC

Century went 2-1 Friday in the Dick Fleischmann Classic at Pocatello High School.

The Diamondbacks beat Eagle 45-35, Hillcrest 77-7 and lost to Sugar-Salem 42-37.

Canyon Mansfield, Ryeker Andersen, Easton Millward and Alex Apel went 3-0 for the D-backs, who conclude the tournament Saturday.

PRESTON AT DICK FLEISCHMANN CLASSIC

Preston lost to Boise 54-36 and came up short against Eagle 64-18 on Friday in the Dick Fleischmann Classic at Pocatello High School.

Joshua Seamons won two bouts, including one via forfeit.

The Indians conclude the tournament Saturday.

MARSH VALLEY AT DICK FLEISCHMANN CLASSIC

Marsh Valley went 2-1 Friday in the Dick Fleischmann Classic at Pocatello High School.

The Eagles beat Mountain Home 48-29 and downed Thunder Ridge 46-42, while losing to Jerome 62-18.

Brady Dahlke went 3-0 for Marsh Valley, which concludes the tournament Saturday.

CHALLIS INVITE

Six local wrestlers qualified for the semifinals during Friday’s Challis Invite at Challis High.

Shelley’s Kolton Stacey (98 pounds), Brock Deroache (98), and Taylor Balmforth (152) made the final four, as did Aberdeen's Fernando Rosales (126), Ben Velasco (132), and Abel Torres (152). The wrestlers will continue competition Saturday.

Shelley is in ninth place with 48 points, while Aberdeen is 10th with 43 points.

BLACKFOOT 54, SNAKE RIVER 29

Blackfoot out-dueled Snake River 54-29 on Friday.

Tommy Gallamore (132 pounds), Michael Edwards (160), Nick Chappell (170) and Payton Woodland (195) notched pins for the Broncos. Rogelio Caldera (152) won via fall for the Panthers, and Emilio Caldera (120) won by true fall.

FRIDAY'S BOX SCORES

BOYS BASKETBALL

BLACKFOOT 62, BONNEVILLE 50

Bonneville 11 11 7 21—50

Blackfoot 13 10 21 18—62

Bonneville (50) Hostert 13, Stoddard 3, Johnson 12, Judy 11, McDonald 3, Trane 8.

Blackfoot (62) Hale 15, Robinson 17, Shelley 13, Young 7, Thomas 3, Delora 5, Arroyo 2.

SKYLINE 50, SHELLEY 40

Skyline 11 18 7 14 — 50

Shelley 7 8 14 11 — 40

Skyline (50) E. Taylor 4, Hansen 6, Simpson 9, C. Taylor 10, Wilding 11, Pabst 10.

Shelley (40) Hanson 5, McBride 6, Wray 5, Austin 7, Killpack 8, Archibald 9.

SNAKE RIVER 54, AMERICAN FALLS 49

Snake River 9 19 15 11 — 54

American Falls 11 5 7 25 — 49

Snake River (49) Young 6, Ibarra 6, Isom 15, Lindsay 16, Gilbert 4, Wray 2, Albertson 5.

American Falls (49) Beutler 15, Fehringer 10, Howell 6, Kress 12, Ralphs 6

SODA SPRINGS 54, MARSH VALLEY 34

Marsh Valley 11 8 4 11 — 34

Soda Springs 15 18 6 15 — 54

Marsh Valley (34) Marshall 3, T. Wissenbach 7, Campbell 3, D. Wissenbach 6, Hansen 5, McNabb 10.

Soda Springs (54) Mumford 15, B. Thompson 15, Cunningham 7, Seelos 4, Nielsen 4, D. Thompson 5, McWilliams 4.

BEAR LAKE 56, WEST SIDE 48

West Side 10 10 12 16 — 56

Bear Lake 9 15 19 13 — 48

West Side (48) Beckstead 6, Nielsen 3, Brown 19, Shurflfif 8, Robinson 6, J. Moser 2, Frankman 3.

Bear Lake (56) Carlsen 9, Shaul 5, Alleman 3, Schwarting 2, Teuscher 18, Petersen 13, Schreiber 6.

MALAD 49, ABERDEEN 22

Malad 11 12 23 3 — 49

Aberdeen 4 13 1 4 — 22

Malad (49) Ward 2, Bingham 3, Tripp 6, Shulz 1, Howe 16, Ekstrom 21.

Aberdeen (22) Foster 5, Petersen 2, Feld 13, Klassen 2.

NORTH GEM 58, TAYLOR’S CROSSING 20

Taylor's Crossing 7 7 3 3 — 20

North Gem 22 9 19 8 — 58

Taylor's Crossing (20) Davis 3, Hansen 2, Hendleberg 5, Boone 1, Shannon 9.

North Gem (58) Leavitt 4, Freeman 8, Parker 2, Bagley 5, Neese 6, Corta 6, Holbrook 12, Cooper 9, Bodily 6.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

IDAHO FALLS 51, SHELLEY 43

Shelley 5 16 11 11 — 43

Idaho Falls 6 9 20 16 — 51

Shelley (43) Kidman 6, Kassidy Arzola 18, Downs 2, Benson 5, Leal 11, Vega 1.

Idaho Falls (51) Goddard 3, Williams 6, K. Burton 5, Hillam 13, Burton 13, Moss 9, Tucker 2.