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October 16th, 2013
THOMAS â€” For the five senior on the Snake River High School volleyball team Wednesday night's regular season finale against Marsh Valley was not only senior night and the chance to lock up the top spot in next week's 3A Fifth District volleyball tournament, it was also the final time the group which has played together since fourth grade would play together at Snake River High School.
POCATELLO â€” A week ago the Preston girls soccer team cost the Blackfoot Lady Broncos a first round bye in this week's 4A District 5/6 tournament with a 3-2 season ending win in Preston.
Tuesday the Lady Broncos had chance at redemption as the two met at Century High School in the district tournament with a berth in Thursday's district title game on the line.
By JASON ENES
ARIMO â€“ What a difference a week makes.
When the Snake River and Marsh Valley High School boys soccer teams met in Thomas a week ago for the Panthers senior night the visitors from Arimo took care of business earning s a 5-0 victory.
Connor Montgomery rushed for 221 yards to lead Firth to a 41-40 Nuclear League victory over Salmon on Friday night.
The Cougars (6-1, 3-0) led 20-0 early and had a 27-19 halftime lead.
Salmon quarterback Jedd Tibbitts led the Savages back with three rushing touchdowns and one through the air but Firth hung on for the win.
The Cougars will be at North Fremont on Friday.
FIRTH 41, SALMON 40
Score by quarter unavailable.
RUSHING--Firth: Connor Montgomery 23-221, Nick Andersen 7-17, Jackson Thompson 10-24, Dalton Cate 2-1. Salmon: unavailable.
Kaden Schmidt passed for 128 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as Shelley defeated Sugar-Salem 27-8 in District Six play on Friday.
Randy Bauer rushed for 57 yards and a score and Josh Hathaway had a 42-yard touchdown as the Russets (5-1, 1-0) rolled up 268 yards of total offense.
Sugar-Salem (4-2, 0-1) opened the scoring with Jordan's Godby's 35-yard touchdown, but didn't score again until Shelley's Jacob Sutherlin was tackled in the end zone at the end of the third quarter.
Shelley â€“ 0 14 7 6 -- 27
Sugar-Salem â€“ 6 0 2 0 â€“ 8
Morning News â€” Bob Hudson
Shad Walker (59) leads the play for Collin Bingham (11) during Snake Riverâ€™s win over American Falls on Friday.
Before Friday Wyatt Volger hadn't played much varsity football for Snake River.
Vogler almost certainly earned more playing time after rushing for 170 yards and 3 touchdowns to help the Panthers (3-3, 1-0 District Five) defeated American Falls 42-0.
"My teammates told me to treat it like a JV game," Vogler said. "Just go out and do your job.
A week ago when Blackfoot took to the field of Thunder Stadium they lost quarterback Taylor Pearson to a concussion, coach Stan Buck was ejected from the game and the team went home with a 27-21 loss.
Friday night the Broncos returned to Thunder Stadium to take on Hillcrest and former Blackfoot assistant Jeff Marshall for the first time.
After coming so close to earning a victory last week, the Broncos finally got over the hump as three Kylar Haddon second quarter touchdowns and a 37-yard field goal from Gabby Botello were enough for a 24-6 victory.
BLACKFOOT â€” Before the season began Blackfoot boys soccer coach Liam Pope said his team had one goal for the 2013 season and that was to earn one of the top two seeds in the 4A District 5/6 tournament and the first round bye.
With one strike off the leg of senior Ozzy Oseguera and some tough back lien defense the Broncos earned a 1-0 win, the number two seed and a first round bye in the district tournament.
POCATELLO â€”Â Over the years the Century and Blackfoot boys soccer teams have been involved in some memorable games with each team taking their fair share of victories.
But Tuesday's meeting at Century had implications on seeding for this weekend's 4A District 5/6 tournament.
THOMAS â€”Â Maybe it was the emotion of senior night or the fact that the Snake River Lady Panthers were playing under the lights on Harrison Field, a place they normally do not play, whatever the reason was the team did not look comfortable.