The Grangeville boys basketball squad held visiting McCall-Donnelly to just five points during each of the first two quarters even as guard Layton Harris rained down three-point shots last Saturday night, Dec. 6.
For the third time in a week, Prairie doubled its opponent’s point total.
After struggling at Grangeville, the Kamiah boys regrouped quickly and nearly topped visiting Colton last Saturday, Dec. 6. The Kubs came within seconds of netting their first win of the season.
The combination of effective press defense and Kayla Schumacher's sharp shooting boosted Prairie to a 72-30 win over Clearwater Valley.
On a night Layton Harris rarely missed, Grangeville upended McCall 64-24.
Grangeville’s Michael Wilson was recognized every which way by the Central Idaho League coaches and will count the CIL “Offensive MVP” award the highest of three honors they directed to him.
To improve on last season, Grangeville need only win its first two state tournament games. That would put GHS in the title game, which the Bulldogs have not reached despite three tournament wins during the last two years.
Boys basketball previews
Defending their 2013 title but down 10 points during the fourth quarter of the 2A semifinal game last year, Grangeville charged back. Firth held on to win that one, and the Bulldogs — with a few sharpshooters to complement one of the classification’s top all-around players — appear primed for another tournament run.
The GHS football team will have a banquet dinner Tuesday night, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Oscars Restaurant. The restaurant will be reserved for football players and parents, grandparents, classmates, girlfriends and whoever wants to get out and honor our players and their successes.
On the opening night of boys basketball season, GHS senior Michael Wilson tallied 27 points and Grangeville defeated Kamiah 57-32.
Basketball schedule notes for Tuesday, Dec. 2.
In the aftermath of a 72-18 final score, it is clear that visiting Valley was wholly overmatched during the 1AD1 football championship game held at the Kibbie Dome last Friday night, Nov. 21.
Prairie 42, Moscow 40
With one free throw-powered victory already to their credit, Prairie again won on late makes at the foul line.
Prairie 72, Valley 18
Behind four first half touchdowns by Jake Bruner, the Prairie Pirates won the 1AD1 state football championship Friday night.
“...in the common degree of the moral, there is no virtue. Virtue is excellence...” — Adam Smith, 1759