State Basketball Pairings Take Shape
A couple of games remain to be played but right now the pairings for next weeks State Tournament in boys basketball are taking shape.
What we know in 5A is Lewiston will play Mountain View in the opening game of the 5A tournament next Thursday at the Ford Idaho Center at 1:15 p.m. Also firm is the 6:15 p.m. showdown between Madison and Centennial.
The remainder of the 5A lineup will be decided after Fridays Rocky Mountain-Boise shootout for the 5A District 3 title on 630 The Fan. That game will be played at Capital High. Both teams have already qualified for state but placing in the brackets will be determined by who wins.
Also, Capital plays Post Falls in a play-in game Saturday, the winner will play at 8 p.m. Thursday against either Rocky or Boise. Bonneville of Idaho Falls also qualified for the tournament and will play either Rocky or Boise at 3 p.m. Thursday.
In 4A State Tournament action at Borah High, Bishop Kelly, Middleton and Vallivue will represent the Valley. BK will play either Burley or Jerome at 3 p.m. Thursday, Middleton will take on Idaho falls at 6:15 p.m. while Vallivue will tangle with either Burley or Jerome to end the first round.
630 The Fan will keep you posted all weekend and we'll be airing selected 5A games from the Ford Idaho Center.