Southern Idaho boys' and girls' teams sweep All-Star Basketball Game
The southern Idaho boys’ and girls’ teams swept the third annual Statewide All-Star Games, which are sanctioned by the Idaho High School Activities Association, April 8 at North Idaho College’s Christianson Gym in Coeur d’Alene.
The southern Idaho girls’ team beat the northern Idaho girls’ team 103-46. Kolay Mickelson of Highland High School scored 17 points for the southern Idaho girls’ team, which is currently unbeaten in the Statewide All-Star Games. The southern Idaho boys won their matchup with the northern Idaho team 109-101. Bo Gregg of Lewiston High School scored a game-high of 23 points for the northern Idaho boys’ team.
Cammy Dranginis of Skyview High School was chosen as the All-Star Game girls’ MVP with a game-high of 17 points. Andrew Swartz, also of Skyview, earned the MVP award for the boys’ game with a team-high 21 points in addition to an impressive dunk over two defenders in the slam dunk competition.
The northern Idaho teams ruled the three-point shooting contest. Sandpoint High School’s Ashleigh Mire won the contest with a total of 16 three-point shots. Mire’s win in the final round against Coeur d’Alene High School’s Matt Palmer gave the girls the win for the second straight year.
Skyview High School’s Louie Beech of the southern Idaho boys’ team won the slam dunk competition earning a perfect 50 of 50 possible points with a between the legs, two-handed reverse dunk. Post Falls High School’s Kyle Turpin earned second place with his one-handed dunk over the top of another person.
Boys’ scoring totals were: South—Andrew Swartz of Skyview, 21; Brady Jardine of Twin Falls, 20; Wil Carter of Highland, 12; Dustin Elliott of Hillcrest, 12; Brandon Stokes of Twin Falls, 12; Josh Smith of Mountain View, 8; Zach Dietz of Jerome, 7; Brett Vriesman of Twin Falls, 7; Louie Beech of Skyview, 4; Jared Felgenhauer of Fruitland, 4; Ulises Trejo of Snake River, 2; Tadd Green of Carey, 0. North— Bo Gregg of Lewiston, 23; Beau Blewett of Lewiston, 12; Cody Line of Moscow, 12; Kyle Turpin of Post Falls, 12; Ryan Gallia of Lakeland, 11; Matt Palmer of Coeur d’Alene, 9; Jay Leighton of Lapwai, 7; Michael Brewer of Sandpoint, 5; Matt Rice of Bonners Ferry, 5; Cody Smith of Coeur d’Alene, 3; Brad Bemis of Lake City, 2; Jacob Conboy of Kellogg, 0; Matt Rouse of Post Falls Christian Academy, 0.
Girls’ scoring totals were: South—Cammy Dranginis of Skyview, 17; Kolay Mickelson of Highland, 17; Whitney Owen of Vallivue, 13; Kandace Dalton of Burley, 11; Katie Strunk of Shoshone, 11; Shawna McElroy of Timberline, 10; Brittanie Toone of Gooding, 10; Izzy Walker of Lapwai, 9; Jennica Cotterell, 5. North—Ashleigh Mire of Sandpoint, 12; Kelly Scott of Moscow, 12; Kelsey Taylor of Moscow, 8; Kendal Burt of Sandpoint, 4; Jackie Lenz of Coeur d’Alene, 3; Jennifer Youngwirth of Bonners Ferry, 3; Brigitte Boucher of Lakeland, 2; Sue James, 0; Hailey Yount of Priest River, 0.For More Information
NIC Athletics Director Al Williams, (208) 665-5458Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2006