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Wednesday, February 7, 2007

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Marsing fans upbeat during loss

Marsing High School girls basketball fans show their support during Saturday’s season-ending loss to Parma in the 2A District III Tournament at Vallivue High School in Caldwell. Although the game was out of hand late, the fans were still boisterous

Raiders lose third straight game

Frosty shooting sinks Marsing

Huskies’ stay in 2A district is a short one

Marsing High School’s girls basketball season ended last week as a frigid offense led to consecutive losses in the 2A District III Tournament.

The Huskies (5-17 overall) ended the year with eight straight defeats, including the final setback Saturday against Parma.

Whitney Rohrbacher spread her 12 points out over the final three quarters as the Panthers dispatched Marsing 45-29.

its way at the foul line, Parma was able to take control.

The Huskies were 13-for-18 from the free-throw line, but shot only 21 percent (8-for-38) from the floor.

Rohrbacher drained four of eight shots in the second half to pace Parma’s pull-away. '

Teammate Lacey LaPierre scored 10 of her 11 points before halftime, and Logan Smyser added eight.

Marsing’s Wittney Beckstead hit her first five free throws and finished 5-for-6 in a team-leading 13-point performance. But only four other players accounted for the rest of the Huskies’ eight points.

ran away with a first-round district tournament victory.

The Mustangs led 25-9 at the break behind eight points from LesAnn Harris.

Marsing managed just three points in the second quarter.

Owyhee County resident Emily Romero was 4-for-7 from the field to add eight points to the Mustangs’ effort.

The Huskies’ frozen field-goal showing began on this night as Marsing hit just nine of 36 shots (25 percent).

Marsing’s leading scorer was Elisa Moreno, who hit a pair of 3-pointers as part of her 3-for-10, eight-point showing.

The Huskies owned a narrow 9-8 lead after the first quarter as senior Sam Wilson sank three of four free throws as part of her game-opening five points.

But even with Marsing finding

Beckstead had five steals before fouling out.

Melba 52, Marsing 24 The Huskies committed 32 turnovers on Jan. 30, and Melba

Wilson and Taryn Chenoweth scored four points each.

Nichole Leavitt led all scorers with 14 points for Melba, which closed out the game with 20 points in the fourth quarter.

Rimrock High School junior Logan Thomas, right, drives up the floor against Homedale area resident Brandt Graber during the Raiders’ road game against Greenleaf Friends Academy during the Grizzlies 48-39 1A Western Idaho Conference South victory Friday night. Thomas was limited to 17 points, while Graber scored 11 for Greenleaf, which began the week alone in first place with Notus a half- game back. Rimrock ended the week with three straight losses. Rimrock is 5-5 in conference play and 10-8 overall. The Raiders, coached by veteran Gary Jones, have two games remaining in the regular season and hold a one-game lead over ilder for the No. 3 seed out of the 1A WIC South into the 1A District Three Tournament.

Marsing Huskies

GIRLS BASKETBALL BOYS BASKETBALL Congratulations on the great season!

Wednesday, Feb. 7, home vs. Cole Valley Christian, three games beginning at 4:45 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 9 at New Plymouth, three games beginning at 4:45 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2A District III Freshman Tournament, site TBA

Monday, Feb. 12, 2A District III Freshman Tournament, site TBA

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2A District III Varsity Tournament, Vallivue HS, Caldwell


Thursday, Feb. 8 at Homedale for tri-meet vs. Payette and Homedale Friday, Feb. 9 at New Plymouth

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