BURLEY, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) The second-ranked team in the state closing in on capturing the Great Basin Conference title.
Burley is undefeated in conference play, but Twin Falls who beat Minico Wednesday night, is only one game back.
The Tigers came to town, looking to take over third place.
The Bobcats got off to a sluggish start and Jerome took advantage. Austin Bell drives to the hoop, sneaks a pass into Cole Baker and the senior helps the tigers strike first. He had nine points.
Off the Andrew Ferrin miss, Burley's Jackson Hill in the right place at the right time for the putback, he too had nine.
On the other end, Austin Bell had a team-high 12 points and helped Jerome produce a seven point lead, before Hill got this nice offensive putback.
At one point, Jerome led 15-7, but then Burley inched its way back and took the lead midway through the second quarter.
In the end, this one belonged to the Bobcats, 73-54. Burley's Jace Whiting posted a game-high 20 points and teammate Andrew Ferrin added 15. James Slone scored 12 for the Tigers.
Twin Falls 66, Minico 53: Mitchell Brizee and Winston Duggan each produced 18 points for the Bruins. Leading the way for the Spartans, Regan Povlsen and Kobe Matsen who had 13.
DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL SCORE:
Declo 64, Wendell 28