A fight to the finish, Minico holds off Twin Falls for Great Basin title
Spartans finish regular season at 9-0
RUPERT, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — After being tied at 6, Minico started the third quarter scoring on their first possession, and outscored the Bruins 20-13 in the second half to win 26-19.
Minico’s Jafeth Bendele rushed for 245 yards and all four of their touchdowns, while Joseph Terry and JT Garza combined for 134 yards. As a team they rushed for 354 yards.
Twin Falls rushed for 189 yards with 164 of them coming from James Noorlander.
Jace Mahlke was 6/14 for 49 yards and a touchdown.
The Bruins also blocked a punt they ran back for a touchdown. It’s unclear who blocked the punt.
The Spartans improve to 9-0, while the Bruins are 7-2.
Canyon Ridge 34, Burley 26: The Bobcats led 21-0 at halftime before the Riverhawks made a valiant comeback to win the game.
Jerome 26, Wood River 18: The Tigers finish the season with a win on Senior Night.
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