Day one of Sawtooth Girls Basketball District Championships in the books

SHOSHONE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) The Sawtooth Conference Girls Basketball Tournament is underway at Shoshone High School. The fans coming in droves to support their respective teams.

No. 3 Hansen versus No. 6 Lighthouse: The Huskies found themselves in a seven point hole with less than two minutes to go in the game.

Rakel Williams crashed the offensive rebounds, to make it a five point contest, she had 15 points on the evening. But that's as close as Hansen got.

Lighthouse went to the line quite a bit down the stretch, credit Trudy Millenkamp with clutch free throws, she sank them both. But Lauren Gomez was the x-factor for Lighthouse, she posted a game-high 21 points as the Lions advanced to the semi-final game with the 46-37 win.
The Huskies now face elimination.

Meanwhile, in the nightcap, the No. 2 Red Devils hoped to avoid an upset from the No. 7 Camas Mushers.

Murtaugh looked sharp early on. Ashtyn Hurd used her presence down low to put the home team on the board.

On their next possession, Lisa Ambriz drained the long range jumper. Murtaugh already up 6-0, make it 9-0 on this three by Jenna Benites, she had 14 points.

Camas finally gets on the board due to this floater by Ashly Botz. The Mushers trying to stay in this game, but it's hard when Murtaugh has the height down low and can pull down the offensive boards.

The Red Devils win this one easily, 63-37.

It's Murtaugh and Lighthouse in the semi-final Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Camas plays Hansen at 4:30 in a loser-out game.

In earlier action, Dietrich edged past Hagerman to advance to the other semi-final. While Carey had no problem with Castleford.

Dietrich and Carey battle it out at 6 p.m. for a spot in the championship. Hubert paced the Blue Devils with 15 points, while Astle added 14. For the Pirates it's Alana Floyd with 14 points and Wadsworth with 13.

Castleford tangles with Hagerman at 3 p.m. in a loser-out game.



 
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