Kimberly advances to quarterfinals after dominant win; local roundup
Kimberly, the SCIC champion hosted Teton Friday night, the teams haven't played each other in about a decade.
Kimberly up 28–6 over the eastern Idaho school, looking for more deep in the second quarter. Braxton Hammond finds Trevor Christensen in the middle for a first down and a lot more.
The sophomore breaks free for a touchdown, the end zone just ahead.
The Bulldogs went into the break, leading 35–6.
But then Teton is not going anywhere. They came out with a mission in the third.
Carson Riley picked off Hammond, he returns it about 15 yards, giving the Redskins great field position with plenty of time left on the clock. On third down, Dusty Hess' pass is headed right for Kyler Schulz, but he drops it in the end zone. The senior disappointed in himself.
Now Teton has a second chance, on fourth down, Hess finds a wide open Luke Thompson, breakdown on coverage for Kimberly, leads to an easy Teton TD for the sophomore tight end. The Bulldogs answer right back on the ensuing drive.
Hammond feeling more of himself, connects with Dallin Weaver who pulls it out of the air, approximately 50 yard reception for the junior who made a great catch on the go.
Then McKade Huft punches it in, Kimberly up 42–12.
But credit Teton with heart and Hess with a gutsy performance, bouncing off multiple defenders. It's just not enough as Kimberly wins easily, 56–18.
The Bulldogs face the winner of Fruitland, Kellogg next week.
In eight man action, Dietrich knocked off North Gem on the road, 36–32.
Now the Blue Devils face Lighthouse next week.
Murtaugh fell to Mackay, 48–32 to end the season.
In 1A D-II play, Valley is the Snake River Conference champion, after tripling Grace's score with the final of 64–22.
Raft River sneaks by Oakley, 28–22.