Canyon Ridge 1, Twin Falls 1
TWIN FALLS — The first meeting this season between the cross-town rivals ended in a tie Thursday at Twin Falls High School.
Canyon Ridge’s Jorge Sosa scored the first goal in the second half, and Sergio Varela tied it up with an assist from Champ Gaske.
Canyon Ridge (9-2-1, 5-2-1) remained No. 2 in the Great Basin Conference standings, one win ahead of Burley. The Riverhawks play at Preston on Saturday.
The next game for the Bruins (3-4-5, 2-2-4) is Monday at Canyon Ridge.
Community School 3, Bliss 2
BLISS — The Cutthroats came back from a 2-0 halftime deficit to hand the Bears their first loss of the season.
Community School also avenged its 5-2 loss to Bliss on August 29, and it took a half game lead for first place in the High Desert Conference standings.
Fletcher Stumph and Henry Cherp scored the first two goals for the Cutthroats, and Cash Dart nailed the winner with about 10 minutes remaining.
“Despite the loss, we needed this game in order to know what we need to work on in preparation for Districts,” Bliss coach Dustin Henkelmann said in an email. “You never want to lose a game from a two goal lead, but now we can use this loss as a new starting point for the rest of the season.”
Community School (10-3, 8-1) hosts Wendell on Monday.
Steven Rubio and Ferny Marez scored for Bliss (8-1, 7-1), which plays at Wendell on Tuesday.
Buhl 2, Gooding 1
GOODING — The Indians held off the Senators Thursday for a High Desert Conference road win.
Victor Quezada and Mauricio Velazquez scored for Buhl (5-5-1, 3-4-1), which hosts Filer on Tuesday.
Miguel Rodriguez scored for Gooding (), which hosts Canyon Ridge JV on Friday.
Declo 2, Filer 0
FILER — The Hornets leapfrogged the Wildcats for third place in the High Desert Conference standings with Thursday’s shutout victory.
Micah Mensing and Trey Smyer both scored for Declo (4-3-2 overall and in conference) hosts Gooding on Tuesday.
Filer (5-5-2, 3-4-1) plays at Buhl the same day.
Gooding 2, Buhl 0
GOODING — Staying aggressive finally paid off for the Senators with their first win of the season.
Gooding scored its first goal halfway through the first half on an assist from Keely Wolfe to Jocelyne Rios, giving Gooding a 1-0 lead at the break. Rios added her second goal on a shot to the corner in the second half.
“I’m just so proud of the girls,” said Gooding coach Chris Thompson. “They stuck in there when we were not winning and just knew we would win eventually. Buhl had multiple shots that just missed going in the back of the net.”
Gooding (1-5-2) hosts Burley on Saturday. Buhl hosts Filer on Tuesday.
Declo 2, Filer 1
FILER — After Idanna Cobb gave the Wildcats the 1-0 lead at the break, Halee Whitehead scored two goals for the Hornets in the second half to give Declo the win.
“The first half we struggled,” said Declo coach Jeralee Jones. ”We weren’t playing together and had no communication. The second half, the girls played well together with positive talk among themselves and had good passing.”
Jones said Declo had 24 shots on goal and the Hornets’ goalie, Kamree Williams, recorded nine saves.
Declo (7-2) hosts Gooding on Tuesday, and Filer is at Gooding on Thursday.
Community School 10, Bliss 0
BLISS — The Cutthroats shut out the host Bears in improving to 12-0-1 overall and 9-0 in the High Desert Conference.
Junior Lily Fitzgerald recorded a hat trick and also had three assists. Ella Viesturs and Molly Milgard each had two goals and Grace Pepin, Addie Rafford and Anik Zarkos added single goals. Viesturs also had an assist.
Community School hosts Wendell on Monday, and Bliss is at Wendell on Tuesday.
Buhl 3, Filer 1
BUHL – The Indians earned their first Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference win of the season 25-19, 27-25, 15-25, 25-12 on Thursday.
“We’ve talked a lot about coming together as a team and leadership on the court. Tonight they started to communicate with each other,” Buhl coach Denny Moretto said. “To see them drop a set in the third and win definitively in the fourth was amazing.”
Kylie Crossland had 11 kills for Buhl (5-5, 1-3), which hosts Wendell Tuesday.
Filer hosts Declo on Saturday.
Oakley 3, Valley 0
HAZELTON – The Hornets remained undefeated in Snake River Conference play after beating the Vikings 25-13, 25-15, 25-10 on Thursday.
Oakley had 20 kills, 18 digs and nine aces as a team. Valley had 12 kills and three blocks.
The Hornets (11-1, 6-0) play at Raft River on Tuesday, and Valley (2-4 in conference) is at Glenns Ferry the same day.
Lighthouse Christian 3, Murtaugh 0
TWIN FALLS — Lighthouse Christian improved to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the Northside Conference with the home shutout of Murtaugh, 25-16, 25-12, 25-14.
The Lions pounded down 37 kills with the leading hitter, senior Haylee Grossman, who finishing with 17, followed by Gracie Cover with nine. Senior setter Sabrina De Jong dished out 31 assists.
Lighthouse Christian hosts Richfield, and Murtaugh is at Camas County on Tuesday.
Hagerman 3, Glenns Ferry 0
GLENNS FERRY — Sage Wootan had five kills in the 25-8, 25-12, 25-13 Snake River Conference home loss to the Pirates.
Aubri Achabal led Hagerman with 12 kills, Teresa Dailey had 14 assists and Tristyn Hulme and Brenna Firth each had 10 aces.
Hagerman (5-5, 3-2) hosts Shoshone and Glenns Ferry hosts Valley on Tuesday.
Shoshone 3, Raft River 0
SHOSHONE — Shoshone picked up a home Snake River Conference win with the 25-6, 25-6, 25-13 victory over Raft River.
Monce Rivas led the Indians offense with seven kills followed by Allysen Huyser with five. Bailee Owens and Patti Fitzgerald combined for 11 assists.
Shoshone (6-5, 5-1) is at Hagerman and Raft River hosts Oakley on Tuesday.
Community School 3, Richfield 0
RICHFIELD — The Cutthroats shut out the host Tigers, 25-13, 25-10, 25-23 to claim the road Northside Conference win. No details were available.
Community School is at Murtaugh and Richfield travels to Lighthouse Christian on Tuesday.
Dietrich 3, Hansen 1
DIETRICH — The Blue Devils dropped the first set in the home North Side Conference match but won the next three to finish with the win, 18-25, 25-13, 25-11, 15-10.
Dietrich senior Jaxen Eggleston recorded a team-high 16 kills, followed by Matigan Bingham with 11 and Quincie Christiansen with eight. Setter Alexi Hagen passed out 25 assists and Brianna Astle had 13.
For the Dietrich defense, Cassandra Berthelson picked up 10 digs, Bingham had nine and Astle eight.
Dietrich travels to Castleford and Hansen hosts Twin Falls Christian Academy on Tuesday.
Kimberly 3, Wendell 0
WENDELL — The Bulldogs defeated the Trojans in a nonconference match, 25-7, 25-10, 25-9.
Kimberly (6-1, 4-0 SCIC) hosts Declo on Wednesday.