Twin Falls 3, Burley 0
BURLEY – The Bruins earned their first Great Basin Conference win of the season Tuesday against the conference’s other 4A state tournament participant last season.
“We were warmed up, we were ready,” Twin Falls coach B.J. Price said. “Confident going in, for sure, but that’s why you play the game.”
Twin Falls won the match 25-17, 25-23, 25-22.
“It was a fight back and forth there for a while. Still working on some things,” Price said. “That’s part of the growing as the season goes along.”
Whitney Solosobal had five kills, and Shelby Veenstra had 12 assists for the Bruins, who host Minico on Thursday. Burley (3-2) hosts Wood River the same day.
Minico 3, Canyon Ridge 0
RUPERT — The Spartans opened Great Basin Conference play with a 25-11, 25-16, 25-17 win over the Riverhawks.
Sunny Perry recorded a team-high 14 kills and 10 aces, and Saydi Anderson had 41 assists for Minico, which plays at Twin Falls on Thursday.
Canyon Ridge hosts Jerome the same day.
Wood River 3, Jerome 0
HAILEY — The Wolverines won their first Great Basin Conference match, beating the visiting Tigers, 25-21, 25-15, 25-20.
Annie Kaminski led Wood River with 11 kills, followed by Maya Hollister with eight and Emily Vandenberg with seven. Torie King passed out 15 assists and Vandenberg had four aces.
Wood River (4-5, 1-0) is at Burley and Jerome is at Canyon Ridge on Thursday.
Kimberly 3, Gooding 0
KIMBERLY — The host Bulldogs swept the Senators, 25-18, 25-14, 25-20 in a Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference match.
Kimberly senior Desi Overacre recorded a double-double with 13 kills and 24 assists. Zoey Brown was also in double figures in kills with 10. Ivy Burgess and Paydon Morrissey led the Bulldog defense at the net with two blocks each.
“We competed well,” said Kimberly coach Lawrence Pfefferle. ”I was happy with their intensity and the way they played overall. I thought it was one of our best matches so far this season.”
Kimberly hosts Shelley on Wednesday, and Gooding hosts Wendell on Thursday.
Filer 3, Buhl 0
FILER — Ella Fisher and Jaylee Bingham each had nine kills in leading the host Wildcats over the Indians 25-11, 25-23, 25-15 in the Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference match.
Jailyn Gartner dished out 20 assists and Halle Knight had eight serving aces. Kelsie Snyder led the Filer defense with 10 digs.
Filer (2-0, 1-0) hosts Wendell on Wednesday, and Buhl hosts Parma on Friday.
Oakley 3, Valley 0
OAKLEY — The Hornets picked up a home Snake River Conference win on Tuesday, defeating the Vikings, 25-19, 25-18, 25-15.
Senior Rachael Mitton led the Oakley offense with 11 kills, followed by Jaclyn Wybenga with six kills. Mitton completed her double-double with 17 digs, and Wybenga had nine. Kalli Manning also had four serving aces.
Oakley hosts Raft River and Valley hosts Glenns Ferry on Thursday.
Dietrich 3, Castleford 0
DIETRICH — Dietrich defeated North Side Conference foe Castleford, 25-14, 25-18, 25-23 in a nonconference match.
Blue Devils senior Jaxen Eggleston recorded a team-high eight kills, followed by Matigan Bingham with seven and Quincie Christiansen added five. Setters Alexi Hagen (12) and Brianna Astle (eight) combined for 20 assists.
Dietrich (1-2) travels to Hansen and Castleford is at Murtaugh on Thursday.
Twin Falls Christian Academy 3, Hansen 1
TWIN FALLS — The host Warriors defeated the Huskies. No other details were available.
Hansen hosts Dietrich and Twin Falls Christian Academy is at Camas County on Thursday.
Community School 2, Wendell 1
WENDELL — The Cutthroats avenged their first loss of the season last Tuesday to Bliss with a tight win over Wendell this Tuesday.
Cash Dart scored the Cutthroats’ first goal in the 11th minute, and Wendell tied it up four minutes later. Ridley Lindstrom broke a 1-1 tie in the 71st minute to give Community School the decisive lead.
Wendell goalkeeper Felipe Paniagua had 25 saves.
“He single-handedly kept the Trojans in the game with undoubtedly one of the most impressive goalkeeping displays I have ever seen by a high school goalkeeper,” Community School coach Richard Whitelaw said.
The Cutthroats (5-1, 3-1 High Desert Conference) next plays at Gooding on Thursday. Wendell (0-2-1 overall and in conference) hosts Filer the same day.
Filer 3, Gooding 0
FILER — The Wildcats cruised past the Senators for a High Desert Conference win.
Cody Ruiz scored two goals, and Jesus Lopez scored the other for Filer (2-1-1 overall and in conference), which plays at Wendell on Thursday.
Gooding (0-5-1, 0-4-1) hosts Community School the same day.
Buhl 2, Declo 2
BUHL — The High Desert Conference foes played to a tie on Tuesday.
The Indians led 2-1 at halftime, but Declo knotted it up in the second half, and nobody could find the net otherwise.
Tanner Walker and Israel Zarazua scored for Buhl (1-2-1 overall and in conference), which plays at Bliss on Thursday. Declo (2-1-2) hosts Bliss on Tuesday.
Declo 3, Buhl 2
BUHL — The Hornets held off the Indians for a High Desert Conference victory on Tuesday.
Declo led 2-1 at halftime.
“We had a lot of opportunities on goal, we just couldn’t finish,” Buhl coach Araceli Huicochea said. “A lot of hustle, but a lot of mistakes.”
Nancy Medrano scored the first goal, and Lina Garcia scored the second for the Indians (2-3, 2-2), who play at Bliss on Thursday. Declo (4-1 overall and in conference) hosts Bliss on Tuesday.
Community School 6, Wendell 0
WENDELL — The Cutthroats remained undefeated with an easy High Desert Conference win on Tuesday.
Community School scored three goals in each half. Christine Estep scored twice, while Crosby Boe, Lily Fitzgerald, Kate Weatherholtz and Anik Zarkos each scored once.
Wendell goalkeeper Naile Ramirez made 24 saves.
The Cutthroats (6-0, 4-0) next play at Gooding on Thursday, while the Trojans (1-2 overall and in conference) host Filer the same day.