Canyon Ridge 3, Jerome 0
TWIN FALLS — The Riverhawks swept the Tigers 25-10, 25-14, 25-11 in the home Great Basin Conference match.
Canyon Ridge was led by Brooklyn Weston with a team-high seven kills, and Taylor Huddleston and Kayla Bernal each had six. Setter Lexi Jones finished with 25 assists. For the Riverhawk defense, Kelbie Standley picked up 15 digs, Huddleston had nine and Jones had seven.
Jerome next plays at the Twin Falls Tournament on Saturday, and Canyon Ridge (6-9, 1-1) hosts Burley on Tuesday.
Twin Falls 3 Minico 0
TWIN FALLS — The Bruins defeated the Spartans 25-20, 25-20, 25-20 to improve to 2-0 in the Great Basin Conference and 12-2 overall. No other details were available.
Twin Falls hosts the Twin Falls Tournament on Saturday. Minico is at Jerome on Tuesday.
Burley 3, Wood River 0
BURLEY — The Bobcats earned their first Great Basin Conference win of the season thanks to a 25-14, 25-7, 25-17 victory over the Wolverines Thursday.
Burley had 40 kills and nine aces as a team.
The Bobcats (4-2, 1-1) next play at Canyon Ridge on Tuesday, while Wood River play at Twin Falls the same day.
Gooding 3, Wendell 0
GOODING — The host Senators shut out the Trojans, 25-7, 25-5, 25-12 in a nonconference match.
Nicole Stampke let the Gooding offense with nine kills, followed by Kassie Atkinson with six and Laken Wolf with four. Erika Anthony had nine assists. For the defense, Wolf led with six digs and Callie Graves had four digs.
Gooding (2-1, 0-1) is at the Twin Falls Tournament on Saturday. Wendell hosts Glenns Ferry on Tuesday.
Shoshone 3, Hagerman 0
SHOSHONE — The Indians moved to 2-0 in the Snake River Conference with the 25-21, 25-13, 25-18 win over the Pirates.
Senior Monce Rivas was the top hitter for Shoshone with 12 kills, followed by Allysen Huyser with seven and Cierra Hennings with five.
Hagerman is at the Tiger-Grizz Tourney in Idaho Falls on Friday and Saturday. Shoshone (3-5, 2-0) hosts Glenns Ferry and Carey on Monday.
Valley 3, Glenns Ferry 0
HAZELTON — The Vikings evened their record at 1-1 in the Snake River Conference with the 25-23, 25-21, 25-15 win over the Pilots.
Valley recorded 16 kills as a team and had seven serving aces.
Valley (3-2, 1-1) hosts Dietrich and Glenns Ferry is at Carey on Monday.
Oakley 3, Raft River 0
OAKLEY — The Hornets are 2-0 in the Snake River Conference and 7-1 overall after defeating the Trojans 25-7, 25-19, 25-8.
Senior Rachael Mitton had eight kills in the win, and Makinlee Cranney added five. Senior setter Blakely Payton dished out 13 assists.
Raft River hosts Rockland on Saturday. Oakley is at Hagerman on Monday.
Murtaugh 3, Castleford 1
MURTAUGH — The Red Devils battled the Wolves in the North Side Conference match and came out with the victory, 25-19, 25-11, 20-25, 25-17. However, the win did not count in the standings.
“It was a good team effort,” said Murtaugh coach Lisa Nebeker. ”Our two seniors, Tiare Setoki and Abby Suitter, led a pretty balanced offense.”
Murtaugh and Hansen play at Jackpot on Saturday. Castleford is at Lighthouse Christian on Tuesday.
Dietrich 3, Hansen 1
HANSEN — The Blue Devils won on the road, defeating the Huskies in a North Side Conference match. Results do not count in the conference standings and no set scores were available.
Hansen was led by Yolanda Alaniz with seven kills, while Neilani McDaniel had 13 assists and Martina Rimoldi had seven digs.
Dietrich is at Twin Falls Tournament on Saturday. Hansen (1-2) is at Jackpot on Saturday.
Bliss 2, Buhl 1
BLISS — The Bears remained undefeated with a tight High Desert Conference win over the Indians Thursday.
Steven Rubio scored a penalty kick in the first half, and Diego Gutierrez scored late in the second half to break a 1-1 tie.
“Buhl controlled the midfield on the counter, but Bliss’ back line, Adam Tellez, Jesse Swift, Saul Valencia, Chava Rivas, and Ramon Rubalcava, deserve mention for some crucial blocks in their defensive third,” Bliss coach Dustin Henkelmann said in an email.
Bliss (5-0, 4-0) next plays at Declo on Tuesday. Buhl (1-3-1 overall and in conference) next plays at American Falls on Saturday.
Filer 1, Wendell 0
WENDELL — The Wildcats held their opponent scoreless for the fourth straight game on Thursday against the Trojans.
Jesus Lopez scored in the first half for Filer (3-1-1 overall and in High Desert Conference), which next plays at Marsh Valley on Saturday.
Wendell (0-3-1) plays at Buhl on Tuesday.
Community School over Gooding, forfeit
GOODING — The Cutthroats got a High Desert Conference win on Thursday by forfeit.
The Senators had seven ineligible players due to poor grades, according to coach Jake Sporin. As a result, Gooding didn’t have enough players to face Community School.
The Cutthroats (6-1, 4-1) next play at Canyon Ridge on Saturday, and the Senators (0-6-1, 0-5-1) play at Wendell on Thursday.
Bliss 3, Buhl 1
BLISS — The Bears handled the Indians for their first win since the season-opener.
Jenny Rodriguez scored two goals and Morgan Ramirez scored the other to build a 3-0 lead for Bliss (2-1-1 overall and in High Desert Conference), which next plays at Declo on Tuesday.
Buhl (1-3) hosts American Falls on Saturday.
Filer 2, Wendell 2
WENDELL — Wendell senior Tatiana Martinez tied the score on an assist by Nadia Guadurama just outside the box in the 22nd minute of the second half for the tie and final score of the High Desert League match.
The visitors from Filer held a 2-1 lead at halftime on goals by senior Colbie Kliegl and sophomore Saisha Serratos. Junior Jenny Diaz scored the first half Trojan goal on an assist by Sophia Martinez.
“The girls played tough,” said Wendell coach Grace Silva. “From this point on at all our home games, we will be playing the National Anthem before each game. It has been something in the back of my mind that I thought needed to happen to honor those giving us the freedom to play soccer.”
Wendell (1-1-1) plays at Buhl on Tuesday. Filer will play Marsh Valley and American Falls at Buhl on Saturday.
Community School 5, Gooding 0
GOODING — The Cutthroats are 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the High Desert League following the win over Gooding.
“We definitely felt the heat and the smoke,” said Community School coach Kelly Feldman. ”It was 1-0 at half, and then we perked up.”
Community School was led by Lily Fitzgerald and Christine Estep, each scoring two goals. The fifth score was an own goal. Fitzgerald also had an assist.
“Their passing game is very precise and they kind of wore us down,” said Gooding coach Chris Thompson. ”But we will learn from this.”
Community School hosts Canyon Ridge on Saturday and Gooding (0-3-2) plays at Wendell next Thursday.