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1A DII Boys State Basketball Championship - Dietrich Vs. Genesis Prep

Dietrich's Dill Slade dribbles against Genesis Prep during the 1A DII state basketball championship game Saturday morning, March 4, 2017, at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.

Boys athlete of the week: Slade Dill, Dietrich

Dietrich boys basketball coach Wayne Dill called his son’s performance on Saturday night “as good an all-around game as we’ve had in years.” Slade scored 32 points and grabbed 19 rebounds against Oakley in Saturday’s Blue Devil Holiday Tournament championship game. He tallied his game-high point total on efficient shooting, too — 12-of-16 from the field, 2-of-5 from 3-point range. Slade also had 18 points and 12 rebounds on Friday against Council to open the Blue Devils’ season.

Girls Basketball - Minico Vs. Twin Falls

Twin Falls' Morgan Harr brings the ball up against Minico during the District IV 4A Girls Basketball District Championship game Thursday night, Feb. 9, 2017, at Twin Falls High School.

Girls athlete of the week: Morgan Harr, Twin Falls

The senior led the Twin Falls girls basketball team to a pair of Great Basin Conference wins this past week. On Tuesday, Harr scored 19 points in a 53-38 win over Wood River. Two days later, she scored 19 points again, this time in a 56-31 win over rival Canyon Ridge. The Bruins (3-3) have won three straight games.

Past winter athletes of the week:

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Week 1: Canyon Ridge’s Caitlin Crist and Declo’s Keegan Duncan

Week 2: Carey’s Porter Mecham and Gooding’s Grace Parker

Week 3: Lighthouse Christian’s Chloe Gomez and Burley’s Jace Whiting


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