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Panthers finish second at 3A state tournament

March 4, 2012

NAMPA — The Snake River Panthers came up just short in their bid for a 3A boys state basketball championship on Saturday afternoon as the defending champion Fruitland Grizzlies were able to hold off the Panthers by a 57-51 tally.
"Fruitland needs to be congratulated," Snake River head coach Robert Coombs said. "They are a good team, made plays and did a good job of controlling the tempo on us."

Johnson tallies 25 as Panthers advance to 3A title game

March 3, 2012

MERIDIAN – The Snake River Panthers rode the broad shoulders of Jacoby Johnson and his 25 point performance to a 56-49 semi final victory over the Weiser Wolverines on Friday night.
“I thought that I had a bad game on Thursday night and I just wanted to come out and play like I know that I can,” Johnson said. “I took the advice of my coaches and just took the ball to the hole. My teammates did a great job of giving me great passes and with teammates like I have its pretty easy.”

Final scores

March 2, 2012

Snake River Panthers vs Weiser Wolverines
(Winner faces Fruitland at 3:50 p.m. Saturday for state championship)

Snake River advances to the 3A state championship game with a 56-49 win over Weiser.
The Panthers re-take the lead over Weiser, 40-35 after the third quarter.
Snake River only scores one basket in the second quarter and Weiser takes a 25-22 lead at halftime.
Snake River leads 18-15 after the first quarter.

Firth Cougars vs Cole Valley Chargers
(Winner faces Kamiah at 1:40 p.m. Saturday for state championship)

Cole Valley sends Firth to the third place game 66-54.

Panthers advance to semi finals with 48-43 OT win

March 2, 2012

MERIDIAN – The Snake River Panthers got 16 points from senior Shane Parkinson and a double-double by Jacoby Johnson with 10 points and 10 rebounds as the Panthers advanced to the 3A state semi finals with a heart stopping 48-43 overtime victory over the Filer Wildcats.

Final scores

March 1, 2012

Snake River vs Filer
Panthers advance with a 48-43 win over Filer.
Snake River is headed to overtime as the fourth quarter ends 38-38.
Filer leads Snake River 26-25 at the end of three quarters.
Filer leads 21-15 at the half.
Filer leads Snake River 8-6 after one quarter of play.

Firth vs Soda Springs
Firth survives 58-56 against Soda Springs.
Firth heads to overtime tied 52-52 with Soda Springs.
Firth leads 45-37 after the third quarter.
The score is tied at 27-27 at the half.
Firth ends the quarter on a 12-0 run for a 20-16 lead.

Sho-Ban vs Dietrich

Photo gallery from 2012 state wrestling finals

February 26, 2012

Eight Bingham County wrestlers took to the mats for the state finals and at the end of the evening, five of them raised their fists in victory! Here are some pictures from the finals. enjoy!

Bingham County sends 12 to semifinals at State Wrestling Championships

February 25, 2012

POCATELLO — Day one of the Idaho State Wrestling Championships are in the books and after a long day on the mats, 21 of the Counties 58 wrestlers remain alive in the two day battle royal.
Of the 21 remaining wrestlers, 12 of those remain unbeaten and will be looking for the top spot on their respective medal podiums early this evening.

Panthers skin Bears for Conference Title

February 23, 2012

POCATELLO — The Snake River Panthers got 24 points from senior guard Shane Parkinson and they knocked down an impressive 24 of 34 free throw attempts as they captured the fifth district championship with a hard fought 62-50 victory over the Bears of Bear Lake on Wednesday evening.
After a couple of nervous moments to begin the game, Snake River settled in nicely as they opened a 16-11 first quarter lead.

 

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