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|Thursday, 18 December, 2014|
Sho-Ban Chiefs win Jackpot Tourney; Lady Chiefs second
SB Chief Chalen Perdash defends a Camas County Musher.
Chiefs win Stateline Battle 74 to 46 over Camas
By LORI EDMO-SUPPAH
JACKPOT, Nevada — The Sho-Ban Chiefs breezed to a championship win at the Stateline Battle Tourney in Jackpot, Nevada December 13 defeating the Camas County Mushers 74 to 46.
Sho-Ban jumped out to a 20-point lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back. The lead allowed many reserve players to get playing time that pleased Coach Jeff Barfuss.
“We have a well talented team with lots of kids we can swap out,” he said. “We try to work the bench in to give the varsity players breathing room.” He was especially pleased with junior varsity player Jordan Osborne, “He filled in really good this week.”
Chaylen Perdash led all Sho-Ban scorers with 23 points; Kilee Bache and Braxton Johnson each had 19 points; Ethan Tindore 10 points; Jordan Osborne 3 points; Sinjin Reyes and Kiel Sabori each scored 2 points; Keenan Tendoy, Sterling Farmer, Layne Sequints didn’t score. Jalen Larkin didn’t play.
Erick Peterson led Camas County in scoring with 19 points. Chris Eaton added 16 points; Jordan Moore 5 points and Issac Simon 4 points. Nikki Kepford, Austin Burns and Eric Robles didn’t score.
Sho-Ban 65, Murtaugh 28
Sho-Ban Chiefs won their first game in the tourney over the Murtaugh Red Devils 65 to 28. Coach Barfuss said Murtaugh was young and inexperienced.
Braxton Johnson sank 24 points, Chaylen Perdash added 19 points; Ethan Tindore 7 points; Jalen Larkin and Sinjin Reyes each had 4 points; Kilee Bache, Jordan Osborne and Kiel Sabori each had 2 points; Keenan Tendoy, Sterling Farmer and Layne Sequints didn’t score.
For Murtaugh, number 13 had 11 points (name not listed); Jose Miranda 5 points; Jorge Cabral and Zeke Alcala each scored 4 points; Esteban Orozco 3 points; Vince Munoz 1 point.
Sho-Ban 75, Leadore 44
The Sho-Ban Chiefs defeated the Leadore Mustangs 75 to 44 December 10 on the road.
Braxton Johnson led the Chiefs in scoring with 28 points. Kilee Bache added 22 points;
Ethan Tindore 11 points; Chaylen Perdash 10 points; Jalen Larkin 4 points; Sinjin Reyes, Jordan Osborne, Kiel Sabori, Keenan Tendoy, Sterling Farmer, Layne Sequints and Dallon Yokoyama didn’t score.
For Leadore, Logan Ramsey had 20 points; Hunter Ramsey 12 points; Kendall Beyeler 5 points; Elijah Dye 4 points; Jared Jenson 2 points; Joseph Jenson 1 point; Isaac Matson, DJ Nef, Lee Bird and Seth Matson didn’t score.
Lady Chief Shalya Johnson shoots a three pointer in the game against Camas.
Fouls costly to Lady Chiefs in loss to Camas County
By LORI EDMO-SUPPAH
JACKPOT, Nevada — The Sho-Ban Lady Chiefs took second at the Stateline Battle Tournament in Jackpot, Nevada December 13 losing to Camas County 53 to 46.
Four of the five starting Lady Chief players fouled out of the game and it caught up to the team said Sho-Ban Coach Donn Holston. “Our best players fouled out but second place — we will take it.”
Holston said the girls came out sluggish in the first half, “It hurt us — we didn’t get going until the third quarter.” Now we have to start working on the rest of the season, he continued as they face Mackay on the road December 17 and Challis at home December 20.
Shayla Johnson led the Lady Chiefs in scoring with 22 points. Lindsay Harris added 7 points; Jodie Callahan had 6 points; Leticia Ahuatzi 4 points; Carla Arellano, Jawana Graves and Shonda Dominguez each had 2 points; Nidea Martin had 1 point. Talia Galloway, Destiny Thomas, Khailee Adakai and Sincere Martin didn’t score.
Etta Seaman scored 23 points for Camas County; Leah Stewart had 10 points; Adriane McGuire 6 points; Ariel Higgins 5 points; Taylor Rock 4 points and Tana Sabin 2 points.
Lady Chiefs 44, Murtaugh Red Devils 32
Sho-Ban Lady Chiefs got their won their first game in the tourney 44 to 32 over the Murtaugh Lady Red Devils.
Lyndsay Harris had 16 points in the win for Sho-Ban. Shayla Johnson had 10 points; Leticia Ahuatzi 8 points; Jawana Graves 4 points; Talia Galloway, Nidea Martin and Jodie Callahan each had 2 points. Carla Arellano, Shonda Dominguez, Destiny Thomas, Khailee Adakai Sincere Martin and Adelia Preacher didn’t score.
Alejandra Pacheco scored 15 points for Murtaugh. Jennifer Zavala had 14 points; Abby Suitter scored 3 points. Abbie Hepworth, Esmeralda Martinez; Rachel Benites, Tiare Setoki, Maggie Simental and Brittany Huff didn’t score.
The Lady Chiefs played at Mackay December 17 and are at home on December 20 facing off against Challis.
Bert Honena Edmo makes a shot in Century's loss to Hillcrest December 11.
Honena Edmo plays forward for Century
By LORI EDMO-SUPPAH
POCATELLO — Bert Honena Edmo is a starting forward on the Century Diamondbacks boy’s basketball team.
The team lost to the Hillcrest Knights 71 to 56, December 11 but Coach Lester Stewart said their goal is to qualify for the state playoffs and win a 4A championship.
“We know the road won’t be easy but as long as we have faith, work hard and stick together we can and will accomplish that goal.”
Stewart said Bert had stepped in and been a key contributor on the team this season so far, “His shooting ability and toughness can help us go a long way.”
Bert says it’s all good playing for Century, “It’s a great school and I can call it home.” He decided to transfer from Blackfoot High School to have a better opportunity at sports for his remaining two years and learning wise.
“My goals for Century basketball are make it to state and making it to the top,” Bert continued. “Enjoying my next two years here to give it all I got on and off the court.”
He added Coach Stewart is wise in his actions and the basketball program.
Both Stewart and assistant coach Juan Rodriguez are former Sho-Ban High School basketball coaches. Stewart said being the coach at Century is definitely something he is blessed and grateful to have. “I also know that I will continually have to work hard for our program to have success.” “I’d also like to thank Sho-Ban and Aberdeen High Schools for preparing me for this job – without the lessons I learned there I wouldn’t be in the position I’m in now.”
Century High School coaches Lester Stewart (right) and Juan Rodriguez.
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