From Eagle, the Mustangs and the Bishop Kelly Knights opened their seasons in a 5A vs. 4A Southern Idaho Conference match up.
Eagle jumped out quickly behind 2 quick 3-pointers from junior guard Jacob Talbot. Eagle would run the score to 10-2 before BK settled down.
The Knights used a combination of pressure man to man, a 1-2-2 zone press and some half court zone. Initially, it helped keep the Mustangs off balance and keep . . . → Read More: Season opens in Eagle with Mustang win
Here is a preview of each team in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference . . . → Read More: 5A Southern Idaho Conference Preview
According to our poll taken on September 13, you selected Vallivue High School as the team to beat in the 5A Boys Southern Idaho Conference (see the results below).
Vallivue head coach Scott Moore returns for his second year after going 9-11 in year one. The Falcons lose a couple of key guards but bring back young players that saw a lot of varsity time from last year.
Second in voting is Eagle. The Mustangs . . . → Read More: Vallivue selected the team to beat
Coeur d’Alene defeats Eagle
We expected the winning team to exploit mismatches. We just didn’t expect it to be these two. While Coeur d’Alene solved the size problem, not letting Eagle’s Gillmor and Shaw dominate inside, and Eagle did a decent job of containing Cd’A’s Watson (he was definitely the most athletic player on the floor), it was the Viking’s Matheson and Barraco that were the difference makers.
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Matheson . . . → Read More: Early game recaps – Eagle/Cd’A & Timb/Cent
Here is the first of four state tournament previews for the boys 5A bracket. While there will be team capsules that come out for each team, we wanted to look a little deeper at each team and then postulate as to how the game might look.
Coeur d’ Alene vs. Eagle 1:15 PM at the Idaho Center
The Eagle Mustangs (14-10) return to the state tournament after making it all the way to last year’s . . . → Read More: Previewing the 5A State Tournament