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      Four District III teams move on to championship games

      (KBOI) - District III started the Friday with eight teams remaining in the Idaho Boys State Basketball Tournament, half of them made their way to Saturday's title games

      Three of the four teams in the 5A semifinals are Treasure Valley schools, so it's no surprise to see an all-Treasure Valley state championship games. Borah will try to defend last year's title against Mountain View in the 8 pm (MTN) game at the Idaho Center in Nampa.

      Skyview started the 4A tournament with much of the hype, but their title trek ends at the hands of the defending champion Rigby Trojans 51-41 at Borah High School.

      The Fruitland Grizzlies had won two-straight state titles, but this time around they don't have Boise State football signee and probable MLB draft pick Joey Martarano's athleticism to fall back on. Snake River took advantage, ended Fruitland's three-peat dreams, and got revenge for last year's championship game loss to the Grizzlies.

      The Pilgrims of New Plymouth needed overtime, but found a way to get past Firth for a chance at a state title in 2A. They'll take on Grangeville in the 1:40 pm (MTN) at Idaho Center.

      Liberty Charter won their first state tournament game on Thursday, but couldn't follow it up with their second. Kamiah ends their tourney journey with a 58-43 loss.

      Salmon River won the state football championship in 1A D2, and many of the same players will try to do the same in basketball. They've combined to score 141 points in their first two games of the tournament, and will play Nezperce at 9:30 am (MTN) Saturday.

      Here's a complete recap of Friday's state basketball action:

      5A
      Semifinals
      Borah 62, Mountain View 53
      Rocky Mountain 51, Highland 48
      Consolation
      Capital 54, Lake City 46
      Madison 56, Post Falls 49

      4A
      Semifinals
      Moscow 57, Twin Falls 55
      Rigby 51, Skyview 41
      Consolation
      Bishop Kelly 67, Burley 41
      Emmett 58, Century 55

      3A
      Semifinals
      Shelley 66, Filer 52
      Snake River 50, Fruitland 37
      Consolation
      Buhl 76, Timberlake 69
      Sugar-Salem 46, Payette 30

      2A
      Semifinals
      Grangeville 54, West Side 41
      New Plymouth 53, Firth 48, OT
      Consolation
      Declo 50, North Star Charter 35
      Soda Springs 66, Cole Valley 65

      1A DI
      Semifinals
      Butte County 43, Genesee 32
      Kamiah 58, Liberty Charter 43
      Consolation
      Notus 64, Clearwater Valley 57
      Shoshone 54, Grace 32

      1A DII
      Semifinals
      Nezperce 53, Kendrick 41
      Salmon River 65, Carey 48
      Consolation
      Dietrich 77, Mackay 74, OT
      Sho-Ban 55, Kootenai 45
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