BASEBALL

May 10

MOUNTAIN VIEW 6, KUNA 0: Hayden Guttu and Parker Miller had Kuna’s lone two hits as the Kavemen saw their season end with a loss in a 5A District III elimination game.

SOFTBALL

May 10

KUNA 6, BOISE 5: Rylee Newman tied the game at five with an RBI single in the top of the seventh inning, then scored the go-ahead run on an error later in the inning as Kuna punched a ticket to the state tournament in its first season at the 5A classification.

Kuna will begin state tournament play on May 19 at Coeur d’Alene High.

May 11

NEW PLYMOUTH 15, MELBA 10: New Plymouth scored 10 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, lifting the way to a 2A State tournament clinching win, which sends the Pilgrims to today’s 2A District III title game.

Kenzie White, Elia Burgin and Page Bowen all had three RBIs for the Pilgrims, who will play again at 3 p.m. today.

Melba will face either Nampa Christian or Cole Valley Christian at 12:30 p.m., with the winner of that game moving on to be the Pilgrims’ opponent in the championship.

If New Plymouth wins the first game, they will be champions. If the Pilgrims lose, a second game will be held immediately after to determine the champion.

May 12

NAMPA CHRISTIAN 9, MELBA 8: Kendra Mullins nearly hit for the cycle, recording a single, double and triple for a game-high five RBIs as the Trojans punched their ticket to state with a 2A District III Tournament win Friday.

Jessie Wood, Sophie Daniels, Liesel Cook all had two hits in the win.

Peyton Goodman tallied a pair of doubles for the Mustangs, who’ll play at 2 p.m. today in Twin Falls against Bear Lake in the 2A State play-in game. Cindy Read and Camille Bangerter both added two hits in the loss.

TRACK AND FIELD

May 13

Melba wins first district track title since 1990

Emma Clark and Kylahn Heritage both won three individual titles to pace the Melba girls track and field team, as the Mustangs picked up their first team title since 1990 by scoring 220.5 points at the 2A District III Championship at New Plymouth High.

Clark earned wins in the 100 meters (12.86 seconds), the pole vault (10 feet, 0 inches) and the triple jump (36-07.00) to match the three district titles she won last year as a freshman. Clark also had a second-place finish in the long jump, with a distance of 16-07.5.

Heritage swept the distance runs, winning the 800 meters in 2 minutes, 28.52 seconds, the 1,600 in 5:39.93 and the 3,200 in 11:45.77.

Kymra Richardson also won the shot put for Melba, with a distance of 34-05.

Nampa Christian was second-place with a score of 158.5

On the boys side, Nampa Christian won with a score of 179.

Landon Lacy won the 1,600 (4:52.93) and the 3,200 (10:36.50) for the Trojans, while Joshua de Jong swept the hurdles, winning the 110 hurdles in 15.70 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 41.20. Drew Howerzyl also picked up a pair of wins for Nampa Christian, clearing 5-10 on the high jump and jumping a distance of 42-11.25 in the triple jump.

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