Borah wins 5A SIC title, prep playoffs shape up

Borah beat Rocky Mountain 27-17 Friday night, clinching the top seed in the 5A SIC. The Lions will host Highland in the first round of the 5A State Tournament.

Eagle finished second and will host Lake City. Capital is the third seed and travels to Madison. That game has been tentatively scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in Pocatello's Holt Arena.

Its loss pushed Rocky Mountain to the fourth and final seed at state. The Grizzlies will travel to Coeur D'Alene to face the defending state champion Vikings.

Game time information is still trickling out as of press time.


Top district III seed Middleton was idle on the final Friday of the regular season, but still doesn't know it's first-round opponent.

That's because Twin Falls beat Minico 21-14 Friday. Combined with Jerome's win over Burley, it forces a three-way tie for first place and Twin Falls, Minico and Burley will meet Monday in a Kansas-City playoff to decide which two teams advance to the 4A state tournament.

The winner of that playoff will host Skyview, which beat Columbia 32-20 in its regular season finale.

The second-place team in Monday's playoff will come to Middleton for a first-round matchup Friday or Saturday.

Bishop Kelly, which beat Nampa 70-7 Friday night, travels to Blackfoot in the first round of the state tournament. That game is Friday November 2 at 7 p.m.


Weiser took advantage of two early fumbles to lead Kimberly 14-0 at the half before rolling to a 42-0 win at home.

Saturday, the three other 3A Snake River Valley Conference teams play first round games at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow.

at 3:30 MST, Parma faces Timberlake. Next week, Weiser will face the winner of that game; the Wolverines would travel to Timberlake or host Parma.

At 6 p.m. MST, undefeated Fruitland plays Kellogg.

At 8:30 p.m. MST, Priest River faces Payette.


Wendell ended McCall-Donnelly's season with a 35-14 defeat of the Vandals on Friday. Wendell travels to face Firth next week.

Marsing beat Orofino 27-16 and advances to host Salmon in next week's quarterfinal round.

Grangeville beat Nampa Christian 42-6 Friday, ending the Trojan's season. Grangeville moves on to face Declo.

Saturday, New Plymouth hosts St. Maries at 1 p.m. The winner of that game faces West Side in the quarterfinals.


Butte County beats the Notus Pirates 52-6 in a game which was called at the half. Butte County moves on to face Raft River in the state quarterfinals.

Defending champion Hagerman ended Greenleaf's season with a 54-8 defeat. Hagerman hosts the winner of Friday night's Rimrock-Challis game.


Salmon River clinched the top playoff seed in district III with a 54-6 victory over winless Tri-Valley Friday. Salmon River faces the top seed out of District II in Northern Idaho which is likely Deary.

Garden Valley rebounded from last week's loss to Salmon River with a playoff-clinching 28-14 win over Horseshoe Bend. the Wolverines will have to travel north to face Kootenai in the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs.

Eastern Oregon Schools:

Ontario answered a late touchdown from McLoughlin to win in dramatic fashion on homecoming and senior night, 35-27.

**this corrects the result given on-air Friday night which was a McLoughlin victory. Apologies for the incorrect report.**

Ontario now will host a playoff game next Friday at Tiger Stadium, while McLoughlin's season is over.

Vale defeated Burns 21-14. The Vikings improved its playoff chances with the win, and Burns fell to the cusp of being left out. Both teams have one week remaining in the regular season of 3A Oregon football.

Statewide scores from the Associated Press:

Bishop Kelly 70, Nampa 7

Boise 62, Meridian 61

Borah 27, Rocky Mountain 17

Butte County 52, Notus 6

Carey 50, Clark County 0

Castleford 59, N. Gem 0

Hagerman 54, Greenleaf 8

Highland 26, Idaho Falls 6

Jerome 40, Burley 14

Mackay 90, Richfield 40

Madison 27, Skyline 13

Mountain View 47, Vallivue 20

Raft River 28, Grace 26

Salmon River 54, Tri-Valley 6

Twin Falls 21, Minico 14

Class 2A
First Round
Declo 55, Aberdeen 26

Marsing 27, Orofino 16

Wendell 35, McCall-Donnelly 14

Class 3A
First Round
Gooding 31, American Falls 24

Weiser 42, Kimberly 0

Adrian 66, Harper/Huntington 18

Camas Valley 86, Triad School 20

Central 42, Newport 7

Century 34, McMinnville 7

Days Creek 54, Butte Falls 24

Dayton 21, Willamina 12

Dayville/Monument 56, Mitchell-Spray 8

Dufur 60, Condon/Wheeler 22

Elkton 52, North Lake 0

Elmira 35, Junction City 7

Gladstone 31, North Marion 13

Glide 56, Bandon 6

Hosanna Christian 68, Gilchrist 8

Jefferson PDX 22, Benson 14

Jordan Valley 50, Crane 26

Klamath 49, Mazama 0

Lakeview 26, Bonanza 12

Lost River 21, Illinois Valley 7

Madras 28, Estacada 7

Marist 56, North Eugene 13

Mountain View 28, Bend 8

North Valley 49, Hidden Valley 7

Philomath 60, Stayton 14

Redmond 35, Roosevelt 14

Reedsport 52, Myrtle Point 16

Roseburg 42, North Medford 8

Salem Academy 28, Pleasant Hill 14

Sheldon 62, Grants Pass 7

Silverton 48, South Albany 7

Thurston 21, South Eugene 7

Tualatin 30, Glencoe 7

Vale 21, Burns 14

West Albany 38, Corvallis 13

Willamette 35, Marshfield 6

Perrydale vs. Alsea, ccd.