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The Boise boys soccer team’s quest for a perfect season came to a heartbreaking end Monday night.

The Brave lost a 1-1, 3-2 penalty kick shootout to Borah in a 5A District III Tournament game Monday at Eagle High School.

Jack Goode had the lone goal in regulation for Boise, which entered the game 17-0.

The Lions will play Eagle for the district championship at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rocky Mountain High.

EAGLE 3, TIMBERLINE 1: Mason Slaughter scored the only goal for the Wolves in a 5A District III semifinal loss.

CALDWELL 3, VALLIVUE 0: Damian Arguello pulled off the hat trick with three goals as the Cougars qualified for state with a 4A District III Tournament semifinal win.

Caldwell will play Emmett in the district final at 5 p.m. Thursday at Kuna High School.

Rylan Tutor made five saves in the shutout performance in the net for the Cougars.


BOISE 4, CENTENNIAL 2, PENALTY KICKS: Payton Baratcart, Audrey Sand, Annelise Jennings and Logan Smith all scored as the Brave won a 0-0, 4-2 penalty kick shootout 5A District III semifinal to qualify for state.

Boise will play Rocky Mountain in the district title game for the second straight year.

KUNA 2, COLUMBIA 0: Jayla Ponce netted a goal and an assist as Kuna punched its ticket to state for the first time since 2015 with a 4A District III Tournament semifinal win.

Kuna will play three-time defending state champion Bishop Kelly at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Middleton High School.

Amina Bah scored the other goal, while Ariel Kotte made eight saves for Kuna.

BISHOP KELLY 5, CALDWELL 0: Erin Harrington recorded two goals as the Knights qualified for state with a 4A District III Tournament semifinal win.

Alexis Pond added three assists and a goal.

MIDDLETON 4, NAMPA 1: Alex Ferguson, Gracie Schmitt, Kylie Howard and Grace Moore all scored goals as the Vikings staved off elimination in a 4A District III Tournament consolation game.


KUNA 3, RIDGEVUE 1: Courtney Weatherby tallied 19 kills and 21 digs as Kuna won 25-17, 26-24, 19-25, 25-16 in 4A Southern Idaho Conference play.

Kieran Hanson added 16 assists, nine digs and five aces, while Taylor Thurston chipped in with eight kills and a pair of aces for Kuna.

Whitney Stettler and Ashlyn Warren had 10 and eight kills, respectively, for the Warhawks in the loss.

VALLIVUE 3, CALDWELL 0: Jasmyne Boles notched nine assists, seven digs and four kills as the Falcons swept the Cougars 25-18, 25-14, 25-14 in 4A SIC action.

Skylar Erickson had seven kills, six digs and two aces. Bayle Lupo added 10 digs and two aces, while Senna Lane chipped in with eight assists and eight aces for Vallivue in the win.

NAMPA 3, COLUMBIA 1: Audrah Radford bagged 17 kills and 14 digs as the Bulldogs down the Wildcats in four sets 25-19, 26-28, 25-19, 25-20 in 4A SIC play.

Maddie Ehinger also had a double-double with 14 kills and 14 digs, along with six aces. Ashley Bradbeer added 25 assists for Nampa in the win.


STEELHEADS TO HOST FAN FEST: The Idaho Steelheads welcome in the 2019-20 home schedule with the official Idaho Steelheads Fan Fest on Friday from 5-7 p.m. on The Grove Plaza.

The Steelheads Fan Fest is free to enter and open to the public, and it will lead directly into the team’s first home game of the season.

Fans and community members can enjoy live music, drinks and a space to mingle outside of CenturyLink Arena with appearances by Steelheads staff and Blue, the team’s official mascot. There will also be games for adults and kids, including giant cornhole and giant skee-ball as well as photo ops on the Throne of Sticks and around the plaza. The Throne of Sticks will be raffled off during the event to one of the attendees.

All in attendance will receive a free Steelheads poster by visiting the team’s booth, and Steelheads sponsors will also have tables to interact with fans. Attendees will also be given wristbands to purchase drinks, and all beverages must be kept within the plaza.


COLLEGE OF IDAHO NO. 8 IN NAIA POLL: College of Idaho held firm in the latest AFCA-NAIA Top-25 Football Coaches’ Poll, remaining at No. 8.

C of I received 295 voter points from the 17 conference raters, the second-straight week the squad has been at No. 8. Defending NAIA champion, Morningside (Iowa) was the unanimous No. 1 pick, with two additional Frontier Conference teams in the ranking: No. 19 Montana Tech and No. 22 Montana Western.

C OF I’S PETERSON NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Coyote quarterback Darius-James Peterson was named Frontier Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Peterson, a senior from Novato, California, earns the weekly award for the sixth-time in his career after a banner day in the Yotes 47-14 road win at Carroll College. He threw for a season-high 356 yards and tied a school record with four touchdown passes — adding 44 rushing yards on the day.

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