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Blackfoot vs Shelley LIVE High School Boys Basketball Saturday 2/24/2024

Blackfoot vs Shelley LIVE High School Boys Basketball Saturday 2/24/2024

The Blackfoot Broncos pulled off a thrilling victory over the Shelley Russets on Saturday night, defeating their conference rivals 72-68 in the home conference tournament. The win puts the Broncos in a strong position to advance to the next round of the tournament, while the Russets’ season comes to an end.

What it is: Varsity Boys Basketball
Matchup: Blackfoot Broncos vs Shelley Russets
Game Type: Home conference tournament
Time: Saturday, Feb 24, 2024, 7:00 PM (Local time)
Locations: Shelley High School – ID
Home Team: Shelley Russets 12-12
Away Team: Blackfoot Broncos 10-13
Live Stream: Watch here

The game was close throughout, with neither team leading by more than 10 points at any point. The Broncos took a slight lead in the first half, but the Russets battled back to tie the game at the break. In the second half, the intensity ramped up, with both teams exchanging baskets and making clutch plays.

With less than two minutes remaining, the score was tied at 68-68. The Broncos then went on a 4-0 run, thanks to two free throws from senior guard Michael Jones and a layup from junior forward David Smith. The Russets had a chance to tie the game in the final seconds, but their shot attempt rimmed out, sealing the victory for the Broncos.

“This was a huge win for us,” said Broncos coach John Jackson. “We knew it would be a tough game, and the Russets played us hard. But our guys never gave up, and they made the plays when we needed them most.”

Jones led the Broncos with 22 points, while Smith added 18 points and 10 rebounds. For the Russets, senior forward Jake Williams had a game-high 25 points.

The Broncos will now advance to the next round of the conference tournament, where they will face the winner of the game between the Pocatello Indians and the Twin Falls Bruins.

James Cobb

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