One of Idaho’s best high school basketball players came from one of its smallest towns

“In a previous life, I was a fighter pilot in the Air Force and I was around four-star generals and astronauts and high-achieving individuals,” Garden Valley boys basketball coach Joel LaFleur said. “But I’ll put his work ethic up against anybody I’ve ever been around.

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Naselle three-sport standout Jimmy Strange is SBLive’s 1B Senior Athlete of the Year

Strange, a three-sport standout, was an all-league selection in football, basketball and baseball for all four years of his high school career.

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Sunnyside Christian standout Jenna Andringa is SBLive’s 1B Senior Athlete of the Year

Andringa was the 1B Southeast’s top scorer (and likely MVP had voting been held) in basketball, averaging 23.1 points per game in leading the Knights to an undefeated spring season.

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SBLive’s California Girls Basketball Top 25: Corona Centennial finishes No. 1 in statewide rankings after beating Mater Dei

The Corona Centennial girls basketball team capped off its 2021 season with a 65-51 victory over Mater Dei in the CIF Southern Region Open Division championship game, vaulting the Huskies to No. 1 in the final statewide rankings of the season.

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Etiwanda holds off Torrey Pines 68-65 in CIF State Regional Championship game

Etiwanda didn’t get to start the season when most of California did, but the Eagles made the most of their two months, capping it off with a 68-65 win over previously unbeaten Torrey Pines in Saturday’s Southern California Regional Open Division Championship game.

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