1A Division-I Boys State Championship Game Recap
Published: 3/6/2016 2:17:06 AM
Ambrose overcame an eight-point deficit with a strong fourth quarter, rallying past Lapwai to win the 1A Division 1 Boys Real Dairy Shootout on Saturday, 67-62, at the Idaho Center.
It is the first state title for Ambrose, who spent virtually all season ranked no. 1 in the IdahoSports.com boys basketball rankings.
Lapwai held a ten-point lead in the third quarter before Ambrose began its charge, bridging the third and fourth quarters, with a 22-3 run. The Archers eventually led by as many as nine when Travis Yenor fouled out, but Ambrose was firm from the free throw line to secure the championship. Jaxon Hughes sank nine of ten from the charity stripe to lead the way.
Yenor finished with a game-high 23 points for Ambrose. Emmit Taylor had 12 points to lead Lapwai.