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BK Wrestlers, Coaches and Team Managers at the 2020 State Tournament

BK Highlight Reel Roundup for February 24 - 29

03/05/2020, 12:15pm MST
By Kathryn Hays

State Wrestling, District Basketball, State Hockey, District Cheer, District Debate, Dotty Clark, and the start of Spring Sports!

State Wrestling
Bishop Kelly Wrestling is now a 5 time 4A Academic State Champion Team! Our wrestlers took the title this year with a team average GPA of 3.54. With only five BK wrestlers competing in the state tournament at respective weight classes BK placed 10th as a team. Christopher Martino at 106 won his second State Championship as a sophomore!! Jackson Huskey at 170 placed third, winning in overtime fashion to finish his high school wrestling career. All state participants wrestled really well over the weekend! Proud of our team for an awesome season. GO KNIGHTS!

CLICK HERE for 2020 BK Wrestling Photos

Boys District Basketball

Congrats to our varsity boys at district & state championship competition

  • Feb 22 beat Caldwell 78-73

  • Feb 25 lost to Kuna 55-59

  • Feb 26 beat Nampa 84-50

  • Feb 27 beat Vallivue 45-38

  • Feb 29 beat Pocatello in state play in 64-43

  • March 5 @ state, lost a hard fought battle with Middleton 44-49

  • March 6 Play Idaho Falls @ 1:15pm in consolation semi @ Borah HS

Girls Basketball
Congratulations to our Freshman and JV District Champions!

Congratulations to our Varsity Girls for their showing at the District Championship competition:

Feb 8 beat Emmett 50-38
Feb 11 lost to Caldwell 49-64
Feb 12 beat Vallivue 47-41
Feb 13 lost Kuna 40-47

Hockey State Tournament
Best of luck to our hockey Knights playing at state this weekend at Idaho Ice World. 

Game times friday 6th are:

Game 1 v Skyline HS @ 11AM
Game 2 v Salmon HS @ 2:45PM

Game times Saturday 7th are:
Game 1 v Bonnecrest @ 12:30pm

BK Cheer
BK Cheer competed in Districts in the Pom and Stunt categories at Caldwell High school. The BK cheer team was the smallest team competing in the most competitive category, and beat out six other 4A schools for their 3rd place finish and qualifying for state. The girls also were awarded state academic champions for the 2nd year running. Congratulations to the Bishop Kelly Cheer team and good luck at the State Competition on March 20th!

District Debate
BK Speech and Debate competed at the District Debate Tournament held at Timberline High School last weekend and are pleased to announce that ALL eligible debaters were in attendance, and nearly half of those students qualified for State! Congratulations to the Team for taking 3rd at Districts! Special recognition to state qualifiers for Congress: Jesse Risch, Houston Phillips, and Rin Komma, and alternate Jude Balderson; the qualifiers for Public Forum: Peyton Juggert, Bridget McDonagh, Chris Rodriguez, and John Mulhern; and the qualifiers for Lincoln-Douglass: Justice Walker and Aidan Scanlan. State Debate will be at Boise High School March 13 and 14.

The season so far has had numerous accomplishments among individuals, it is almost too difficult to mention some here without fear of missing many. In this post, I'd like to remind our community how successful this TEAM has been by sharing our team successes. At all but one tournament, all year since October, we have had someone pick up first place in their event. Many times, like at the Holiday Havoc in December, we have taken multiple first places. Then, more specifically, we won the 1st place at Canyon County Classic in all the debate events. We took 2nd in the sweepstakes at Mountain View's "Running with the Bulls" tournament. We qualified two students, Abby Murano and Houston Phillips to go to Nationals in Albuquerque, and one alternate as well. And finally, as mentioned before, took third at the big District Debate Tournament. It has been a fun year, and the ride isn't over yet! See you at State Debate, District Speech (Borah in April), and State Speech where we hope to break more records.

Ski Team
The BK Ski & Board Team took an overall 2nd place at our championship competition, Dotty Clark.  We had 11 individual medalists and a total of 12 medals awarded.

Gold- James Daudt in Advanced Ski
Sarah Strickland in Advanced Ski

 Silver- Eve Sprute  in Expert Ski
 Jacob Brotman in Advanced Ski
Cheyanne Hannaman in Snowboard Intermediate & Bronze in Freestyle  Intermediate Snowboard 

Bronze- Jack Gabrieli in Intermediate Ski
Avaree Carmine in Intermediate Snowboard
Lucas Elroy in Freestyle Expert Ski
Ryan Hart in Freestyle Intermediate Ski
Juliette Crichton in Freestyle Intermediate Ski
Sam Pape in Expert Nordic Ski

Girls LAX
The BK girls lacrosse team had their very first games of the season this week. They brought home two wins against their biggest competitors Rocky Mountain and Eagle. They beat Rocky on Tuesday with a score of 15-5 and battled Eagle with a final score of  13-9. The girls have played Eagle in the Championship game for the past two years so this was a very exciting win for the team. JV team played a great game v Eagle eventually falling 7-11. Congratulations to the BK Girls Lacrosse team!


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