Melba defeated Nampa Christian last Friday night 43-37. After a first quarter back and forth with a score after 12 minutes 8-7, Nampa Christian dominated the second quarter with three touchdowns and a field goal. Melba was able to put a 77 yard run on the board making halftime very lopsided with Nampa leading 30-15. The second half was all Melba. Scoring 28 points, Melba blew past Nampa Christian who only managed to put 7 points on the board in the second half with a 55 yard run.
Leading rushing for Melba were Chris Martinez 4-14, Manny Medrano 15-172, Trey Cook 1-5, Wyatt Helm 2-0, Adam Saurey 14-80, Danny Talbot 14-51, Russell Laursen 6-, Christian Chavez 4-16. Passing Danny Talbot threw 3-8-2 for 104 yards. Receiving, Melba’s Snead went 2-86, and Russell Laursen 1-18.
Kuna Girls Soccer
Kuna varsity girls soccer tied Middleton 3-3 in last week’s district play.
Gabby Callis led the team with 2 goals and Jaylee McInerney kicked in one.
Gabby Callis had one assist with Sidney Sandburg helping on 2. Goalie Charley Reilly had 14 saves.
Kuna girls lost to Bishop Kelley 1-2 in recent play. Gabby Callis scored one with an assist by Paige Brower. Charley Reilly had 13 saves.
Kuna Varsity Volleyball (6-1) defeated Middleton (4-3) (18-25, 25-21, 28-26, 25-17) on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Stat Leaders: Anna Farris 9 kills, 2 aces, Rebekah Farris 12 digs, 2 aces, Nikole Cook 26 assists, 9 digs
Kuna Cross Country
The Kuna Cross Country Team was in Mountain Home this weekend, and they did very well. Almost everybody ran their best time of the year this week, with some running the best times they’ve ever run on any course. Their meet this week is in Twin Falls on Wednesday, a day before this publication. Here are the top five boys and girls times from the Mountain Home meet:
Boys: Chase Nielsen 16:33, Caleb Day 17:00, Brock Thompson 17:14, Brandon Calley 18:53, Mac Landreth 19:01
Girls:Madie Cook 22:25, Abby Dotson 22:46, Betsy Ayala 23:03, Kaitlin Tookey 23:21, Victoria Ahlefield 23:50
At their meet in Jerome, the varsity boys took second place at the meet with Brock Thompson getting 7th place overall, Chase Nielsen getting 5th overall, and Caleb Day winning the meet, getting 1st overall. On the girls’ side, Madie Cook placed 5th, and Megan Danell placed 10th. Their meet next week is in Mountain Home on Friday. Here are the top five boys’ times, and then the top five girls’ times.
Boys: Caleb Day 17:36 Kuna, Chase Nielsen 17:58, Brock Thompson 18:28, Ty Mills 19:24, Mac Landreth 20:09
Girls: Madie Cook 23:06, Megan Danell 23:28, Abby Dotson 24:54, Toni Freeman 25:14, Betsy Ayala 25:36
Information provided by Zach Hill
Melba Cross Country
The Melba cross country team participated in the Bob Firman Invitational last week. Bob Firman is one of the largest meets in the Northwest with schools from seven states and British Columbia in attendance. Melba had a great showing with most of the team setting PRs for the season. The girl’s team finished fifth place in their division out of 20 schools and just 18 points behind 4A Emmett who took home the third place trophy. Individually, Sierra and Anysja Manzer finished 10th and 20th respectively to take home medals. The boy’s team was 22nd in their race but they continue to get better. Many of the boys are new to the sport and are improving every week.
The Mustangs ran a meet at Mt. Home on Friday. The girl’s team took home the first place trophy in the small school division. They took first, third, fourth, fifth and seventh to beat conference rivals, Nampa Christian. The boy’s team is continuing to improve on their times in hopes of competing for a state birth at the District meet.
Bob Firman Results
10. Sierra Manzer 20:51, 20. Anysja Manzer 21:27, 29. McKelle Leavitt 22:02, 51. Katie Trappett 23:05, 73. Morgan Monson 23:53, 77. Tia Erickson 23:58
Boys: 36. Rylan Manzer 18:20, 93. Cody Svedin 19:29, 139. Devin Edmiston 21:08, 153. Bodee Engle 21:36, 154. Austin Warfield 21:44, 181. Holden Fiscus 23:18, 196. Beau Bromgard 24:59