Posted On: 02/24/21 11:43 AM

Pocatello finally beats Century

On Tuesday, with the season on the line, the fueling rage of three losses to Century fueled Pocatello to a 58-56 win over Century. Pocatello will now need to beat Preston twice to earn a berth at state. Pocatello will play at Preston on Thursday and, with a win there, Pocatello will host the district title game on Saturday.

The team made the little plays to get the last laugh after Century having Pocatello’s number all-season until it mattered with all the chips on the line. 

Pocatello started slow but was able to negotiate only a five-point deficit after the first. Poky’s first lead didn’t come until almost midway through the third. The lead didn’t last long and they didn’t make their final push until midway through the fourth behind several Matt Christensen threes. 

Matt Christensen made some clutch threes and finished with 10 points. 

Poky grabbed a five-point lead it wouldn’t relinquish. Star-studded freshman Julian Bowie led the way for Pocatello with 15 points but it was a balanced effort and the squad had four players in double-figures. 

In their fourth try, Poky finally got their win over Century. Emmett Holt Emmett Holt 6'2" | SG Century | 2021 State ID led the

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