Posted On: 02/22/21 10:42 AM

District Tourneys are about to wrap up and bids to the State Tournament are in sight. In the Idaho Falls Metro, free basketball was on display with games going to overtime. These two games display how evenly-matched these teams were. 

Third-Time is the Charm for Snake River

The Eagles and Panthers played for the third time in three weeks. The teams are so evenly matched but this time Snake River was able to close out Marsh Valley.  Which is why it took two overtimes before Snake River could pull out a 58-57 victory. 

Snake River took an 11-point lead into the fourth quarter but the Eagles’ press forced some Panther turnovers. Within four minutes, Marsh Valley’s 11-0 run tied the game and caused the stalemate that eventually forced overtime.

Of course there wasn’t going to be a blowout between Snake River and Marsh Valley.

Marsh Valley actually had a chance to win the game in regulation and in overtime. In a tie game both times, the Eagles held the ball for more than a minute, trying to get the last shot. 

Mitch Lindsay led the way with 22 points for Snake River scoring in a variety of ways getting to the

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