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Boys Varsity Basketball · Bruins shake off slow start, beat Tigers

JEROME — The Tigers started their home game hot against, but ended up falling to the Bruins.

 Jerome took a 17-8 first quarter lead, but the Bruins outscored the Tigers 30-6 in the second and third quarters combined.

“Twin Falls’ pressure got to us there in the middle of the game,” Jerome head coach Joe Messick said.

James Slone led the game with 19 points for the Tigers, including five 3-pointers. Ryan Ball and Mitchell Brizee contributed 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Twin Falls.

The Bruins (7-7, 4-2) will travel to Pocatello on Friday to take on Highland. Jerome (5-10, 2-3) will host Buhl the same day.


TWIN FALLS (44) — Lucas Young 6, Faust Ystueta 9, Gage Plew 2, Collin Aardema 3, Ryan Ball 11, Hudson Klundt 3, Mitchell Brizee 10.

JEROME (34) — Austin Bell 2, Brandon Wright 6, James Slone 19, Jordin Myers 5, Cole Baker 2.