Boys basketball: Lake City (Idaho) 61, Mountain View 55




Alex Torson scored a career-high 36 points, but Lake City made plays late to beat the Thunder at The Fitz Tournament in Spokane.

Trailing by three with a minute to go, a Mountain View turnover led to a Lake City basket that put away the game for one of Idaho’s highly-ranked teams.

Torson made seven 3-pointers, grabbed six rebounds and had a blocked shot.

“We played really well,” Mountain View coach Aaron Shepherd said. “I thought we battled hard to have a chance against a good team.”

Mountain View faces West Valley of Spokane at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Shepherd will be coaching against Jay Humphrey, who coached Shepherd when he played at Spokane’s University High School.

At The Fitz Tournament, Spokane


MOUNTAIN VIEW (1-2) — Dion Rockmore 14, Alex Torson 36, Garrett Jones 0, Collin Biggs 0, Jake Ryan 0, Nolan Biggs 0, Jeremiah Duenas 0, Danny Crenshaw 4, Dante Williams 1, Cameron O’Neil 0. Totals 20 (9) 6-12.

LAKE CITY — Winger 22, Guice 15, Vetsch 6, Mitchell 5, Hancock 5, Pratt 2, Lowe-McGee 2, Turner 1, Dahl 1. Totals 24 (6) 7-13 61.

Mtn View 12 11 14 15–55

Lake City 14 14 20 13–61