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ALL-IDAHO BOYS, GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sandpoint's Karlie Banks named to first team

| March 29, 2024 4:00 PM


Karlie Banks of Sandpoint was named to the 4A girls first team, Aliya Strock to the 4A girls second team, announced by The Idaho Statesman newspaper of Boise following voting by coaches statewide.

Banks, a senior wing, averaged 18.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals for the Bulldogs.

Strock averaged 16.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists for the Bulldogs before suffering a season-ending knee injury in December.


Bonners Ferry junior guard Asher Williams was named 3A boys Player of the Year for a second straight year. Williams averaged 28.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists as the Badgers won their first state title.

Nathan Williams of Bonners was named Coach of the Year.

Bonners junior guard Thomas Bateman (15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists) and Badgers senior forward Trey Bateman (9.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists) were named to the 3A boys second team.

Bonners Ferry freshman point guard Taren Bateman (19.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists) was named to the 3A girls second team.