High school basketball: Friday's boys and girls roundups

Deseret News

Published: Friday, Dec. 9 2011 11:00 p.m. MST

Boys basketball


MORGAN 74, DELTA 68: Jake Miles earned an impressive 32 points, sinking four 3s in the Morgan victory. Teammate Boston Saunders contributed 15. Colin Christensen led Delta with 26 points in the well-matched contest.

WEBER 61, GRANGER 37: Weber soared to the easy win with three players scoring in double digits. Hayden Schenck lit it up, finishing with 18 points in the win. Justin Nielsen and Dylan Rogers combined for 22 points, each scoring 11.

AMERICAN FORK 75, PROVO 50: American Fork started on a 23-6 run and never looked back from there. American Fork had three players score in double figures led by Austin Waddoups 16 points.

LONE PEAK 83, COTTONWOOD 53: Nick Emery was 14 for 21 from the field, and finished with 39 points to set the Lone Peak school record for points scored in a single game. Emery knocked down seven 3-pointers, while teammate T.J. Haws dropped in 22 points for the Knights.

JORDAN 59, MOUNTAIN CREST 45: Jordan went 9 for 9 from the free throw line Mason Krueger scored 21 points to lead the 'Diggers to the victory over Mountain Crest in the opening round of their own tournament.

TINTIC 57, MILFORD 27: McKade Holman scored 18 points as the Miners dominated Milford for the victory at the Sevier Valley Center.

WHITEHORSE 45, LIAHONA 28: Behind 24 points from Karl Holly, Whitehorse outscored Liahona 25-10 in the middle two quarters to pull away for the victory at the Sevier Valley Center.

ALTAMONT 44, ESCALANTE 35: Dylan Lindsay and Jordan Benson combined to scored 29 points as Altamont outscored Escalante 17-9 in the fourth quarter to pull away for the victory at the Sevier Valley Center.

MANILA 42, GREEN RIVER 38: Austin Brady and Ben Rose combined to score 21 points as the Mustangs overcame a 20-7 halftime deficit to rally past Green River for the victory at the Sevier Valley Center.

VALLEY 29, TABIONA 28: In a tight, low-scoring game throughout, Valley eked out its first victory of the year over previously-unbeaten Tabiona as Colby Spencer and Colton Spencer finished with 11 and 10 points respectively.

INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 40, WAYNE 39: Zach Paige netted 21 points, and ICS picked up its first win of the season in the narrow victory over Wayne. Paige nailed three 3-pointers on the night, while Mikey Boettger and Christian Boyle each netted a pair of 3-pointers for the Lions.

DUCHESNE 53, PANGUITCH 49: Shiaba Allen and Mike Dye combined for 20 points, and Duchesne pulled off a 19-10 fourth quarter run to slip by Panguitch at the Sevier Valley Center. Trevon Spencer led the all Eagles scorers with 12 points on the night.

PAYSON 60, SALEM HILLS 40: Tanner Newbold led all scoring with 22 points in the Payson victory. Teammates Kaleb Wright and Clint Bateman combined for an additional 21. Payson held Salem Hills to a mere two points in the first quarter.

KANAB 65, SOUTH SUMMIT 54: Kanab's Brandon Jensen with game high 20 points and two three-pointers led to the 11 point victory voer South Summit. Craig Stirland added 14 point and two three's as well.

WASATCH 75, BEAR RIVER 61: Wasatch's Matt Pelo was unstoppable scoring 31 points including four 3-pointers. Cale Strong also added nine points to the 14 point defeat of Bear River.

HILLCREST 69, CYPRUS 40: Hillcrest went on a 22-5 run to pull away from Cyprus. Austin Adams scored 19 points and Tanner Dastrup added 18 points to lead Hillcrest.

SYRACUSE 60, BOX ELDER 56: A.J. Wilcox led Syracuse to the overtime victory with 17 points, while Diante Mitchell added 12 in the winning effort. Shad Watson led all scorers with 33 points, nailing four 3-pointers in the Box Elder loss.