Thursday's prep basketball roundups

Published: Thursday, Dec. 22 2011 10:00 p.m. MST

Boys basketball


VALLEY 71, ESCALANTE 39: Colby and Chase Spencer combined for 40 points and three treys in the blowout win for Valley. The Buffaloes took advantage of numerous opportunities at the charity stripe, knocking down 25-of-37 free throw attempts in the win.

WAYNE 58, MILFORD 33: Wayne left the Tigers' court with an unthreatened victory. Ty Reese wowed the crowd with an impressive 28 points including nine from downtown, while Zack Taylor netted 14.

PANGUITCH 78, DIAMOND RANCH 32: Tyce Barney led Panguitch to an easy victory over Diamond Ranch by scoring 27 points and grabbing nine rebounds. Dalan Bennett chipped in 19 points and 11 rebounds for Panguitch.

PIUTE 61, BRYCE VALLEY 48: Tyler Dalton knocked down five 3-pointers en route to 26 points to lead Piute to a home win over Bryce Valley.


BONNEVILLE 58, MORGAN 55: Bonneville connected on timely free throws late in the game to preserve the victory. Mitch Hansen hit a front end of a one-and-one to put the game out of reach for the Lakers. Beck Nelson notched the double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds at the point guard position, and Quinton Larson added 18 points with three 3-pointers. Jake Miles had a game-high 26 points in the loss for Morgan.

LAYTON 59, GRANGER 33: Layton's defense was swarming the entire night, holding Granger to a mere 19 points through three quarters, including only a single point in the third. J.T. Anderson and Colton Green scored 12 points apiece for the Lancers and Kade Petersen added 10 more in the win.

HIGHLAND 41, COTTONWOOD 32: Highland's outstanding defense and performance at the foul line were the main components to the Rams' victory against Cottonwood. Liam Thomas lead the team with 17 points while Riley Tucker added five with a single 3-pointer.

KANAB 52, PAGE, ARIZ. 46: Kanab was able to jump out to an early lead and held onto it throughout the game to get the win. Brandon Jenson led Kanab with 19 points.

LOGAN 62, ELKO, NEV. 45: Logan opened the game on a 17-8 run and coasted to an easy victory. Luke Falk scored 17 points and Jordan Larsen added 13 points for Logan.

WOODS CROSS 72, ROY 59: Woods Cross went on a 8-0 run in the final 2:30 minutes to earn the win over Roy. Skyler Farnes led the way with 16 points and Brady Cowley added 13 points with two 3-pointers in the victory.

JUDGE MEMORIAL 61, TAYLORSVILLE 50: Alex Mancini was huge for Judge Memorial scoring 26 points and grabbing 18 rebounds in a win over Taylorsville.

TIMPVIEW 62, SNOW CANYON 52: Timpview disrupted Snow Canyon's threat with an overwhelming fourth quarter to rush them to a ten-point victory. Rickey Shumway shined with 20 points while Dax Raymond netted 12 including six from behind the arc.

LEHI 55, VIEWMONT 48: Viewmont's weak first quarter lingered in the end, leaving Lehi to nudge their way to a seven-point win. Colton Colledge wowed the crowd with an incredible 30 points including six from downtown, while Brad McGregor netted 11.

WEBER 56, WEST 47: Hayden Schenck led Weber to a road win over West by scoring 21 points, grabbing four rebounds, dishing out three assists, and getting a steal.

PINE VIEW 64, PAROWAN 36: Kody Wilstead recorded the double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds to lead Pine View to a lopsided victory. Cody Bower finished with nine points and nine rebounds for the home team.

DESERT HILLS 59, WASATCH 56: Brandon Simister and Jaden Beckstrand each scored 13 points while Tyler Ott and Mike Needham teamed up for 21 points to push Desert Hills to close win. The Thunder won the free throw discrepancy, hitting 18-of-28 freebies.

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