Friday's prep boys and girls basketball roundups

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Published: Saturday, Feb. 11 2012 12:21 a.m. MST

Boys basketball

REGION 1

WEBER 68, SYRACUSE 58: Weber gained a 10 point jump in the second half to give it the momentum it needed for this Region 1 victory. Hayden Schenk shined on the court with 22 points, while both Jake Shaw and Jordon Jones netted 10.

NORTHRIDGE 40, FREMONT 33: Northridge was able to hold on to victory over Fremont by making seven more free throws in a tight game. Preston Christensen led the Knights with 13 points.

LAYTON 69, DAVIS 61: Layton defeated its bitter rival for the first time in eight years behind 21 points from Marcus Kemp. The win represents Layton's first Region win of the year.

REGION 2

WEST 39, GRANGER 27: West prevailed in this primarily defensive Region 2 victory. Alex Espinosa led the team with 13 points including nine from downtown, while Devin Price sank 11 for the Panthers.

VIEWMONT 63, KEARNS 41: Viewmont remained unscathed in region play behind Jarom Tye's 21 points and four 3-pointers. The Vikings outscored Kearns 21-8 in the final quarter.

TAYLORSVILLE 74, HUNTER 72: Kia Delecerna hit a 3-pointer to tie the game with less than five seconds remaining, and after a Hunter turnover Jackson Roper sank the game winner at the buzzer to steal the region victory at home.

REGION 3

JORDAN 54, COTTONWOOD 41: Mark Krueger played a great game for Jordan on senior night scoring 17 points to lead the Beetdiggers, which used a 30-17 run in the second half to pull away from Cottonwood.

WEST JORDAN 75, ALTA 60: Jordan Loveridge scored 28 points and added 12 rebounds, while Seth Barrus chipped in with a double-double as well with 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Jaguars to a big region victory on the road. Jarett Anderson scored 16 points in the loss for Alta.

COPPER HILLS 72, BRIGHTON 54: Copper Hills steadily pulled away from Brighton to pick-up the lopsided victory. Bryson Allen led the charge for the Grizzlies scoring 17 points.

REGION 4

AMERICAN FORK 58, LONE PEAK 50: American Fork got a huge win over region leading Lone Peak at home. The win sends the Cavemen into a tie with the Knights atop the Region 4 standings. Zac Hunter paced the Cavemen with 19 points in the win.

LEHI 76, PLEASANT GROVE 51: Despite Lehi's hiccup in the second quarter, the Pioneers dominated with a 25-point lead in the end. Colton Colledge had the hot hand scoring 15 points, while Brad McGregor dished out 13 including three from behind the arc.

RIVERTON 52, BINGHAM 47: Riverton, behind the hot shooting of Stephan Holm, snuck past Bingham on the road. Holm ended the night with 16 points including three 3-pointers.

REGION 5

LOGAN 83, BOX ELDER 60: Logan kept ahold of the reins throughout the game, never letting the Bees get a peak at the lead. Johnny Luke netted an outstanding 17 points, while Russel Murphy sank 15.

BONNEVILLE 52, SKY VIEW 49: Quinton Larson and Jake Hutchins combined for 29 points as the Lakers got the upset.

MOUNTAIN CREST 45, ROY 42: Famafili Laulu Pututua and Tyler Crosbie combined to score 25 points, and Mountain Crest marched to victory on 10-of-14 from the charity stripe. Brekkot Chapman led all scorers with 15 points in the Roy loss.

REGION 6

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