Friday's prep boys and girls basketball roundups

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Published: Saturday, Feb. 11 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

Boys basketball


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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