High school basketball: Friday's boys and girls roundups

Deseret News

Published: Saturday, Dec. 1 2012 12:05 a.m. MST

DESERT HILLS 57, MORGAN 46: In a highly-anticipated 3A preseason match-up, the Thunder pulled away for the victory by outscoring the Trojans 29-18 in the second half. Josh Anderson led the way for Desert Hills wit 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Chase Thompson scored 14 points.

NORTH SEVIER 62, ENTERPRISE 57: Dakota Shepherd scored 26 points with eight assists, and Matt Brutig added 13 points and six boards to help North Sevier narrowly survive Enterprise in the 2A/3A tournament.

NORTH SUMMIT 44, RICHFIELD 38: Jaylon Steck led the way with 15 points, eight rebounds and three steals and Brandon Willardson added 11 points.

HUNTER 45, GRANTSVILLE 33: Hunter held just a three-point lead with three minutes but pulled away with the win behind Trevon Johnson's 22 points and Noah Togiai's 16 points. Devon Arellano hit five 3-pointers for 15 points for the Cowboys in the loss.

AMERICAN FORK 48, BOUNTIFUL 44: Ryan Andrus poured in a game-high 29 points as American Fork held off visiting Bountiful in a tight game throughout. Zach Seljaas and Sam Merrill each scored 14 points in the loss for the Braves.

OGDEN 65, BONNEVILLE 51: Spencer Smith went off for 41 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Ogden past Bonneville on the road. Mason Rich scored 16 points in the Lakers' loss.

OLYMPUS 61, TAYLORSVILLE 47: Olympus defeated Taylorsville behind the effort of Jaren Jones, Alec Monson and Chandler McComber, who combined for 41 of Olympus' 61 points. Jevin Warren led the Warriors with 21 points in the loss.

SKY VIEW 69, HIGHLAND, IDAHO 57: Jalen Moore registered a game high 24 points, and Sky View rallied to a 20-8 fourth quarter finish in the 12-point road victory. Ty Nielsen added 17 points in the Bobcats victory.

PINNACLE 83, WEST RIDGE ACADEMY 63: Dalton Rudman led Pinnacle in the victory with 23 points and seven 3-pointers. Joe Giacchetti scored 37 points for the Eagles in the loss.

BEAR RIVER 54, WASATCH 37: Bear River had an outstanding fourth quarter to put the game away. Wade Miller played a big part in the Bears' win with his 20 points.

BEN LOMOND 35, ROY 34: Josh Hardin gave the Scots the one-point lead with just 40 seconds remaining in the game. Hardin led the team with 13 points and Sterling Brandley added 11. Brekkott Chapman had a game-high 16 points for Roy in the loss.

TABIONA 66, ST. JOSEPH 53: Demont Nay led Tabiona to a victory, and nearly recorded a triple-double with eight rebounds and nine assists to his 20 points. Stetson Hogan added 17 points to Tabiona's cause while Tyler Van Tassell had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

PLEASANT GROVE 61, MAPLE MOUNTAIN 48: Forrest Pincock led the Vikings with 14 points and two 3-pointers while Josh Clement added 13 points in Pleasant Grove's win on the road.

BINGHAM 66, WEST JORDAN 46: The Miners broke open a close game in the second half behind Jordan Evans' 24 points and five 3-pointers.

WATERFORD 47, LEGACY PREP 38: Christian Mason and Mufi Hunt combined for 24 points as the Ravens soared over Legacy Prep at home. Alex Millet added 11 points in the victory.

WEBER 70, MOUNTAIN CREST 67: Hayden Schenck led Weber to a narrow victory with 30 points as the Warriors survived a lowly second half. Tyler Crosbie and Faimafili Laulu-Pututau combined for 47 points for Mountain Crest in the loss.

BRIGHTON 68, LEHI 55: Brighton's Brandon Miller scored 21 points for the Bengals' win on the road. Travis Devashrayee and Zach Bernardo added 18 and 12 points, respectively, for Brighton.

DUCHESNE 60, WEST WENDOVER, NEV. 55: McKade Nielsen and Trent Roberts both managed to score 15 points, while Josh Hanberg and Kaden Moon each had 13 points to help Duchesne slip past West Wendover.

EMERY 65, RICH 27: Emery clinched the win with ease as Bailey Faimalo led the team with 17 points and Jackson Jensen added with 10 points.