High school basketball: Friday's boys and girls roundup

Deseret News

Published: Saturday, Dec. 8 2012 12:45 a.m. MST

GUNNISON 65, WATERFORD 43: Gunnison coasted to victory on the back of Colby Caldwell who scored 25 points and sank five 3-pointers. Braden Harris added 19 points to the Bulldogs' cause.

MERIT ACADEMY 74, ROCKWELL 45: Rodolfo Peralta led the Knights with 10 points in a blowout.

WASATCH ACADEMY 91, NORTH SUMMIT 50: Wasatch Academy had five players scored in double figures, led by Koby McEwen who scored 21 points and made four shots from behind the arc.

SPRINGVILLE 57, DIXIE 39: Bradley Kitchen torched the nets for 18 points, while Max Schriener added 16 points to lead Springville past Dixie in the Ken Robinson Classic.

Girls basketball

KANAB 46, GUNNISON 34: Whitney Houston led all scorers with 17 points, while Shaylee McDonald finished with 14 points to lead Kanab past Gunnison at the Cowboy Classic.

WEST JORDAN 42, LEHI 27: Kim Evans had a game-high 10 points to help the Jaguars defeat the Pioneers. Haley Carle and Lejla Hadzialijagic each contributed nine points to West Jordan.

MORGAN 58, SALEM HILLS 45: McKenzie Schenk made seven free throws in the fourth quarter, where the Trojans enjoyed a 16-6 run to pull away for the win.

LAYTON CHRISTIAN 52, BEN LOMOND 39: Layton Christian allowed 12 points in the first and third quarters to take control of the game. Alissa Atisme and Teneshia Davison scored 16 and 13 points in the win, respectively.

RICHFIELD 45, AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 32: Megan Bean paced Richfield with her 22 points for the victory at the Juan Diego Christmas Classic.

WEBER 49, TAYLORSVILLE 37: Erin Reichle had an outstanding game for Weber, hitting five 3-pointers on her way to 23 points. Kandice Jensen added 17 points including three 3-pointers in the Warriors' win.

WESTLAKE 54, HUNTER 36: Westlake answered the call defensively, holding Hunter to 16 points in the opening two quarters. Ashley Calder dropped 19 points, while Jessica Pontius added 16 more in the win.

ROY 68, WOODS CROSS 27: Behind Kaitlyn Hurley, who scored 18 points including two 3-pointers, Roy was able to easily capture the road victory over Woods Cross. Jaden Whaley and Jordynn Barrera added 10 points apiece to the Royals' cause.

SKY VIEW 64, BOUNTIFUL 42: Tara Goldman led all scorers with 19 points, and Sky View used a 19-point lead at the half to cruise past Bountiful and improve to 5-0.

CYPRUS 46, OLYMPUS 39: Cyprus' two-pronged attack of Ashlee Foster and Marquessa Gilson was too much Olympus as the two combined for 27 points and five 3-pointers. Rachel VanderToolen led the Titans with 12 points.

BONNEVILLE 81, NORTHRIDGE 40: Bonneville outscored Northridge 53-10 collectively at the start of each half to remain undefeated on the year. Kayla Eilertson bucketed 20 points while Emilie Volk, Lexie Stratford and Cortney Porter all chipped in double digit scoring totals.

BRYCE VALLEY 39, SOUTH SEVIER 22: Brittney Frost and Taylor Talbot each scored 12 points, and Bryce Valley dominated with the 11-2 fourth quarter finish for the win at the Kanab Cowboy Classic.

WATERFORD 33, INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 32: Despite not a single made free-throw, Waterford held off Intermountain Christian for a one-point victory. Katie Haines and Melissa Biscupovich combined for 23 points and seven treys for the Ravens.

WENDOVER 59, ROWLAND HALL 53: Wendover clamped down defensively in the overtime period, holding Rowland Hall to two points, to pick up the thrilling win. Nancy DeSantiago scored 23 points and Stephanie Badillo added 14 points with two 3-pointers for the Wildcats.

MOAPA VALLEY, NEV. 49, PINE VIEW 43: Melissa Judd posted 10 points and nine rebounds in the loss for the Panthers.

MOUNTAIN VIEW 44, WASATCH 40: Mountain View outscored Wasatch 16-6 in the fourth quarter to pull away for the road victory despite a 19-point night from the Wasps' Rebecca MaWhinney.