High school basketball: Friday's boys and girls roundup

Deseret News

Published: Saturday, Dec. 15 2012 12:05 a.m. MST

MAPLE MOUNTAIN 62, WASATCH 52: Maple Mountain found a rhythm in the second overtime to hold on for a thrilling win at home. Spencer Allred, Josh Phelps and Nate Guymon all reached double figures scoring for the Golden Eagles.

BOUNTIFUL 75, VIEWMONT 60: Bountiful's Zach Seljaas had a game-high 23 points in the 15 points victory at home. Sam Merrill also had a double-double scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds.

ALTA 63, HERRIMAN 51: RJ Beard led all scorers with 24 points, including five 3-pointers to help Alta to the home win.

CARBON 58, EMERY 53: Carbon's balanced scoring and their strong second half helped propel them over Emery. Derek Young scored a game-high 23 points and also secured 10 rebounds in the Dinos' win.

PLEASANT GROVE 78, TIMPANOGOS 54: Pleasant Grove continued the strong surge to begin the season with the decisive win over previously unbeaten Timpanogos. Riley Court dropped a game-high 15 points while Mark Sheffield and Nate Didericksen combined for 25 points in the win.

RIVERTON 56, WEST JORDAN 43: Riverton exploded for 19 points in the second quarter and held on to earn the tough road victory against West Jordan. Stephan Holm scored a game-high 19 points and Bryce Stone also hit two 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for the Silverwolves.

MAESER PREP 52, MILFORD 41: Maeser jumped out to a 29-10 halftime lead en route to the easy victory over Maeser Prep in the first round of the CS Mining Classic at Milford High School.

BINGHAM 53, OLYMPUS 46: Bingham had three players score in double figures as it pulled away by outscoring Olympus 16-2 in the fourth quarter. Brandon Morley led with 18 points the Miners with 18 points, while Ryan Turner added 15.

MERIT ACADEMY 58, LEGACY PREP 43: Merit Academy held Legacy to three points in the first quarter and built upon the cushion in the remaining three quarters, behind Joel Martinez and Hunter Davis, for the win.

DESERT HILLS 69, DELTA 56: Ty Rutledge went of for 25 points, including several 3-pointers to lift Desert Hills over visiting Delta. Taylor Bahr tallied 24-points, with four 3-pointers, in the Rabbits loss.

PARK CITY 67, BEAR RIVER 57: Park City clamped down defensively, and behind Bosten VanDerVeur and Hayden Daily's combined 43 points and six 3-pointers pulled off the upset.

WEBER 61, BRIGHTON 59: No. 3 Weber survived to win at No. 5 Brighton in a wild game in which Brighton erased a 23-point second half deficit, only to lose on a pair of technical free throws from Hayden Schenck with one second remaining. Schenck and Garrett Beckey finished with 15 points each. Weber led 40-17 late in the third, but Brighton came storming back to tie it at 59-59 with five seconds remaining. Brighton's Zach Bernardo led all scorers with 16 points in the loss.

OREM 60, DIXIE 44: Orem led by 14 points at halftime and cruised to victory over Dixie. Orem was led by Jordan Darger with 18 points, Dalton Nixon with 17 points and Zach Hunsaker 14 points.

TABIONA 48, TINTIC 43: Tabiona's Demont Nay led the way with 24 points with 12 from behind the arc and went 8-for-8 from the free-throw line. Tyler Van Tassell had 10 boards to contribute to the victory.

TIMPVIEW 61, PINE VIEW 33: Timpview outscored Pine View 38-12 to start both halves and remain unscathed on the young season. Taylor Roy tallied 20 points with two 3-pointers and Leo Roese added 11 points and one trey for the T-Birds.

GRAND 54, ALTAMONT 46: Grand's Kaden Risenhoover and Dale Thomas combined for 30 points including six 3-pointers.

AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 49, NORTH SUMMIT 47: McKay Bowman recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as ALA used a 16-8 fourth quarter run to preserve the win at home. Ralph Monroy made the tying free throw with four seconds left, but after he missed his second free throws, Bowman rebounded it and put it back in for the winning score.