Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Wednesday night was a busy night of high school basketball with big games both in state and outside Utah.
PINE VIEW 66, HURRICANE 38: Jack Bangerter had a game-high 17 points while Kody Wilstead notched the double-double in the easy win for Pine View.
CEDAR 74, CANYON VIEW 59: Dason Coronado, Dustin Staggs, Mike Hourigan, Kordan Nielson and Ryan Armstrong all scored in double figures to propel Cedar to the region win.
DESERT HILLS 57, DIXIE 49: In a solid region 9 match-up, Desert Hills captured the road victory thanks to a 14-point, 13-rebound double-double from Josh Anderson and 13 more points from Jordan Hokanson.
GRANTSVILLE 46, STANSBURY 35: In a game primarily played at the free-throw line, Devin Adams and Skyler Cloward scored 16 and 10 points to help Grantsville past Stansbury.
BEN LOMOND 62, TOOELE 47: In a close game throughout, the difference proved to be the second quarter as Ben Lomond limited Tooele to only five points. Sterling Brandley and Sage Eastburn scored 18 points apiece and Josh Hardin added 14 more for the Scots.
MORGAN 64, OGDEN 47: Morgan doubled Ogden's point total in the third quarter and behind Jake Miles, who chipped in 22 points with two 3-pointers, the Trojans opened region play with a solid road victory. Spencer Smith scored 17 points in the loss.
AMERICAN FORK 78, SNOW CANYON 53: Ryan Andrus was nearly unstoppable on offense as he scored 31 points to lead American Fork to a victory. Tyler Rawson added 12 points to American Fork's cause.
COPPER HILLS 55, FREMONT 35: Porter Hawkins and Darius Maluia combined for 31 points, as Copper Hills used a 18-4 third quarter run to pick up the road victory.
LAYTON 71, BINGHAM 55: Jarriesse Blackmon and Mike Hibbert combined for 46 points as Layton picked up the win on the road. The Lancers were extremely efficient from the free-throw line, connecting on 22-of-28 attempts.
CARBON 72, UINTAH 45: After a slow start, Carbon switched to over drive the remaining three quarters to pick up the win. The Dinos connected on 24-of-28 free throws and Jordan Blanc scored 19 points in the win.
SYRACUSE 45, WEST JORDAN 44: In a tie ballgame, Syracuse pushed the ball in transition, but West Jordan was whistled for a blocking foul. At the charity stripe, Michael Phelps drilled the first free-throw with 1.1 seconds remaining and intentionally missed the ensuing try to give the Titans the down-to-the-wire win. Spencer Nisson had a game-high 17 points for the Jaguars.
BRIGHTON 64, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF. 19: Travis Devashrayee and Tremaine Nisson combined for 21 points as the Bengals jumped out to a 22-9 lead after the first quarter on its way to a victory at the San Luis Obispo Tournament in California.
DUCHESNE 76, INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 35: Kaden Moon, McKade Nielsen, Isaac Fabrizio, Josh Hanberg and Trent Roberts all scored in double digits, while defensively Duchesne held ICS to six points in each of the first three quarters for the win. Zach Paige tallied 27 points in the defeat.
NORTH SEVIER 50, MAESER PREP 44: Trailing 23-11 at the break, North Sevier stormed back behind Matt Brutig and Dakota Shepherd to pull off the come-from-behind win at home. After the cold shooting first half, the Wolves weren't content with jump shots, and worked their way to the free-throw line and connected on 20-of-25 attempts.