High school basketball: Thursday's boys and girls roundup

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Published: Thursday, Dec. 20 2012 11:50 p.m. MST

TAYLORSVILLE 45, WEST JORDAN 43: Taylorsville sunk two freebies before West Jordan connected on a meaningless 3-pointer as time expired for the solid win. Jevin Warren scored 18 points and Sidney Freeman chipped in 13.

AMERICAN FORK 41, VIEWMONT 39: Brayden Harris hit a basket with about 15 seconds left to push American Fork ahead and ultimately earn the win. Daniel Nyman led the Cavemen with 11 points while Jarom Tye scored a game-high 15 points for the Vikings in the loss.

BISHOP MONTGOMERY, CALIF. 58, BRIGHTON 46: Brighton put up a good fight, but dropped its opening round game of the Mission Prep Christmas Classic in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

LONE PEAK 73, CHESTER, PA. 50: Nick Emery and T.J. Haws both scored 23 points to lead Lone Peak to the surprisingly easy victory over Chester, Pa. at the City of Palms Classic in Florida. Leading by 11 at the half, the Knights outscored Chester 26-14 in the third quarter to halt the Clippers' 61-game win streak. Lone Peak advances to the City of Palms Classic semifinals on Friday.

TIMPVIEW 63, DIXIE 48: Josh Espinoza's 29 points and Leo Roese 26 points with five 3-pointers led the T-birds to a 15 point victory over the Flyers.

LEHI 64, HURRICANE 37: Lehi cruised to a victory in the Red Rock Rumble thanks to a balanced scoring attack. Five players scored in double figures while another scored eight points. The Pioneers were led by Tanner Pittard who scored 13 points.

HERRIMAN 61, LAYTON CHRISTIAN 53: Herriman earned a victory in the Panther Holiday Classic thanks to solid play from Francis Bernard who scored 22 points. Two other players scored in double digits for the Mustangs and another scored nine. Preston Sill led Layton Christian with 20 points.

PAYSON 60, SNOW CANYON 56: Daniel Reno led the Lions with 22 points and three treys as they edged Snow Canyon at the Red Rock Rumble at Dixie State College.

CLEARFIELD 56, ELKO, NEV. 33: The Falcons soared to a 23-point victory over Elko, Nev. in the Panther Holiday Classic. Kyler Moore led the way for Clearfield with 19 points while Marquis Jones added 14.

WEBER 55, HIGHLAND, IDAHO 52: Weber edged out the victory over Highland, Idaho in the Tip Off Classic. Hayden Schenk and Jaren McKnight combined for 31 points and 10 steals.

MANILA 52, FARSON-EDEN, WYO. 22: Manila's intense defense and well-balanced scoring attack led them to victory over Farson-Eden, Wyo. Rustyn Burnside led the Mustangs with 14 points.

DESERT PINES, NEV. 63, PROVO 58: Despite the loss on its home floor in the Provo Tip Off Classic, Provo four players score in double figures. Adam Finch scored 19 points on four 3-pointers. Brian Carter had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Cole Gordon and Jordan Maw combined for 25 points.

WASATCH ACADEMY 63, WESTLAKE 44: Wasatch Academy dominated from the opening whistle en route to a decisive victory. The Tigers moved to 9-0 and face 5A's undefeated Weber on Friday.

WEST 65, ROWLAND HALL 48: West earned the victory thanks to a very balanced scoring attack led by Holanie Olive, who scored nine points and grabbed nine boards. Rowland Hall's Wesley Austin scored a game-high 13 points in the loss.

Girls basketball

REGION 11

MORGAN 51, STANSBURY 42: McKenzie Schenk scored a game-high 21 points and Ali Tonks also contributed 17 points to help Morgan get the road win over Stansbury.

BEAR RIVER 61, BEN LOMOND 40: Paige Roholt's double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds helped power the Bears past the Scots.

TOOELE 40, GRANTSVILLE 31: Courtney Schiwal scored a game-high 22 points to lead Tooele to victory. Grantsville's Amy Matthews scored 17 points including five 3-pointers.

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