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High school basketball: Friday's boys and girls roundup

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Published: Saturday, Dec. 22 2012 8:49 a.m. MST

BOUNTIFUL 71, CLEARFIELD 42: Bountiful started off strong and scored 26 points in the first quarter for the win at the West Panther Holiday Classic. Zach Selijaas was the high-scorer for the Braves with 18 points, including three 3-pointers. Marquis Jones and Kyler Moore were the high-scorers for Clearfield, each with 10 points.

MAPLE MOUNTAIN 47, HURRICANE 40: Maple Mountain jumped out to a 12-3 first quarter lead and then held off Hurricane's rally in the second half to improve to 4-2 this season.

MERIT ACADEMY 64, SUMMIT ACADEMY 61: Joel Martinez totaled 31 points to lead Merit Academy the narrow victory. Summit Academy combined for 10 3-pointers and three people reached double digits in the loss, including Rashaan Griffin (15 points), Chris Apple (11), and Ashton Richards (11).

WASATCH ACADEMY 70, WEBER 59: Wasatch Academy, the top-ranked team in 2A, shot 54 percent from the field to knock off previously unbeaten Weber at the Tip Off Classic at Provo High School. Cody Johnson led the Tigers with 19 points, with Koby McEwen adding 18 as they improved to 10-0.

HIGHLAND, IDAHO 61, PROVO 50: Provo got outscored 14-4 in the second quarter and Highland, Idaho was able to hold off the Bulldogs to secure the win in the Tip Off Classic. Adam Finch led the Bulldogs with 15 points, nine coming from beyond the arc, and Brian Carter also chipped in 11 points.

ST. JOSEPH 69, DUGWAY 35: Zach Johnstun helped St. Joseph to the lopsided victory with his 14 points and 12 rebounds. Freshman Nick Gruet scored a game high 20 points for the Jayhawks at home.

CEDAR 66, RICHFIELD 54: Ryan Armstrong, Dustin Staggs and Dason Coronado all scored 16 points to lead Cedar to the nonregion victory over Richfield.

Girls basketball

REGION 19

PINNACLE 52, NAVAJO MOUNTAIN 28: Pinnacle's swarming defense and well-balanced scoring led them to victory over Navajo Mountain. Raycee Birch scored a game-high 12 points for Pinnacle.

REGION 20

PIUTE 76, PANGUITCH 57: Kierra Gleave finished with 22 points, and Shaylee Gleave added 23 points to lead Piute past Panguitch in region play. Tori Gass and Whitney Westwood combined for 25 points for Piute.

MILFORD 62, VALLEY 31: Tia Florence scored a game-high 17 points, while teammate Chandler Rose added 15 points to lead Milford past Valley in region play.

BRYCE VALLEY 60, WAYNE 39: Bryce Valley held Wayne to nine points in the second half to get the home victory and improve to 9-1 on the season. Whitni Syrett led the way for the Mustangs with 19 points.

NONREGION

GRANGER 66, LEHI 56: Granger jumped out to a 22-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back as the Lancers defeated the Pioneers. Lile Havili led the way for the Lancers with a game-high 16 points.

PLEASANT GROVE 49, SALEM HILLS 42: Pleasant Grove used a 21-12 run in the third quarter to defeat Salem Hills at the Desert Hills Tournament. MeKenna Miles led the way for the Vikings with 12 points, while Megan Wilde added 11 points and five boards.

CHAPARRAL, NEV. 51, LAYTON CHRISTIAN 47: Teneshia Davison recorded a double-double with 12 points and 16 rebounds, while Shayla Simpson added 14 points in the LCA loss.

RICH 64, COKEVILLE, WYO. 45: Alissa Petersen and Emma Peart combined for 30 points, and Rich outscored Cokeville in every quarter to pick up the victory.

NORTHRIDGE 42, EAST 36: Sydnee Acord recorded a game-high 28 points and hit two 3-pointers to lead the Knights in the road victory. Madison Roemer scored a team-best 24 points for East in the loss.

THORNTON HORIZON, COLO. 79, TIMPANOGOS 22: The T-Wolves dropped their second straight game at the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix after falling behind 49-16 at the half.

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