High school basketball: Friday's boys and girls roundup

Published: Saturday, Jan. 5 2013 9:10 a.m. MST

RICHFIELD 54, GRAND 47: Brandon Willardson led Richfield with 15 points as it defeated Grand in a Region 15 match-up. Willardson and the Wildcats were aided by Ryder Rippstein who scored 11 points.


ST. JOSEPH 62, LEGACY PREP 56: St. Joseph, led by David Donlevy who scored 18 points, eked out a victory over Legacy Prep in a Region 17 match-up. Legacy Prep's Klint Gardiner scored a game-high 25 points in the loss.

WEST RIDGE ACADEMY 71, CONCORDIA PREP 21: West Ridge Academy took a commanding 41-13 leading heading into halftime and never looked back. Joe Giacchetti had a game-high 30 points. Brandon St. Clair and Emron Frogley combined for 24 points.

LAYTON CHRISTIAN 85, INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 46: Layton Christian's Austin Geddings scored 27 points and knocked seven 3-pointers to lead Layton Christian to the easy victory over ICS, its first of the season. Zach Paige scored 31 points in the loss for ICS.


PANGUITCH 55, VALLEY 43: Panguitch's Tyce Barney led the way with 19 points and 11 points. Dalan Bennett added 17 points with six rebounds and three steals.

PIUTE 92, DIAMOND RANCH 71: Tyler Dalton was the leading scorer with 23 points in the Piute win over Diamond Ranch. In the loss, Lucas Sabo and Mick Hardy scored 22 points and 20 points respectively.

WAYNE 61, ESCALANTE 52: In the Wayne win over Escalante, Ty Rees scored 24 points, including four 3-pointers. In the loss, Kayson Durfey also scored 24 points.


DUCHESNE 66, TABIONA 37: Duchesne's balanced scoring attack led it to victory over Tabiona as McKade Nielsen led the Eagles with 21 points while three other players scored in double figures.

MANILA 46, RICH 41: Ben Rose's 16 points led to the Mustangs to the impressive victory over Rich.


WOODS CROSS 99, WEST 66: Woods Cross scored had 10 buckets behind the arc in the 33-point victory over West at home. Jackson Pohlman and Brady Cowley combined for 32 points while Xequille Harred knocked in 13 points.

HILLCREST 64, CYPRUS 41: JT Ekberg scored 28 points for the Huskies in the road win over Cyprus. In the loss, Connor Squire scored 15 points.

COTTONWOOD 68, GRANGER 40: Cottonwood's Brendan Guzman led the way with 19 points, four rebounds and four steals in the easy victory over Granger. Zach Scott added 12 points and six rebounds for the Colts.

JORDAN 78, TAYLORSVILLE 56: The Beetdiggers were on fire from behind the arc, as they drained 10 3-pointers to defeat visiting Taylorsville. Brandon Pasker led Jordan with 24 points despite not hitting any of the team's 10 3-pointers.

ROY 63, EAST 49: Roy's 16-8 run in the third quarter extended its lead to 17, helping the Royals end East's 10-game winning streak. Brekkott Chapman led the way for the Royals with a game-high 22 points.

SAN JUAN 49, MONTICELLO 40: Barkley Christensen led the Broncos with 17 points in the home win over Monticello.

VIEWMONT 62, DAVIS 61: With under 10 seconds left in the game, McKay Johnson scored a game-winning 3-pointer as Viewmont stunned undefeated Davis in the nonregion clash of rivals. McKay ended the game scoring 15 points and finishing with three rebounds. Jarom Tye added 17 points and eight boards.

BOUNTIFUL 46, LAYTON 43: Bountiful's Jordan Bleak drained a 3-pointer in the final two seconds to lift Bountiful to a thrilling victory over Layton. In the loss, Jarriesse Blackmon led the Lancers with 18 points.

SYRACUSE 70, AMERICAN FORK 59: Diante Mitchell scored a game-high 31 points and finished with 11 rebounds to lead Syracuse to the double-overtime victory over American Fork. Michael Phelps added 15 points and five rebounds.

BONNEVILLE 55, CLEARFIELD 44: Bonneville's Mason Rich led his team to victory with 19 points and 14 boards. Carson Smith added 15 points and had four steals.