High school basketball: Wednesday's boys and girls roundup

Published: Thursday, Jan. 10 2013 9:42 a.m. MST

REGION 15

EMERY 55, RICHFIELD 47: Dillon Wilstead led three Spartans in double figures with 12 points as Emery had a strong fourth quarter in the impressive win over Richfield.

REGION 16

WASATCH ACADEMY 64, NORTH SEVIER 39: Wasatch Academy picked up the road victory thanks in large part to Cody John who scored 20 points and made two 3-pointers.

MANTI 60, AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 51: Manti came out hot in the second quarter and never looked back in the win over ALA. The Templars' Jamen McKay scored a game-high 16 points while Joe Hugentobler added 13 more.

GUNNISON 56, MERIT ACADEMY 52: Colby Caldwell had 20 points, including five 3-pointers, to help Gnnison secure the road win over Merit Academy. In the loss, Rodolfo Peralta scored 21 points.

REGION 17

ST. JOSEPH 66, INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 50: St. Joseph was nearly unstoppable from behind the arc as it made 12 3-pointers en route to its 16-point victory. David Donlevy led the Jayhawks as he scored 27 points and drained seven treys. Intermountian Christian's Zach Paige scored a game-high 32 points in the loss.

LEGACY PREP 59, WEST RIDGE ACADEMY 41: Hunter Harmer scored 16 points, and Legacy Prep held West Ridge leading scorer Joe Giacchetti to just 14 points to pick up the region win.

LAYTON CHRISTIAN 94, OAKLEY 24: Colin Greenhill led six players scoring in double figures with 16 points, as LCA skipped past Oakley in the region win on the road.

MOUNT VERNON 50, CONCORDIA PREP 16: Paul Yi scored a game-high 16 points, and Mount Vernon picked up its first win of the season with a road victory. Bom In and Joseph Lin combined for 28 points in the win.

REGION 19

PINNACLE 79, GREEN RIVER 76: Pinnacle earned the close road victory over Green River thanks to a very balanced scoring attack. Five players scored in double digits led by Dalton Rudman who scored 21 points and drained five 3-pointers.

NONREGION

PLEASANT GROVE 68, HUNTER 60: Riley Court scored 21 points as Pleasant Grove pulled away from Hunter in the third quarter for the nonregion victory. Matt Conway added 11 points for the Vikings.

Girls basketball

REGION 5

ROY 73, BOX ELDER 56: Roy dominated the first half of the region matchup, as Kaitlyn Hurley and Aubrey Porter combined for 33 points to help the Royals snag its first region win of the season.

SKY VIEW 61, MOUNTAIN CREST 41: Sky View, which is ranked third in 4A, earned the 20-point road victory as it traveled to Mountian Crest. Three players scored in double figures for the Bobcats led by Lindsey Jensen who scored 13 points.

BONNEVILLE 55, LOGAN 35: Cortney Porter recorded a 13-point, 11-rebound double-double to lead No. 2 Bonneville to a 20-point win. Emilie Volk scored 18 points to lead the Lakers.

REGION 19

GREEN RIVER 57, PINNACLE 21: Michaela Hughes led all scorers with 17 points, and Green River held Pinnacle to just eight points in the first half to earn the region win at home.

REGION 20

PANGUITCH 59, MILFORD 58: In an overtime thriller, Panguitch edged Milford thanks to clutch free-throw shooting. Darri Frandsen had a great outing for Panguitch as she recorded the 18-point, 13-rebound double-double, while Whittni Orton scored nine points and added 10 assists.

WAYNE 46, VALLEY 41: With the score even at 30-30 going into the fourth quarter, Wayne was clutch down the stretch and came up with the narrow victory. Maggie and Hannah Ellett carried Wayne as they scored 16 and 12 points, respectively.

PIUTE 71, ESCALANTE 55: Lindsey Phillips led Escalante with 29 points, but Piute answered with five players scoring in double figures. Whitney Wood netted 15 points points in the T-Birds region victory.

REGION 21

DUCHESNE 53, ALTAMONT 27: Duchesne outscored Altamont by 15 in the first quarter and never looked back as it improved to 2-0 in league play.

NONREGION

WENDOVER 42, WEST WENDOVER, NEV. 33: Nancy DeSantiago scored 17 points as Wendover picked up the nonregion victory over West Wendover.

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