High school basketball: Friday's boys and girls roundup

Published: Friday, Jan. 11 2013 11:20 p.m. MST

Here's a recap of the 80-plus boys and girls high school basketball games across the state on Friday.

Boys basketball


DAVIS 78, SYRACUSE 62: Davis had a solid outing as it defeated Syracuse by double digits on the road. Led by Jesse Wade who scored 20 points, the Darts improved their record to 11-1 and secured the victory in their first region game of the year.

NORTHRIDGE 64, LAYTON 59: Davy Adams scored nine points in the fourth quarter to guide Northridge to the region win at home. Preston Christensen had a game-high 19 points and the Knights drilled eight 3-pointers.

WEBER 57, FREMONT 31: Weber's Mason Miles was outstanding from behind the arc as he drained five 3-pointers en rout to 15 points. Hayden Schenk also contributed greatly to the Warriors' victory as he scored a game-high 18 points while dishing out seven assists.


TAYLORSVILLE 72, WEST 69: Taylorsville squeezed past West on the road in the region opener thanks to the duo of Sidney Freeman and Jevin Warren who scored 23 and 22 points, respectively.

VIEWMONT 66, GRANGER 51: Viewmont's strong second quarter helped the Vikings get the tough road win over Granger. Austin Johnson led the way for Viewmont with 19 points, while Jarom Tye added 12.

HUNTER 67, KEARNS 61: Noah Togiai and Israel Tademy combined for 35 points and seven 3-pointers while Brandon Davies chipped in 14 points to guide Hunter to the victory.


COPPER HILLS 58, COTTONWOOD 41: Copper Hills defeated Cottonwood as it had a hot start, outscoring Cottonwood 17-6 in the first quarter. The trio of Austin McCombs, Darius Maluia and Danny Martinez led the Grizzlies as they combined for 41 points.

JORDAN 64, WEST JORDAN 62: Chandler Smith drained a 15-footer with 1.5 seconds left to send Jordan ahead and capture the win. Smith ended with 14 points while teammate Jonas Jones scored 15 points including three 3-pointers. As a team, the Beetdiggers made nine treys compared to the Jaguars' four.

BRIGHTON 61, ALTA 59: Brighton overcame an 11-point deficit in the final 3:33 to rally for the impressive region-opening victory at Alta. Travis Devashrayee hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 23 seconds remaining, and then Alta failed to get a shot off in its final possession. Brandon Miller led Brighton with 17 points, with Zach Bernardo adding 16.


AMERICAN FORK 73, LEHI 49: American Fork's Ryan Andrus scored a game-high 20 points and Tyler Rawson added 13 points to help propel the Cavemen over Lehi. Despite the loss, Frank Jackson led the Pioneers with nine points.

PLEASANT GROVE 71, BINGHAM 65: Pleasant Grove had four players finish in double-digits, led by Riley Court with 24, as the Vikings held on to get the road win over the Miners. Despite the loss, Brandon Morley and Braxton McKee combined for 37 points for Bingham.


MOUNTAIN CREST 64, LOGAN 51: Mountain Crest hit 23-of-39 freebies at the line and, behind Tanner Knowles, Tyler Crosbie, Faimafili Laulu-Pututau and Jamison Webb, knocked off Logan at home.

ROY 54, BOX ELDER 53: David Hadley hit a driving layup to send Roy ahead with 3.6 seconds left as the Royals earned the victory. Roy's Brekkott Chapman scored a game-high 28 points and Box Elder's Shad Watson led his team with 16 points in the loss.