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High school basketball: Tuesday's prep basketball roundup

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 16 2013 9:20 a.m. MST

Highland's 22-13 run in the fourth quarter helped the Rams ice the victory against Clearfield. David Divver's game-high 20 points and Riley Tucker's three 3-pointers fueled Highland, while Jayden Garcia's 12 points led the way for the Falcons.

Woods Cross 69, Cyprus 43

Three different players reached double digits for Woods Cross -- Brady Cowley had 18 points, Skylar Farnes had 11 points, and Luke Jowers had 10 points -- and the Wildcat defense held Cyprus to just six points in the third quarter to pull away with the victory.

Bountiful 74, East 50

Sam Merrill torched the nets for 29 points, and Bountiful used a 27-14 second quarter advantage to slip past East in region play.

REGION 7

Skyline 45, Hillcrest 43

Down by one with less than 10 seconds remaining, Skyline's Alek Johnson was sent to the foul line on a 3-point-attempt. He his all three free throws to give the Eagles the edge in this back-and-forth game. Johnson scored eight points on the night, and Skyline was led by Alex Meldrum and Dylan Paulus, who had 10 points apiece. Matt Means scored a game-high 18 points and hit four 3-pointers to lead Hillcrest in the loss.

Herriman 75, Murray 73 (2OT)

David Maynard saved Herriman with a layup to force second overtime, and Francis Bernard nailed a jump shot as time expired to lead the Mustangs to it's first region win of the season.

Olympus 55, Westlake 49

Coulson Hardy and Jaren Jones combined for five treys and 30 points to help lift Olympus over Westlake. Zavon Jackson led the way for the Thunder with a game-high 16 points.

REGION 8

Maple Mountain 50, Provo 47

Maple Mountain freshman Kade Poulson stepped up and drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining help the Golden Eagles finish off the Bulldogs.

Timpview 52, Orem 50

Timpview's Leo Roese hadn't hit much of anything for most of the night, but he didn't let it discourage him. The senior guard calmly sank a shot from the top of the key as time expired, giving his team a hard-fought 52-50 win over 4A favorite Orem.

Springville 73, Salem Hills 58

Ben Johnson and Max Schriener torched the nets with 22 points each, and Springville improved to 10-1 on the season with the victory on the road.

REGION 10

Judge Memorial 63, Juan Diego 37

The Bulldogs' defense held Juan Diego to just 13 points in the first half, and balanced scoring helped Judge Memorial pull away in the second half. Joe Cremer led all scoring with 15 points on five 3-pointers.

Union 43, Park City 41

Stephen Merrel nailed a 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left to give Union a much need victory at home. The Cougars improved to 3-0 in region play.

REGION 15

San Juan 67, Grand 65

Despite getting outscored 21-11 from the charity stripe, San Juan was able to survive against Grand. The Broncos' 22 assists on 25 made field goals gave San Juan the advantage over the Red Devils. San Juan's Barkley Christensen led all scores with 27 points.

REGION 19

Monticello 66, Green River 44

Austin Maloy and Dillon Maughan managed to combine for 29 points, as Monticello built the early lead to skip past Green River in region play.

NONREGION

Morgan 64, Logan 53

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