High School hoopsters across the state hit the hardwood last night. Here is a roundup of all the games that happened in Utah for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
Layton 58, Fremont 28
Behind its well-balanced scoring attack and its ability to get to the free-throw line, Layton was able to earn the road victory over Fremont. Jarriesse Blackmon's 16 points and five boards led the way for the Lancers, while Kade Criswell scored a team-high 13 points for Fremont.
Davis 68, Weber 54
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Northridge 61, Syracuse 50
Jacob Bigler and Preston Christensen combined for 43 points, and Northridge dominated from start to finish to earn the region victory.
Kearns 84, West 80 (OT)
Kearns was able to grind out the back-and-forth overtime battle against West behind its quality shooting. Kearns' 12 3-pointers and 23-7 advantage from the charity stripe helped the Cougars edge out the Panthers. Dayon Goodman led all scores with 29 points for Kearns, while Dallyn Kenner sank five treys and scored 22 points for West.
Taylorsville 47, Granger 33
Jevin Warren's 20-point performance and Sidney Freeman's 11 points proved to be too much for Granger, as the Lancers fell to the Warriors on the road. Zack Ashman led the way for Granger with 10 points.
Hunter 48, Viewmont 44
Noah Togiai led the winning side with 18 points, and Hunter earned a consecutive region victory.
West Jordan 68, Cottonwood 50
Parker Brown led the West Jordan attack with 18 points, and West Jordan to over in the second and third quarters to build momentum in the region rout.
Brighton 73, Jordan 56
Brandon Miller went off for 30 points, and Brighton went 14-for-15 from the free throw line to pick up the region win over rival Jordan.
Alta 56, Copper Hills 45
Trevor Hill went 10-for-12 from the free-throw line, and finished with 16 points to lead Alta to it's first region win of the season.
American Fork 60, Riverton 49
Ryan Andrus led all scorers with 23 points as the Cavemen slowly pulled away for the road victory.
Lone Peak 78, Pleasant Grove 43
Nick Emery and TJ Haws combined for 48 points, 12 coming from beyond the arc, to help power Lone Peak past Pleasant Grove. Forrest Pincock's 14 points led the way for the Vikings.
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Bingham 80, Lehi 68
Brandon Morley scored a game high 22 points, and Bingham managed to go 22-for-28 from the charity stripe to earn it's first region win of the season.
Highland 57, Clearfield 41
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Morgan 64, Logan 53
Garren MIles led the winning side with 12 points, and Morgan closed the game with a 24-17 fourth quarter to improve to 13-2 on the season.
Emery 53, Parowan 50
Dawson Jensen scored a team-high 19 points and Bailey Faimalo added 14 more as the Spartans edged out Parowan for the home win. Caleb Murphy recorded a game-best 22 points while Just Hulet had 15 points on four 3-pointers for the Rams in the loss.
Weber 43, Davis 38
Weber was able to escape with the win over Davis on its home court behind Erin Reichle's 24 points and seven boards. Jessica Richardson led the Darts with 14 points.
Layton 35, Fremont 27
Layton calmly sank nine of its 10 free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter, where it outscored Fremont 16-8, to solidify the comeback win for the Lancers. Maddi Smith scored a team-high 10 points while Ashley Price added 8 to fuel Layton.
Viewmont 55, Hunter 45
Caitlyn Larsen and Katie Toole combined for 32 points, and Viewmont used a 21-10 second quarter run to steal the region victory on the road.
Granger 69, Taylorsville 53
Lile Havili's double-double of 31 points and 11 rebounds paced Granger in the 16-point victory at home.
Kearns 49, West 39
Tasha Ika and Rosetta Kasala combined for 27 points, and Kearns finished the game strong to pick up a 10-point victory on the road.
Brighton 51, Jordan 41
Alyssa Hirchi and Lindsey Johnson each scored 13 points, as Brighton managed to finish the game strong with a 17-9 advantage in the fourth quarter.
West Jordan 48, Cottonwood 45
Lejla Hadzialijagic paced West Jordan with 17 points, and the visiting team escapd with the narrow region win on the road.
Copper Hills 56, Alta 46
Yarima Gutierrez led Copper Hills with 15 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, while Savannah Sandberg chipped in 17 points and nine rebounds for the Grizzlies.
Bingham 61, Lehi 30
Bingham's 28-2 run in the third quarter and its 10 made 3-pointers secured Bingham's victory over Lehi. Jillian Powell finished with a game-high 13 points to help lift the Miners over the Pioneers.
Pleasant Grove 51, Lone Peak 41
MeKenna Miles finished with 19 points to lead Pleasant Grove to it's first region win of the season.
American Fork 59, Riverton 49
Maile Richardson propelled American Fork to victory with 15 points, and the home team played solid defense to hand Riverton it's first loss of the season.
Box Elder 50, Mountain Crest 38
Box Elder's strong second half helped propel the Bees over Mountain Crest. Lindsey Warner and Mitzi Munns combined for 25 points to help Box Elder pick up the victory.
Roy 65, Logan 60
Whitney Hatch led four Roy players in double-figures with 19 points, as the home team survived a 28-14 Logan run in the fourth quarter to pick up a region win.
Clearfield 46, Highland 42
Jocelyn Jones' team-high 12 points and Kaitlyn Stratton's 10 points led the way for the Falcons, while Haylie Bell hit three treys and poured in a game-high 17 points to fuel the Rams.
Bountiful 50, East 43
Bountiful's Kennedy Merrick and Tiana Dougher combined for 35 points as they led the Braves to victory over East.
Cyprus 76, Woods Cross 57
Marquessa Gilson led all scorers with 23 points, while Abby Barret added 19 points to lead Cyprus past Woods Cross on the road.
Herriman 41, Murray 37
Alexi Smith led all scorers with 13 points and three 3-pointers to give the Mustangs the boost on the road.
Westlake 44, Olympus 32
Westlake jumped out to an early lead and was able to hold-off the Titans to secure the victory for the Thunder. Ashley Calder led all scores with 20 points for Westlake.
Skyline 58, Hillcrest 46
Sydnee Taylor sparked the Skyline offense with a game-high 21 points. For Hillcrest in the loss, Whitney Nemelka had a 16-point, 10-steal double-double.
Maple Mountain 41, Provo 26
Aleksa Gappmayer scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Maple Mountain to the home victory.
Timpview 46, Orem 40
Lauryn Dela Cruz led Timpview with 12 points and Lennon Mangum also chipped in 8 points to help the T-Birds get the close win over Orem. Cylee Tuimaunei led the way for the Tigers with 11 points.
Springville 71, Salem Hills 57
Savannah Park led Springville in the easy victory with 21 points and two 3-pointers. In the loss for the SkyHawks, Erica Egbert also scored 21 points, hit four 3s, and had three boards.
Mountain View 69, Timpanogos 66
Mountain View had 10 players find the box score, led by Jessica Raab with 15, to help the Bruins edge out the Timberwolves. Despite the tough loss, Rachelle Warner drained six treys and poured in a game-high 21 points while Jamaica Christensen also added 20 points for Timpanogos.
Dixie 47, Canyon View 31
Dixie finished the game on a 18-9 run, while Caroline Lantor led the visiting team with 16 points in the region blowout.
Cedar 47, Pine View 22
Tara Shipp scored 13 points, Taylor Davis added 11 points, the the Cedar defense held the Panthers to just 11 points in each half.
Snow Canyon 66, Hurricane 50
Snow Canyon had four players reach double-figures, led by Madie Gubler and Grace Walton with 15 apiece, as the Warriors defeated the Tigers.
Park City 56, Union 49
Carson Lyman's stellar 30-point performance and Sabrina Prior's 14-point contribution propelled the Miners over the Cougars.
Ogden 55, Grantsville 21
Haley Lythgoe led all scorers with 12 points, and the Tigers held Grantsville to just two points in the first and third quarters to pull away with the win.
Stansbury 47, Ben Lomond 23
Rachel Prescott and Erika Alvey combined to score 21 points and hit five 3-pointers to lead Stansbury. Sydney Bucher led all scorers with 12 points in the loss.
Bear River 56, Tooele 41
Bear River opened the game with a 10-point advantage in the first quarter, and were able to cruise past Tooele in the region battle on the road.
Spanish Fork 65, North Sanpete 59
Alyssa Brown scored a game high 23 points, and Spanish Fork paced themselves in a great win over region foe North Sanpete.
Delta 56, Payson 40
Delta was able to get the victory over Payson behind its strong second and third quarters. Angela Burton finished with a team-high 12 points and TaNeil Clayton added 11 to power the Rabbits over Payson. Katelyn Hamilton led all scores with 13 points in the Lions' loss.
Carbon 45, Juab 27
Shelby Cornforth was perfect from the field Tuesday night, going 7-for-7 from the free-throw line and shooting 4-for-4 to tally 15 points for Carbon.
Kanab 55, Millard 40
Whitney Houston scored a game-high 26 points, 23 points in the second half, and knocked down six 3-pointers to lead Kanab to it's first region win of the season.
Beaver 31, Enterprise 23
Hattie Snyder netted 16 points, as Beaver mounted an 11-4 second quarter to squabble Enterprise in the road victory.
South Summit 51, Maeser Prep 25
Alisha Lewis' game-high 20 points and Jamie McNeil's eight points fueled South Summit over Maeser Prep.
North Summit 61, Rowland Hall 34
Kasidee Evans led all scorers with 20 points, and North Summit dominated in every quarter to earn a lopsided region win at home.
Summit Academy 39, Waterford 26
Summith Academy opened the game with a 17-8 run, and never looked back in the region win on the road.
Gunnison 39, American Leadership 37Comment on this story
Gunnison held of a late American Leadership rally behind the play of Madee Christenson, who had a game-high 18 points.
North Sevier 72, Merit Academy 17
Erica Hallows scored 18 points and hit four 3-pointers to lead the Wolves at home.
St. Joseph 63, West Ridge Academy 4
St. Joseph was able to remain perfect on the year by defeating West Ridge Academy on the road. Liz Tomon poured in 18 points and Mady White also added 16 points to fuel the Jayhawks.
Grand 38, Pinnacle 27
Brook Schultz scored 13 points and Alena Geiser also contributed 6 points helping Grand earn the road win over Pinnacle.