High school basketball: Friday's roundup

Deseret News

Published: Friday, Jan. 18 2013 11:40 p.m. MST

Bingham's Mike Green and teammate Ryan Turner try to get the ball away from Riverton's Bryce Stone Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Bingham won 60-53.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

Boys basketball

REGION 1

NORTHRIDGE 48, FREMONT 42: The two teams combined for 18 treys, with every player on Fremont connecting on at least one shot from distance, but the play of Preston Christensen proved to be too much as the Knights notched the win.

DAVIS 71, LAYTON 64: Jesse Wade and Abel Porter each tallied 22 points apiece as Davis pulled away in the fourth quarter after seesawing back and forth with Layton for the majority of the game.

SYRACUSE 49, WEBER 48: Diante Mitchell and Michael Phelps combined for 30 points and Phelps added a game-winning 3-pointer to upset Weber. Hayden Schenck had 30 points in the loss.

REGION 2

WEST 69, GRANGER 66: With the score tied, Denzel Latu drained a half-courter at the buzzer to give West a victory over Granger. Denzel ended with 17 points including four 3-pointers and teammate Tyler Ferrell added two points. The Lancers' Arob Mandang had a game to remember as he recorded a triple double, scoring 20 points and adding 11 rebounds and 10 blocks.

KEARNS 54, VIEWMONT 43: Bushman Ebet had a game-high 14 points as Kearns outscored Viewmont 22-6 in the final quarter to earn the victory.

HUNTER 70, TAYLORSVILLE 56: Hunter jumped out to an early 21-6 lead in the first quarter, and behind Brandon Davies and Noah Togiai, never looked back in the win.

REGION 3

BRIGHTON 77, COTTONWOOD 36:

JORDAN 68, ALTA 57: Brandon Pasker scored a game-high 24 points in the overtime win over Alta. In the loss, Zach Rollins had 20 points, including four 3-pionters.

COPPER HILLS 61, WEST JORDAN 51: Darius Maluia, Danny Martinez and Porter Hawkins all scored in double figures, while Copper Hills collectively drained nine 3-pointers in its win over West Jordan.

REGION 4

PLEASANT GROVE 109, LEHI 107: Pleasant Grove finally pulled out the road win after four overtimes in the game against Lehi. Matt Conway, Riley Court, and Forrest Pincock scored 30 points, 27 points, and 21 points respectively for Pleasant Grove. In the loss, Blake Cleveringa scored a game-high 54 points, including six 3-pointers.

BINGHAM 60, RIVERTON 53: Bingham capitalized on a massive free throw disparity at home, knocking down 19-of-30 freebies to down Riverton. Brandon Morley had 21 points for the Miners and Stephan Holm scored a game-high 24 points with five 3-pointers in the loss for the 'Wolves.

REGION 5

LOGAN 74, SKY VIEW 73: Logan found its rhythm at the right time, scoring 29 points in the final quarter to stun Sky View. Taylor Compton, who scored 23 points, hit a 3-pointer with one second remaining for the win.

MOUNTAIN CREST 58, ROY 46: Mountain Crest's Tyler Crosbie led the way with 19 points with nine from behind the arc in the 12 point victory at home. Faimafili Laulu-Pututau threw down 17 points.

BOX ELDER 75, BONNEVILLE 45: Box Elder picked up a big Region 5 victory over Bonneville thanks in large part to Shad Watson who scored 34 points and hit eight 3-pointers. Besides hitting 11 treys as a team, the Bees' were stifling on defense as they captured the victory.

REGION 6

HIGHLAND 55, WOODS CROSS 46: David Divver and Riley Tucker combined for 28 points to lead the Rams.

BOUNTIFUL 75, CYPRUS 49: Bountiful picked up the road victory to stay undefeated in region play. Zach Seljaas led the Braves with 23 points Connor Squire led the Pirates with 22 in the loss. Despite losing, Cyprus made 28 free throws compared to Bountiful's 14.

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