Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
EMERY 4, NORTH SEVIER 0: Emery blanked North Sevier to advance to the second round of the 2A state tournament.
BEAVER 7, AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 2: Beaver remained unbeaten on the season by jumping out to an early lead against American Leadership in the first round of the 2A state tournament.
MILLARD 9, SUMMIT ACADEMY 7: Millard upset Region 14 champion Summit Academy in the first round of the 2A state tournament.
GUNNISON 6, SAN JUAN 4: Gunnison overcame an early 3-1 deficit to knock off San Juan in the first round of the 2A state tournament.
KANAB 16, SOUTH SUMMIT 4: Kanab rolled past South Summit into the second round of the 2A state tournament.
RICHFIELD 6, MANTI 2: Richfield upset top-ranked Manti in the opening round of the state tournament with an impressive pitching performance.
PAROWAN 9, ROWLAND HALL 0: Jake Topham tossed a complete-game shut out to lead Parowan to the victory over Rowland in the first round of the 2A state tournament at Grand High School.
GRAND 9, ENTERPRISE 2: Koi Cook went 3-for-3 at the plate with a homer, a triple, and a double to lead the Red Devils to a 9-2 win over the Wolves. Cook knocked in five RBIs and also scored three times. Freshman Dalton McElhaney went the distance on the mound, allowing just two hits and striking out seven batters.
GRAND 15, PAROWAN 10: Koi Cook went 4-for-4, scoring three times and knocking in 3 RBIs for the Red Devils. He also went the distance on the mound, picking up the pitching win. All nine Grand players had at least one base hit, and all of them also scored at least one run. Cameron Taylor added a two-run homer in the third inning as the Red Devils pulled away for good.
ENTERPRISE 14, ROWLAND HALL 1: The Wolves opened up a big lead early on and coasted to victory, keeping themselves alive in the one-loss bracket until the 2A tournament continues next week.
EMERY 3, BEAVER 2: Emery advanced through the 2A winners bracket by handing Beaver its first loss of the season.
NORTH SEVIER 10, AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 2
MILLARD 17, GUNNISON 2: Erick Alcala went 3-for-4 with a triple and four RBIs while Derek Martinez picked up the complete-game victory to lead Millard past Gunnison in the 2A playoffs. Dakota Bullock also homered for the Eagles in the win.
SAN JUAN 8, SUMMIT ACADEMY 2: San Juan put a 5-spot up on the board in the third inning and cruised the rest of the way to defeat Summit Academy. Mason Shumway cracked two doubles and Logan Meyer earned the win from the hill for the Broncos.
MANTI 10, SOUTH SUMMIT 0: Manti's big third and sixth innings propelled the Templars over South Summit. Colin Haymond and Tristan Olsen each belted triples, while TJ Pogroszewski earned the win from the hill to lead Manti.
AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 3, GUNNISON 2: The Eagles eked out a victory over Gunnison to advance to the 2A semifinals.
SUMMIT ACADEMY 3, OAKLEY 2: Summit Academy overcame an early one-goal to deficit to rally past Oakley on the road to advance to the semifinals.
MANTI 6, MERIT ACADEMY 5: Manti jumped out to a 4-1 lead at the break, only to have Merit Academy erase the deficit in the second half and send the game to overtime. Carlos Garcia's third goal of the day came in the extra period and helped lift the Templars over the Tigers.
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