Tom Smart, Deseret News
4A FIRST ROUND
SALEM HILLS 10, ROY 7: Taylor Snyder smacked a three-run homer to break the tie in the sixth inning, and Salem Hills held on to take the first round victory. Snyder finished with five RBIs on the night.
MOUNTAIN VIEW 3, LOGAN 2: Hayden Young finished the game 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBIs, and all five of Mountain View's hits came from the first three batters in the line-up.
CYPRUS 8, OLYMPUS 0: Travis Peterson went 3-for-3 Tuesday afternoon, and finished with a pair of doubles and three RBIs to lead Cyprus to a shutout victory at home.
TIMPANOGOS 6, MOUNTAIN CREST 0: Ryan Morin finished the game 3-for-3 with a double, as Timpanogos blanked Mountain Crest in the first round of the 4A playoffs. Mitchell Cloward fanned six batters in the win.
WOODS CROSS 8, PROVO 6: It was a shootout at Woods Cross, with both teams combining for eight runs in the first innings. The Wildcats would outhit Provo 14-5 in the first round playoff victory.
MAPLE MOUNTAIN 8, SKY VIEW 3: Kade Poulsen's double broke a 2-2 tie as part of the Golden Eagles' four-run fifth inning.
5A FIRST ROUND
AMERICAN FORK 6, ALTA 4: American Fork's Riley Ottesen struck out nine batters and the defending champions survived a sixth inning rally to advance to the second round.
SYRACUSE 5, KEARNS 0: Jason Jourdan fanned nine Kearns batters, and only gave up four hit to lead Syracuse to the first round playoff victory.
TAYLORSVILLE 7, FREMONT 6: Taylorsville struck late, rallying for six runs in the sixth inning to steal the first round playoff victory over Fremont.
BINGHAM 6, COTTONWOOD 3: After Cottonwood grabbed the 3-1 lead in the top of the fourth inning, Bingham responded with five unanswered runs to finish the game strong.
RIVERTON 8, COPPER HILLS 7: Riverton's Sam Christensen produced the game-winning hit in the bottom of the eighth inning.
PLEASANT GROVE 6, JORDAN 5: Pleasant Grove opened the game with a four-run first inning, and were able to hold off Jordan for the first round playoff victory.
LAYTON 3, VIEWMONT 0: Dexter Paiz had three hits Tuesday afternoon, and Layton scored all three runs in the sixth inning of the first round playoff victory.
BINGHAM 3, ALTA 2: Bingham's Daniel Blanchard scored the golden goal less than two minutes into overtime.
LAYTON 4, WEST 3:
HUNTER 3, NORTHRIDGE 2: Hunter's Nathan Gray scored the winning goal in the 76th minute.
VIEWMONT 2, FREMONT 0: Porter May registered the shutout for the Vikings.