High school basketball: Tuesday's roundup

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 11 2013 12:00 a.m. MST

Boys basketball


BRIGHTON 62, GRANGER 60: Osa Masina posted 20 points as the Bengals edged the Lancers.

DAVIS 83, OLYMPUS 68: Davis jumped out to a hot start and held on to defeat Olympus on the road. Four players scored in double figures for the Darts, led by Elijah Kletzli's game-high 27 points and Jesse Wade's 25 points. Alec Monson set the pace for the Titans with 21 points.

VIEWMONT 60, RIVERTON 45: McKay Johnson had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Vikings in the win over Riverton. In the loss, Brandon Sly contributed 15 points and six rebounds for the Silverwolves.

BOUNTIFUL 57, LAYTON 55: Bountiful held on to the lead heading into the second half of the game. Sam Merrill led with 18 points.

JORDAN 74, TIMPANOGOS 69: Tanner Monson (17), Connor Horsley (13), and Mathew Winterholler (11) each scored in double-digits as the Beetdiggers edged the Timberwolves in overtime. Zach Facemyer and Jake Severe combined for 45 points in the loss.

NORTH SUMMIT 49, ST. JOSEPH 45: North Summit broke out to an early lead and held off a late St. Joseph run in the fourth quarter to escape with the victory. Cameron Smith poured in 26 points for the Braves.

ALTA 65, PLEASANT GROVE 54: Zach Rollins led a balanced Alta attack with 16 points.

BONNEVILLE 73, MORGAN 68: Bonneville outscored Morgan 23-17 in the final quarter to pull off the comeback win at home. Sealun Erskine and Justin Porter combined for 34 points and six 3-pointers to power the home team in the win.

WEST JORDAN 61, MURRAY 56: Brent Beales and Carson Cutler both reached double figure scoring totals in the win for West Jordan.

TAYLORSVILLE 80, LEHI 74: Sidney Freeman exploded for a game-high 29 points, 15 of which came from beyond the arc, as Taylorsville outlasted Lehi on the road. Tanner Nygren led the way for the Pioneers with 19 points in the loss.

EMERY 65, UNION 56: The Cougars cut the Emery lead to just four late in the fourth quarter, but key shots by Emery's Bailey Faimalo iced the game for the Spartans. Faimalo led all scorers with 23 points in the victory.

HIGHLAND 57, SKYLINE 55: Skyline had an opportunity to tie or win with 5.4 seconds remaining in regulation, but Highland clamped down its defense and didnt allow a final shot to be attempted. Henry Morris had 21 points for the Rams.

AMERICAN FORK 60, PROVO 50: American Fork's Ryan Andrus scored 22 points with two 3-pointers in the win over Provo. Brayden Harris and Taylor Larson teamed up for 25 points.

BOX ELDER 78, WEBER 68: Box Elder was able to get to the stripe 26 times, compared to just 14 for Weber, and the Bees outscored the Warriors 18-7 in the third to pick up the victory. Shad Watson torched Weber for 33 points and four treys in the win.

WEST 51, LAYTON CHRISTIAN 48: Denzel Latu chipped in a game-high 17 points as West starved off Layton Christian at the free-throw line in the final moments.

PINNACLE 64, WEST RIDGE ACADEMY 52: Pinnacle used a 19-8 run in the second quarter to knock off previously undefeated West Ridge Academy and pick up its first win of the season. Cody Dean Sanchez netted a game-high 22 points in the win for the Panthers.

HUNTER 69, WASATCH 56: Hunter had 13 different players reach the box score as the Wolverines knocked off Wasatch at home. Noah Togiai set the pace for the home team with a game-high 16 points in the win.

PAYSON 62, PARK CITY 49: The Lions outscored the Miners in the second half to secure victory at home. Daniel Reno led Payson with 22 points in the win, while Bosten VanDerVeur earned 21 points in the loss.