High school basketball: Saturday's roundup

Published: Saturday, Dec. 28 2013 10:35 p.m. MST

Boys basketball


RIVERTON 64, SPANISH FORK 45: After a rough opening first quarter in which Riverton fell behind 11, the Silverwolves rolled the rest of the way to advance to the semifinals of the Riverton Holiday Tournament. Brandon Sly scored 16 points to lead the way, and was one of three Riverton players who scored in double figures.

KEARNS 63, LAYTON 58: Dacraeon Vines scored 17 points and Bushman Ebet chipped in with 15, as Kearns held off Layton in a wild game at the Riverton Holiday Tournament. Both teams combined for 60 points in the fourth quarter.

CHAPARRAL, ARIZ. 67, OREM 65: Despite 34 points from Dalton Nixon, Orem lost a heartbreaker for the second straight day at the Visitmesa.com Tournament in Phoenix.

JUAB 56, BEN LOMOND 41: Juab used a strong second and third quarter to pull away from Ben Lomond and improve to 7-2 on the season. Jeff Rowley led the Wasps with 21 points, while Dillon Douglas adding 15.

TIMPANOGOS 52, NORTHRIDGE 51: Zach Facemyer drained a pair of free throws with 1.6 seconds remaining as Timpanogos rallied past Northridge for the consolation bracket victory at the Riverton Holiday Tournament. Facemyer led Timpanogos with 15 points, while Northridges Jake Bigler led all scorers with 27.

MORGAN 69, HUNTER 62: Garren Miles poured in a career-high 31 points, as Morgan overcame an early deficit to advance to the semifinals of the Riverton Holiday Tournament. Noah Togiai scored 23 points in the loss for Hunter.


COPPER HILLS 55, BAINBRIDGE, WASH. 54: Trevor Hoffman, Charlie Olsen and Preston Sanchez all scored 11 points, as Copper Hills eeked out a victory over Bainbridge, Washington to advance to Mondays champoinship game of the Slam Division at the San Diego Surf N Slam.

TAYLORSVILLE 67, SKYLINE 57: Sidney Freeman poured in 36 points, as Taylorsville outscored Skyline 21-12 in the fourth quarter to pull away for the consolation bracket victory at the Riverton Holiday Tournament.

TABIONA 57, BRYCE VALLEY 45: Demont Nay drained three treys on his way to 20 points for the Tigers.

SALEM HILLS 42, CEDAR 37: Porter Gustin led Salem Hills with 10 points Friday night, as the Sky Hawks never relinquished the lead after a 14-7 first quarter start. Dustin Staggs netted 13 points for in the loss for Cedar.

HURRICANE 59, ENTERPRISE 53: Cody LeBaron scored a game-high 21 points, while Jordan Ence contributed nine rebounds to help Hurricane slip past Enterprise in the Blue & Gold Tourney. Justin Prisbey led Enterprise with 17 points and seven assists in the loss.

GUNNISON 63, SAN JUAN 51: Kaz Mogle finished with a game-high 21 points, as Gunnison outscored San Juan 25-8 in the fourth quarter to zip past the Lady Broncos.

AMERICAN FORK 56, DE LA SALLE, CALIF. 47: American Fork outscored De La Salle, Calif. 26-20 in the second half to pull away for the consolation bracket victory at the MaxPreps Holiday. Ryan Andrus led the way with 19 points.

BOUNTIFUL 72, CORNER CANYON 42: Sam Merrill scored 19 points, Zac Seljaas added 16 and Jordan Bleak chipped in with 11 as Bountiful rolled past Corner Canyon in nonregion action behind 13 3-pointers.

SOUTH SUMMIT 52, PARK CITY 45: Beau Rydalch and Brad Richins each scored 18 points for South Summit, as the home team narrowly bested Summit County foe Park City. Bosten VanDerVeur poured in 24 points in the Miners loss.

PLEASANT GROVE 66, VILLA PARK, CALIF. 58: Mark Sheffield scored 22 points and Matt Conway added 18 as Pleasant Grove topped Villa Park, Calif. to wrap up pool play at the MaxPreps Holiday Classic with a perfect record.