High school sports: Thursday's roundup

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Published: Thursday, Feb. 27 2014 11:25 p.m. MST

Boys basketball


SOUTH SUMMIT 62, EMERY 48: Beau Rydalch scored 20 points and grabbed nine boards, while Brad Richins posted a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Wildcats outscored the Spartans 22-11 in the fourth quarter to advance to the 2A semifinals.

ENTERPRISE 62, MERIT ACADEMY 49: Enterprise jumped out to an early lead and outscored Merit Academy 18-11 in the fourth quarter to knock off the Knights and advance to the semifinals of the 2A Playoffs, where it will face South Summit. Justin Prisbrey led all scorers with 28 points in the win.

SOUTH SEVIER 49, PAROWAN 41: South Sevier outscored Parowan 16-6 in the third quarter, including a 10-2 run over the final four minutes of the quarter, to pick up the win and advance to the semifinals of the 2A Playoffs. Slate Blackburn led all scorers with 15 points in the win.

WASATCH ACADEMY 89, GUNNISON 47: Five different players scored in double figures, led by Geno Luzcandos team-high 18 points, as Wasatch Academy blew past Gunnison in the 2A quarterfinals. Gunnisons Kaz Mogle led all scorers with 24 points and five treys in the loss.


SNOW CANYON 54, RICHFIELD 36: Nate Gottfredson scored 13 points and Jacob Frei added 12 as Snow Canyon blew open a close game by outscoring Richfield 35-16 in the second half. The Wildcats led 20-19 at halftime, but Snow Canyons press caused them fits throughout the the second half.

CEDAR 40, JUAN DIEGO 35: Kyle Wood came up with a huge steal and lay-up with 1:08 remaining and then Dustin Staggs added two blocks down the stretch as Cedar survived a big upset bid from Juan Diego, which led 34-32 with 1:45 remaining.

PAYSON 55, PINE VIEW 48: Trailing most of the game, Payson closed the game on an 11-1 run to upend Pine View for the quarterfinal victory despite trailing by 12 points in the second quarter. Daniel Reno led Payson with 17 points, while Mark Wolf and Dallin Rowley added 13 each.

MORGAN 67, BEAR RIVER 54: Leading by just two at the half, No. 1 Morgan gradually pulled away from rival Bear River to claim the 3A quarterfinal victory. Matt Murdock led the way for the Trojans with 17 points, with Garren Miles adding 13. Stetson Summers led Bear River in the loss with 23 points, but the Bears simply couldnt overcome their 23 turnovers.


ST. JOSEPH 71, TELOS 49: Nick Gruet led three Jayhawks in double figures with 22 points.

TINTIC 62, INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 17: Kenny Wall contributed 15 points for the Miners in the comfortable win over the Lions.

DUGWAY 50, WEST RIDGE ACADEMY 48: Tyrell Bear earned 16 points to lead the Mustangs in the narrow win over West Ridge Academy. In the loss, Luke Evans and Alec Metzger combined for 45 of the teams total points.

WENDOVER 74, WEST DESERT 45: James Trujillo and Hector Duran combined for 42 points to lead the Wildcats to the win over West Desert.


PANGUITCH 79, ESCALANTE 48: Trey Barney earned a game-high of 24 points in the victory over Escalante.

VALLEY 75, DIAMOND RANCH 58: Coleman Sorensen knocked down four 3-pointers and finished with 30 points as Valley used a strong fourth quarter to pull away from Diamond Ranch for the first round victory in the Region 20 Tournament.

PIUTE 67, MILFORD 45: Four players scored in double-digits for the T-Birds in the win over Milford. Jalen Hardy led all scorers with 16 points in the loss.

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