MONTICELLO 45, PIUTE 42: Senior Dillon Maughan hit a 3-point shot with 1.2 seconds left on the clock, giving the Buckaroos a thrilling victory and a berth into Fridays 1A semifinals. Maughan and Tanner Eardley led the team with 14 points each, while Austin Maloy had six points and six assists, including the final pass to Maughan on the game-winner. The T-birds were led by Matthew Millett, who scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds, while Cole Payton added 10 points and seven rebounds. Logan Steed scored eight points and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds in the loss that sends Piute into consolation play.
DUCHESNE 75, WENDOVER 52: The Eagles relied on their depth in their quarterfinal win. Blake Jones, Braxton Spencer and Daniel Hanberg all scored double digits in the quarterfinal win. Jones scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds, while earning three blocks and three steals. Spencer added 11 points and two rebounds, while Hanberg scored 11 points, grabbed 3 rebounds and earned two assists and a steal. James Trujillo led the Wildcats with 24 points, three rebounds and two steals. Hector Duran scored five points and grabbed nine rebounds in the loss that sends Wendover into consolation play.
RICH 69, MONUMENT VALLEY 43: The Rebels were led by Skyler Argyle, who scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, as the top-ranked team advanced to Fridays semifinals. Mckay Jarman added 13 points, five assists and nine rebounds, while Jayden Wallentine added 11 points, three rebounds and three assists. Sergio Morales led the Cougars with 22 points in the loss.
PANGUITCH 65, GREEN RIVER 58: The second-ranked Bobcats escaped an upset thanks to clutch play from Tyce Barney and near-perfect free throw shooting from Keldon Norris down the stretch. Barney finished with 30 points and seven rebounds, while Norris added 10 points and went 8-of-9 in a game where most of his teammates struggled at the line. The Pirates were led by T.J. Hughes who scored 14 points and Chandler Pfander and Tyrell Shumway, both of whom added 12 points each in the loss.
BRYCE VALLEY 56, ST. JOSEPH 43: Bryce Valley jumped out to a 15-4 lead in the first quarter and then controlled the game from there to eliminate St. Joseph from the 1A consolation bracket. Kix Roundy scored 15 points to lead the Mustangs, with teammate Josiah Brannon chipping in with 11.
VALLEY 79, TELOS 27: Valley jumped out to a staggering 31-4 lead after the first quarter en route to the 1A consolation game victory on Thursday. Kobe Shatto led the balanced attack with 23 points, including 15 in the first half, to lead the Buffaloes. Coleman Sorensen and Kevin Reese each added 11 points.
TABIONA 67, DIAMOND RANCH 57: Bailey Hogan and Demont Nay scored 18 points each as Tabiona advanced with the 1A consolation victory after a strong start in which it built a 19-9 lead after the first quarter.
LONE PEAK 82, BINGHAM 79: T.J. Haws hit a new career high and broke the Lone Peak scoring record with 42 points. He hit five 3-pointers, grabbed six rebounds, and had two assists and two steals to lead the Knights to the double overtime victory. Zach Frampton had 14 points, four steals, and 15 boards while Frank Jackson totaled 20 points for Lone Peak. Bingham sophomore Yoeli Childs scored 22 points and grabbed 17 rebounds with three blocks. Kyle Gearig had 19 points and Jordan Evans added 18 in the loss.
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