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High school boys basketball: 5A team-by-team region capsules

Published: Monday, Nov. 19 2012 11:30 p.m. MST

Head Coach: Jeff Gardner (2nd year)

2011-2012 Record: 17-8 (3rd in Region 3 with 6-4 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Lone Peak in the 5A state championship, 68-38

Returning Starters: 3

Returning Contributors:

Brandon Miller, Sr., Guard, 21.6 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.5 apg

Travis Devashrayee, Forward, 11.6 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 1.9 apg

Bryce Callahan, Forward, 8.8 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 1.3 apg

Zach Bernardo, Guard, 2.7 ppg, 1 apg

Brock Miller, Guard

Coach Comment: "Returning a solid nucleus from last year’s runner-up team we are excited to get going and see how we stack up against the other talented teams in the state"

2. Alta High School

Head Coach: Jim Barker (5th year)

2011-2012 Record: 17-6 (2nd in Region 3 with 7-3 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Riverton in 5A quarterfinals, 65-59

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Trevor Hill, Jr., Guard, 5 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 1.5 apg

Landon Albrecht, Jr., Forward, 5.4 ppg, 3.2 rpg

RJ Beard, Sr., Guard, 4.7 ppg, 1 rpg

3. West Jordan High School

Head Coach: Scott Briggs (14th year)

2011-2012 Record: 21-3 (1st in Region 3 with 9-1 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Lone Peak in the 5A semifinals, 68-56

Returning Starters: 0

Returning Contributors:

Parker Brown, Sr., Forward, 4.5 ppg, 2.9 rpg

Brent Beales, Jr., Center, 1.6 ppg, 1.3 rpg

Brayden Bennett, Sr., Guard, 1.2 ppg

Carson Cutler, Jr., Forward, 0.5 ppg, 0.5 rpg

Coach Comment: “We are excited about the upcoming season. We believe that we have quality guys who are talented and will be competitive. We look forward to the challenge of keeping the tradition of West Jordan basketball at a high level.”

4. Jordan High School

Head Coach: Rob Geertsen (6th year)

2011-2012 Record: 11-10 (5th in Region 3 with 3-7 record)

2012 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 0

Returning Contributors:

Chandler Smith, Sr., Guard, 3.3 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 2.1 apg

Brandon Pasker, Sr., Center

Coach Comment: “We are very excited about this year’s team. Even though we do not return a single starter, we have a good group of seniors that will lead our team. We had the best offseason we have ever had working in the weight room, conditioning and attending various offseason camps. It should be a fun and exciting year for Jordan basketball.”

5. Copper Hills High School

Head Coach: Andrew Blanchard (1st year)

2011-2012 Record: 12-9 (4th in Region 3 with 5-5 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Northridge in 5A first round, 43-41 (OT)

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