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

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

Returning Starters: 0

Returning Contributors:

Darius Maluia, Sr., Forward, 1.9 ppg

Austin McCombs, Sr., Guard

6. Cottonwood High School

Head Coach: Cory Martin (3rd year)

2011-2012 Record: 4-17 (6th in Region 3 with 0-10 record)

2012 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 0

Returning Contributors:

Brendan Guzman

Austin Simmons

Greg Baker

Region 4 Capsules

1. Lone Peak High School

Head Coach: Quincy Lewis (10th year)

2011-2012 Record: 22-3 (Tied for 1st in Region 4 with 9-1 record)

2012 Postseason: Beat Brighton in the 5A championship, 68-38

Returning Starters: 3

Returning Contributors:

Nick Emery, Sr., Guard, 21.6 ppg, 4 rpg, 2.3 apg, 2.4 spg

TJ Haws, Jr., Guard, 17.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.5 spg

Talon Shumway, Sr., Forward, 9.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 1.7 apg 1.2 spg

Conner Toolson, Sr., Guard, 5.8 ppg, 2.3 rpg

Coach Comment: “We are excited for the year. We have a good blend of experience and overall talent.”

2. American Fork High School

Head Coach: Doug Meacham (11th year)

2011-2012 Record: 19-3 (Tied for 1st in Region 4 with 9-1 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Brighton in the 5A quarterfinals, 59-53

Returning Starters: 0

Returning Contributors:

Ryan Andrus, Jr., Center, 5.8 ppg, 3.8 rpg,

Tyler Rawson, Jr., Forward

Christian Wells, Sr., Guard

Taylor Larson, Sr., Forward

Kyle Line, Sr., Guard

Coach Comment: “I like the progress our guys have made in the offseason. This group of guys is an unselfish group and are willing to compete on the defensive end. Our hope is to be battle-tested and ready for our region come January because each game will be a huge challenge.”

3. Riverton High School

Head Coach: Steve Galley (14th year)

2011-2012 Record: 13-11 (Tied for 3rd in Region 4 with 4-6 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Brighton in 5A semifinals, 61-56

Returning Starters: 3

Returning Contributors:

Stephan Holm, Sr., Guard, 13.8 ppg

Bryce Stone Sr., G/F, 8 ppg

Richard Worsham, Sr., Forward, 5.7 ppg

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