High school boys basketball: 2A team-by-team region capsules

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 20 2012 8:25 a.m. MST

Race Parsons, Sr., Guard, 24.2 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 2.2 apg

Austin Clark, Sr., Forward, 12 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 2.8 apg

Patrick Baker 12, Forward, 8 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.3 apg

Coach Comment: “South Sevier will be an experienced team with several key players returning, including Race Parsons, Austin Clark and Patrick Baker.”

2. Emery High School

Coach: Todd Jeffs (25th year)

2011-2012 Record: 11-12 (Tied for 2nd in Region 15 with 4-4 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to South Summit in the 2A quarterfinals, 56-47

Returning Starters: 4

Returning Contributors:

Brendan Jorgensen, Sr., Guard, 8.5 ppg, 2.0 rpg

Bailey Faimalo, Jr., Guard, 3.1 ppg, 0.8 rpg

Dawson Jensen, Sr., Forward, 8.8 ppg, 2 rpg

Coach Comment: “We have an experienced team coming back — good size, good quickness and good depth. We have seven seniors returning and we expect contributions from some younger players as well.”

3. Richfield High School

Coach: Rand Janes (7th year)

2011-2012 Record: 17-7 (Tied for 2nd in Region 15 with 4-4 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to South Sevier in the 2A championship, 52-47

Returning Starters: 0

Returning Contributors:

Josh Henry, Sr., Guard, 3.3 ppg, 1.1 rpg, 1.1 apg

Brenan Thomas, Jr., Forward, 1.6 ppg

Brandon Willardson, Soph., Forward

Burton Griffin, Jr.. Forward

4. San Juan High School

Coach: Jason Torgerson (2nd year)

2011-2012 Record: 8-12 (4th in Region 15 with 3-5 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Beaver in the 2A first round, 52-46

Returning Starters: 4

Returning Contributors:

Logan Meyer, Sr., Guard, 13.4 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 1.8 apg, 1.9 spg

Barkley Christensen, Sr., Guard, 15.7 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 1.3 spg

Cole Einerson, Sr., Forward, 2 ppg, 1.8 rpg

Bobby Bowring, Sr., Guard, 1.3 ppg, 1.3 rpg

5. Grand High School

Coach: Travis Clark (6th year)

2011-2012 Record: 4-16 (5th in Region 15 with 1-7 record)

2012 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 2

Coach Comment: “I am particularly excited about the chemistry of the Red Devils this year and, win or lose, believe that we will be more competitive than in years past.”

Region 16 Capsules

1. Wasatch Academy

Coach: Geno Morgan (4th year)

2011-2012 Record: 22-3 (Tied for 1st in Region 16 with 7-1 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Richfield in 2A quarterfinals, 58-41

Returning Starters: 3

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