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

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

Returning Contributors:

Insa Kaba, Sr., Center, 8.2 ppg

Mohamoud Diop, Sr., Forward, 8.2 ppg

Cody John, Soph., Guard, 14.4 ppg

2. Manti High School

Coach: Kyle Crouch (3rd year)

2011-2012 Record: 17-7 (Tied for 1st in Region 16 with 7-1 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to South Sevier in 2A semifinals, 66-56

Returning Starters: 3

Returning Contributors:

Jamen Miller, Sr., Guard, 12.5 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 1.8 spg

Scott Hacking, Sr., Forward, 4.0 ppg, 1.8 rpg

Austin Jackson, Sr., Guard, 3.6 ppg, 1.5 rpg

Jared Schiess, Jr., Forward

3. Merit Prep Academy

Coach: Joel Martinez (2nd year)

2011-2012 Record: First year varsity school

Returning Starters: 3

Returning Contributors:

Joel Martinez, Jr., Forward

Hunter Davies, Soph., Guard

Carlos Herrera, Soph., Center

Thomas Finch, Sr., Gguard

Coach Comment: “We’re looking forward to this season. We’ve worked so hard to build this basketball program.”

4. Gunnison High School

Coach: Ben Hill (2nd year)

2011-2012 Record: 12-10 (3rd in Region 16 with 4-4 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Waterford in 2A first round, 59-54

Returning Starters: 4

Returning Contributors:

Colby Caldwell, Sr., Guard, 14.4 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 1.2 spg

Braden Harris, Sr., Center, 7.9 ppg, 5.6 rpg

Nik Roberts, Sr., Forward, 9.0 ppg, 4.3 rpg

Lafe Christensen, Sr., Guard, 4.1 ppg, 1.9 rpg

5. North Sevier High School

Coach: Travis Story (6th year)

2011-2012 Record: 8-13 (4th in Region 16 with 2-6 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to South Summit in 2A first round, 73-58

Returning Starters: 3

Returning Contributors:

Trent Hampton, Sr., Forward, 6.5 ppg, 2.8 ppg, 1.5 apg, 1.3 spg

Colton Robins, Sr. Center, 6.4 ppg, 2.7 rpg

Matt Brutig, Jr., Forward