High school boys basketball: 1A team-by-team region capsules

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 20 2012 2:35 p.m. MST

2011-2012 Record: 11-14 (Tied for 4th in Region 20 with 7-7 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Green River in 1A first round, 37-35

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Colby Spencer, Sr., Guard, 11.7 ppg

Riley Esplin, Sr., Guard, 5.4 ppg

Coach Comment: “We are excited about how hard our guys are working and the effort they are putting in to become a strong team.”

6. Escalante High School

Coach: Greg Allen

2011-2012 Record: 1-20 (8th in Region 20 with 1-13 record)

2012 Postseason: Did not qualify

7. Diamond Ranch Academy

Coach: Trevor Jenson (1st year)

2011-2012 Record: 4-14 (7th in Region 20 with 2-12 record)

2012 Postseason: Did not qualify

8. Milford High School

Coach: Mitch Bealer (3rd year)

2011-2012 Record: 5-16 (6th in Region 20 with 3-11 record)

2012 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Jacob Swanson, Sr., Forward, 7.3 ppg, 2.9 rpg

Jalen Hardy, Jr., Guard, 9 ppg, 3.6 rpg

Coach Comment: “We’re short on varsity experience and have lost a couple of kids that were expected to contribute to season-ending (non-basketball) injuries. Hopefully our young kids can continue to work hard and be competitive at the end of the year in a super competitive region.”

Region 21 Capsules

1. Rich High School

Coach: Ashley Brown (13th year)

2011-2012 Record: 10-13 (2nd in Region 21 with 5-3 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Layton Christian in 1A semifinals, 70-48

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Austin Groll, Sr., Guard, 6.5 ppg

McKay Jarman, Jr., Forward, 8.6 ppg

Skyler Argyle, Jr., Forward, 5.6 ppg

2. Duchesne High School

Coach: Stan Young (34th year)

2011-2012 Record: 21-4 (1st in Region 21 with 8-0 record)

2012 Postseason: Lost to Bryce Valley in 1A first round, 52-39

Returning Starters: 0

Returning Contributors:

McKade Nielsen, Sr., Forward, 3.4 ppg

Josh Hanberg, Sr., Guard, 3.2 ppg

Isaac Fabrizio, Sr., Forward

Kaden Moon, Sr., Guard,

Trent Roberts, Jr., Post

Alex Gatherum, Jr., Forward

Braxton Spencer, Jr., Guard

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