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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Diamond Ranch's Tyus Millhollin reacts to winning the 1A high school basketball state championship game against Rich at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Diamond Ranch won 62-57.

Weeks before March Madness tipped off, Utah high school basketball teams provided postseason drama.

The Utah High School Athletic Association awarded 10 championships, following boys and girls tournament play in February, and Deseret News photographers captured much of the action and emotion along the way.

Click through the above gallery to see 101 of the best images from girls and boys prep basketball tournament play in 2016.