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High school basketball: Friday's roundup

Published: Saturday, Aug. 29 2015 6:13 p.m. MDT

Boys basketball

2A PLAYOFFS

GUNNISON 49, EMERY 46: Colby Caldwell drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the Bulldogs to the 2A championship. Caldwell finished with 15 points, while Braden Harris grabbed 11 boards and had eight points. Sophomore Dillon Wilstead led the Spartans with 15 points and five assists.

WASATCH ACADEMY 48, SOUTH SEVIER 29: Geno Luzcando and Koby McEwen scored 14 points each to lead the Tigers into the championship game. Race Parson scored seven points for South Sevier in the loss.

SOUTH SUMMIT 61, WATERFORD 53: Beau Rydalch led all scorers with 22 points in the back-and-forth 2A consolation game. Teammate Garrett Crystal added 12 points and Porter Lewis grabbed nine rebounds in the Wildcat overtime victory. Robbie Hutchins, Alex Millet, and Mufi Hunt scored 19, 16, and 10 points respectively for Waterford.

SUMMIT ACADEMY 65, NORTH SUMMIT 64: Ashton Richards hit the game-winning 3-pointer from the baseline as time expired to boost the Bears over North Summit. Richards finished with 17 points and four 3s while Rashaan Griffin had 11 points and 14 rebounds.

3A PLAYOFFS

BEAR RIVER 83, SNOW CANYON 55: Bear River shot a blistering 53 percent from the field in a surprisingly easy 3A semifinal victory over Snow Canyon. The Bears had 11 different players score, led by Wade Miller's 25 points.

MORGAN 52, WASATCH 50: In a wild back-and-forth 3A semifinal, Jake Miles hit a pair of free throws with 2.9 seconds remaining to like Morgan to the thrilling overtime victory over Wasatch, which battled back from a 50-41 deficit late in the game to tie it at 50-50 with 1:42 remaining. Miles finished with 20 points to lead all scorers, but most of those points game at the free throw line as he finished 12 of 14.

BEN LOMOND 56, JUDGE MEMORIAL 37: Josh Hardin scored 15 points, Sterling Brandley added 14 points and six assists and Sage Eastburn chipped in with 12 points to lead Ben Lomond to the lopsided victory over Judge in the 3A consolation bracket. The Scots jumped out to a 13-2 first quarter lead and never trailed as it shot 48 percent from the field.

SPANISH FORK 63, CEDAR 58: Taylor Parker was sensational in leading Spanish Fork to the consolation bracket victory over Cedar at the Dee Events Center. Parker connected on 8 of 12 shots, finishing with 19 points to go along with his 15 rebounds — eight of them offensive. Cedar big man Dustin Staggs led all scorers with 26 points to go along with his 11 rebounds.

4A PLAY-IN

LOGAN 58, PROVO 39: Tyler Brimhall led all scorers with 19 points, including five 3-pointers, for Logan in the 4A playoff win over Provo. In the loss, Hunter Bailey and Brian Carter each contributed 13 points.

REG. 20 TOUR

ESCALANTE 54, DIAMOND RANCH 39: Jesse Ahlstrom led all scorers with 18 points for Escalante in the win over Diamond Ranch. Lucas Sabo and Mac Knop contributed 11 points and 10 points, respectively, in the loss.

VALLEY 78, MILFORD 38: Colby Spencer led all scorers with 18 points for Valley in the win over Milford. In the loss, Ethan Young had 13 points.

BRYCE VALLEY 60, WAYNE 49: Braxton Syrett poured in 28 points as the Mustangs advanced to the Region 20 championship game.

PANGUITCH 47, PIUTE 45: Tyce Barney scored 25 points to lead Panguitch in the win over Piute. Tyler Dalton led the T-Birds with 15 points in the loss.

REGION 17

LAYTON CHRISTIAN 64, ST. JOSEPH 52: Layton Christian maintained its perfect region record in the win, and St. Joseph placed second. Nick Gruet led all scorers with 21 points for the Jayhawks, while Duce Namazi led the Eagles with 19 points.

WEST RIDGE ACADEMY 78, MOUNT VERNON 33: Emron Frogley poured in 27 points to lead West Ridge Academy to the season-ending victory over Mount Vernon.

LEGACY PREP 53, INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 25: Kylan Gardiner scored 17 points and Jacob Higginson added 16 as Legacy wrapped up the regular season with a victory over ICS to clinch the No. 3 seed from Region 17.

REGION 18

TINTIC 55, ROCKWELL 45: Tintic concluded its perfect region season with six seniors, led by McKade Holman with 21 points. In the loss, Trevor Jenson had 19 points, including four 3-pointers.

REGION 19

MONTICELLO 65, GREEN RIVER 50: Tanner Eardley and Austin Maloy each had 12 points for the Buckaroos in the win over Green River. In the loss, TJ Hughes had a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds.

REGION 21

RICH 62, TABIONA 42: John Acree led the Rebels with 18 points for the region win over Tabiona. in the loss, Demont Nay had 14 points.

NONREGION

WEST JORDAN 63, COPPER HILLS 54: West Jordan pulled away from the Grizzlies in the third quarter, securing the region win. Brent Beales and Parker Brown led the Jaguars with 21 points and 17 points, respectively, while Preston Sanchez led his team with 19 point in the loss.

WEST 81, TAYLORSVILLE 78: Sunday Owda poured in 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as West eked out a victory over Taylorsville in the Region 2 play-in game to clinch a spot in the 5A state tournament.

Girls basketball

2A PLAYOFFS

EMERY 45, PAROWAN 44: Hannah Dyer scored 12 points and picked of a crucial steal at the end of the game to secure the Spartans' trip to the 2A championship game. Shelby Allred led Emery with 16 points and three 3-pointers. In the loss, the Rams were led by Kelsey Wilkey with 13 points and McKinsey Smith with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Chennin Benson pulled down 11 rebounds for Parowan.

RICHFIELD 50, KANAB 37: Megan Bean and Mckell Lajeunesse scored 16 and 13 points, respectively, to lead Richfield to the 2A championship game. Bean had nine rebounds while Sloane Roundy added eight points, four assists, and two steals in the victory. For Kanab, Kaitlyn Glover totaled 17 points and eight boards alongside Whitney Houston's 12 points and three 3-pointers.

BEAVER 44, AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 33: Schyler Jordan and Hattie Snyder combined for 24 points while Macail Wood added nine points to compliment her 17 rebounds in Beaver's victory in the 2A consolation bracket. Dalila Rodriguez led ALA with 17 points, four 3-pointers, three assists, and three steals.

ENTERPRISE 49, GUNNISON 32: Riley Lyman led the Wolves with 10 points while Taylor Phelps, Dakota Robinson, and Jaycee Reber added eight points apiece to boost Enterprise in the 2A consolation victory. For Gunnison in the loss, Madee Christenson scored six points and pulled down 10 rebounds.

3A PLAYOFFS

DIXIE 33, CEDAR 31: Dixie overcame an eight-point first half deficit, and outscored Cedar 9-5 in the fourth quarter to pull off the minor 3A semifinal upset. Cedar beat Dixie by a combined 10 points in two region meetings this year, but Kelsey McCann and Caroline Lantor scored 11 and 10 points respectively to avenge the loss at the Dee Events Center. Cedar had a chance to potentially win the game, but missed a running jumper with five seconds remaining.

DESERT HILLS 40, SNOW CANYON 30: Desert Hills played another game of stifling defense in a surprisingly routine victory over region rival Snow Canyon in the 3A semifinals at Weber State. The Thunder held Snow Canyon to just 14 points through the first three quarters and limited it to 18 percent shooting. Offensively, Blair Bliss had a strong game for Desert Hills with 20 points and five rebounds, while Haley Bodnar chipped in with four points, eight rebounds and nine blocks.

BEAR RIVER 56, CARBON 48: Bear River used a strong fourth quarter to pull way from Carbon for the victory in the 3A consolation bracket. Jordan Theurer scored 16 points and Alyssa Park added 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Bears.

DELTA 48, MORGAN 43: Delta built a 16-point lead and then survived a late rally when Morgan cut the lead to three points in the final two minutes to advance in the 3A consolation bracket. Angela Burton scored 14 points to lead Delta, while Malori Howell chipped in with eight points and 10 rebounds.

4A PLAYOFFS

SPRINGVILLE 50, BONNEVILLE 43:

TIMPVIEW 56, SKY VIEW 55: Lyndie Haddock led the T-birds to an overtime win with 21 points, five rebounds, two assists and four steals. Teammate Lauryn Dela Cruz added 14 points and eight steals, while Lyndie's twin sister Lacy added 10 rebounds and eight points. The win means the T-birds will face region-rival Springville for the third time this season in the 4A state championship game Saturday at 1 p.m. The Bobcats were led by Lindsey Jensen, who scored 22 points, Kendra Falslev, who scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds, and Tara Goldman, who scored seven and grabbed 13 rebounds and four steals.

5A PLAYOFFS

RIVERTON 54, FREMONT 47: Shelby Richards and Whitney Saunders combined for 30 points to lead the Silverwolves.

LAYTON 41, BINGHAM 38: Ashley Price and Livia Treseder had 11 points apiece as the Lancers upset previously unbeaten Bingham.

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