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High school basketball: Top 10 prep basketball playoff games of 2014

Published: Friday, July 3 2015 6:14 p.m. MDT

TJ Haws leads his teammates as they celebrate their 4th state title with a win over Pleasant Grove 84-66 Saturday, March 8, 2014 for the 5A championship in the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) TJ Haws leads his teammates as they celebrate their 4th state title with a win over Pleasant Grove 84-66 Saturday, March 8, 2014 for the 5A championship in the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

The final three weeks of the high school basketball season were a wild ride for those involved. There were upsets galore sprinkled throughout the 10 state tournaments across the state.

When it was all said and done, only four of the 10 teams ranked No. 1 heading into the playoffs went on to win state titles — down two from last year.

The five state champions on the girls side were Fremont (5A), Springville (4A), Desert Hills (3A), Enterprise (2A) and Panguitch (1A). Springville was the only repeat winner.

The boys state champions were Lone Peak (5A), Bountiful (4A), Morgan (3A), Wasatch Academy (2A) and Monticello (1A). Lone Peak, Morgan and Wasatch Academy were repeat winners.

It took 164 playoff games to crown the 10 champions, and here are the Deseret News’ picks for the 10 best playoff games.

Springville/Skyline during the 4A high school championship game in Taylorsville  Saturday, March 1, 2014.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Springville/Skyline during the 4A high school championship game in Taylorsville Saturday, March 1, 2014. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

10. 4A girls championship

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