High school basketball: 1A boys tournament capsules

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 27 2013 12:45 p.m. MST

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2012-2013 Schedule

Coach: Dustin Shakespear (5th year)

How qualified: Finished fifth in Region 20 with a 5-9 record, and also finished fifth in the Region 20 tournament to clinch No. 5 seed.

Playoff opener: vs. West Ridge, Tuesday, 6 p.m. (At Sevier Valley Center)

Best preseason victory: A 62-49 win against Green River on Dec. 7 at Sevier Valley Center.

Best region victory: A 65-64 win against Escalante on Jan. 26.

Top contributors

#11 Colby Spencer, Sr. (14.0 ppg)

#32 Dallen Esplin, Sr. (9.6 ppg)

#3 Riley Esplin, Sr. (6.4 ppg)

#20 Clint Sorensen, Jr. (6.3 ppg)

#30 Kevin Reese, Jr. (4.9 ppg)

Scoring offense: 55.8 ppg (17th in 1A)

Scoring defense: 55.0 ppg (14th in 1A)

Last state championship: 1995

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Loss to Layton Christian in first round.
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