High school girls basketball: 4A girls basketball state tournament capsules

Published: Friday, Feb. 21 2014 9:07 p.m. MST

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2013-2014 Schedule

Coach: Mike Russell

How qualified: Tied for first in Region 5 with 11-1 record, and won coin flip to earn No. 1 seed

Playoff opener: vs. Murray, Monday, 12:50 p.m. (at SLCC)

Best preseason victory: A 47-38 win vs. Fremont on Dec. 7.

Most important region victory: A 49-44 win vs. Sky View on Jan. 23.

Top contributors

#24 Cortney Porter, Sr., Guard (13.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 6.8 apg, 3.6 spg)

#11 Kayla Eilertson, Sr., Forward (8.3 ppg, 2.5 rpg)

#20 Sam Filiaga, So., Forward (5.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 1.1 spg)

#22 Abby Toller, Sr., Forward (5.4 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 1.3 spg)

#15 Savanna Shaw, So., Guard (5.2 ppg, 2.2 rpg)

Scoring offense: 49.2 ppg (13th in 4A)

Scoring defense: 35.6 ppg (1st in 4A)

Last state championship: None

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Win over Timpview in championship

Edward’s evaluation: After bowing out in the semifinals a year ago, Bonneville and its No. 1 scoring defense in 4A are poised to make a run at the state championship. The Lakers’ only three losses this year came against Skyline, Layton and Sky View, and some of their quality wins include Timpview, Fremont, Davis and Sky View. Bonneville only surrenders 35.6 ppg, and if defense truly wins championships, this is your team.
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