South Summit's KammieSiddoway scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Lady Wildcats to a 48-46 championship victory over Kanab in Saturday's finals of the 2A state girls basketball tournament.
Siddoway finished the tournament with a three-day total of 76 points (25.3 points per game) after scoring 29 in each of South Summit's quarterfinal and semifinal wins.Jonelle Blazzard added 13 points for South Summit, while Heather Clark's 12 points were tops among the three players in double figures for Kanab.
South Summit had a 12-point lead going into the final quarter, which was just comfortable enough to withstand's Kanab 16-6 scoring advantage in the fourth period.
Hurricane outscored Millard 32-19 in the second half for a 49-39 victory and third-place honors. Heather Austad finished with 20 points and Amy Hughes 12 for Hurricane, while Crystal Olsen tallied 18 points for Millard.
Alisa Chamberlain scored two treys and 20 points and Annette Adams 12 points to lead San Juan to a 48-40 overtime win over Richfield for fifth place. Richfield, which ended in seventh despite a team-high 13 points from Markay Moss, was shut out 8-0 in the OT.
North Sevier had downed Manti 58-55 in Friday's consolation-championship game for sixth and eighth places.At Green River, Valley won its second 1A girls basketball title in three years, downing Piute 53-26. The Lady Buffs' team took the championship in 1989 and finished as the 1990 runners-up to Enterprise.
Valley fell behind 12-10 after the first quarter but rebounded to outscore Piute 37-17 in the second and third quarters combined.
Teresa Durfey scored a game-high 20 points for Valley, while teammates Linsey Cox and Ann Esplin contributed 14 and 13, respectively. Holly Dalton led Piute with 12 points.
Enterprise, last year's champion, finished third with a 75-42 triumph over Monticello, thanks to a 41-19 outburst in the first half. Cherri Shurtliff scored 33 points and Maxine Nelson 16 for Enterprise; Jana Walker finished with 7 for Monticello.
Altamont took fifth-place honors with a 60-51 triumph over Rich. Thayne scored a game-high 19 points for Altamont, while Cindy Davis led Rich with 16.
Panguitch won the consolation championship with a 67-47 victory North Summit, as the Lady Bobcats came back from an opening-round loss to post three straight tournament wins. Andrea Howard had 24 points and Dana Baugh 18 for Panguitch, while Casey Swensen was the closest North Summit player to double-figure scoring with 9 points.