Justin Johnson goes up for two points against Rich in the 1A state tournament. Photo courtesy Dave Anderson.

For a breakdown of the voting for the boys basketball Deseret News All-State teams click here.

NOTE: The Deseret News picks the MVPs, but the remainder of the all-state teams are based on coaches votes. This year, 25 of 30 coaches in 5A voted. For a complete breakdown of the voting please see the corresponding all-state voting graphic.


Justin Johnson, Green River, Sr., 6-6, F — Led the entire state in scoring at 33.4 ppg.

1A First Team

Tyce Barney, Panguitch, So., 6-3, F — 17.3 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 1.8 spg

Weston Meacham, Liahona, Sr., 6-3, F — Led Liohona in scoring with 16.3 average

Jake Pearson, Bryce Valley, Sr., 6-4, F — 14.7 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 1.4 3s per game

Remington Rawlings, Layton Christian, Sr., 6-0, G — Led LCA to 1A title, averaged 15.0 ppg

Ty Rees. Wayne, Jr., 5-7, G —16.8 ppg, 2.8 apg, 51 total 3s

Braxton Syrett. Bryce Valley, Jr., 6-0, G — 13.3 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.6 apg, 1.5 spg

1A Second Team

Taylor Albrecht, Wayne, Sr., 5-8, F

Mike Dye, Duchesne, Sr., 5-8, G

Joe Haugen, Layton Christian, Sr., 6-0, G

Karl Holly, Whitehorse, Sr., 5-9, G

Cash Newby, Piute, Sr., 5-7, G

Bracken Pinter, Rich, Sr., 6-1, G

1A Third Team

Jake Duncan, Monticello, Jr., F, 6-4

Eddie Dunham, Bryce Valley, Sr., 6-2, G

Demont Nay, Tabiona, So., 5-11, G

Carson Smith, Liahona, Sr., 5-8, G

Trevon Spencer, Duchesne, Sr., 6-3, F

Zack Taylor, Wayne, Sr., 6-3, C

1A Honorable Mention

Dalan Bennett, Panguitch, Jr., 6-2, F

Dirk Chynoweth, Bryce Valley, Sr., 5-10, F

Michael Fox, Int. Christian, Sr., G

McKade Holman, Tintic, Jr., 6-6, F

McKay Jarman, Rich, So., 6-1, F

Ty Jessen, Piute, Sr., 6-2, F

Tavis Martin, Whitehorse, Sr., 6-1, F

Quincy Mason, Layton Christian, Sr., 6-5, F

Zach Paige, Int. Christian, Sr., G

Scifon Shyaka, Layton Christian, Sr., 6-6, F

Brent Wallentine, Rich, Sr., 5-11, G