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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
as Bingham and Layton play Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Bingham. Layton won 71-55.

Wednesday night was a busy night of high school basketball with big games both in state and outside Utah.

Boys basketball


PINE VIEW 66, HURRICANE 38: Jack Bangerter had a game-high 17 points while Kody Wilstead notched the double-double in the easy win for Pine View.

CEDAR 74, CANYON VIEW 59: Dason Coronado, Dustin Staggs, Mike Hourigan, Kordan Nielson and Ryan Armstrong all scored in double figures to propel Cedar to the region win.

DESERT HILLS 57, DIXIE 49: In a solid region 9 match-up, Desert Hills captured the road victory thanks to a 14-point, 13-rebound double-double from Josh Anderson and 13 more points from Jordan Hokanson.


GRANTSVILLE 46, STANSBURY 35: In a game primarily played at the free-throw line, Devin Adams and Skyler Cloward scored 16 and 10 points to help Grantsville past Stansbury.

BEN LOMOND 62, TOOELE 47: In a close game throughout, the difference proved to be the second quarter as Ben Lomond limited Tooele to only five points. Sterling Brandley and Sage Eastburn scored 18 points apiece and Josh Hardin added 14 more for the Scots.

MORGAN 64, OGDEN 47: Morgan doubled Ogden's point total in the third quarter and behind Jake Miles, who chipped in 22 points with two 3-pointers, the Trojans opened region play with a solid road victory. Spencer Smith scored 17 points in the loss.


AMERICAN FORK 78, SNOW CANYON 53: Ryan Andrus was nearly unstoppable on offense as he scored 31 points to lead American Fork to a victory. Tyler Rawson added 12 points to American Fork's cause.

COPPER HILLS 55, FREMONT 35: Porter Hawkins and Darius Maluia combined for 31 points, as Copper Hills used a 18-4 third quarter run to pick up the road victory.

LAYTON 71, BINGHAM 55: Jarriesse Blackmon and Mike Hibbert combined for 46 points as Layton picked up the win on the road. The Lancers were extremely efficient from the free-throw line, connecting on 22-of-28 attempts.

CARBON 72, UINTAH 45: After a slow start, Carbon switched to over drive the remaining three quarters to pick up the win. The Dinos connected on 24-of-28 free throws and Jordan Blanc scored 19 points in the win.

SYRACUSE 45, WEST JORDAN 44: In a tie ballgame, Syracuse pushed the ball in transition, but West Jordan was whistled for a blocking foul. At the charity stripe, Michael Phelps drilled the first free-throw with 1.1 seconds remaining and intentionally missed the ensuing try to give the Titans the down-to-the-wire win. Spencer Nisson had a game-high 17 points for the Jaguars.

BRIGHTON 64, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF. 19: Travis Devashrayee and Tremaine Nisson combined for 21 points as the Bengals jumped out to a 22-9 lead after the first quarter on its way to a victory at the San Luis Obispo Tournament in California.

DUCHESNE 76, INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 35: Kaden Moon, McKade Nielsen, Isaac Fabrizio, Josh Hanberg and Trent Roberts all scored in double digits, while defensively Duchesne held ICS to six points in each of the first three quarters for the win. Zach Paige tallied 27 points in the defeat.

NORTH SEVIER 50, MAESER PREP 44: Trailing 23-11 at the break, North Sevier stormed back behind Matt Brutig and Dakota Shepherd to pull off the come-from-behind win at home. After the cold shooting first half, the Wolves weren't content with jump shots, and worked their way to the free-throw line and connected on 20-of-25 attempts.

LONE PEAK 60, CALLAWAY, MISS. 42: Eric Mika scored 22 points on 8 of 8 shooting from the field as Lone Peak pulled away from Callaway, Miss. in the second half for the victory at the City of Palms Classic in Florida. The Knights shot 49 percent for the game, but a sizzling 63 percent in the second half as it outscored Callaway 33-22 in the second half. Nick Emery added 19 points on five 3-pointers, including five rebounds and four assists.

AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 57, SUMMIT ACADEMY 56: McKay Bowman led American Leadership with 16 points and 11 boards as it eked out Summit Academy. ALA had three players score in double digits in addition to Bowman.

MERIT ACADEMY 73, WATERFORD 44: Merit Academy jumped out to an early lead and finished even stronger with back-to-back 20-point quarters to top Waterford. Joel Martinez led all scorers with 18 points and Hunter Davis chipped in 17 points with four 3-pointers for the Knights.

WEBER 62, JUDGE MEMORIAL 45: Hayden Schenck dropped 28 points and Garrett Beckey added nine points with 10 boards in the win for Weber. The free-throw disparity favored the Warriors heavily, as they had 31 more attempts than Judge.

PROVO 58, KEARNS 40: Cole Gordon, Brian Carter, Adam Finch and Jordan Maw combined for all but two points to lead Provo to the win at the Tip Off Classic at Provo High. Finch added six rebounds, six assists and four steals.

WENDOVER 61, OAKLEY 49: Oakley's Garrett Bolton scored a game-high 23 points including five 3-pointers but it was not enough to defeat Wendover. The Wildcats were led by James Trujillo who scored 20 points.

DUGWAY 56, MOUNT VERNON 15: Dugway swarmed defensively, holding Mount Vernon to three points in the entire second half for the win. Josh Johnson scored 18 points while eight other players contributed offensively for the Mustangs.

GUNNISON 66, NORTH SUMMIT 39: The Bulldogs cruised to a victory led by Colby Caldwell who scored 23 points including four makes from behind the arc. Braden Harris added 12 points to Gunnison's cause.

WASATCH ACADEMY 60, DESERT PINES, NEV. 58: Wasatch Academy overcame a 13-point first half deficit to rally past Desert Pines, Nev. for the victory at the Tip Off Classic at Provo High School. The Tigers outscored Desert Pines 24-12 in the fourth quarter.

Girls basketball


BRYCE VALLEY 39, PANGUITCH 35: Whitni Syrett led Bryce Valley to a close overtime victory as she scored 15 points. Panguitch's Chesney Campbell scored a game-high 16 points in the loss.

PIUTE 64, VALLEY 49: Piute earned the road victory thanks to a very balanced scoring attack as three players each scored 14 points. Valley's Audrey Harris scored a game-high 16 points, including four treys in the loss.

MILFORD 49, ESCALANTE 26: Chandler Rose, Tia Florence, Shyla Sherwood and Kennedy Netto combined for 43 of the 49 points scored for Milford as the Tigers rolled to the win.


LAYTON CHRISTIAN 63, PAHRUMP, NEV. 34: Teneshia Davison scored 28 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Layton Christian to a victory at the Las Vegas Invitational.

MURRAY 41, OGDEN 40: Trailing by 10 after the half, Murray had a big second half including holding Odgen to two points in the fourth quarter to capture the win. The Spartans were led by Brittany Golder who scored 15 points including one make from behind the arc.

SNOW CANYON 53, DELTA 31: Snow Canyon outscored Delta by 17 in an otherwise close game to capture the victory. The Warriors' balanced attack was led by Amy Harris who scored 13 points.

BRIGHTON 53, PLEASANT GROVE 43: Maddy Chin led all scorers with 26 points, and Brighton managed to shoot 12 for 14 from the charity stripe to earn the victory at home. MeKenna Miles led Pleasant Grove with 16 points in the loss.

DUCHESNE 56, INTERMOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 25: Duchesne clamped down defensively, holding Intermountain Christian to single digits in the first three quarters and behind Paige Ginn's 23-point performance, picked up the win on the road. Jennifer Eyre chipped in 12 points in the loss.

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DAVIS 61, COPPER HILLS 40: Davis cruised to a victory led by Jessica Richardson and Natalie Mecham who scored 18 and 17 points, respectively. The two also grabbed 12 rebounds apiece for the Darts.

SAN JUAN 74, WHITEHORSE 66: San Juan came up with the victory as three players each had a double-double. The Broncos were led by Brooke Lyman who scored 20 points and added 12 rebounds.

SOUTH SUMMIT 63, UNION 39: Led by Jamie McNeil, who scored 17 points, South Summit dominated Union from the get-go. Hallie Horrocks scored a game-high 19 points for Union in the loss.