Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Pleasant Grove's Forrest Pincock (#20) and Nate Didericksen (#21) in a boys basketball game at Pleasant Grove High School in Pleasant Grove on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Bingham won.

Boys basketball


Weber 71, Fremont 57: Hayden Schenck had a game-high of 28 points for Weber in its road win over Fremont while teammate Mason MIles added 18 more. The Warriors out-rebounded the Silver Wolves 33-15.

Davis 60, Syracuse 53: Davis took a 23-14 run in the fourth quarter to earn the victory at home. Abel Porter had 19 points with six assists. Cole Haley added 13 points with three boards.

Layton 61, Northridge 55: Jarriesse Blackmon had a great night for Layton in its win, scoring 21 points while grabbing nine boards. Three other players scored in double figures for the Lancers while the Knights' Jacob Bigler scored a game-high 23 points including seven treys in the loss.


West 66, Taylorsville 58 (OT): West secured the road win over Taylorsville in overtime. The Panthers were led by Sunday Owda and Dallyn Kenner who had 20 points and 17 points, respectively. For the Warriors, Jevin Warren scored 19 points, and Sidney Freeman had 18 points.

Viewmont 61, Granger 41: Viewmont had 16 steals, seven of which came courtesy of Jarom Tye, to frustrate Granger's offensive rhythm. McKay Richins, McKay Butler and Tye all reached double digit scoring figures.

Hunter 58, Kearns 49: Trailing 31-20 early in the third, Hunter outscored Kearns 38-18 the rest of the way. Noah Togiai led Hunter with 24 points.


Jordan 65, West Jordan 48: McKay Nilsson buried six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points while teammate Brandon Pasker added 20 points, too, as Jordan cruised to the win.

Alta 65, Brighton 43: Alta pulled off the upset on the road against Brighton, which was previously unbeaten in region. The Hawks collectively hit 12 3-pointers, nine of which from Zach Rollins and RJ Beard.


American Fork 79, Lehi 67: American Fork got off to a hot start and held off Lehi to pick up the road victory. Ryan Andrus had a great outing for the Cavemen as he scored 27 points while three teammates also reached double figures.

Bingham 71, Pleasant Grove 60: Brandon Morley put the team on his back as he scored 25 points to lead Bingham in its road victory. Two other players scored in double figures for the Miners.

Lone Peak 46, Riverton 27: Lone Peak improved upon its near perfect season in a defensive battle with Riverton. The Knights were led by Talon Shumway who scored 14 points and hit a 3-pointer while Nick Emery added 12 more points. The Silverwolves' Stehpan Holm scored a game-high 17 points including four treys in the loss.


Mountain Crest 58, Logan 55: Moutnain Crest edged Logan on the road in a close Region 5 match-up. Tyler Crosbie and Faimafili Laulu-Pututau led the Mustangs with 23 and 20 points, respectively.

Roy 60, Box Elder 52: Roy shut down Box Elder in the fourth quarter outscoring them 13-4. Brekkott Chapman scored a game-high 29 points with three treys. Jesse Wayment added 14 points.

Sky View 60, Bonneville 38: Sky View finished off the game on a 23-8 run. Jalen Moore led the way with 23 points while Matt Dewey added 13 points.


Woods Cross 60, East 52: Woods Cross outscored East by nine points in the third quarter which proved to be the difference in its eight-point road victory. Skylar Farnes led the Wildcats with 20 points including three 3-pointers. The Wildcats hit nine 3-pointers as a team.

Bountiful 58, Clearfield 48: Four players, led by Zach Selijaas with 16 points, scored in double digits for Bountiful in its win over Clearfield. Marguis Jones led all scorers with 21 points.

Highland 52, Cyprus 37: David Divver had 12 points and six other players found the scorebook for the Rams in the region win at home.


Olympus 65, Hillcrest 31: The Titans had 10 players score in the road win over Hillcrest. Olympus was led by Coulson Hardy and Jaren Jones, who both scored 11 points.

Murray 59, Skyline 48: Murray had a commanding lead throughout the game and came up with the road win over Skyline. Dylan Ross was solid for the Spartans as he scored 18 points and hit four 3-pointers.

Herriman 51, Westlake 49 (OT): Herriman put away Westlake in overtime to capture the road victory. Alec Johnson and David Maynard scored 15 and 13 points, respectively, to lead the Mustangs.


Pine View 44, Desert Hills 34: Jack Bangerter led the Panthers with 14 points in their win over the Thunder.

Snow Canyon 73, Hurricane 38: Snow Canyon put on a show as it defeated Hurricane by a large margin. The Warriors had 14 different players score, led by Chandler Gines who scored 19 points.


Judge Memorial 50, Union 48: Judge Memorial picked up a crucial region win and avenged an earlier loss to Union in overtime. The Bulldogs were led by Ryan Pauley.

Wasatch 61, Juan Diego 55: Wasatch had three players reach double figures, highlighted by Chris Johnson to earn the win at home. After falling behind in the first quarter, the Wasps outscored Juan Diego 21-14 in the second.

Park City 44, Uintah 42: Park City's Sam Kingdon led the way with 18 points in the two point victory over Uintah on the road.


Ben Lomond 44, Grantsville 27: Sage Eastburn scored 14 points to lead Ben Lomond while teammate Corbin Medina added 11 more. The Scots outscored the visiting squad by 16 points in the first half and coasted to victory from there.

Ogden 62, Tooele 59 (OT): Slow from the gates, Ogden methodically worked its way back and eventually topped Tooele in overtime. The Tigers hit 17-of-24 from the charity stripe and were led by Spencer Smith.

Morgan 82, Bear River 81: Morgan eked out Bear River in a back-and-forth thriller. Of the Trojan's four players who scored in double figures, Jake Miles had the best game with 29 points including three treys. The Bears' Wade Miller was outstanding in the loss, scoring 38 points including six 3-pointers.


Spanish Fork 57, N. Sanpete 39: Spanish Fork went into the half with a 24-point lead and cruised to victory from there. Benson Rhees led the Dons with 10 points and two treys. North Sanpete's Jake Bailey led all scorers with 18 points in the loss.

Carbon 61, Juab 58: Garrett Marsing, Dakota Cisneros, and Jordan Blanc all scored in double-digits to help lift the Dinos over the Bulldogs. In the loss, Josh Clark led Juab with 16 points.

Payson 60, Delta 46: The Lions saw three players reach double figures as they mauled the Rabbits. Kayson Wright led the group with 18 points and he added nine boards. Payson hit nine treys as a team to propel them past Delta.


Kanab 69, Millard 61: Brandon Jenson led Kanab with 20 points including two makes from behind the arc in its win over Millard. Mark Bates added 18 points to the Eagles' cause.

Beaver 47, Enterprise 39: Smokey Osborn came off the bench and delivered huge minutes while scoring 14 points with three 3-pointers as Beaver put away Enterprise at home.


S. Summit 63, Maeser Prep 35: Lewis Porter led all scorers with 13 points for South Summit in the win over Maeser Prep.

North Summit 63, Row. Hall 41: North Summit finished off the game with a 20-9 fourth quarter as it defeated Rowland Hall. The Braves' Landon Richins had a double-double with 17 points and 20 boards while Ben Stephens had 16 points with six rebounds.

Summit 70, Waterford 63: Rashaan Griffin had 15 points and Ashton Richards added 14 points as Summit Academy picked up the win at home.


South Sevier 68, San Juan 51: The two-headed attack of Race Parsons and Austin Clark led South Sevier in its Region 15 road win. Parsons scored 27 points and drained three 3-pointers while Clark followed closely with 26 points and one trey.

Richfield 61, Emery 59: Both teams scored evenly for the first three quarters, until the Wildcats secured the win by two points. Brandon Willardson led Richfield with 24 points, including two 3-pointers. In the loss, three players scored in double-digits, led by Dawson Jensen with 18 points.


Merit Academy 60, N. Sevier 59: With the game tied up, Merit Academy's Hunter Davis was fouled with a second left and hit one of his two free throws to give his team the road victory. Davis finished with 12 points including three treys while North Sevier's Dakota Shepherd was outstanding as he scored 36 points in the loss.

Gunnison 54, ALA 40: Colby Caldwell was outstanding for Gunnison in its road victory as he scored 26 points. The Bulldogs got off to a hot start, outscoring the Eagles by eight in the first quarter, and never looked back.

Wasatch Academy 62, Manti 37: Cody John led Wasatch Academy in the win over Manti with 20 points, including four 3-pointers. Insa Kaba also contributed 14 points.


St. Joseph 73, ICS 46: After a close first half, St Joseph put away Intermountain Christian, outscoring the visiting squad by 19 points. Nick Gruet and Zach Johnston led the Jayhawks with 31 combined points and five 3-pointers.

Legacy 44, W. Ridge Academy 37: Klint Gardiner had 20 points to lead Legacy Prep in the road win over West Ridge Academy. In the loss, Ethan Cope led all scorers with 21 points including three 3-pointers.

Layton Christian 109, Oakley 17: Layton Christian shut down Oakley in the lopsided victory at home. Ricardo Gomez led with 12 points.

Mt. Vernon 40, Concordia 34: Bom In helped preserve the win for Mount Vernon as he was clutch at the free-throw line down the stretch. In finished with 17 points while fellow Patriot Joseph Lin scored 19 points.


Panguitch 53, Valley 47: Dalan Bennett and Chance Campbell teamed up for 33 points and Panguitch made the most of its opportunities at the free-throw line to steal a win on the road.

Diamond Ranch 66, Piute 65 (OT): Lucas Sabo (13 points, 15 rebounds) and Collin Shanahan (12 points, 10 rebounds) both had double-doubles in the overtime Diamond Ranch win over Piute. In the loss, Tyler Dalton and Matthew Millett had 24 points.

Bryce Valley 66, Milford 36: Bryce Valley's Braxtoy Syrett led all scorers with 20 points. Logan LeFevre added 15 points.

Wayne 78, Escalante 68: Ty Rees scored an outstanding 44 points including five 3-pointers in Wayne's win over Escalante. Kayson Durfey led the Moquis with 22 points in the loss.


Rich 58, Altamont 40: John Acree had a game-high of 17 points in the Rich win over Altamont. In the loss, Waylon Jessen and Randy Sorensen led the Longhorns with 12 points each.

Girls basketball


Fremont 66, Weber 52: Fremont had a dominant first half and cuised through the second half to capture the road win over Weber. Shelby Molen had a good night for the Silver Wolves as she dropped in 22 points while teammate Amanda Wayment added 19 more.

Layton 54, Northridge 41: Layton's Maddi Smith led the way with 18 points including three makes from behind the arc. Ashley Price added 13 points to the Lancers' cause.

Davis 66, Syracuse 49: Davis' Jessica Richardson scored 21 points in the 17 point victory. Natalie Mecham added 13 points.


Hunter 59, Kearns 44: Hunter picked up the victory as five players scored in double figures. Corrine Cleaverly led the Wolverines with 12 points while the Cougars' Nyamouch Kuay scored a game-high 22 points in the loss.

Viewmont 48, Granger 42: Viewmont jumped out to an early 17-5 and ultimately staged off a furious Granger comeback for the road win. Caitlyn Larsen had 23 points and three 3-pointers for the Vikings.

Taylorsville 40, West 38: Mattie Evensen led the warriors with 12 points in the narrow win over West. In the loss, Maddy Murphy led all scorers with 19 points, including two 3-pointers.


Bountiful 51, Clearfield 36: Tiana Dougher, Ashley Eyring and Jenny Skedros all eclipsed double digit scoring figures in the win for Bountiful.

Woods Cross 46, East 42: Woods Cross came alive in the second half to take the comeback victory. Aubree Riddle scored 12 points with one trey.

Cyprus 65, Highland 47: The Pirates outscored the Rams 24-7 in the first quarter and never looked back. Abby Barrett led the way with 20 points. Tori Dyson chipped in 17 points with 15 from beyond the arc.


Westlake 41, Herriman 29: Trailing at the break, Westlake limited Herriman to nine second half points to claim the big win. Macie Peterson scored 16 points for the Thunder and Amanda Campbell added 13 points.

Hillcrest 49, Olympus 31: Hillcrest's Whitney Nemelka scored a game-high 19 points with five steals in the 18-point victory at home.

Murray 37, Skyline 34: The Spartans were led by Bailey Leiter, who had a double-double of 15 points and 13 rebounds. In the loss, Sydnee Taylor had 16 points.


Uintah 47, Park City 35: Uintah limited Park City to two points in the opening eight minutes and behind Caity Beddes' 16 points picked up the win.

Juan Diego 45, Wasatch 43: Juan Diego's took the lead in the third quarter to extend their lead and take the victory on the road. Monique and Dominique Mills combined for 26 points.


Ogden 62, Tooele 43: Ogden exploded in the second half to propel itself past visiting Tooele. Kelsey East was solid for the Tigers scoring 17 points and hitting three 3-pointers.


Spanish Fork 55, N. Sanpete 47: Paige Beckstrom and McKinley Brinkerhoff combined for 25 points in the win for Spanish Fork. In a close game, North Sanpete managed only 16-of-33 from the free-throw line compared to 12-of-16 by the Dons.

Delta 57, Payson 40: Delta outscored Payson 21-9 in the first quarter and never looked back. TaNeil Clayton scored a game-high 23 points with two 3-pointers. Kennedy Springer added 16 points.


South Sevier 37, San Juan 29: Hadley Jensen scored a team-high 11 points and South Sevier outscored San Juan 11-5 in the final eight minutes to preserve the win.


Mon. Valley 60, Green River 48: In the Cougars win over the Pirates, Heidi Nelson, Cassidy Augustine, and Rihana Atene all scored in double-digits with 20 points, 17 points, and 14 points, respectively. In the loss, Michaela Hughes led all scorers with 21 points.


Manila 36, Tabiona 19: Ashlee Hullinger was feeling it from distance, hitting four 3-pointers, and finished with 14 points to guide Manila to the win.