Matt Gade, Deseret News
Morgan's Jordan Nelson (23) drives to the basket between Timpview's Gavin Baxter (25) and Timpview's Riley Corbin (4) during the Riverton Holiday Tournament Championship game on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

Boys basketball


OLYMPUS 75, COTTONWOOD 48: Alec Monson scored 25 of his game-high 27 points in the first half, leading the Titans to a significant lead at the midpoint. Monson also hit four 3-pointers as Olympus totaled nine as a team. Cameron Brady scored a Cottonwood-best 21 points in the road loss.

JUDGE MEMORIAL 44, FREMONT 36: The Bulldogs took control of the game in the first half, and then coasted to the tournament win. Tanner Riley led Judge with 16 points and five rebounds while Bryce Graves led Fremont in the loss with 15 points.

LAYTON 61, HUNTER 52: Jarriesse Blackmon led the Lancers with 22 points as Layton pulled away in the third quarter at the Riverton Holiday Tournament.

RIVERTON 66, KEARNS 50: Brandon Sly and Jaron Jones combined to score 42 points in the Riverton victory. For Kearns in the loss, Bushman Ebet and Sunday Owda score 14 points apiece.

HIGHLAND 71, WEST JORDAN 59: Brandon Warr drained four treys on his way to 26 points as the Rams sprinted to the finish line with a strong fourth quarter at the Utah Autism Foundation Holiday Classic.

TIMPVIEW 73, MORGAN 55: The T-Birds won the Riverton Holiday Classic.

TAYLORSVILLE 84, SUMMIT ACADEMY 72: Jevin Warren, Sidney Freeman, and Manny Suarez each notched double digits and combined for six 3-pointers to lead the Warriors in the tournament victory.

PAYSON 56, UNION 55: Down one point with 4.8 seconds remaining, Union's full court drive, shot and tip-in came a fraction of a second late and Payson survived with the narrow road victory. Daniel Reno led the Lions with 13 points while Brycen Wood hit three 3-pointers for nine points. Jace Woolstenhulme led the Cougars with 18 points and four 3s in the loss.

NORTHRIDGE 45, SKYLINE 36: Northridge used a strong second half to pull away from Skyline for the victory on the final day of the Riverton Holiday Tournament.

SPANISH FORK 67, JUAN DIEGO 57: Hayes Hall totaled 21 points with three 3-pointers, five rebounds, and three assists in the Spanish Fork victory. Benson Rhees added 11 points and five assists while Connor Anderson pulled down seven boards.

BEAR RIVER 54, BOX ELDER 46: Landon Cornwall and Parker Lewis each passed the 20-point mark to give the Bears the road win. Shad Watson had 16 points for Box Elder in the loss.

MURRAY 64, CYPRUS 58: Murray got off to a hot start as teammates AJ Hodges (20) and Sam Pascua (18) combined for 38 points as the Spartans rolled past Cyprus.

JORDAN 48, TIMPANOGOS 44: Led by 17 points from Tanner Monson, the Beetdiggers held off Timpanogos in the final quarter for the win. The T-wolves were led in the loss by Zach Facemyer and Jake Severe, who totaled 13 points each.

Girls basketball

JUDGE MEMORIAL 52, UNION 27: The Bulldogs jumped out to a huge lead by the end of the first quarter behind the solid play of Kailie Quinn, who finished with 18 points.

LAYTON 55, BINGHAM 40: Maddi Smith poured in 22 points and seven more Layton players scored to spark the Lancers in the one-sided win. For Bingham in the loss, Sheradyn Parker scored a team-high 17 points.

DAVIS 56, BOUNTIFUL 53: Sarah Beecher dominated with 28 points and teammate Kayley Neilson contributed 15 points of her own to lead Davis to a thrilling comeback win over the Wildcats. The Darts scored 25 points in the fourth quarter to avoid the loss.

MILLARD 45, SOUTH SEVIER 37: Cheryl Stephenson dropped in 18 as she and her Millard teammates played shutdown defense at the beginning and end of the game to prevail over South Sevier.

SYRACUSE 65, CORNER CANYON 21: Demi Hamblin pulled down 12 rebounds and had four steals while Jayda Bovero notched a team-best 14 points with seven boards and six steals to lead the Titans in the dominant win.

TIMPANOGOS 46, AMERICAN FORK 42: Eternity Galeai led all scorers with 15 points to propel the Timberwolves.

COPPER HILLS 61, KEARNS 32: The Grizzlies opened the second half on a 23-9 run as Sarah Midgley produced 20 points.

NORTHRIDGE 46, COTTONWOOD 36: Brittley Eldredge sparked the Knights with 16 points and 15 rebounds in the nonregion win.