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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Olympus and Highland play Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in quarterfinal action in the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah. Olympus won 65-50.

Boys basketball


GREEN RIVER 63, TINTIC 41: TJ Hughes scored 21 points with Jon Mendez adding 14 to pace Green River to the solid victory in the 1A first round. The Pirates led 15-2 after the first quarter and rolled from there.

PANGUITCH 67, WAYNE 45: Dason Houston scored 23 points and Tyce Barney chipped in with 20 as Panguitch rolled past Wayne for the 1A first round victory. Wayne led 14-12 after the first but Panguitch regained the lead with a strong second quarter and never looked back.

RICH 54, BRYCE VALLEY 31: Rich had 11 different players score as it used a strong third quarter to pull away from Bryce Valley for the first round win. Wyatt Muirbook led the way with 11 points, and Skyler Argyle chipped in with 10.

MONUMENT VALLEY 53, ST. JOSEPH 47: Sergio Morales scored 19 points as Monument Valley surprised St. Joseph for the first round win at the Sevier Valley Center. KJ Martinez chipped in with 10 for the Cougars, with three different players scoring 10 points for St. Joseph.

DUCHESNE 65, VALLEY 44: After a close first quarter, Duchesne broke things open the rest of the way on its way to the easy first round win. Blake Jones had a big game for the Eagles finishing with 15 points and 10 rebounds, with Alex Gatherum leading the team with 17 points.

WENDOVER 56, TELOS 51: James Trujillo scored 21 points and Hector Duran added 19 as Wendover held off Telos for the 1A first round victory at the Sevier Valley Center. Kenny Krohner led Telos with 18 points in the loss.

MONTICELLO 77, DIAMOND RANCH 63: Tanner Eardley scored 21 points and Austin Maloy added 20 as the Buckaroos took control of the game with a strong second quarter to advance to the 1A quarterfinals. Diamond Ranchs Saxon Mingus scored 29 points to lead all scorers in the loss.

PIUTE 63, TABIONA 57: In a battle of 17-win teams in the 1A nightcap, Dalton Steed scored 19 points for Piute and JJ Ramos added 15 more as the T-Birds eked out the narrow victory over Tabiona. In a game that was tight throughout, Piute pulled away in overtime from the free throw line. Demont Nay scored 23 points on five 3-pointers to lead Tabiona.


OREM 48, KEARNS 37: Behind 18 points and 12 rebounds from Dalton Nixon, Orem held off a gritty Kearns team in the second half for the quarterfinal victory. The Tigers zone defense gave Kearns fits on game, holding the Cougars to just 25 percent shooting. Bushmen Ebet led Kearns in the loss with 16 points, while Quin Peters added 14 for the Tigers.

SPRINGVILLE 48, ROY 45: Despite committing 22 turnovers, Springville eked by Roy and into the 4A semifinals thanks to a strong defensive performance. The Red Devils limited Roy to just 32 percent shooting, and offensively Rhett Clark and Max Terry combined for 24 points and 10 rebounds.

OLYMPUS 65, HIGHLAND 50: Alec Monson recorded 23 points and nine rebounds, and Spencer Williams, Seth Crofts and Alex Williams all finished in double figures as well as the Titans jumped out to a big lead on Highland and never looked back for the 4A quarterfinal win. Olympus shot 58 percent and outrebounded Highland 32-20.

BOUNTIFUL 61, MOUNTAIN VIEW 46: Mountain View gave No. 1 Bountiful all it could handle in the quarterfinals Wednesday, but the Braves eventually pulled away with a dominant fourth quarter for the victory. Zac Seljaas finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Braves, with Sam Merrill adding 16 points and eight rebounds.



OGDEN 11, LAYTON CHRISTIAN 1: Cameron Mortenson and the Tiger pitching staff combined on 10 strikeouts while Michael Richardson went 2-for-3.

SKYLINE 3, SPRINGVILLE 0: Bridger Nielson picked up the win on the mound with 15 strikeouts in the win over Springville.

MORGAN 11, WESTLAKE 6: Kade Carrigan hit two triples for the Trojans while Tristan Clemens picked up the win on the mound.

PROVO 10, NORTH SANPETE 0: The Bulldogs took advantage of three errors by the Hawks.

EMERY 9, MANTI 1: Tyson Roper picked up the win on the mound while Gavin McDermott contributed a triple for the Spartans in the win. TJ Togroszewski hit a home run for Manti in the loss.

SALEM HILLS 10, EAST 3: Austin Hanks picked up the win on the mound, and struck out five batters in three innings to help Salem Hills to victory. Matt Whiting smacked a three RBI double in the third inning to break the game open.

WOODS CROSS 8, STANSBURY 4: Woods Cross rallied for six runs in the final two innings, and were able to hold Stansbury off in the road victory. Josh Cowley managed to hit a triple for Stansbury in the loss.

CYPRUS 12, WEST 5: The Pirates picked up the road win over West in the season opener on Wednesday.

HURRICANE 12, PAROWAN 11: Facing a 9-1 deficit in the bottom of the fourth, Hurricane somehow managed to score 11 runs in the final four innings to take the narrow win at home.

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WASATCH 2, BOUNTIFUL 1: Isaac Fmedley and Colton Mahoney each scored for the Wasps in the win over Bountiful.

COTTONWOOD 2, KEARNS 0: Jose Becerra and Josh Campbell split the shutout for the Colts.

PROVO 3, PAYSON 0: Three different players found the back of the net for Provo, and the Bulldogs took 18 shots on goal in the big win at home. Christian Yanes recorded the shutout.

SPRINGVILLE 1, CORNER CANYON 0: Justin Botcherby buried a free kick from just outside the box to give Springville the win after two overtime periods. Collin Pope recorded the shutout.

OREM 1, WESTLAKE 0: Jeremy Pukahi nailed the lone goal for Orem, while Colton Conesky preserved the shutout in goal to help the Tigers to the win.

BINGHAM 2, NORTHRIDGE 1: Caden Lowrance and Braxton Ramirez each found the back of the net once in the overtime win over Northridge.

VIEWMONT 7, WOODS CROSS 1: Mike Johnson, Georgie Orozco, and Landen Hansen all scored 2 goals for Viewmont in the win at Woods Crosss. Lucas Cawley dished out an impressive six assists for the Vikings.

MOUNTAIN CREST 1, DAVIS 0: Fernando Garcia-Aguilar scored on a penalty kick in the 74th minute for the Mustangs.

BONNEVILLE 5, TIMPVIEW 1: Chandler Baddley led the Lakers with two goals in the win over Timpview.

SPANISH FORK 2, UINTAH 1: Juan Pena and Josh Soto netted the goals for Spanish Fork in the home win over Uintah.

GRANGER 2, JORDAN 0: Juan Carlos Lucena and Vicente Lucena each netted a goal for the Lancers while Spencer Brown earned credit for the shutout.

DELTA 3, CANYON VIEW 2: Victor Almonza netted two goals for the Rabbits to pick up the home win over Canyon View.

JUAN DIEGO 3, SALEM HILLS 1: Andrew Montoya found the back of the net twice for Juan Diego in the win over Salem Hills.

MOUNTAIN VIEW 2, AMERICAN FORK 0: Mountain View found both of its goals in the second half to skip past visiting American Fork. Zac Bryant and Cade Jolley split the shutout in goal.

HUNTER 0, CYPRUS 0: Justin Motzkus of Hunter and Jorge Rosas of Cyprus each earned a shutout in the scoreless season opener on Wednesday.

PLEASANT GROVE 1, HILLCREST 0: Nate Spencer netted the lone goal for the Vikings while Marcos Garcia and Shadow Bishop each earned credit for the shutout.

MERIT ACADEMY 2, GUNNISON 1: In overtime, the Knights pulled through for the victory on the road against the Bulldogs.


RIVERTON 16, WEST JORDAN 0: The Silverwolves shut out the Jaguars in four innings to start the season off with a win.


EMERY, JV 12, ALTAMONT 0: The JV Spartans jumped out on Altamont early and coasted to the comfortable win.

TOOELE 7, OLYMPUS 5: Trailing 5-1, Tooele rallied for five runs in the fifth inning to take control of the game. Lauren Frailey got the win on the mound, and also hit a double.

STANSBURY 8, DAVIS 3: Kimbri Herring picked up the win on the mound and hit a home run for the Stallions in the road victory over Davis.

ALTA 3, GRANTSVILLE 2: Sydney Barney and Whitney Sields each slugged a home run for Grantsville, but it wasnt enough in the narrow loss to 5A Alta.

JUAN DIEGO 9, HIGHLAND 0: The Soaring Eagle blanked the Rams as Juan Diego scored nine runs on eight hits.

EAST 17, HUNTER 8: Kuea Angilau slugged a home run and also hit a double to lead East in the lopsided win over Hunter.

JORDAN 17, HILLCREST 0: Teuila Malo went 3-for-3 with two RBIs in the Jordan victory over Hillcrest. Tabby Jones picked up the win on the mound, and went 2-for-3 from the plate.

LEHI 17, PROVO 9: Leading 10-8 in the top of the seventh, Lehi rallied for seven consecutive runs to bury Provo in the season opener.

PAROWAN 17, NORTH SEVIER 2: Kelsey Wilkey went 4-for-4 at the plate, and finished with a pair of doubles to lead Parowan to the solid victory at home.

BONNEVILLE 7, SYRACUSE 6: Cortney Porter hit a grand slam and Andrea Hancock hit a home run as the Lakers edged the Titans.