The addition of the extra classification by the UHSAA had a negative impact on the competitiveness in numerous classifications. Class 4A might be the one classification where it actually made things better, as collection of teams from the old 5A, 4A and 3A all joined together.

That competitiveness should be on full display at the 4A state tournament, where up to six teams probably have the talent and depth to win over games over the next week to claim the state title.

State tournament pairings

With defending state champion Ridgeline failing to qualify for this years state tournament, a new champion will be crowned when the tourney culminates at UVU.

In alphabetical order, these are the teams that have qualified for the 4A boys state basketball and what to expect over the next week of playoff basketball.

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