The 2017-2018 high school basketball season gets underway Tuesday with 39 games around the state. To prepare fans for the upcoming season, the Deseret News has put together capsules for every team in 3A. Every coach was invited to participate and submit information.

The region rankings are based on coaches preseason projections. There are no new head coaches in Class 3A this year.

Here are the 3A teams and players to watch this upcoming season.

Region 13 Capsules — 1. Judge Memorial High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Tim Gardner (2nd year)

2016-2017 Record: 9-14 (6th in Region 6 with a 3-9 record)

2017 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Parker Edgington, Forward, Sr. — 9.8 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.7 spg

Mac Tarver, Guard, Jr. — 2.1 ppg, 0.9 rpg, 0.6 apg, 0.4 spg

Coach Comment: "We have a hungry group this year and look forward to seeing our improvement over the course of the year."

2. Summit Academy

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Evric Gray (6th year)

2016-2017 Record: 17-9 (Tied for 1st in Region 16 with a 8-2 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to North Summit, 64-59, in the 2A third-place-game

Additional information not provided

3. Grantsville High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Brian Detweiler (4th year)

2016-2017 Record: 16-8 (1st in Region 10 with an 8-0 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Richfield, 53-41, in the 3A first round

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Brady Arbon, Forward, Sr. — 7.8 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 0.8 apg, 1.0 spg

Kevin Roberts, Guard, Sr. — 8.8 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.2 spg

Ryan Potter, Guard, Sr. — 3.3 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 1.0 apg, 0.8 spg

Coy Johnson, Guard, Sr. — 1.6 ppg, 0.9 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.5 spg

Coach Comment: "This season has been four years in the making with a heavy senior class expecting to lead the Cowboys and build off the success of last season."

4. Morgan High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Brad Matthews (4th year)

2016-2017 Record: 6-15 (6th in Region 11 with a 1-9 record)

2017 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Cade Russell, Guard, Sr. — 16.4 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.2 apg, 1.6 spg

Laine Carter, Guard, Sr. — 0.9 ppg, 0.8 rpg

Trey Miles, Forward, Jr. — 3.1 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 0.3 spg

Coach Comment: "We are coming off a rough year so we really don’t know what to expect. We have some returning players that have put in a ton of work and some younger players that have the potential to really contribute. Every team in our region is tough so we will need to bring our A game each and every night."

5. South Summit High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Dustin Hatch (8th year)

2016-2017 Record: 14-11 (3rd in Region 16 with a 7-3 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Emery, 65-63, in the 2A consolation

Returning Starters: 1

Returning Contributors:

Bruce Mitchell, Center, Jr. — 4.2 ppg

Kael Atkinson, Guard, Jr. — 6.0 ppg

Ryan Griffin, Forward, Sr. — 3.9 ppg

Region 14 Capsules — 1. Juab High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Kamron Wright (1st year)

2016-2017 Record: 9-10 (5th in Region 12 with a 2-6 record)

2017 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 1

Returning Contributors:

Max Gurney, Guard, Sr. — 5.0 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 1.8 apg, 0.8 spg

Jackson Rowley, Forward, Sr. — 1.5 ppg, 0.7 rpg, 0.3 spg

Coach Comment: "We are very excited to tip the season off. We have a great group of seniors who do not have a lot of varsity experience, but they have been working hard and enjoy playing with each other. This team will have a deep bench and the ability to play different styles. After a great summer, this team is looking forward to the competition of a new region."

2. Carbon High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Kyle Wilson (2nd year)

2016-2017 Record: 12-13 (Tied for 2nd in Region 12 with a 4-4 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Stansbury, 50-29, in the 3A consolation

Returning Starters: 0

Returning Contributors:

Derek Hillam, Forward, Jr. — 4.7 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 0.3 apg, 0.3 spg

3. Delta High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Kurtis Topham (2nd year)

2016-2017 Record: 10-11 (3rd in Region 13 with a 5-5 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to North Summit, 70-44, in the 2A first round

Returning Starters: 3

Returning Contributors:

Derek Smith, Guard, Soph. — 12.5 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 1.1 apg, 1.2 spg

Trevor Burton, Forward, Sr. — 9.1 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 0.7 apg, 1.1 spg

Jaymen Brough, Guard, Jr. — 5.7 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 1.7 apg, 0.7 spg

Brett Roundy, Center, Sr. — 1.7 ppg, 2.0 rpg

Jager Springer, Guard, Jr. — 1.5 ppg, 0.3 rpg

Jake Day, Guard, Sr. — 3.1 ppg, 1.2 rpg, 0.5 apg, 0.4 spg

Coach Comment: "Moving up to 3A will make things more difficult for us but if we play together and for each other we feel like we can compete."

4. Union High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Gordon Garrett (3rd year)

2016-2017 Record: 5-16 (Tied for 4th in Region 10 with a 2-6 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Canyon View, 71-47, in the 3A first round

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Chase Birchell, Jr. — 5.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 1.1 apg, 1.5 spg

Ty Gillman, Sr. — 4.6 ppg, 2.3rpg

Coach Comment: “We have a lot of players who took advantage of the off-season, and we are excited to see where we fit into the mix of things.”

5. Providence Hall

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Blake Pugmire (3rd year)

2016-2017 Record: 14-10 (4th in Region 16 with a 5-5 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to South Sevier, 60-42, in the 2A first round

Returning Starters: 4

Returning Contributors:

Boston Douglas, Guard, Sr. — 10.9 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 1.9 apg, 0.8 spg

Preston Brinkerhoff, Forward, Sr. — 4.3 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 1.0 apg, 0.3 spg

Parker Green, Guard, Jr. — 7.6 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.9 spg

Marcus Sherwood, Forward, Jr. — 9.6 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 1.6 apg, 0.8 spg

Coach Comment: "Looking forward to another fun season. This year’s team has good leadership and game experience returning. If we can continue to play together as a team and fulfill our roles on offense, along with out-working our opponents on defense, we should find success."

6. American Leadership Academy

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Yahosh Bonner (4th year)

2016-2017 Record: 4-18 (6th in Region 16 with a 0-10 record)

2017 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Brett Staheli, Guard, Sr. — Very quick, dynamic scorer. Will be vital to our success.

Jackson Shockley, Forward Sr. — will defend, rebound, and score for us

Coach Comment: " This year’s ALA team is the most talented team I️ have coached in my four years here. We are small however everyone is very skilled and selfless. Looking forward to see us compete in our new league."

7. Maeser Preparatory Academy

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Mas Watabe (8th year)

2016-2017 Record: 7-13 (5th in Region 16 with a 2-8 record)

2017 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Jon Wellman, Guard, Sr. — 8.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 2.2 apg, 1.1 spg

Tade Davis, Forward, Sr. — 11.4 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.7 spg

Coach Comment: "Maeser will have a strong senior class and all of them are big contributors this season. I would like to see us make it to state tournament and make some noise."

Region 15 Capsules — 1. South Sevier High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Rhet Parsons (8th year)

2016-2017 Record: 19-7 (1st in Region 13 with a 10-0 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Emery, 57-39, in the 2A fifth-place-game

Returning Starters: 3

Returning Contributors:

Caleb Barton, Guard, Sr. — 15.3 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.6 spg

Brodee Tebbs, Guard, Sr. — 10.2 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 3.9 apg, 0.7 spg

Tyson Chisholm, Forward, Jr. — 9.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 2.5 apg, 0.8 spg

Kaetz King, Guard, Jr. — 3.8 ppg, 1.9 rpg, 0.6 apg, 0.4 spg

Easton Hunt, Forward, Sr.

Coach Comment: "I really like our team! They are great young men! We have a great deal of improvement to make as we start the season. Hopefully we can share the ball and play hard and have fun. We have quite a bit of potential as a team. We will see how well we can improve. We hope to be competitive late in the season. Our Region is going to be a very tough region. Every region game will be tough.”

2. Emery High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Todd Jeffs (30th year)

2016-2017 Record: 22-3 (1st in Region 15 with a 9-1 record)

2017 Postseason: Beat South Sevier, 57-39, in the 2A fifth-place-game

Returning Starters: 1

Returning Contributors:

Easton Gordon, Guard, Sr. — 7.4 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.9 apg, 2.2 spg

Kyson Stilson, Guard, Jr. — 5.2 ppg, 1.9 rpg, 1.4 apg, 0.9 spg

Brax Jensen, Guard, Soph. — 1.4 ppg, 0.4 apg, 0.4 spg

Coach Comment: "We lost a lot due to graduation and transfers. Not a lot of size but good quickness.”

3. San Juan High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Ryan Nielson (2nd year)

2016-2017 Record: 15-7 (Tied for 2nd Region 15 with a 7-3 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Layton Christian, 81-63, in the 2A first round

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Jaden Torgerson, Guard, Sr. — 12.8 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.2 spg

Dylan Ivins, Guard, Sr. — 8.2 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 2.2 apg, 1.1 spg

Seth Pugh, Guard, Jr. — 4.9 ppg, 0.9 rpg

Coach Comment: "We are looking to get up and down the floor and utilize our great shooting guards."

4. Grand High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Scott Horton (4th year)

2016-2017 Record: 16-8 (Tied for 2nd in Region 15 with a 7-3 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to South Sevier, 69-55, in the 2A consolation

Additional information not provided

5. Richfield High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Rand Janes (12th year)

2016-2017 Record: 9-13 (Tied for 2nd in Region 12 with a 4-4 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Canyon View, 51-48, in the 3A consolation

Additional information not provided

6. Manti High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Devin Shakespeare (4th year)

2016-2017 Record: 9-15 (4th in Region 15 with a 4-6 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Waterford, 54-50, in the 2A first round

Returning Starters: 2

Returning Contributors:

Dylan Wathen, Guard, Sr. — 6.4 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.8 spg

Matt Nelson, Guard, Sr. — 8.6 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.6 spg

Tanner Rasmussen, Forward, Sr. — 7.2 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 0.9 apg, 2.2 spg

Coach Comment: "We are excited for the upcoming season. While we do not return a lot of starters, we do return a lot of experience with a big senior class. We hope to capitalize on our experience. The boys are ready to compete and have a productive year.”

7. North Sanpete High School

2017-2018 Schedule

Head Coach: Cris Hoopes (7th year)

2016-2017 Record: 6-16 (Tied for 2nd in Region 12 with a 4-4 record)

2017 Postseason: Lost to Stansbury, 44-43, in the 3A first round

Additional information not provided