Ammon Kaufusi’s layup at buzzer beats Cottonwood
Highland went into Cottonwood and jumped out to an early lead, building a 15-6 lead by the end of the first quarter, but the Colts wouldn’t go easy as Noah Widerburg (28 points and four three-pointers) battled back to cut the deficit to just one point at halftime. After a back-and-forth second half, the game was tied with just seconds to go before Ammon Kaufusi scored the game-winning bucket as time expired to give the Rams a 59-57 road win.
Jacob Solvason led the way with 20 points and freshman Sefa Brown contributed 14 points. They now have back-to-back home games against Murray and East while Cottonwood will host East and Skyline next week.
Dinos’ monster 4th quarter leads to win
Carbon entered the final period with just a two-point lead, but was able to outscore the Rams 22-12 on their way to a win by the score of 73-61.
“Tonight was a hard-fought battle. We went up against a team loaded with shooters. Our defense was a lot better tonight and we were able to hit big shots when we needed it,” said coach Jared Butler when asked about his team’s big victory.
Merrick Morgan was one of those players, he finished with 17 points with 15 of those coming off of shots from downtown. Meanwhile Rylan Hart scored 14 and Keenan Hatch added 16 to go along with five rebounds.
Maple Mountain’s three-point attack leads to a big road win
The Golden Eagles knocked down 11 long bombs, including five from Owen Blakey and three from Cooper Littledike, in their 77-52 win over Spanish Fork. Those two players combined to score 47 points but it was Seth Krommenhoek who was arguably Maple Mountain’s best player of the night, he registered a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists.
The win pushed the Eagles back to .500 as they now have a three-game homestand against Provo, Payson, and Wasatch, a stretch that could push them towards the top of Region 8.
Dallin Yates’ big night pushes Skyridge over a scrappy Hunter team
Yates had 22 points and 13 boards to lead the Falcons to a 70-65 victory. They now have an 11-1 record heading into their final non-region game. Parker Christensen added 18 and 6 rebounds and Braden Jory came off the bench to knock down two 3s.
The big difference in this game was the Falcons’ ability to crash the glass as a team. They grabbed 14 rebounds on the offensive end alone and finished the game with a +13 in the rebounding department.
Josh Harding and Jorden Miller each topped 17 points and combined to hit eight triples for the Wolverines in the loss. Hunter opens up Region 2 play by hosting West Jordan on Tuesday night.
Timpview defense shuts out Mountain View in overtime.
After a back and forth 32 minutes, the Thunderbirds outscored the Bruins 10-0 in the extra period and finished the game with a 70-60 win. Early foul trouble caused some …read more
Source:: Deseret News – Sports News
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