Fremont 54, Layton 53
In a matchup between two of the highest squads in Area 1, Fremont got here out on high, 54-53, due to a number of offensive possessions and robust defensive play.
Boston Hadley hit a bucket with simply over a minute left to present the Silverwolves a two-point benefit after which two strong defensive stands sealed the sport late. A clutch bucket gave Hadley her solely factors of the evening. Junior Hunter Hansen led the way in which for Fremont, scoring a game-high 22 factors — his sixth 20-point recreation of the season.
With the win Fremont improved to 2-0 to open Area 1 play and handed the Lancers their first loss within the area.
“This crew finds methods to win ball video games late,” Fremont coach Corey Melaney mentioned. “Final recreation execution, ball dealing with and rebounding had been big within the win.”
Brighton 49, Highland 48
Trailing by 4 heading into the fourth quarter, Brighton outscored Highland 17-12 within the last minutes to earn a slim 49-48 win on Tuesday evening. The win gave the Bengals a worthwhile win in what appears to be a aggressive Area 6 discipline.
Nash Matheson and Bradley Easton led Brighton, scoring 18 and 11 factors, respectively. Highland’s Nathan Johnsen scored a game-high 20 factors.
Consequently, Brighton moved to 9-4 total, whereas Highland fell to 7-6 on the 12 months.
“It was a defensive battle tonight and each groups defended at a excessive stage. It went forwards and backwards all evening and we had been fortunate to have the ball within the final possession. Kudos to our guys for staying the course and making performs on the following possession,” Brighton coach Tim Gardner mentioned.
Enterprise 75, South Sevier 67
Enterprise and South Sevier—two of the 2A classification’s high groups—begin their regional marketing campaign with a head-to-head Tuesday evening. They wanted extra time, however the Wolves got here alive within the last minutes of the sport to earn a 75-67 victory that may be key later within the season.
Enterprise outscored the Rams 14-6 within the extra time interval. Sophomore heart Treyson Whitman scored a game-high 23 factors to guide the Wolves. Austin Thomas additionally scored 18 factors for Enterprise.
“It was a superb back-and-forth recreation, we had been lucky to beat an excellent South Sevier crew,” Enterprise coach Bud Randall mentioned. “We made some clutch photographs in extra time to present us the win.”
Nice Grove 54, Riverton 52
After three quarters of buying and selling the lead forwards and backwards, Nice Grove (7-6) pulled away late to earn an enormous win over Riverton, which got here into the sport with a 9-3 file.
The Vikings restricted the Silverwolves to only seven factors within the fourth quarter, permitting them to squeak out a slim 54-52 win. After the primary quarter, Nice Grove appeared to be cruising, because it led 18-8 after the opening minutes. However Riverton stormed again to tie the sport at halftime and even took a 3 level lead into the final quarter of the sport.
Austin Simon hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with lower than a minute left to present the Vikings the factors they wanted to safe the win. A possible game-winning 3-pointer from Riverton was missed on the buzzer.
“It was nice to return out tonight and play for 32 minutes in opposition to a extremely good crew, particularly after the poor efficiency on Friday. (Underclassmen) Austin Simon and Ryan Hadley each made massive contributions. That was nice to see,” mentioned Nice Grove coach Randy McAllister.
Cedar Valley 80, Salem Hills 73
After a sizzling begin from Salem Hills early hit them within the mouth, the Cedar Valley Aviators – who trailed by 9 after the primary quarter – used a 25-13 scoring benefit within the fourth interval to drag away late. and getting their ninth win of the season Tuesday evening with a rating of 80-73.
The Aviator trio of Jax Allen (29 factors), Ty Christensen (24 factors) and Cole Roberts (21 factors) mixed for 74 of Cedar Valley’s 80 factors. The win provides Cedar Valley an enormous enhance because the crew begins its area play Friday at Uintah.
“At halftime we knew we needed to try to decelerate their shooters to present us an opportunity to take the lead,” Cedar Valley coach Blake Pugmire mentioned. “I instructed them to only preserve sharing the ball, draw energy performs and discover the open man. Our guys did a terrific job within the fourth quarter trusting one another to make the correct performs and hit open photographs.