Hannah Anderl had 12 points, five rebounds and three assists, and teammate Barrett Jessop scored a team-high 20, to help Skyline hold off Judge Memorial, 60-57 in overtime Saturday in the Class 4A state title game at Salt Lake Community College.
Vanessa Austin totaled 14 points and 15 rebounds to lead Judge Memorial to a 45-34 win over Box Elder and advance to their first state championship game in school history Friday at Salt Lake Community College.
Savanna Empey had eight points and two assists, as well as the game-sealing block with 28 seconds remaining, to help American Fork hold on for a 48-45 win over Copper Hills in Friday's Class 5A girls basketball semifinal.
Mercedes Staples scored a game-high 21 points, including a pair of crucial free throwsthe Vikings advanced to the 5A state championship with a 49-47 win over Sky View in a Class 5A state semifinal Friday.
Copper Hills didn’t retake the lead for good until two minutes remained in the final period, but the Grizzlies got 17 points from Lenisi Fineanganofo and held off the Knights 56-43 Wednesday at Salt Lake Community College.
Mercedes Staples scored a game-high 25 points, and Megan Carr finished with 20 points and six rebounds to help the Vikings outlast Riverton 56-51 to move to Wednesday’s quarterfinals at Salt Lake Community College.
When Springville’s girls basketball team clinched the Region 8 championship with a win over rival Maple Mountain last Tuesday night, they did it with an assorted complement of players.
And one very special starter.
Kaden Atkinson scored a season-high 20 points, and Nick Beasley added 16 as the Wildcats rallied in the final three quarters for a 58-48 win over Enterprise in a Class 2A boys basketball state play-in game at Orem High School.
Bodell Nielson drained her fourth 3-pointer of the game from the left wing with just a few seconds left in overtime, and the Broncos survived the Tigers 58-57 in overtime of a Class 2A state play-in game at Orem High School.