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No.1 San Juan defeats No.2 Parowan in Showdown 2A

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In a showdown between the top two teams in 2A, Enterprise’s Ryland Randall kissed a shot in the buzzer glass as the top-ranked Wolves took the 58-57 victory over No.2 San Juan in a exciting and close match throughout.

Randall finished with 12 points, with teammate Nash Palmer leading with 14 points.

“I think we shared the ball well and didn’t fall behind when we got behind. Our players played hard for the full 32 minutes and we were fortunate enough to hit the buzzer against an outstanding team from San Juan, ”said Enterprise coach Bud Randall.

Ladd Ivins of San Juan led all scorers with 22 points in the loss.

Weber scores key road victory

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Weber improved to 2-0 in the Region 1 game as he hit the road and narrowly edged Syracuse 67-66.

The Warriors extended the lead to 67-64 with a pair of free throws with 20 seconds left, but Syracuse missed a 3 point and there was no more time out after the rebound as the final second s ‘is carried out in a harmless manner.

“I think our team have done a good job of keeping their cool and having a ‘next game’ mentality. Syracuse is well trained and we were fortunate enough to make enough plays to secure a road victory, ”said Weber coach Landon Cosby, whose side joins Davis as the only 2-0 team in the league. region 1.

Hunter Schenck led the Warriors with 21 points while Cannon DeVries added 17 points and eight assists.

Skyridge dominates American Fork in overtime

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Leading up to 13 points behind, Skyridge showed great resilience to come back and beat American Fork 59-56 in overtime.

Nick Holland gave the Falcons the 57-56 lead with 16 seconds left with a pair of free throws, then Collin Sheffield helped seal the win by taking a charge on the other end.

Holland were Skyridge’s hero as he finished with 24 points and seven assists, with Colby Carter and Kenyon Snoddy also scoring in double digits.

“Getting over a 13-point deficit against a very good American Fork team on the road has been a great accomplishment,” said Skyridge coach Jeff Gardner. “Credit to our guys for blocking defensively in the fourth quarter and in overtime and for pulling in a few clutch shots when we needed them. “

Snow Canyon rolls to 14-0

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Snow Canyon dominated both ends of the field to pass Desert Hills 53-28 for the region victory as the top-ranked team in 4A edged down to 14-0.

Bowen Hammer led the way offensively with 17 of five 3-pointers (including four in the first quarter), while teammate Lyman Simmons added a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

“It’s a special group of guys who love the defensive side as much as the attacking side of the field. Lyman Simmons was struggling early in the first quarter and Bowen Hammer helped us maintain an advantage with some great shots, ”said Snow Canyon coach Doug Mecham. “They enjoy the challenge of practice and preparation with the goal of continuing to learn from each game so that we play our best at the end of February.”

Defensively, Snow Canyon kept Desert Hills at 28 points, the season low.

Juan Diego walks past Maple Mountain

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Juan Diego coach Drew Trost called his team’s 54-53 victory over Maple Mountain on Friday a “decisive victory.” Indeed, it was.

Led by nine points at halftime and seven heading into the fourth quarter, Juan Diego held Maple Mountain to just eight points in the fourth quarter as he rallied for the win.

Big man Malick Diallo had a monster game with 32 points, including two free throws with 15 seconds left to put the Soaring Eagle ahead.

At the other end, Colby Bryant blocked Maple Mountain’s 3-point attempt at the buzzer to preserve the win.

Bingham earns another overtime victory

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For the second time this week, Bingham let slip a lead in the fourth quarter. And also for the second time this week, he dominated overtime to always claim the victory.

After beating Cyprus in overtime on Tuesday, Bingham did it again in Friday’s confrontation against Pleasant Grove between two of 6A’s top teams as he pulled away in overtime for the 71-62 victory.

Bingham led by 10 after three quarters, but the Vikings came back to the end to equalize on a Tanner Hanks layup in the dying seconds and force overtime.

It was a familiar position for the Miners, who quickly regained their focus in overtime.

“We showed a lot of balance in overtime as we made some big saves and slowly increased our lead in overtime with free throws. Two really good teams put on a show tonight for everyone, ”said Bingham coach Kyle Straatman. “Our crowd was huge for us tonight and the environment was a blast.”

Luke Leatherwood scored 21 of five 3-pointers to lead the Miners, Devin Carlson adding 17 points.

Carlson added a few exploits in the third quarter in one of the best streaks Straatman said he has seen in a long time.

“The third quarter was marked by a Carlson block on a PG dunk attempt, then he sprinted down the field to catch a dunk and alley-pop. This game really caught our audience, ”Straatman said.

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