Winta 57, Stansbury 51
The Stallions took a break with a slight advantage, but Winta came back and got ahead of Stansbury to secure a playoff victory. Jordan Woodford led among all the scorers, scoring 16 points, which helped his team win.
Jordan 57, Wasatch 38
Kristen Oldham scored five three-pointers to lead the Beetdiggers, while teammates Leo Afu and Fuy Niumeitolu together scored another 24 points when Jordan defeated Wasatch.
Timpanogos 57, Payson 56
Timpanogos beat the Lions in a back-and-forth game in which both teams went out for big runs. Payson inflicted most of the damage from the outside, making six more three-pointers than Tympanagas, and a total of three baskets more, but the Timberwolves made 13 more free throws, regaining the advantage on their side and winning 57-56. Kate Dickinson scored 17 points and made nine rebounds, and Katie Walker wreaked havoc in defense, ending with seven interceptions.
Woods Cross 40, Cottonwood 29
In the first quarter Woods Cross broke into the lead with a score of 9-0 and never looked back when they left Cotanwood with a sad 40-29 victory in the first round of the state tournament. Georgia Hatton topped the list of scorers, scoring 14 points, while Wildcat’s defense dominated the game.
Cedar Valley 39, Murray 28
Cedar Valley increased the lead by 15 points by the end of the third quarter. They would retain that leadership after the Murray push. On Thursday, the “Aviators” will host Jordan with a place in the quarterfinals.
Bantiful 44, Prova 25
The Redhawks spent a great second and third quarters to gain a comfortable lead and win over Provo in the first round of the 5A playoffs. Lizzie McConkie scored 12 points with double-digit numbers to lead her team to victory. When Wright also scored 12 points in the Bulldogs defeat.
Box Elder 75, Maple Mountain 62
Box Elder defeated the Golden Eagles in the first quarter, scoring 26 points and a 10-point lead. The Bees hold the lead until the end of the game, completing the first round with a 75-62 victory. Four different Box Elder players finished in double digits.
Wymont 65, Brighton 46
Viewmont scored 18 points from Christina Hanel and 16 points from Emma Multital when they defeated the Bengals in the first round of the 5A tournament. Honest Chin scored 23 points, including a top three loss to Brighton. Viewmont will head to the second round to fight Skyline.
Skyline 73, Bonneville 43
Skyline’s attack scored 22 points in the first quarter, while their defense conceded just six points in the third. In general, the Eagles found a way to win 73-43 and reach the second round of the playoffs. Isla Williams dominated the paint, finishing the game with 23 points.
Olympus 73, Park City 20
Olympus beat Park City 39-15 in the first half and 34-5 in the second half, when in their victory in the first round demonstrated their ability to deep tournament. Alyssa Blank had a monster double-double, scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds. Brooklyn Davis finished one assist, scoring his double-double, scoring 10 points.
East 49, Salem Hills 44
The East had four double-digit players, as a quick start and key defensive stops led them to a sad victory over Salem Hills. “Leopards” led by nine points in the break, but “SkyHox” staged a rally. In the end it failed.
Highland 70, Alta 47
Highland beat Brynley McRae 21 points to get a ticket to the second round.
Orem 31, Northridge 23
Arem led 9-1 after the first half of the defense. In the second half, Knights’ attack was strengthened by double-digit points from Kaylee Hess, but failed to overcome the early deficit. In the end, the Tigers advanced to the second round.
Timpview 52, Mountain View 38
Timpview started the game at both ends of the field, quickly increasing the double-digit number on the way to victory over Mountain View with a score of 52-38. The Bruins fought hard until the end of the game, but failed to make a rally to close the gap. Hinemoa Aston scored 11 points to lead the Thunderbirds.
Lehi 60, Spanish fork 28
Lehi beat the Spanish Fork by at least five points in all four quarters as they paved the way for a 60-28 victory. Five different players scored at least seven points for the Pioneers. Lehi will seek to continue his victory in the state championship by taking on Woods Cross on Thursday.
Springville 56, Hillcrest 35
Springville’s defense gave only three points in both the first and third quarters, giving them the firepower they needed to defeat Hillcrest and get a ticket to the second round of the playoffs. The “red devils” were led by Eli Esplin with 16 points. In the second round Springville will host Timpanogos,
Syracuse 48, Roy 21
The Titans took the lead and never looked back on their way to a big win over Roy in the first round of the 6A playoffs. Avery Sanders scored 15 points in the game, and Skyley Hopkins – 11 more to win Syracuse.
Corner Canyon 67, Hunter 33
Corner Canyon outscored Wolverine in each of the four quarters, including by 26 points in the first and fourth quarters combined. In the second round, the Chargers will meet Fremont.
Pleasant Grove 71, Weber 33
The Vikings came forward early and never looked back when they defeated Weber in the first round of the 6A playoffs. Brooklyn Fellie led the team with 14 points, and Mia Reeves – 11 more in the victory in Pleasant Grove.
Mountain Ridge 53, West Jordan 40
The Guardians used 17 points from the foul line to win over West Jordan in the first round of the 6A playoffs. Eddie Horsley finished the evening with 22 points, which led her team to victory, and McCalline Horsley added another 15.
Copper Hills 48, Granger 35
Declining by five after half, the Grizzlies rallied in the third quarter 16-2 to take the lead and win over Granger. Eli Taylor scored 14 points and Amelia Brady had 10 more to lead Copper Hills in the win. Ruby Waituu scored 18 points in the loss.
Farmington 49, West 27
Farmington’s quick start led them to a 13-2 lead after the first quarter. Phoenix never looked back, securing a place in the second round of the 6A playoffs. They will meet with Riverton on Thursday night. Delaney Baker topped Farmington when she finished the game with 11 points and was left alone with seven rebounds and four blocks.
Leitan 49, Cyprus 46
Leighton rallied from seven down to start the fourth quarter to lift the uproar against Cyprus. The Launchers have not scored more than 10 points in a quarter all night before scoring 21 in the last period. Four different Layton players scored at least nine points when using team efforts to eliminate an upset disorder.
American Fork 62, Taylorsville 52
American Fork beat the Warriors by three quarters to build up a small lead and achieve a tough win over Taylorsville in the first round of the 6A playoffs. Emily Evans scored 16 points, while Callie Condie and Savannah Collar together scored another 28 points in the AF win. Ella Huntington and Ella Wolfgram scored 13 points each in Thalesville.