Skyridge arms Westlake its first lack of the 12 months
In a matchup between two of the highest seven groups within the RPI, it was the Falcons who got here out on high to deal Westlake its first tally within the loss column this season. Trailing by one heading into the fourth quarter, Skyridge outscored the Thunder 19-11 over the ultimate eight minutes of gameplay to safe a 52-45 win.
Skyridge sophomore Cambree Blackham led all scorers with 20 factors on the evening, together with seven straight factors within the fourth quarter. Blackham was adopted by Kjirsten Gotberg and Shaeley Toole, who scored 13 and 12, respectively.
The Falcons pressured 22 Westlake turnovers whereas solely committing 9 turnovers themselves — a differential that performed the most important position within the eventual victory.
“Tonight was the story of Skyridge basketball this season,” Skyridge head coach Shaylee Nielsen stated. “Our protection provides us an opportunity to win video games. After we can’t discover a technique to rating, we get after it on protection and create alternatives. It was a gutsy win for us and we’re glad to get a win within the area.”
Lone Peak makes an announcement in win over Nice Grove
Coming in at No. 2 within the newest 6A RPI rankings, Lone Peak proved that it deserved that rating and possibly much more in its dominant, 79-41 win over Nice Grove Friday night.
The Vikings — who got here into the sport with a 10-3 report — had no reply for Kailey Woolston and the Knights, who outscored them in all 4 quarters. Woolston (6A’s main scorer at almost 22 factors per recreation) completed with 28 factors on six made 3-pointers and was certainly one of 4 Lone Peak gamers who scored in double figures.
“I assumed our workforce got here out robust on each ends, executing effectively offensively and taking part in powerful defensively,” Lone Peak head coach Nancy Warner stated. “They discovered one another rather well and performed unselfishly … It was an excellent workforce win.”
Salem Hills fights off late comeback try from Wasatch
Main by 12 heading into the ultimate interval of play, the Skyhawks have been met with a livid comeback try from Wasatch, who ended up outscoring Salem Hills 13-3 over the ultimate eight minutes.
Due to a robust defensive play by Cassidy Wilson on a possible game-tying shot try on the buzzer by Wasatch, the Skyhawks staved off the comeback on the highway to select up a 45-43 win, enhancing to 8-5 on the season and 1-0 in area play.
“Enjoying at Wasatch is at all times powerful and they’re at all times effectively ready,” Salem Hills head coach Taylor Jones stated. “We received an excellent lead early and every of our gamers stepped up, even once they went on a run. Happy with how we completed the sport and responded to adversity.”
Juan Diego excels down the stretch to safe first win of the season over ALA
After struggling to get into the win column all through the early levels of the season, the Hovering Eagles have been lastly in a position to notch a victory with a 51-40 defeat of American Management Academy Friday night.
Main by only one after three quarters of play, Juan Diego thrived within the recreation’s ultimate levels, outscoring ALA 20-10 within the fourth quarter.
Kyra Hoffman scored 13 factors to prepared the ground for the Hovering Eagles, adopted by Alynn Crooms, who scored 10. Eagles’ senior Tiffany Tervort led all scorers with 16 factors on the evening.
Juan Diego moved to 1-12 on the season and 1-1 in area play, whereas ALA (7-8) fell under .500 with the loss.