Alta might still be the best team in Utah, but after losing 91-77 to Grand Junction, Colo. Saturday night, 5A's top-ranked Hawks found out that they aren't the best team in Colorado.

Alta (5-1) led 17-16 after one quarter of play, but Grand Junction exploded for 27 points to Alta's 13 in the second period to take a 43-30 lead at the half.Adam Sharp led the Hawks with 21 points, while teammates Nate Knight, 17, and Brent Hawkins, 15, each had good performances. Sean Kelly, 35 points, and Chris McRobbie, 34, did most of the damage for Grand Junction.

Elsewhere in the state:

Uintah 72, West 70

At the Uintah Tournament, the host Utes got a huge 40-point performance from 3A's football MVP Rhett Deets to beat the Panthers in the championship game. Deets biggest bucket came when he nailed a three-pointer with 28 seconds left to put Uintah up for good.

Uintah beat Altamont 58-50 earlier Saturday afternoon to advance to the final game, while West downed Craig, Colo. 76-55.

Pine View 66, Enterprise 60

At Enterprise, Alan Fox paced Pine View with 13 points as the Panthers squeaked by the Wolves. Garrick Jones had a game-high 19 points for Enterprise.

Milford 67, Piute 61

At Milford, the Tigers just held off a second-half comeback attempt by the T-birds. Adrien Jones scored 22 points to lead Milford, while Piute's Lex Allen led all scorers with 25.

Meridian 79, Tinitic 56

At Meridian, Matt Ashworth accumulated 37 points, 12 rebounds and 7 steals in the lopsided win.

Cottonwood 55, Bonneville 51

At Bonneville, the Colts managed to buck back from a horrible first quarter where they only scored two points. Mike Chandler and John Taylor each scored 10 points for Cottonwood.

Grand 64, Green River 42

At Grand, Justin Noyes captained the Red Devils win with 16 points. Justin Carter and Ryan Parsons added 13 apiece for Green River.

Cedar City 53, Mt. Crest 43

At Cedar City, the Redmen held the Mustangs to only seven points in the second quarter to take control of the game. Karl Bohman and Todd Garrett combined for 34 points for Cedar City. The Mustangs were led by Dan Conger's 18 points.

Dugway 67, Wendover 43

At Wendover, Dugway's sharp-shooters Brett Palmer and Mickey Hunter each had 20-point outbursts for the Mustang win.

S.L. Lutheran 74, East Carbon 55

At S.L. Lutheran, Chad Cranney managed 15 points as the Dragonslayers outdueled the Vikings. Joe Robinett had 21 for East Carbon.

Rowland Hall 73, Rich 71

At Rich, the Winged Lions' Michael Thomas poured in 23 points to help Rowland Hall-St. Mark's pull out the close game and improve to 6-0.

I.C.S. 85, Manila 54

At Intermountain Christian, the Lions breezed past Manila thanks to 14-point performances by Michael Russell and Matt Gleeson. Manila's Shawn Palleson scored 23 points.

Lund, Nev. 100, West Desert 58

At West Desert, Jared Bates scored 18 points, but it wasn't enough for the Hawks.

Girls roundup

Beaver 74, Grand 35

At Beaver, Kaddidy Harris scored 18 points as the Beavers more than doubled the visiting Red Devils' score.

Green River 42, Altamont 40

At Altamont, the Pirates outlasted the Long Horns in this defensive battle. Gaylene Ekker had a game-high 14 points for Green River.

Kanab 38, Monticello 36

At Kanab, Jaime Houston chipped in 11 points to lead the Cowgirls to victory.

Dixie 58, Emery 33

At Dixie, the Flyers played great defense and were led offensively by Betsy Fowler's 12 points.

Cedar City 53, Highland 29

At Highland, the Rams weren't able to recover after only scoring one point in the first quarter. Kym Westwood led Cedar with 14 points.

American Fork 70, Bountiful 34

At Bountiful, Rosie Shelley scored a game-high 19 points as American Fork (5-0) held all of Bountiful's scorers in single digits.

Pine View 64, Carbon 59

At Pine View, Cori Benson nailed in 17 points, including four three-point buckets to lead the Panthers.