Some of the notable performances in Utah high school basketball Wednesday and Thursday:

ALAN COX, Manti: Helped Templars improve to 8-2 with a game-high 34 points.BLAKE NELSON, Morgan: Totaled a game-high 33 points as Trojans downed South Summit.

KRIS JEX, Spanish Fork: Helped the Dons upset Tigers with a 21-point outing.

KYLE OLSEN, Davis: Sharp-shooter scored 22 points as the Darts pierced the Lancers.

RYAN CHEESMAN, Mountain View: Led Bruins with 22 points in victory over Mountain Crest at the Las Vegas Classic and then added another 22-point performance as Mountain View beat Shadow Mountain, Ariz. to finish in seventh place at the prestigious tournament.

JARED HUNSAKER, Mountain View: Had a team-high 29 points in Bruins' victory over Shadow Mountain, Ariz. Also scored 19 against Mountain Crest.

CHAD HINES, Ben Lomond: Scot netted 25 points for Scots in loss to Judge.

TIMMY GARDNER, Judge: Led Bulldogs with 21 points to help tame Ben Lomond.

TWEEB GLADWELL, North Sevier: His 37-point explosion guided the fifth-ranked Wolves past the No. 2 Cowboys.

JUSTIN CARTER, Green River: Poured out 34 points in Green River's close win ver Altamont despite being bogged down all week with an illness.

CLINT WADDELL, Bingham: Amassed 25 points and eight rebounds in Miners' lopsided win over American Fork. Teammate Lance Barnes also played well with 16 points and eight boards.

MONTE JONES, San Juan: Blazed the nets with 26 points as San Juan downed Monticello.

RORY MCENTEE and JOSH CROCKET, St. Joseph: McEntee scored 13 of his game-high 33 points in the fourth quarter to help edge Duchesne. Crocket, who scored 20 points, nailed three free throws with no time left to give St. Joseph the win.

WES YOUNG and BILLY HOOPES, Duchesne: Duo combined for 42 points in close loss to St. Joseph.

BEN CURTIS, West Jordan: Exploded for 28 points, hitting five three-pointers, to lead the Jaguars past Skyline Wednesday.

BRITTANY ESPLIN, Pine View: Grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 17 points to lead the Panthers past the third-ranked Wolves.

JAMIE PHELPS, Enterprise: Had a game-high 21 points in team's loss to Pine View.

ROSIE SHELLEY, American Fork: Sparked the No. 3 Cavewomen past the fifth-ranked Eagles with 20 points, including four three-pointers, while teammate Jaycee Webster added 17.

GALENE EKKER, Green River: Sharp-shooter led the Pirates to an easy victory over East Carbon with 27 points.

CHARY YOUNG, Valley: Buffalo banked in 21 points to help Valley maintain its No. 1 spot in the 1A ranks.

KRISTINE NOEL, Layton: Netted 22 points in Lancers' win against Bear River on Wednesday.

LISA RICHARDS, Bear River: Scored a game-high 24 points in losing effort Wednesday versus Layton.

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KAPRECE ACKERMAN, South Sevier: Had an impressive 26-point outing in the Wolves' victory over Parowan Wednesday.

DALLAS BICE, Morgan: Nailed a jump shot at the buzzer to give the Trojans an upset victory over No. 2 South Summit. Led team with 18 points.

BRITTANI GORDON, South Summit: Topped all scorers with 21 points in Wildcat's disappointing last-second loss to Morgan.

SUNNY MYERS, Beaver: Led the top-ranked Beavers to a crushing win over South Sevier with 17 points.

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