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ALLEN’S LEAP-AND-LEANER LIFTS BOUNTIFUL OVER BOX ELDER

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Brett Allen shook off three defenders to hit a 13-foot leap-and-leaner at the buzzer to lift top-ranked Bountiful to a 58-57 victory over Box Elder Wednesday.

Allen, who finished with 19 points, and teammate James Cahoon, who added 14, helped the Braves overcome a 46-40 deficit after three quarters.Mark Larsen led all scorers with 22, while Box Elder teammate Casey Blacker contributed 17 - all in the second half.

The third-ranked Bees dropped to 7-2 with the setback, while Bountiful improved to 8-0.

In other action:

Davis 65, Weber 58

At Weber, Kelby Miller scored 16 points in the fourth quarter as the Darts erased a six-point deficit to knock the Warriors from the unbeaten ranks. Miller finished with 24 points.

Wasatch 67, Snow Canyon 53

At Snow Canyon, a trio of Wasps (Kurt Hoffman, Corey Davis and Brady Farr) combined for 46 points to lead the Wasps past the Warriors. Trent Moss finished with a game-high 19 for Snow Canyon.

Richfield 67, South Sevier 59

At Richfield, Andy Oldroyd made his only shot of the game with one second remaining in regulation to force overtime, where Wildcat teammate Scott Cuff took control by scoring 10 points. The late burst overshadowed a 23-point performance by Nick Roberts of South Sevier.

Alta 72, Grand Island, Neb. 65

At Nebraska Prep Classic, Brad Willden scored 20 points and Brent Hawkins added 16 to lead the defending tournament champion Hawks to a first round victory. Alta, the only team to prevail out of state Wednesday, faces host Lincoln Thursday night.

Region 15

Wayne 57, Milford 56

At Milford, an old-fashioned barnburner ended with a Tiger shot at the buzzer going in and out. Brad Laing scored 14 points to pace the Badgers to victory, while Ricky Rose of Milford finished with a game-high 20. The Tigers trailed by eight points with four minutes to play before rallying to make things interesting.

Girls' roundup

Enterprise 50, Cedar City 36

At Cedar City, Jenni Holt and Jamie Phelps combined for 31 points as the Wolves whipped the Redmen. Enterprise held Cedar City to just one point in the second quarter to build a 23-7 halftime advantage.

Piute 57, Manti 43

At Piute, Jenny Poll's 24 points paced the Thunderbirds past the Templars.

Hurricane 74, Pahrump, Nev. 40

At Moapa Valley, Nev., the Tigers opened the Gardner Classic in style with an impressive victory. Natalie Hughes led all scorers with 19 points, while teammate Amber McKim contributed 14. Hurrican meets Virgin Valley of Mesquite Thursday.

Lincoln, Neb. 65, Alta 28

At Nebraska Prep Classic, host Lincoln failed to roll out the red carpet in welcoming the Hawks to their annual tournament. Alta scored just two points in the third quarter en route to a lopsided opening-round setback. Shauna Cole had 8 points for the Utahns.