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Lone Peak nabs 1st wins in school’s short history

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The Lone Peak basketball programs didn't wait long to get into the win column in their first year of play.

Just three days into the preseason, both the Vikings' boys and girls teams won their first games in school history on Friday night. Lone Peak's boys defeated Clearfield, 77-69, at home. The Lone Peak girls, meantime, notched a victory on a neutral court, beating Granite 71-38 at the Lehi Tournament.Amos Burgess led the Lone Peak boys to victory with a game-high 24 points. The Falcons were topped by Casey Eberhard's 21-point outing. The Vikings were consistent throughout the contest, outscoring Clearfield by two points in each of the four quarters.

The Lone Peak girls were paced by a solid outing from Tara Cook, who scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Amber Harr chipped in with 11 points. The Vikings used a 22-11 outburst in the second quarter to break the game open.

In other prep basketball action:

Boys nonregion

Duchesne 67, N. Sanpete JV 59: The Eagles used a balanced attack to soar above the Hawks' junior varsity.

East 68, Granger 54: Dave Hammer fired in 15 points to lead the Leopards to a road win over the Lancers.

Enterprise 71, Fredonia, Ari., 26: Reuben Evans scored 18 points and Jonathan Barlow added 16 points as the Wolves won in the first round of their tournament. Enterprise will play tonight at 8 against Green River, which beat Parowan 79-53 in the early game Friday. Parowan and Fredonia play at 4 p.m.

Jordan 68, Judge 58: Jackson Brown fired in 26 points and Morgan Sharp had 18 with two treys as the Beetdiggers buried the Bulldogs. Chris McGill nailed seen 3-pointers en route to 27 points and Tony Giovacchini scored 18 for Judge.

Lehi 57, Bear River 52 : Mike Christofferson and Jake Terry combined for 32 points as the Pioneers edged the Bears in the extra session. Bear River's Chris Huber topped all scorers with 22 points.

Ogden 81, Wasatch 53: Blake Moore, who led the Tigers into the 3A semifinals in football, scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Tigers to a win in their first hoop game. Travis Vinsentin added 22 points for Ogden.

Tabiona 51, Emery JV 44: Levi Gines tallied 18 points and Rusty Harris chipped in 13 points as the Tigers beat the young Spartans.

Weber 69, Viewmont 47: The Warriors had big nights from Jeff Blackett (26 points and eight rebounds) and Joey Chase (22 points) in the rout of the Vikings.

West Jordan 59, Tooele 56: Cheyenne Rushton totaled a team-high 23 points with three 3-pointers to spark the Jaguars in their comeback win over the Buffaloes. Trent Pratt scored 24 for Tooele.

Girls preseason

Enterprise 61, Fredonia, Ari., 35: Tana Shurtliff scored 13 points to pace the Wolves past their Arizona foe.

Layton 50, Bountiful 48: Amy Voss' layup with two seconds left in the game gave the Lancers the slim victory. Voss finished with 14 points, and teammate Kim Morrill threw in 22 points.

North Sevier 70, Lehi 66 : The Wolves upended the Pioneers at the Lehi Tournament. Lehi rallied to force the overtime after trailing by 13 in the fourth quarter.

Piute 66, Kanab 48: Brianne Torgersen topped the victorious Thunderbirds with 14 points.

Roy 61, Ben Lomond 35: Katie Hotchkiss dominated the game, scoring 27 points for the Royals. Ashley Child scored 15 for the Scots.

Uintah 48, Kearns 29: Trisha Gardiner scored 14 points and Deena VanTassell added 12 for the Utes.

Viewmont 81, Woods Cross 22: Holly Crockett and Amber Nielsen each had 20 points as the Vikings ripped the Wildcats.