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High school boys basketball: Notes and highlights from Tuesday’s games — East, Stansbury prevail in OT

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Grayson Brousseau’s buzzer beater lifts Lehi

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In what proved to be a tight defensive game throughout, Lehi escaped with the 46-45 region road victory on Tuesday as Grayson Brousseau hit a 7-footer with three seconds remaining to clinch the win.

The win helped defending state champion Lehi improve to 6-7 on the season as it handed Timpview its first region loss after its own 2-0 start.

“We played an excellent defensive game - and were connected as a team,” said Lehi coach Quincy Lewis.

Cooper Lewis added 15 points, four rebounds and two steals to lead the way for the Pioneers.

East clips Skyline for first region win

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East got some clutch performances from a lot of different players on Tuesday as it held on to beat Skyline 60-57 in overtime for its first region win of the season.

Sawyer Sutton hit a 3-pointer with 37 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime, which was his only points of the night.

Kevin Doe led the way for the Leopards with 21 points with Elliot Levetan scoring 16 points and Daniel Huntsman adding 12.

Mason Dodd turned in a great night defensively to lead East.

Big time team effort with major contributions from multiple people,” said East assistant coach Dan Del Porto. “They are a very talented team and it took everything we had to survive but kids hung in great tonight.”

Westlake pulls away in fourth from Corner Canyon

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Westlake locked things down defensively in the fourth quarter against Corner Canyon on Tuesday as it pulled away for the 75-65 victory in the Region 4 showdown.

Westlake had four players score in double figures led by Kaden Hoppins with 20 points, while Willy Jensen added 15 points on five 3-pointers.

“We got going offensively in the third quarter then locked down defensively in the fourth quarter to secure the win. We did a great job finishing the game by taking care of the ball against pressure and connecting on 8 out of 9 free throw attempts down the stretch,” said Westlake coach Nate Carling.

Westlake and Corner Canyon both now sit at 1-1 in Region 4 which is being paced by 3-0 Skyridge at the moment.

Stansbury prevails in OT again

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Stansbury found its groove in overtime again on Tuesday.

For the second time in the past three games the Stallions were pushed to overtime, and just like in last week’s win over Tooele it got the job done again against Cedar Valley is they eked out the 58-56 victory.

Landen Gines led Stansbury in scoring with 20 points on three 3-pointers, with Matthew Topham adding 16. Topham hit the game-winning three throws with eight seconds left and then helped his team get a stop defensively at the other end to seal the win.

“A great team win, cedar valley clamped down on our leading scorer and the others stepped up and contributed to the close win,” said Stansbury coach Joseph White.

Cedar Valley’s Cole Roberts buried a 3-pointers with 15 seconds remaining — his fourth of the game — which sent the game into overtime.

Jordan picks up first region win

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After dropping its first three region games all by double digits, Jordan was in need of a bounce-back performance on Tuesday against Timpanogos.

Things started a little slow, but the ‘Diggers used a strong second and third quarter to pull ahead of Timpanogos as they pulled away for the 70-64 region victory.

“We spent the last few practices working on playing hard every possession and competing. Good things happen when you play hard. I thought tonight we did a good job competing. We got down early and battled and didn’t give up. We talk a lot and work on getting three consecutive stops on defense. Although our overall record doesn’t reflect it, we’ve gotten better the last few games.”

Will Green led the way for Jordan with 24 points, while Camden Gagnier added 19.

Salem Hills heats up in fourth quarter

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The race for the Region 9 title figures to be wide open this season, and Tuesday’s tight game between Salem Hills and Springville reflected that.

The Skyhawks outscored visiting Springville by nine points in the fourth quarter to rally for the 67-59 victory as both teams now sit at 1-1 in region play.

Ryker Richards had a huge game for Salem Hills as he poured in a career high 31 points with three 3-pointers.

“We had a great effort on the defensive end of the floor, kept turnovers down, and shot the ball really well from 3. Ryker Richards had a great game and kept pressure on there defense all night. It was a great team win,” said Salem Hills coach Blake Francom.

Garrett Scott and Chase DeGraffenried each scored 10 points on two 3-pointers, with Salem Hills burying 12 total 3-pointers.