One of the winningest programs in recent years but without a state title to show for it, the Lakers are focusing on the process in 2022 — and the fun.
Bonneville High School edged Alta 55-54 in 5A quarterfinals at the University of Utah as Jake Williams converted a lay-up with five seconds remaining for the winning bucket.
Leading by just one point heading into the final quarter of play, the Wildcats leaned on Bendinger, who scored 10 of his game-high 24 points in the quarter.
The Deseret News all-state teams are based on coaches votes from a list of nominated players from each team.
Farmington, Olympus, Timpview and Maple Mountain open the season as the boys basketball preseason favorites in their respective 5A regions.
A school that hasn’t won a soccer title in nearly 25 years and another where the heartache is fresh after losing in the final a year ago are set for a 5A championship clash.