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High school girls basketball: 6A/5A/3A roundup from Thursday’s games

6A Playoffs

Lone Peak 56, Layton 46

Kailey Woolston poured in a game-high 26 points as No. 4 seed Lone Peak built a 29-19 lead on No. 13 seed Layton at the half and made it hold up the rest of the way for the 5A second round win. Makeili Ika added 10 points for the Knights, with Kamryn Moore leading Layton with 11 points.

Syracuse 61, Corner Canyon 50

Syracuse and Corner Canyon battled through three quarters but fifth-seed Syracuse pulled away in the fourth quarter outscoring No. 12 seed Corner Canyon 25-14 to clinch the 6A second round win. Gracie Sorensen led the Titans in scoring with 15 points. Baylee Sanders added 13 points with six points from beyond the arc.

Westlake 42, Riverton 21

Westlake played suffocating defense for four quarters, holding Riverton to just five total field goals as it rolled to the 6A second round win. Susan Fano led Westlake, which struggled offensively as well, with 12 points to go along with seven rebounds. Kaylee Headrick added11 points for the Thunder

Herriman 78, Northridge 48

Lealani Falatea scored 29 points including five 3-pointers while Lexi Jensen added 16 points with four 3-pointers as top seed Herriman dominated in the 6A second round win over Northridge. Herriman led 21-9 after the first quarter and extended it to 35-16 by halftime

Bingham 70, Roy 36

No. 3 seed Bingham outscored No. 19 seed Roy 31-15 in the first half and continued the double-digit scoring throughout the second half on its way to the 6A second round win. Sierra Lichte netted a game-high 19 points with six from beyond the arc. Shawnessy Nordstrom and Eliza Roberts each netted 13 points each.

Pleasant Grove 29, Davis 24

In a very low scoring in 6A second round game, No. 11 seed Pleasant Grove did enough down the stretch to knock off No. 6 seed Davis for the win. Heather Hamson scored 10 points to pace the Vikings.

Fremont 81, Kearns 33

No. 2 seed Fremont defeated Kearns jumped all over Kearns with a 30-6 edge in the first quarter on its way to the comfortable 6A second round win. Emma Calvert poured in a game-high 30 points including three 3-pointers. Maggie Mendelson and Kallin Freestone each contributed 10 points each.

Skyridge 55, Jordan 30

No. 7 seed Skyridge is marching into the 6A quarterfinals after a dominant fourth quarter against No. 10 seed Jordan. Leading 35-26 after three, Skyridge outscored the Beetdiggers 20-4 in the fourth quarter. Cambree Blackham scored 13 points to led the Falcons, while Ally Blackham added 10 points.


5A Playoffs

Lehi 69, Bonneville 24

Jamisyn Heaton netted 19 points with three 3-pointers and Maddie Warren added 17 points with five 3-pointers to lead No. 2 seed Lehi to the easy victory over No. 18 seed Bonneville in the 5A second round. Bonneville upset Wasatch in the first round to keep its season alive, but was overwhelmed early by Lehi, which built a 38-9 lead by halftime.

Springville 57, East 37

Kayla Jackson had 18 points with three 3-pointers while Addisyn Johnson added 17 points to lead No. 3 seed Springville to the win over East in the 5A second round. East was hoping to build off its first round upset against Springville, and after keeping it close in the first quarter the Red Devils methodically pulled away from there.

Farmington 49, Orem 33

Top seed Farmington jumped all over Orem building a 33-12 halftime lead and rolling from there for the 5A second round win. Valarie Kunzler’s 12 points and Delaney Baker’s 11 points paced the Phoenix in the comfortable win.

Olympus 51, Mountain View 38

No. 4 seed Olympus scored 16 points in the first quarter and didn’t slow down as it took care of business against No. 20 seed Mountain View. Alyssa Blanck netted a game-high 18 points with two treys, also grabbing 10 rebounds. Despite the loss, Mountain View was flawless from the charity stripe with eight free throws.

Highland 47, Timpanogos 30

Highland dashed Timpanogos’ bid for a second straight 5A playoff upset as the No. 5 seed Rams rolled to the victory. . Highland outscored Timpanogos 15-3 in the third quarter to pull away for good. Sosefina Langi knocked down 15 points to lead the Rams.

Timpview 65, Viewmont 36

Delaney Gibb scored 25 points while Katie Hansen added 13 as No. 7 seed Timpview rolled past No. 10 Viewmont for the 5A second round win. Timpview’s defense held Viewmont scoreless in the first quarter and the T-Birds never looked back.

Maple Mountain 61, Murray 43

No. 6 seed Maple Mountain dominated No. 11 seed Murray to advance into the 5A quarterfinals. Sheridan Liggett dominated with 20 points on four 3-pointers, with Grace Knudsen chipping in with 13 points. Maple Mountain outscored Murray in all four quarters en route to the win.

Skyline 50, Bountiful 46

No. 9 seed Skyline edged No. 8 seed Bountifull in a hard-fought battle to move on to the 5A quarterfinals. Tina Njike scored 19 points to lead the Eagles, who outscored Bountiful 16-9 in the fourth quarter to rally for the win after falling behind by a dozen points after the first quarter. Maddie Bell added 11 points for Skyline.


3A Playoffs

Carbon 52, Richfield 49 (OT)

Carbon overcame a nine-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force overtime, and then held off Richfield in the extra session for the 3A quarterfinal win at the Sevier Valley Center. Carbon’s Madison Orth scored 17 points to lead all scorers, with Makenna Blanc adding 13 points and Sydney Orton 11. Richfield was led by Rebecca Poulsen’s 13 points as it shot 48 percent from the field. Carbon had a big edge at the free throw line which was the difference in the game.

Morgan 50, South Sevier 43

No. 8 seed Morgan pulled off the upset of No. 1 seed South Sevier with a strong defensive effort at the Sevier Valley Center. Morgan will face No. 4 seed Carbon in a semifinal battle. Janel Blazzard netted a game-high 17 points with three treys in the win, with Alex Trussell adding 12 points and nine rebounds.

Emery 40, Delta 33

After a very sluggish opening three quarters, No. 2 seed Emery finally woke up on the fourth quarter outscoring No. 7 seed Delta 24-9 as it rallied for the 3A quarterfinal win at the Sevier Valley Center. Delta led 24-16 heading into the fourth quarter. Tatum Tanner led the Spartans with 12 points in the win.

Grantsville 58, Judge Memorial 48

Emily Backus scored 19 points and Mckenzie Allen and Ellie Thomas chipped in with 11 each as Grantsville edged region foe Judge Memorial or the win in the 3A quarterfinals. Grantsville shot 52 percent from the field, including making 9-of-15 3-pointers for the win. Judge’s Teya Sidberry led all scorers with 23 points.