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High school girls basketball: 6A/5A/4A Tuesday night roundup

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Lone Peak’s Makeili Ika drives against Syracuse’s Baylee Sanders in a 6A girls basketball quarterfinal game in Highland on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Spenser Heaps, Deseret News

6A quarterfinals

Lone Peak 59, Syracuse 46

Lone Peak took care of business by jumping out to a 22-8 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Most of the Knights damage came from Makeili Ika’s 21 points. Lone Peak will take on Herriman in the semifinals on Thursday afternoon.

Herriman 53, Westlake 50

The Mustangs were able to earn their second consecutive home playoff win behind a complete game performance. With the win, Herriman will enter the final stage of the state tournament as the top seed and the team to beat. Herriman will take on Lone Peak in the semifinals, the two teams met up to open their respective seasons on Dec. 3 and the Mustangs came away with 55-49 win.

Fremont 49, Skyridge 39

No. 2 seed Fremont moved to 24-0 with a double-digit victory over the Falcons. The two teams played an even game outside of the 12-2 run by the Silverwolves in the second quarter. Emma Calvert’s 16 points led Fremont, who will take on the Bingham Miners in the semifinals.

Bingham 45, Pleasant Grove 40

Vani Key led the Miners with 14 points as they took down Pleasant Grove and moved on to the next round of the playoffs. The Vikings won three of the four quarters by a total of nine points, but a dominating 15-1 third quarter for Bingham ensured that they would pick up the win. Bingham will take on undefeated Fremont in the semifinals.

5A quarterfinals

Olympus 49, Highland 43

Brooklyn Davies scored 18 points while Alyssa Blanck added eight points and 12 rebounds as Olympus turned a two-point deficit after three periods into a six-point win. The Titans will now take on top seeded Farmington in the state semifinals on Friday afternoon.

Farmington 50, Skyline 43

Valerie Kunzler’s 20 points and four 3-pointers helped lead Farmington to a win over the Eagles. The Phoenix were able to build a 17-point lead by the end of the third quarter and never looked back. The win sets up a high level matchup between Farmington and Olympus in the semifinals.

4A semifinals

Logan 71, Pine View 68

Amber Kartchner poured in a game-high 38 points, including eight in overtime, as No. 5 seed Logan edged top seed Pine View in the 4A semifinals at the Sevier Valley Center. Logan jumped out to a huge lead in the first half, leading 41-22 at the break, but the Panthers stormed back and tied the game early in the fourth quarter. Logan had a chance to win it from the free throw at the end of regulation, but made the clutch plays in overtime.

Sky View 44, Desert Hills 41

No. 6 seed Sky View played great defense throughout the 4A semifinal keeping No. 2 seed Desert Hills’ offense in check on its way to the win. The Bobcats didn’t make a free throw, but made up for it with eight 3-pointers, including two each from Macy Hellstern and Addey Merrill. Hellstern led the Bobcats with 13 points.