TALYORSVILLE -- Region 1 was trying for a sweep of the state 5-a girls basketball tournament quarterfinals.
Layton High got the quest off to a good start on Wednesday, posting a 63-57 victory over Alta at Salt Lake Community College.
Down 36-22 at the half, the Lancers battled back to nip the Hawks.
Maddi Smith led the Lancers with 17 points and Jaden Anderson added 16 points.
Madyson Quigley led the Hawks with 17 points.
Syracuse took on Bingham, Fremont played American Fork and Davis took on Riverton in later games