You’ve got to tip your hat to the Darts. In Tuesday night’s Region 2 finale, it was Davis — and not its on-court opponent Viewmont — that looked like it was clawing for a league championship.
Clearfield pulled within four in the fourth quarter after falling behind by 16 in the second, but couldn’t complete the comeback in a 55-47 loss to Copper Hills in the first round of the 5-A state tournament Monday at Salt Lake Community College.
Just like their first meeting last month, the Royals trailed in the second half before roaring back to capture a 60-47 victory, setting up a crucial game with Northridge next week in a battle for the fourth and final Region 1 bid to the state tournament.
Roy battles Clearfield during a boys varsity basketball game on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Roy High School. Roy won the game 60-47.
The Roy High girls basketball team needed to win its final two region games to earn a spot in a play-in game for a berth in the 4-A state tournament.
Roy battles Clearfield during a girls varsity basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Roy High School. Roy went on to defeat Clearfield, 46-44.
Just over three weeks ago, Layton put the clamps down on Davis — allowing only nine second half points — en route to a 17-point road win over the Darts. A motivated Davis squad turned in a much better performance Friday night, but the result was the same as the Lancers came from...
Things that were a little hazy heading into the Clearfield-Northridge game Friday afternoon are now coming into focus — the Falcons can see they’re perched in a pretty good spot, but not out of the woods yet.