BOUNTIFUL — Looking at the final tally of a basketball game sometimes doesn’t tell the whole tale, and this was the case in Friday evening’s Region 2 tussle between Viewmont and Layton. The Vikings saw a huge first-half lead sink to single digits in the fourth quarter before...
Even the most successful teams can find room for improvement. For the Morgan High girls basketball team that entered Thursday’s Region 11 contest against Logan with a sparkling 11-2 record, that room for improvement was starting fast.
When Weber‘s Connor Shaw was whistled for his fourth foul with 2:52 left in the third quarter and the Warriors trailing Northridge by one, the situation might not have been bleak, but it was certainly wasn’t comforting for coach Ryan Jones to put his star senior on the bench Friday.
Five games into the 2016-17 girls basketball season, it was clear offense was not the problem for Sky View.
Fremont needed two big runs to outlast Layton, plus a roundup of seven other girls high school basketball games from Northern Utah on Tuesday.
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Kieran Gillins drove into the paint and made a layup to even the score at 31-31 with 4:50 remaining in the game, Jaimee Stahle went a perfect 6 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final minute and Bountiful earned a 40-33 victory.
Previous experience taught Kathleen Tomon she needs to focus on rebounding in games against Wendover. Good thing for the St. Joseph senior that she happens to be an aficionado in that regard.
Saint Joseph girls basketball defeated Wendover 39-26 on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at Saint Joseph Catholic High School in Ogden.