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Prep roundup: Ben Lomond boys basketball falls to No. 1 Grantsville

By Patrick Carr - | Jan 24, 2022

Ben Lomond High boys basketball trailed Grantsville 54-51 at one point in the fourth quarter of their game Monday night, but the Cowboys, ranked No. 1 in the 3A boys basketball RPI, pulled away for a 65-56 win.

Kekoa Beard, who had missed the last two games for the Scots (9-6, 1-3 Region 13), scored a game-high 26 points. Caleb Alexander scored 13 points for Ben Lomond.

The game was originally scheduled for Jan. 12, but was rescheduled for Monday due to Ben Lomond’s COVID-19 pause earlier this month.

A 3-pointer by Caleb Alexander in the middle of the third quarter gave the Scots a 41-39 lead, but Grantsville came back to go up 52-48 at the end of the quarter and didn’t relinquish the lead the rest of the game.

Another Alexander 3 cut the Cowboys’ lead to 54-51 in the fourth, but Ben Lomond got no closer. The Scots led 27-21 at one point late in the second quarter before Grantsville went on a 10-0 run to take a 31-27 lead at halftime.

The Scots visit South Summit on Wednesday to continue Region 13 play before playing Grantsville again on the road on Friday.

SCORES, NO STATS REPORTED

Fremont 69, Layton 62 (Saturday)

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