South Summit boys basketball dealt first loss, North Summit girls now 2-0
The South Summit Wildcats are now 3-1 after falling to Bear River 73-51 in an away game on Dec. 1. Bear River took a significant lead early, outscoring South Summit 21-6 in the first quarter. South Summit improved in the second quarter, scoring 14 points to Bear River’s 16, but still trailed 37-20 at halftime. Bear River had a solid third quarter, scoring 21 points to South Summit’s 15. The Wildcats scored 16 points in the fourth, compared to Bear River’s 16.
South Summit will play Uintah (0-2) on Wednesday, and will play Providence Hall (3-1) on Friday at home at 7 p.m.
The North Summit Braves suffered a loss to Union (2-3) on Saturday, falling to the Cougars 74-53 at home. The Cougars jumped out to a 27-15 point lead by the end of the first quarter, then outscored the Braves 16-2 in the second to lead 43-17 at halftime. The Cougars kept the pressure on in the third, outscoring the Braves 20-16. The Braves scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to Union’s 11.
The Braves will play Providence Hall (3-1) in Herriman at 7 p.m. on Wednesday before taking on Ben Lomond (0-2) on Friday at 7 p.m. at home. The Ben Lomond Scots are coming off of a 63-57 loss to Cyprus and a 65-61 loss to Granger.
The Park City Miners are 0-3 after falling 47-28 to Payson (2-1) at Payson High School on Nov. 30. Sophomore forward Ari Janssen led the Miners in scoring with 7 points, followed by senior point guard Corrine Sullivan and sophomore guard Caroline Cook and senior forward Courtney Kaufman with six points each.
The Miners played Orem (1-1) at Orem High School on Tuesday, and will face Summit Academy (2-1) at Summit Academy on Friday at 7 p.m.
The South Summit girls basketball team fell to San Juan 55-30 on Saturday, when the Broncos outscored the Wildcats in every quarter, starting with a 16-6 lead at the end of the first quarter, 13-5 in the second, 12-10 in the third and 14-9 in the fourth. Junior Mariah Sargent led South Summit with eight points, followed by junior Bailee Crnich with seven and senior Sara Peterson with six.
The Wildcats played at Millard (2-1) on Tuesday, and will play Ben Lomond (0-3) on Thursday in Kamas at 7 p.m.
The North Summit Braves defeated Tabiona 67-35 on Friday at home, bringing their record to 2-0.
North Summit dominated the first quarter, outscoring Tabiona 19-0. Tabiona scored 14 points to North Summit’s 11 in the second quarter before North Summit took control again in the third with 15 points to Tabiona’s 7. The Braves finished strong with 22 points in the fourth quarter while the Tigers scored 14. North Summit senior Murdock scored 16 points against the Tigers and junior Kennady McQueen scored 13.
The Braves will face Highland, from Pocatello, Idaho, on Thursday at a tournament at Preston High School at 4:40 p.m.
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