High School basketball playoff scoreboard: March 2, 2021

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Utah 4A Girls Basketball Semifinals

#5 Logan 71, #1 Pine View 68 OT
–  After building a 21 point lead in the first half, the Grizzlies were able to hang on after a furious rally by Pine View in the second half. The Lady Grizzlies lost their lead but were able to force overtime and eventually defeated the top-seeded team in the girls tournament. Logan was led by Amber Kartchner who scored 38 points. The Region 11 champion Grizzlies will face #6 Sky View for the 4A state championship at 12 p.m. Wednesday with pre-game coverage beginning at 11:50 a.m. on KVNU 610 AM / 102.1 FM, on the KVNU mobile app and streaming online here.

#6 Sky View 44, #2 Desert Hills 41
–  Similar to the Logan game, the Sky View Bobcats built a double digit lead early in the game, only to have Desert Hills claw back. It was a back and forth second half but eventually Sky View sealed their victory with a late layup to go up by 3 with :10-seconds to go. Sky View will face Logan in the 4A state championship at 12 p.m. Wednesday with pre-game coverage beginning at 11:50 a.m. on 106.9 / 1390 The FAN, on the 106.9 The FAN mobile app and streaming online here.

Logan and Sky View split their regular season series in Region 11 play, and both games were close. On Jan. 21st in Logan, the Grizzlies beat the Bobcats 54-52. On Feb. 9 in Smithfield, it was Sky View getting the 53-49 victory over Logan. Logan’s overall record is 17-5, while Sky View’s is 17-6.

Utah 4A Boys Basketball Semifinals

#6 Cedar 66, #7 Ridgeline 61
–  Balanced scoring from the Ridgeline Riverhawks was not enough as they lost to the Cedar Reds in the 4A semifinal game. Spencer Adams, Peyton Knowles and Kaden Cox each scored 12 points with Chase Hall adding 11 more. The Region 11 champion Ridgeline Riverhawks season comes to an end with a record of 16-9.

Cedar will square off with #4 Desert Hills in an all-Region 9 4A state championship at the Sevier Valley Center at 2:30 p.m. The two teams split their regular season series in Region 9 play, and both were close. Both teams were 10-4 in region play. On Jan. 27, Desert Hills defeated Cedar 101-100 in double overtime. On Feb. 19, Cedar won the game 70-65, with the home team winning each time.

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