UHSAA 4A GIRLS TOURNAMENT: Panthers, Thunder, Reds advance at home; Flyers, Falcons and Tigers lose on road

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

The home teams – that is, the higher seeds – won on Friday night, which means Region 9 will have three teams in the 4A Girls quarter-finals on Monday at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield. Dixie, Hurricane, and Canyon View have ended their season, while Pine View, Desert Hills, and Cedar will advance.

Desert Hills 64, Dixie 41

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

ST. GEORGE– It was a typical Thunder home game, with Julia Jacobsen and Shailee Bundy fighting for the honor and the team leaving their opponents behind them every quarter. Jacobsen (16) won the award, followed by Bundy (15), Sa’de Turlington (10), Enid Vaifanua (9), Alivia Cluff (8), Sedelle Springer (3) and Laci Jones (3).

Kealah Faumuina (13) led the Flyers while Addy Shaffer had 10 points, as did Katie Mille. Others were Emily Tauiliili (3), Rees Lorentzen (3) and Ari Catardi (2). The quarterly results were 12-4, 23-15, 15-10, and 14-12. Desert Hills scored six three points and Dixie four.

The Thunders are now 19-2 and the Flyers are ready at 8-14. Desert Hills will now play Juan Diego on Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Pine View 67, Ogden 41

ST. GEORGE– The number one Panthers were bad hosts again, beating the Tigers behind 20 points from Averi Papa and 18 from Alex Olson. Before Ogden’s players barely had a chance to tie their shoes, it was 21-7. Do the 42-18 at halftime and 56-26 after three quarters. The Tigers beat Pine View 15-9 in the fourth, but it was nowhere near enough.

Pine View is now 20: 2 against Cedar in the quarterfinals at 5:50 a.m. Ogden, the 17thth Seed finished his season at 9-13. Emma Jensen contributed eight points for the Panthers while Avery Gustin scored seven points. For the Tigers, Juliann Stein had 11 points and Ashley Christensen 10.

Logan 60, Canyon View 45

LOGAN– Amber Kartchner had 27 points and Taylor Rose 17 as the Grizzlies had two large quarters to make up two good quarters for the Falcons. Logan, the 5thth-seed, took the lead 15: 6, but thanks to a second quarter of 18:13 from Canyon View only led halfway through 28:24. Then the home team got serious with a third quarter of 22: 6. The Falcons rebounded by a 15-10 lead in the fourth game – good enough to win many games but not against Logan.

Addi Newman, 18, led the hawks, but the closest ones were Harlee Nicoll, 7, and Jayda Gleave, 6. Canyon View, the 12th-seed, ends his season at 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., while Logan takes on neighboring Bear River at 4:10 p.m. on Monday at 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. The 13thth-eded bears upset 4th– seeds Green Canyon, 47-44.

Juan Diego 37, Hurricane 33

DRAPERThe Tigers held the home team 17-11 at halftime on zero points in the second quarter, but the Soaring Eagle responded with a 17-7 third quarter to hit the profit margin. Both teams fought on equal terms in the fourth quarter (9: 9).

“We played a little scared offensive,” said coach Pepper Reddish. “But they never gave up and played to the end.”

The 10th-seed Tigers ended the season with a 9-13 record and was led by eight points and four rebounds by Lydia Prince. British Behrmann had seven points and six rebounds, while Madison Staples only scored three points, but 12 rebounds and six steals.

Other goalscorers for Hurricane were Sadie Gilberg (5), Haley Chesley (5), Lindy Ericksonb (4) and Morgan Stout (1). The leader for 7thJuan Diego was Kira Rhay (14), followed by Mahi Tavanoa (8) and Maia Rhay (6).

Juan Diego (1-6) plays Desert Hills on Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Cedar 37, Tooele 26

CEDAR CITY– The Reds solved a back and forth game with a fourth quarter of 17-7 to take down the Buffalo and will get a shot at Pine View on Monday at 17:50.

The Reds led 11-5 early on, but were only in the lead at 15-12 at halftime. It was 8-19 at the end of three quarters, so Cedar needed its energy boost in the fourth quarter. Emery Harrison’s 14 points led the way for the Reds, followed by Braylee Peterson (9), Grace Morales (8), Abby Davis (4) and Haylee Campbell (2). Madi Baker, 10, and Breanna Beer, 9, led Tooele.

The 9thth-eded Buffaloes ended their season at 11-11am during 8th-eded Cedar is 12-10 and going to the quarterfinals.

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Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)


Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

Dixie v. Desert Hills, February 26, 2021 (Stacy Bundy / SoUtahNow.com)

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