Bountiful, Viewmont and Farmington post winsJan 04, 2021 02:40PM ● By Catherine Garrett
Bountiful defeated Mountain Ridge 52-37 Dec. 22, controlling the game from start to finish and scoring in double figures in each quarter.
“Our scoring was pretty evenly spread out,” head coach Joel Burton said.
Emrie Satuala and Jordyn Harvey both scored 13 points to lead the Braves while Lizzy McConkie added 11. Other scorers were Claire Cook (four points), Asia Grant (three), Esther Broom (three), Evi Chism (three) and Hailey Fouts (two).
Bountiful’s record stands at 6-1.
Viewmont defeated Hillcrest 59-31 Dec. 21. The teams were within five points of each other through the first half before the Vikings broke open the game with a 25-4 third quarter in the 28-point win.
“We had low energy the first half, then went ballistic in the third quarter,” head coach Roger Farnsworth said.
Grace Mackay led the way with 15 points while Kaisley Larsen (13 points) and Lauren Weir (10) also scored in double figures. Others contributing offensively were Emma Mulitalo (six), Kalli Cannon (five), Kristina Gunnell (four), Kalee Smith (three) and Emma Lindsey (three). Mulitalo and Mackay were tops on the boards with seven and six rebounds, respectively, while Lindsey and Mackay combined for 15 of the team’s 29 steals.
Viewmont’s three-game winning streak extends its season record to 6-3.
Farmington won its seventh straight game to begin the year with a 57-51 win over Jordan Dec. 22. The teams were knotted up at 14-all after the first quarter before the Phoenix took a five-point lead into half. They extended that margin to 12 heading into the final quarter and held on for the win.
“It was a very competitive game with us taking a 10 point lead in the last couple minutes. We needed it to secure the win,” head coach Van Price said.
Delaney Baker had 19 points and nine rebounds while Abigail Ferrell scored 15 points and grabbed five steals to go with Valerie Kunzler’s 11 points. Carly Warenski (five points), Brooklyn Marchant (three), Amber Beddes (two) and Haley McFarland (two) also scored.
Farmington is now 7-0 this season.