BOUNTIFUL – The Bountiful Lady Braves girls’ basketball team took down Highland 42-35 in Region 6 play, led by Kennedy Redding’s strong play on the floor.
Woods Cross, needing a win to move one game behind Highland for the No. 3 seed, lost to Kearns in a 51-45 battle to fall to 3-4 in region play.
Viewmont also lost a critical game to Layton, 58-38.
Redding gets double-double, helps Bountiful beat Highland 42-35
Kennedy Redding has been a strong presence on the floor for the Bountiful Lady Braves this season.
Friday night against Highland, she once again dominated the basketball court by scoring 15 points and pulling down 10 rebounds.
Her efforts helped the Lady Braves pick up an important win over the Rams, 42-35.
Redding was the only player to score in double figures for Bountiful, but Lovely Tukuafu scored nine points in the win. Tiana Dougher scored four points and had eight rebounds.
Lady Wildcats come back, but fall short of a win over Kearns in 51-45 loss
Woods Cross was able to take the lead after three quarters Friday night against the Kearns Cougars.
Trailing 28-22 after the first half, Woods Cross outscored Kearns 16-6 to take a four point lead at the start of the fourth quarter.
Kearns held the Wildcats to seven points in the fourth quarter to pick up the win.
Aubree Riddle scored 10 points to lead the Wildcats, and Malu Naeole scored nine points for the Lady Wildcats. Haylee McKenna scored eight points for Woods Cross in the loss.
Lady Vikings lose to Lancers, 58-38
It’s been a rough welcome back into Region 1 for the Viewmont Vikings girls’ basketball team.
Needing a win to get to 3-3 in region play, Viewmont took a rough loss to Layton at Layton High School Friday night, 58-38.
Katie Toole led the Vikings with 15 points and five rebounds, and Caitlyn Larsen scored 10 points with seven rebounds in the loss.
Games this week
Davis and Viewmont will be on the road Friday to take on Layton and Syracuse, respectively, in Region 1 play.
Bountiful and Woods Cross will be at home to take on Cyprus and Highland, respectively.
All games will tip off at 5:15 p.m.
Editor’s note: scores and statistics were provided by the local teams.