January 16, 2019 /Sports News – Local Prep Sports Roundup: 1/16 MANTI, Utah-Mason Thompson keyed a balanced scoring attack with 14 points and the Manti Templars pummeled South Sevier 66-49 Wednesday in Region 15 boys basketball action. Brandt Williams had 18 points in defeat for the Rams. PANGUITCH, Utah-Acey Orton led the way with 17 points as the Panguitch Bobcats smacked Piute 68-37 in Region 20 boys basketball action Wednesday. Jaden Westwood stepped up with 11 points in defeat for the Thunderbirds. GUNNISON, Utah-Burke Mickelsen netted 23 points, leading the North Sevier Wolves to a 63-54 win over Gunnision Wednesday in Region 18 boys basketball action. Parx Bartholomew led the Bulldogs in the loss with 16 points. Brad James Written by The proficient Wildcats shot 56.1 percent from the field and 52.4 percent behind the arc in the victory. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailBoys Basketball PAROWAN, Utah-Crayton Hollingshead stepped up with 14 points and the Beaver Beavers humbled Parowan 44-37 Wednesday in Region 18 boys basketball action. Porter Wood’s 16 points paced the Rams in the loss. Friday, both the Wildcats and Hawks have rivalry games with county rivals as Richfield makes the short trip to Monroe to play South Sevier and North Sanpete draws a road trip at Manti. NEPHI, Utah-Ty Allred amassed 19 points, including six 3-pointers and the Juab Wasps got past Delta 68-62 in Region 14 boys basketball action Wednesday. Bradyn Nielson had 14 points for the Rabbits in defeat. Region 19 GREEN RIVER, Utah-Wyatt Van Orden posted 20 points and Garrett Chappell added 19 more as the Wayne Badgers surged past Green River 80-67 in Region 19 boys basketball action Wednesday. Dawson Anderson had 23 points in defeat for the Pirates. Region 20 ESCALANTE, Utah-Gavin Hoyt amassed 17 points while the Valley Buffaloes decimated Escalante 85-31 Wednesday in Region 20 boys basketball action. Bracken Lyman had a game-high 19 points for the Moquis in defeat. HURRICANE, Utah-Trayten Tebbs and Treyson Roberts netted 19 points apiece and the Bryce Valley Mustangs clobbered Diamond Ranch 75-41 Wednesday in Region 20 boys basketball action. Davis Harrison and Gavin Ellsworth each had 12 points for the Diamondbacks in the loss. Region 14 RICHFIELD, Utah-Emmitt Hafen amassed 23 points and 5 rebounds on 6 of 8 from the field and 5 of 7 behind the arc as the Richfield Wildcats won their ninth straight game, routing North Sanpete 72-46 in Region 15 boys basketball action Wednesday. In defeat, Scott Hatch’s 15 points led the Hawks in the loss as they fell to 4-10 on the season. Region 15 Tags: Emmitt Hafen/North Sanpete/Region 15/Richfield/Scott Hatch/South Sevier Region 18 Hafen also made all six of his free throws for the Wildcats, who improved to 10-4 on the season. KANAB, Utah-Nathaniel Houston amassed 18 points as the Kanab Cowboys surged past Enterprise 62-55 in Region 18 boys basketball action Wednesday. Mathew Bowler had 11 poins for the Wolves in defeat.