It was “All Bad Hoop News” for the Altamont Longhorns as they could never recover from a 17-2 start by Duchesne in the first quarter and ended up losing to the Eagles at Duchesne 56-30 on Wednesday night. DHS is the third place team in Region 17 play. DHS will have a play-in game on Tuesday in Richfield.
The Uintah River team had only six players, but that was enough to defeat squads from all over Utah for the state basketball championship crown involving charter and private schools last week. The championship Uintah River squad was honored at the Ute Tribe Administration building's auditorium on Wednesday with more than 150 people in attendance.
Tabiona came out with its 3-point guns blazing for an 11-0 lead and on its way to a 63-33 win over Manila in the final home game of the season at Tabiona on Friday. The Tigers posted a 6-2 second place record in Region 17. Tabiona will have a first round game at the 1A State Tournament on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Duchesne vs. Altamont – been there, Duchesne vs. Tabiona – DHS would like to forget, but Duchesne vs. Lyman, Wyo. – south of Evanston was something new with Lyman giving Duchesne a close battle before losing 64-62 at DHS on Wednesday.