Boys’ basektball: Tribune Power Rankings

The Salt Lake Tribune

Published: January 30, 2012 04:50PM
Updated: January 29, 2012 12:17AM

Class 5A

1. Lone Peak • Region opponents finding it tough to stop Knights’ 3-pointers

2. West Jordan • Took a loss to Brighton as Jordan Loveridge ails with knee pain

3. American Fork • Rebounded in best possible way with a pair of wins

4. Alta • Overcame Brighton with 10 different scorers in a one-point thriller

5. Davis • Looking like the Darts could take Region 1 after beating Fremont

Class 4A

1. Orem • Provo’s date with the Tigers could be the biggest remaining test

2. Bountiful • Finally appears to be playing up to its potential

3. Sky View • Couldn’t take down the Grizzlies, and now Mountain Crest looms

4. Skyline • Defense has propelled them to the top of region play

5. East • Parker Van Dyke’s points are finally leading to wins

Class 3A

1. Payson • Slammed rival Spanish Fork and escaped Carbon in follow-up

2. Morgan • Jake Miles isn’t scoring as much, but balance is better

3. Judge Memorial • By edging Park City, Bulldogs showing they can win it all

4. Desert Hills • Looking more vulnerable than ever in a tough region

5. Cedar • Kyler Nielson and John Ursua can be a powerful duo on the court

Class 2A

1. South Sevier • Appears to have Region 15 sewn up

2. Wasatch Academy • More than 80 points in three straight games

3. Waterford • Hard to fault them for losing a game on a buzzer-beating shot

4. Richfield • Grand couldn’t get anything going against them offensively

5. Manti • Jamen Miller leading the Templars with more than 14 ppg

Class 1A

1. Piute • Four players average in double-digits

2. Duchesne • Two overtime wins give team valuable experience in clutch

3. Bryce Valley • An offensive juggernaut thanks to many capable scorers

4. Panguitch • Doesn’t get another shot at top teams until final region games

5. Green River • Remains to be seen how Pirates could fare against tougher opponents