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Boys' basketball: Tribune Power Rankings

Published December 29, 2012 10:31 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Class 5A

1. Lone Peak • Riverton will have to face the music and an angry Knights team on Jan. 9

2. Davis • The Darts have been busy during Christmas break and face a tough Judge team on New Year's Eve

3. Jordan • Beetdiggers are off to an impressive start. Chandler Smith drops quite a few dimes

4. Weber • Sure, the Warriors lost to 2A Wasatch Academy, but the Tigers are 10-1

5. Brighton • Bengal star Brandon Miller put on a show in a tournament in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Class 4A

1. East • Parker Van Dyke and his teammates defeated Sky View and American Fork by double digits in back-to-back games

2. Orem • The Tigers beat a top-25 team in Christ Presbyterian out of Tennessee at the Beach Ball Classic in South Carolina

3. Roy • The Royals have won three straight and junior forward Brekkott Chapman still can jump out of the gym

4. Timpview • At 7-0, the T-birds are steam rolling opponents early on. Region play starts soon, too

5. Sky View • Two losses have come against Weber and East. Look out for USU commit Jalen Moore

Class 3A

1. Judge Memorial • A New Year's Eve showdown with Davis will be huge test for the Bulldogs

2. Bear River • Wade Miller dropped 42 in a win over Box Elder on Friday night. Kid can shoot

3. Juan Diego • The Soaring Eagle have played a tough preseason schedule and just beat 5A Layton 59-51

4. Morgan • The Trojans are quietly 8-2 and proving to be a 3A contender early on

5. Desert Hills • The Thunder have rolled to an 8-3 start and start region play against Hurricane on Friday

Class 2A

1. Wasatch Academy • The Tigers, at 10-1, could dominate 2A basketball by the way they've played in the preseason

2. South Sevier • Race Parsons dropped 38 in a 68-64 win over 3A Canyon View Thursday in Cedar City

3. Richfield • Brandon Willardson is turning into a big-time player for the Wildcats

4. Merit Academy • Winners of seven straight, the Knights face Rockwell on Friday

5. Beaver • The Beavers are 8-0 and gaining steam heading into region play

Class 1A

1. Tabiona • At 8-2, could be the class of 1A boys' hoops this year

2. Tintic • Miners are itching to see Tabiona again later on in the playoffs

3. Pinnacle Canyon • Has scored at least 90 points in the last two runaway victories

4. Monticello • Beating San Juan is a big deal for the Buckaroos. Bragging rights until 2013

5. Wendover • Wildcats are 10-5 with a big test at Pinnacle on Thursday