Hyrum, Utah — In a clash between cross-town rivals, the Mountain Crest High girl’s basketball team pulled off the come-from-behind win over Sky View High, 57-49 on Tuesday. Senior Karlee Kartchner led all scorers with 22 points for the Mustangs in the win.
Smithfield, Utah — It was a rough night for the Sky View High girl’s basketball team as it fell to Weber High 58-42 Thursday night. Senior guard Dannika Webb led the Bobcats with nine points, but a sluggish start proved too much to overcome.
The Lady Bobcats played a great game against the Bountiful Brave’s. The first half was dominated with tough defense by both teams, but the Bobcats came out hard in the 3rd with a 20 to 6 quarter to blow out the game. The Lady Bobcats finished the game 56-40.
Sky View High School today named long time Lewiston resident Kimber Hall as the new Head Coach for Girls Basketball. Kimber Hall is a brother to Athletic Director Jan Hall. Kimber Hall the owner of Hall’s store in Lewiston comes from a rich sports background. Hall set and holds many records as a member of the Smithfield Blue Sox.
High school basketball season is all wrapped up, shoes are stowed, uniforms are laundered and put away waiting for next year, and all that is left to do is give out awards. Several Sky View players were honored this year for their on-court contributions.
In a shocking development after a very successful season and having devoted many years as the Sky View Girls Head Basketball Coach, Paul Hansen announced on Friday, April 8th that he was relinquishing his coaching duties. Hansen cited a difference of opinion on the direction of the program between the coaching staff and administration as a contributing factor in his decision.
TAYLORSVILLE—Following Sky View High School’s victory over Snow Canyon on Thursday, Lady Bobcat coach Paul Hansen forecasted a potential semifinal matchup against Springville in the Girls 4A State Basketball Tournament at Salt Lake Community College by calling Red Devils’ star Lexi Eaton “a handful.” He used the same description after their matchup on Friday, which saw Springville end Sky View’s season in a hard-fought 53-49 victory.
TAYLORSVILLE — Count the Sky View Bobcats girls’ basketball team as a group who believes patience is a virtue, as they demonstrated that skill en route to a 57-49 victory over Snow Canyon High on Thursday in the second round of the 4A Girls’ State Basketball Tournament.
Senior Dannika Webb scored 24 points to lead Sky View’s girls’ basketball over the Woods Cross Wildcats Tuesday morning, 63-50 at Salt Lake Community College during the first round of the 4A state tournament. The Bobcats got off to a slow start, but they were able to recover and maintain the lead. “I gave her the green light and she scored,” Bobcat head coach Paul Hansen said. “She passed up a couple of 3’s after she hit her first and I told her she needed to shoot.”
The Sky View girls basketball team staved off a third quarter comeback to run away with the senior night victory over cross-town rival Logan, 62-41.
SMITHFIELD — The Sky View girls fell in close game to first place region rival Mountain Crest Tuesday night, 58-52. Junior guard Dannika Webb led all scorers with 16 points and three 3-pointers in the loss followed by fellow guard Maury Beorchia and forward Maddie Day with nine points each.
The Lady Cat’s were pretty in pink tonight when they took the floor in honor of cancer awareness night. The entire team got a chance to see some floor time as Sky View spent four quarters systematically dismantling the Tigers from Ogden.
Sky View junior Whitney Alvey came off the bench and hit 3 three-pointers in the second quarter in her team’s win over region rival Logan on Thursday night, 58-44.
The Bonneville Lakers swiped a close win from the Lady Bobcats Tuesday night, 47-50. The game was deadlocked during all four quarters. Sky View’s largest lead was 9, which came in the second quarter when the Lady Bobcats went on a 8-0 run to go up 25-16. Bonneville promptly answered back with an 11-0 run of their own to go up 25-27 as the half ended.
The Lady Bobcats held Box Elder scoreless through the first quarter and coasted to the region win 57-44 Thursday night. After one, Sky View was up 18-0. The first points the Bees were able to put on the board came seconds into the second quarter as senior forward Kaylee Walker hit a trey to get her team going.
Junior guard Dannika Webb dropped 20 points and Sophomore forward Maddie Day added 11 points as the Sky View Bobcats soundly defeated the Logan Grizzlies, 66-47 at Logan Gym Tuesday night. With the win, Sky View improves to 6-5 (4-1 Region 5), while the Grizzlies drop to 7-3 (2-3 Region 5) with the loss.
The Lady Cats started out strong against the Mountain Crest Mustangs, Wednesday night keeping the score close through the first half, but were unable to reign in the Mustangs in the second half, losing a good battle to Mountain Crest 65-53.
The Lady Bobcats outlasted a third quarter comeback by Box Elder Thursday night, winning by a score of 60-47. Junior guard Dannicka Webb had 5 points in the first quarter to get Sky View started with a 17-6 lead. Bobcat leading scorer Tara Goldman said her team worked hard to get that lead.
Maybe losing four seniors from last year’s winning team hurt the Lady Bobcats, but after Thursday’s 18-point victory over Woods Cross (61-43) — maybe not.
The Sky View Bobcat Girls and Boys Teams opened up their season with the annual Blue and White Scrimmage on Friday, November 19th. Those games gave the parents and local fans a chance to see both teams in action. The coaches of both teams also got a chance to see their teams in action, and evaluate their progress heading in to regular season match ups that began this week. Between games the fans were treated to several dances put on by groups of young girls that attended the Cheer Camp this year.
Starting this September three Lady Bobcats from Sky View will become Rattlers in Colorado. Friday afternoon Aubry Boehme, Taylor Rock, and Nicole Hansen signed letters of intent — and received full-ride scholarships — to attend Otero Junior College in LaJunta, Colorado. “They will only be responsible for books,” said Taylor Wagner, head coach of the women’s basketball team.
Metro State College of Denver, Colorado sent a press release about their three new basketball players including Sky View’s very own, Amy Andrus. They had a few nice things to say about Andrus that would be fun to share with you.
Amy Andrus, a senior at Sky View High School, signed her national letter of intent for Metropolitan State College of Denver. Andrus has accepted a full ride scholarship and is excited to be playing in Denver for the next four years.
The Herald Journal has named their all-star team for high school girls basketball and Amy Andrus is at the top of the list.
Amy Andrus was picked by the Region 5 coaches as the Most Valuable Player for 2009-2010. Nicole Hansen and Aubry Boehme were also voted for the all-region first team. Amy, Nicole and Aubry also made the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune’s all-state teams.
The Sky View Lady Bobcats found the end of their tournament run Thursday afternoon, losing to the Snow Canyon Warriors, 59-52. The heavily favored Bobcats found themselves down, 20-8 after one quarter of action and never found their way back on top. Senior guard Nicole Hansen hit three 3-pointers in the first half and Lady Bobcats crawled back within eight points, and the Lady Bobcats trailed, 31-23 at halftime.
On Tuesday night the Sky View High School Lady Bobcats beat down the visiting Highland Rams in a 70-32 first round win of the UHSAA Girl’s Basketball State Tournament and punched their ticket to Salt Lake Community College with the win.
Another game against Logan equaled another blowout victory for the Bobcats Thursday night at Crimson Gym. For the first time this season, the two teams met on the Grizzlies home turf. The change in venue did little to effect the outcome, however, as Sky View completed the season sweep of the series with a 75-53 victory.
The Sky View Lady Bobcats made Senior Night a memorable one, thrashing the Bonneville Lady Lakers, 71-25. Senior forward Amy Andrus posted a double-double to lead the Lady Cats, scoring 21 points and pulling down 17 rebounds.
HYRUM—Thursday night the Sky View Bobcat girls team took on cross town rivals, the Mountain Crest Mustangs. The game was extremely competitive the entire time, with both sides playing hard, and keeping it close. While the Mustangs never held the lead during the game, it was constantly a close game, and even a tied one. All the excitement of the game culminated in the fourth quarter, when the Mustangs made a comeback that made the last few seconds of the game extremely exciting. The lady Bobcats came out triumphant with a score of 52 to 50.
Deseret News named Amy Andrus “Prep of the week”.
Thursday night the Sky View Bobcats girls team faced off against the Box Elder Bees. While the game was close through the first quarter, the Bobcats pulled ahead in the second quarter. After a half time spent signing balls for charity, the Bobcats came out and extended their lead even more through the second half, ending the game with the amazing score of 70 to 31 for the Bobcats win.
Smithfield—With a 26-point, 16-rebound night, Amy Andrus led the Lady Bobcats to a dominating win Tuesday night over Cache County rival Logan, 60-34. Dianne Washington also made a big offensive contribution with 16 points, 12 of which came from behind the three-point arc.
“About what we expected,” said Coach Paul Hansen. “It was a physical contest and a good basketball game. One of the better high school girls games you’ll see.” An accurate assessment for certain. The Sky View Bobcats played the tough Mountain Crest Mustangs in a game that could have ended either way with the lead changing hands all evening. In the end the Mustangs came out on top 43-49.
It was another blowout for the Lady Bobcats. Thursday night they more than doubled the Ogden Tigers score to end the game 65-29. Amy Andrus almost beat the Tiger’s score by herself with 25 points. Of course, she had a lot of support from her teammates. Dianne Washington turned it double-digits at 11 points and Aubrey Boehme and Nicole Hansen adding 9 each.
Photographs tell the story of the blowout Tuesday night. The Lady Bobcats started with a 23 to 1 run against the Box Elder Bees and never stopped. In the end, the score was 92 to 57. Amy Andrus (#51) led the game with 33 points followed by Jenessa Crafts (#12) with 12 points and Aubry Boehme (#42) and Nicole Hansen (#14) with 10 points each. Hansen gave a remarkable 12 assists during the game.
SMITHFIELD—It was a complete effort Tuesday night in Smithfield as the varsity, junior varsity and sophomore Lady Bobcats chalked up wins against the visiting Skyline Eagles. The varsity squad, behind a game-high 17 points from point guard Nicole Hansen, edged out the bigger Skyline team, 58-49.
SMITHFIELD—A talented and experienced Lady Bobcat team is returning two varsity starters and a seasoned bench from last year’s team that went deep into the playoffs. Seniors Amy Andrus and Nicole Hansen return as starters for Sky View.