SMITHFIELD – Junior guard Faimafili Laulu-Pututau had 19 points as Mountain Crest beat Sky View 48-35, Wednesday to lock up the Region 5 No. 1 seed for the state tournament.
Smithfield — Senior Casey Oliverson recorded a double-double with 17 points and 23 rebounds as the Sky View boys basketball team got revenge on Logan with a 62-53 win on Wednesday.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View boy’s basketball team rebounded from its loss at Logan with a win over the Bees of Box Elder High, 57-49 Thursday night. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a game-high 19 points in the win.
Logan, Utah — In a battle between Cache Valley Rivals, the Sky View boy’s basketball team fell to Logan High in a thriller, 77-75, on Tuesday. Junior Jalen Moore led all scorers with 22 points, and junior Ty Nielsen added 17, but the Bobcat’s last-second shot fell short at the buzzer.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View High boy’s basketball team emerged victorious over the Bonneville Lakers, 60-47, on Friday. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a team-high 17 points as the Bobcats pulled away in the second half.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View High boys basketball team concluded the non-region portion of its schedule with a 62-55 victory over Idaho’s Highland High School Wednesday night. Junior Jalen Moore finished with 21 points on the night.
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.
The Sky View boys basketball team ended their season Thursday afternoon with a loss to Lehi — 61-50. The Bobcats had a great season, capped with 1st place in region. For a great photo gallery of yesterday’s game, visit the wonderful Photo Gallery by Craig J. Peterson on Cache Valley Daily.
OGDEN—Sky View triumphed over Salem Hills in the first round of the state tournament, 67-47 Tuesday night.The Bobcats went on 12-0 run to begin, led off by junior forward Jordan Nielson on a put-back layup during the first possession of the game. Senior forward Grayson Moore and junior point guard Riley Knowles both made 3-pointers during the run.
The Sky View Bobcats hadn’t won a Region title in quite some time. In fact it had been seven long years since the Bobcats had claimed the title.
The Logan High Grizzlies came to play tonight and turned in a tough defensive showing. Logan put a scare into Sky View players and fans in the first half of the game building an eight point lead before Sky View fought their way back pulling within one just before half. In the second half Sky View continued to chisel away at Logan, eventually building a second half lead that they would not relinquish.
It took three overtimes and a lot of foul shots to do it, but the Mountain Crest High School men’s basketball team returned to Smithfield and again defeated the Sky View Bobcats, 62-57. Sky View opened up the game on a 16-7 run that carried them through six minutes of the first quarter with relative ease, but Mountain Crest would not go away. The Mustangs went on a 7-2 run of their own at the end of the first quarter to pull within five.
SMITHFIELD—The Region 5 race for the regular season title couldn’t get much tighter. Headed into Friday’s game, the Sky View Bobcats held a three-way tie with Box Elder and Ogden for first place. The Bobcats could control at least a part of their destiny, and they did in a positive way as they defeated the Ogden Tigers, 55-39 at Bobcat Gymnasium.
The crowd was loud and neither team would roll over and die Friday night when the Sky View Bobcat men’s basketball team (10-4, 6-2 Region) traveled to Logan to face their valley rival Grizzlies (5-9, 3-5 Region). The Bobcats held off Grizzly attacks in the third and fourth quarters to pick up a victory in Grizzly territory.
Sky View used post play and shooting to come up with a win Wednesday night over Bonneville, 67-49. Bobcat junior center Casey Oliverson scored the first six points of the game and finished the first quarter with 12.
The Sky View Men’s Basketball team rode the strong inside presences of Junior Casey Oliverson and Seniors Jordan Nielsen and Don Corbell to a 50-40 road win in a very lively Mountain Crest Gym on Friday, January 21.
After a rough start to Region-5 play, the Sky View boys basketball team had a chance to even their record Friday night, as they hosted the Box Elder Bees. Junior center Casey Oliverson played huge for the Bobcats, as he finished with 16 rebounds and 16 points, including the game winning free-throw to give the Sky View the 45-44 victory over the Bees at Bobcat Gym.
The Sky View boys used their size and shooting to get the rivalry win over Logan Wednesday night, 57-39. Junior guard Riley Knowles got the Bobcats off to a hot start, hitting back-to-back three pointers to score the first six points of the game, something head coach Kevin Anderson said is good for his team.
Sky View played before a near capacity crowd Wednesday night and went down swinging but came up one point and a couple seconds short of pulling off a victory. It was just not to be as Mountain Crest came out on top 49-48.
The Sky View Bobcats needed to bounce back in a big way after a disappointing 54-52 loss at Highland, Idaho before Christmas break. Sophomore guard Ty Nielsen, who had been averaging five points a game, came off the bench to score 12 points and swipe three steals to lead the Bobcats over the Morgan Trojans, 57-38.
Just seconds after the Bobcats won the tipoff, senior guard Grayson Moore found junior center Casey Oliverson in an alley-oop dunk for the first score of the game. The play set the tone for how dominant Sky View’s post players would be in the 60-39 win over Pine View Friday night.
The Skyview High men’s basketball team never led the Warriors of Snow Canyon High Thursday night, losing their first basketball game of the year by a four-point margin, 50-46.
The Sky View High School Bobcats Boys Basketball Team hit the end of their 4A State Playoff journey, as they lost to the Timpview T-Birds, 59-48 at the Dee Events Center in Odgen on Thursday evening. The Bobcats kept things close through two quarters, but the T-Birds exploded in the third quarter, outscoring the Bobcats 17-6. Sky View struggled offensively as well in the fourth quarter and was never able to make up the deficit.
After two straight years of losing in the first game to the would-be 4A State Champion, the Sky View Boys Basketball Team broke through, defeating the heavily favored Olympus Titans who were ranked No. 7 in the state by Deseret News, 46-41 in Smithfield Tuesday night. It was a team effort for the Bobcats, as not a single player reached double-digit point totals. The Bobcat defense was key, as they stopped a Titans team that was averaging about 60 points each outing heading into tonight’s contest.
The Sky View Bobcats lost somewhat of a meaningless game Wednesday against the Box Elder Bees, 54-47. The Bobcats (16-5, 11-4) didn’t have much to play for, with the exception of pride, and struggled all night to find an offensive rhythm. Free-throws were the difference make of the game, as Box Elder (12-9, 8-7) hit 22-of-29 and Sky View only managed 9-of-14 from the charity stripe.
For the second time in as many nights, a Sky View Bobcat basketball team crashed the Logan Grizzlies senior night party. One night after the Lady Bobcats disposed of the Lady Grizz, the boy’s team beat Logan, 48-43.
SMITHFIELD—It’s a moment every high school athlete thinks about: the final time they’ll play on their home turf. And there’s always an anxious thought that lingers: we better win that last game.
HYRUM—Senior Kyler Carlsen played the game of his life Friday night against the valley rival Mountain Crest Mustangs, scoring 31 points and grabbing four rebounds. Carlsen hit a quick turn-around 3-point buzzer beater to send the game into overtime, but Carlsen’s efforts weren’t quite enough, as the Sky View Bobcats fell to the Mustangs, 56-51 in final overtime.
SMITHFIELD—Behind a strong offensive effort and a smothering defense, the Sky View Bobcats stung the visiting Box Elder Bees, 57-40. Bobcat Kyler Carlsen led all scorers with 18 points, while Box Elder’s Brant Mecham had 16 on the night.
Tuesday night the Sky View bobcats hosted cross town rivals Logan Grizzlies for a boys basketball game. The game was extremely heated, with each team getting nearly 20 fouls throughout all four quarters. The game was extremely close, with the closest point margin being 6 at the end of the first quarter; however, in the end, the Bobcats pulled off a last second shot to win the game.
SMITHFIELD—Inter-county rivals Sky View and Mtn. Crest met on the hardwood Wednesday night to face off for the second time this season. Their first meeting was three weeks ago, and the Mustangs won comfortably, 55-40. Wednesday night wasn’t as comfortable for Mtn. Crest, where they had a three-point lead at the beginning of the fourth quarter thanks to the hot hand of Bobcat Tanner Crockett.
SMITHFIELD—With the first quarter in the books, the Sky View Bobcats trailed the Ogden Tigers, 8-9. Led offensively by Kyler Carlsen and Nick Eskelson, the Sky View Bobcats took the lead in the second quarter, and extended that lead in the second half to defeat the Tigers at home Friday night, 50-37.
The Bobcats got a close win against the Box Elder Bees. Excellent defense kept the score low while the lead changed eight times during the game. The fourth quarter was a nail biter until several fouls by the Bees pushed the score out of range at 53-48 for Sky View.