Region 9 teams prep for big weekend (with Media Day archives)

ST. GEORGE – It’s the first big weekend of high school basketball in the state of Utah, with all six Region 9 teams playing multiple games.

Five of the six teams – Cedar, Dixie, Hurricane, Desert Hills and Pine View – are playing at the 3A Preview tournament held annually at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield.

Cedar plays at 11:30 a.m. Friday against Grantsville, then follows that up with a 3 p.m. Saturday battle against Tooele.

Dixie faces Union at 2:30 p.m. Friday and battles Morgan at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Hurricane will take on South Sevier at 5:30 p.m. Friday and then face off against Richfield at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Desert Hills goes up against Morgan at 1 p.m. Friday then will play Grantsville at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pine View has a 4 p.m. Friday date with Manti, then battles Union at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Dixie, Hurricane, Desert Hills and Pine View games can be heard on SportsRadio 97.7 FM/1210 AM.

Snow Canyon is at the Bear River Winter Classic and will play three games – Thursday at 6 p.m. vs. North Sanpete, Friday at 6 pm. vs. South Summit and Saturday at 3:30 p.m. vs. the host school, Bear River.

The Region 9 girls teams also have a full slate of games, with Desert Hills, Hurricane and Snow Canyon playing in a tourney hosted by the Lady Thunder and Dixie hosting its own tournament.

THURSDAY
Boys Basketball – Snow Canyon vs. North Sanpete, 6 p.m. at Bear River Winter Classic
Girls Basketball – Kanab at Pine View, 7 p.m.; DH Tourney – Hurricane-Logan @ 6 p.m.; DH-Pleasant Grove @ 8 p.m.; SC-Juan Diego at 8 at SCHS

FRIDAY
Boys Basketball3A Preview – Grantsville-Cedar @ 11:30; DH-Morgan @ 1; Dixie-Union @ 2:30; PV-Manti @ 4; S. Sevier-Hurricane @ 5:30 p.m.; SC vs. S. Summit @ 6 at BRHS
Girls BB – Cedar at Springville @ 7; DH Tourney – Hurr-Juan Diego @ 5; Logan-SC @ 7; DH-Salem Hills @ 8:30; Dixie Tourney – Dixie-Secta @ 730 p.m.

SATURDAY
Boys Basketball3A Preview – Dixie-Morgan @ 9; PV-Union @ 10:30; DH-Grantsville @ 1:30; Tooele-Cedar @ 3; Hurricane-Richfield @ 6 p.m.; SC at Bear River 3:30 p.m.
Girls BasketballDH Tourney – Hurricane-PG @ 11; Salem Hills-SC @ 12:30; DH-Juan Diego @ 2 p.m.; Dixie Tourney – Dixie-Green Valley @ 12:30; Dixie-Century @ 5:30 p.m.

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