Sky View tops boys 4A RPI, Ridgeline boys gaining ground while Ridgeline girls remain in second – Cache Valley Daily


LOGAN – Region 11 boys basketball teams only played one game last week as the second half of region play got underway, and Sky View continued to assert its dominance over the region. The Bobcats (15-2) crushed Bear River (11-7) in Smithfield 89-57. Sky View, the number one team in the state, has won every region game by double digits so far. In fact, the average margin of victory for Sky View in Region 11 games is 26 points, with four blowouts by 32 points or more.

Ridgeline, meanwhile, is moving up in the rankings and is now ranked 3rd in the latest RPI rankings issued by the Utah High School Activities Association. The Riverwhawks (12-6) defeated Green Canyon (9-9) 62-40 on Friday. Ridgeline’s only loss in Region 11 was a 79-68 loss at Sky View, the closest any region team has been able to get against the Bobcats. Ridgeline hosts Sky View on Friday.

The other game Friday featured the bottom third of Region 11 with Logan (7-11) defeating Mountain Crest 60-47. The Mustangs (1-16) have struggled to find any kind of offensive consistency in region play. Outside of a nine point loss at home against Bear River, the Mustangs have lost by an average margin of 18.67 points in region play. Even though Logan has a better region record than both Bear River and Green Canyon, the RPI rankings favor the Bears and the Wolves for their overall records.

BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS
1-Sky View (15-2, 6-0)
3-Ridgeline (12-6, 5-1)
9-Bear River (11-7, 2-4)
12-Green Canyon (9-9, 2-4)
14-Logan (7-11, 3-3)
21-Mountain Crest (1-16, 0-6)

BOYS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Wednesday
Logan vs Sky View at 7 p.m. (broadcast on KVNU 610 AM / 102.1 FM, on 106.9 FM / 1390 AM The FAN and streamed here)
Ridgeline vs Bear River at 7 p.m. (broadcast on 104.5 FM in Cache County and 104.9 FM in Box Elder County. Riverhawks coverage streamed here. Bears coverage streamed here.)
Green Canyon vs Mountain Crest at 7 p.m. (broadcast on 100.9 FM and 107.7 FM and streamed here)

Friday
Ridgeline vs Sky View at 7 p.m. (broadcast on 104.5 FM and 106.9 FM / 1390 AM the FAN and streamed here)
Bear River vs Mountain Crest at 7 p.m. (broadcast on 104.9 FM and 107.7 FM. Bear River coverage streamed here. Mountain Crest coverage streamed here.)
Logan vs Green Canyon at 7 p.m. (broadcast on KVNU 610 AM / 102.1 FM and on 100.9 FM and streamed here)

See the full boys basketball Local High School Basketball Schedule here.

Region 11 Girls Basketball

In girls basketball, Ridgeline (14-4) is on top with a perfect 6-0 record. The Riverhawks are currently ranked 2nd in the latest RPI standings after two victories last week over Logan (64-45) and Green Canyon (61-50).

With the loss to Ridgeline, Green Canyon falls to 13-4 on the season and 4-2 in region play. The Wolves defeated Bear River (7-11) earlier in the week and remain the #4 team in RPI. Logan (12-5) is also 4-2 in region play and currently ranked 6th in the state after losing to Ridgeline then defeating Mountain Crest 44-37. Much like their male counterparts, the Mustangs (6-12) are without a win in Region 11 this season. But unlike the boys team, the girls are ranked 14th in the state.

The Sky View Bobcats (8-10) helped their cause last week by picking up two victories, 46-42 over Mountain Crest and 58-46 over Bear River, improving their region record to 3-3.

GIRLS BASKETBALL STANDINGS
2-Ridgeline (14-4, 6-0)
4-Green Canyon (13-4, 4-2)
6-Logan (12-5, 4-2)
11-Sky View (8-10, 3-3)
12-Bear River (7-11, 1-5)
14-Mountain Crest (6-12, 0-6)

GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Tuesday
Ridgeline vs Bear River at 7 p.m.
Green Canyon vs Mountain Crest at 7 p.m.
Logan vs Sky View at 7 p.m.

Thursday
Logan vs Green Canyon at 7 p.m.
Ridgeline vs Sky View at 7 p.m.
Bear River vs Mountain Crest at 7 p.m.



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