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Boys Advance to District Title Game on Feb. 10; Girls End Season

Saint George’s boys basketball team defeated Liberty 73-68 in their District semifinal on Feb. 7, advancing to the District 7 2B title match on Saturday, Feb. 10. Elden Pierce and Shawn Jones both scored 24 points to lead the Dragons. They will face Colfax, who outlasted semifinal opponent Northwest Christian in overtime to extend their undefeated season. The Dragons (19-5 overall) will face off with the Bulldogs (23-0) at 5:00pm in the West Valley HS Main Gym (see Boys District Bracket). Both teams automatically advance to the District 6/7 Crossover Tournament on Feb. 16 or 17.

The SGS girls also played Liberty on Feb. 7 in a loser-out District match. Henri Osborne led the team with 13 points, but the team fell to Liberty 34-60 to end the Dragon’s season with a 6-18 overall record.