Sinking one free throw after another, Kedrick Clayton led tonight's Mountain View comeback to tie the score at 55, then finish Provo off at a 69-62 final.
By: Tiana Vakaafi & Naabaahii Tsosie
by Josh Lindorf
The Bruins hosted Timpanogos in a close region game Tuesday night, but fell short 49-55. Mountain View was trailing the T-Wolves for most of the game, but good teamwork and defense helped the Bruins cut the lead from 20 points to 4. Clutch 3 pointers by Brigham Bateman, Todd Goodman, and Kedrick Clayton kept the game alive and the crazies screaming. The Bruins fought hard, but didn’t manage to come out with the victory. Kedrick Clayton racked up 21 points, 11 rebounds and 6 steals in the game. His thoughts on the game were that, “We came out slow, and not ready to play. We made a good run but didn’t have enough time to finish the come back and win the game.” The Bruins host Provo High School at home Friday night.
Varsity Wrestling defeated Woods Cross tonight in the first round of the Dual State championships. Harrison Riggs (Senior) won a major match, sealing the win for the bruins. After beating Payson, The Bruins moved on to Woods Cross. In what was a very tight duel Harrison Riggs at the 220 weight class pinned his opponent in a commanding fashion with a head throw. The Bruins will take on Maple Mountain tomorrow in round two of the Dual State tournament.
Coach Chad Blevins and Harrison Riggs comment on Wednesday's win against Woods Cross
By Josh Lindorf
The Mountain View Lady Bruins crushed their rivals, Orem, on Friday night 73-26. The first quarter was full of intense defense and unsuccessful scoring attempts, ending the score at 9-5. During the rest of the game, Tahlia White, and Lavender Briggs, Mountain View’s dynamic duo, were ballin’ out. The duo combined scored 46 of the team’s 73 points. Each of them added four 3 pointers, which kept the Bruin Crazies loud and excited throughout the game. Nine players from Mountain View put some points on the board, keeping the whole team . The Lady Bruins are now (4-1) in region play, and ranked 2nd in region behind Alta.
By Jacob cheever & Naabaahii Tsosie
Mountain View’s wrestling team secured a region championship when they defeated orem by 20+ points on thursday the 21st. The bruins beat every team in our region to bring the region trophy back to MV. Mountain View’s wrestling team was lead by senior keegan bray who defeated his opponent by decision, and johnny terry who defeated his with a pin in round three. The wrestling team has worked hard all season to get better. Mountain View is currently in “red flag week” which consists of two a day practices that each last up to around two hours. Coach Blevins has led the Bruins wrestling team for years, and has become somewhat of a local legend turning many young kids into astounding athletes. Senior Colton Rigby said “the wrestling season has gone very well with mv taking region, and being ranked eighth in state. We should have a lot of people who should place in state” the whole team is excited, and nervous for the state tournament on Feb 10-11 at uvu university. Some students to watch for at state are Gabe Terry and Keegan Ngatuvai who should both do well in their respective matches.
By Josh Lindorf
The Orem Tiger’s fieldhouse was shaking on Friday night because of 1000+ high school crazies, from Orem and Mountain View, screaming vigorously for their teams. The Orem tigers came out on top, 59-51. The Tigers held onto a lead of about 5 points for most of the game. Brigham Bateman scored 25 points, being a major key for helping Mountain View stay close during the game. Kedrick Clayton added 9 points and 8 rebounds helping the Bruins out as well. The Bruins play Timpanogos, Mountain View and Orem’s third wheel, Tuesday, which should be an intense game.
By: Naabaahii Tsosie & Tiana Vakaafi
Brigham Miyazawa is Mountain View’s next oncoming wrestler. Brigham has been wrestling since his freshman year of high school. He is in the 120 pound weight class. Brigham wrestles because he enjoys the hard work and achievements. Brigham was born in Orem, Utah, and was raised here all his life. In his spare time he likes to hang out with his friends and eat. He says his favorite food is sushi and lasagna. Brigham ask that bruins should try and show up to the wrestling matches. “You don’t know what it’s all about… unless you come out and see.” The wrestling team also ask that you show up, “We need all the support that we can get.” says Brigham.
As a wrestler and a student, Brigham still remains positive he says “Win or lose you will always get better.” Mr. Clegg, the English teacher, said “As a student, Brigham is a good one, he seems like a tough little scrapper. I like him.” Brigham is a great wrestler and is very courteous of others “He’s got a big heart.” says Josh Lindorf. We wish Brigham good luck as he continues with wrestling.
by Josh Lindorf
The Bruins had a nail biter at Corner Canyon friday night and came home with the loss 48-57. Corner Canyon came out strong in the first quarter and held a lead for most of the first half. Mountain View made a comeback and tied the score at 25 at halftime. The game went back and forth during the third quarter with the score being 42-43 at the start of the fourth. The Chargers were up 3 with 57 seconds left and the Bruins 3 pointer fell short to tie. The Bruins head to Orem Friday for an intense rivalry game.
Orem Girls LAX
by Andrea Ruvalcaba
Girl athletes are invited to come join and be part of the Timpanogos Lacrosse team. Conditioning for the challenging Lacrosse season started at the beginning of January for the girls team. Girls from all of Orem, unite to form the Orem team. The team wears Timpanogos colors, navy blue, neon green and white. Along with the Timpanogos High School colors that are worn, players chant a few of the Timberwolf cheers. Mountain View, Orem High School, and Timpanogos are a couple of the schools that feed into the Timpanogos Girls Lacrosse team. The team in 2012 won the girls D-ll State Championship and have had successful seasons following the victory. Current team, Cydney Allbee, has coached five years. She encourages girls to come out and experience lacrosse with the team. Any girl is welcome to join and experience a competitive fun atmosphere. Those interested but have never played are welcome to join conditioning, and learn the lacrosse technique and skill to be on the team. The team is meeting up every week day 3:40-5:40 at Orem High School's’ track and football field. For more information contact coach Allbee at Cydney.email@example.com.