Bailee Hosier showed why she earned All-Tournament honors by scoring 44 points in the last two games of the Virgin Valley Lady Bulldog Invitational in Mesquite and lead the Panther girls to a fifth place finish.
The 5-5 senior poured in 23 points leading Pahranagat to a 59-48 win over the Division I Desert Oasis Diamondbacks in the consolation championship Dec. 21.
Kimberly Lewis added 12 points for Pahranagat Valley (8-2), which used a 19-6 second-quarter run to take a 28-17 halftime lead. At the foul line, the girls were 9 of 14 (64 percent).
Thessa Fernando had 22 points, and Ashlynn Sharp scored 14 for Desert Oasis (5-4). The Diamondbacks were 9 of 18 at the line, (50 percent).
Earlier in the day, in the consolation semi-finals, Pahranagat faced another Division I school in Spring Valley. Hosier tallied 21 as the Lady Panthers ran away from the Grizzlies 68-42.
Lewis added 19 points, and Traci Strong scored 10 for PVHS, and PVHS was 12 of 26 at the foul line, (46 percent).
Shania Davis led Spring Valley (0-11) with 18 points.
In their first game of the tournament, Dec. 20, Pahranagat took it on the chin pretty good from Panguitch (Utah).
Whittni Orton scored 21 point to propel the Bobcats past Pahranagat 69-24 in the Lady Bulldog Invitational.
Chesney Campbell and Taylor Bennett each added 16 points for Panguitch, which led 46-15 at the half.
Kimberly Lewis led Pahranagat Valley with nine points. The girls shot 10 of 15 at free throw line, (67 percent).
Panguitch upped the lead to 63-17 after three quarters before letting the subs carry the final quarter. The Bobcats were 9-16 at line, (56 percent), and eventually won the tournament championship, beating Valley of Las Vegas 71-31 in the finals.
Chesney Campbell of Panguitch and Valley’s Cabanero and Alaihya Williams were named to the All-tournament team along with Dixie (Utah)’s Liz Empey, and Pahranagat’s Bailee Hosier.
Both the PVHS boys and girls have a game at Eureka on Dec. 28. The Panthers played Eureka in the Virginia City tournament Dec. 12-14. The girls won their game, and the boys lost.
The games are expected to be webcast over www.lctsys.com, with the girls beginning at 4 p.m.