Sophomore Rick Barros attempts a layup in the varsity Cavs' 48-69 loss to Bountiful High School on Dec. 29.

Rebounding a factor in Cavs’ 48-69 loss to Bountiful High School in third game of tournament

This is the third game of the MaxPreps Holiday Classic (Dec. 26-30).

Date: Dec. 29

Score: 48-69

Opponent: Div. 4A Bountiful High School (Bountiful, Utah) (5-5)

Leading Scorers: sophomores B.J. Askew (13), Jayce McCain (13) and Rick Barros III (13)

Inside info from Barros: “Our rebounding cost us a lot of points in the game, so we definitely need to do a better job fighting for both offensive and defensive rebounds in the next game despite us being a shorter team. We also need to play harder as a team through the entire game.”

Coach’s comment: “We had a rough start and were behind, but we played significantly better and tougher in the second half.”

Player of the game per Ancrum: McCain for overall good play throughout the entire game

Unavailable players: junior Adam Dean (sprained ankle)

Next game: The Cavs play Orange Glen High School for 15th place out of 16 teams overall on Wednesday Dec. 30 at Palm Valley High School at 3:30 p.m.

—By Alexa Mathisen

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