Cedar vs. Payson Feb. 23, 2012 | Photo by Troy Hoskins, St. George News
ST. GEORGE – The Cedar Redmen used a 21-7 fourth quarter run to beat Payson 54-38 this afternoon at the Burns Arena on the Campus of Dixie State College of Utah.
The Redmen are the third Region 9 team to advance to the semifinals along with Desert Hills and Dixie. Hurricane has a chance to make it an all-Region 9 final; they have to beat Morgan to advance.
The Redmen used a balance attack with four players in double figures led by Breylin Blackner and Trent Snow, each of who scored 12 points. John Urusa chipped in 10 points while Kyler Nielson added 11 points.
The Redmen will play the winner of Hurricane vs. Morgan tomorrow at 9 p.m. in the Burns Arena at DSC.
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