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American Fork Tops Pleasant Grove To Win 6A State Championship

The American Fork Cavemen celebrating beaten the Pleasant Grove Vikings during the 6A Championship game at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on Saturday, March 2, 2019. (Silas Walker, Deseret News)

OGDEN, Utah – After a strong second quarter, the American Fork knocked off Pleasant Grove 66-57 to win the 6A State Championship.

The Cavemen were down by two at the end of the first quarter but outscored the Vikings 15-9 in the second quarter to take a 31-25 lead at halftime.

American Fork carried the momentum in the third quarter with a 20-point quarter and holding Pleasant Grove to 14 points.

The Vikings comeback came up short as they only outscored the Cavemen by one point in the final quarter.

The fans of the American Fork Cavemen stand during the final moments of the game against the Pleasant Grove Vikings during the 6A Championship game at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on Saturday, March 2, 2019. (Silas Walker, Deseret News)

As a team, American Fork shot 22-of-50 from the field, while Pleasant Grove made 21 of their 51 shot attempts.

Tanner Cuff and Trey Stewart each scored 18 points for the Cavemen. Hayden Franson had 13 points and 5 rebounds, while Isaac Johnson chipped in 10 points and 7 rebounds.

For Pleasant Grove, Casey Brown and Kael Mikkelsen dropped 19 points apiece. Matt Van Komen had 6 points and 10 rebounds.