Even though the Kanab Cowboys played the #1 ranked South Sevier Rams pretty even through the final three quarters, the hole they dug in the first period was too much to overcome. South Sevier prevailed 58-39 in the 2011 Cowboy Classic Championship game, thanks to their 16 point advantage in the 22-6 first frame.

After each team scored 10 points in the second frame, Kanab got within nine points, 42-33, after outscoring the Rams 17-10 in the third stanza. The defending 2-A state champs wouldn’t let the Cowboys get any closer, and they pulled away late in the game to win by 19.

South Sevier picked up their tenth straight victory, with their only loss being to Wasatch Academy in their season opener. They even have a 15 point win over 5-A Fremont on their resume.

Conor Corry led the Cowboy attack with 14 points. Tyler Glover netted 10, with Mark Bate adding eight and Brandon Jenson seven.

Kaden King paced the Rams with 19. Austin Clark scored 17 and reigning 2-A MVP Race Parsons added 13.

The tourney got underway Thursday night with South Sevier toppling Liahona Prep 75-59 and Kanab beating Maeser Prep 61-46.

South Sevier scored 21 points in each of the first two frames to lead 42-33 at the break. they added to their lead in the seocnd half and won going away.

Race Parsons and Kaden King scored 24 and 23 points respectively to lead the Rams. King drilled seven treys. Weston Meacham led Liahona with 28, including five three-pointers. Carson smith added 16.

Kanab led Maeser Prep by four points at the half, 25-21. Both teams scored 12 in the first period. A big third quarter by the Cowboys stretched their lead to 48-35 heading into the final frame. A 13-11 advantage in the fourth period gave Kanab the 15 point victory.

Brandon Jenson torched the nets for 26 points, including three from beyond the arc, to lead the Cowboy attack. Conor Corry popped in 12 and Yanni Gallagher added six. Jacob Windley led Maeser with 18 points, and Paul Walker added 10.