SANDY — Sure, you'll often see a packed cheering section filled with frenzied fans suddenly storm the court — but not when it's just the first region game of the season for a high school boys basketball team.
Then again, not all high school rivalries are created equal.
Locked in a tight, intense struggle with neighboring arch-rival Alta, Corner Canyon used a 16-0 fourth-quarter run to soar past the Hawks 59-44 in the two teams' Region 7 opener Friday night.
"Normally you don't hear the crowd and they're not a factor in the game at all," said senior center/forwardBrayden Johnson, who led Corner Canyon's scoring with a game-high 13 points — including eight straight during the Chargers' decisive fourth-quarter surge. "But yeah, that was unreal. There