Clear as mud: Region 9 boys and girls playoff scenarios at a glance

ST. GEORGE — Confused about the playoff scenarios in boys and girls basketball? It can be a bit bewildering, so here is a guide to the last game of the season and where teams may end up:

Boys basketball

Current standings

Region 9 W L pct.
Pine View 9 2 .818
Dixie 8 3 .727
Desert Hills 8 3 .727
Cedar 6 5 .545
Hurricane 3 8 .273
Snow Canyon 3 9 .250
Canyon View 2 9 .182

Friday’s games
Cedar at Pine View, 7 p.m.
Dixie at Canyon View, 7 p.m.
Hurricane at Desert Hills, 7 p.m.

Playoff scenarios*:

Pine View gets the No. 1-seed if …

  • The Panthers win Friday night, or if …
  • The Panthers lose and Dixie and Desert Hills lose

Pine View gets the No. 2-seed if …

  • The Panthers lose and either Dixie or Desert Hills win (but not both)

Pine View gets the No. 3-seed if …

  • The Panthers lose and both Dixie and Desert Hills win

Desert Hills gets the No. 1-seed if …

  • The Thunder win Friday night and Pine View loses

Desert Hills gets the No. 2-seed if …

  • The Thunder win Friday night, the Panthers also win, or if …
  • The Thunder lose Friday night and Dixie also loses and D-Hills wins a coin toss

Desert Hills gets the No. 3-seed if …

  • The Thunder lose Friday night, the Flyers win, or if …
  • The Thunder lose Friday night and Dixie also loses and D-Hills loses a coin toss

Dixie gets the No. 1-seed if …

  • The Flyers win Friday night and Pine View and Desert Hills lose

Dixie gets the No. 2-seed if …

  • The Flyers win Friday night, the Panthers lose, the Thunder win, or if …
  • The Flyers win Friday night, the Panthers win, the Thunder lose, or if …
  • The Flyers lose Friday night and Desert Hills also loses and Dixie wins a coin toss

Dixie gets the No. 3-seed if …

  • The Flyers win Friday night, the Panthers win, the Thunder win, or if …
  • The Flyers lose Friday night, D-Hills wins, or if …
  • The Flyers lose Friday night and Desert Hills also loses and Dixie loses a coin toss

Cedar is locked into the No. 4 spot regardless of Friday’s outcomes.

* Note — All three teams (Pine View, Desert Hills and Dixie) split their head-to-head games. The next tiebreaker in the region handbook is record against next highest opponent in the region standings. Right now, Pine View is 1-0 vs. Cedar, and 2-0 against both Hurricane and Snow Canyon. Desert Hills is 2-0 vs. Cedar, 1-0 vs. Hurricane, 2-0 vs. Snow Canyon and 1-1 vs. Canyon View. Dixie is 2-0 vs. Cedar, 1-1 vs. Hurricane, 2-0 vs. Snow Canyon and 1-0 vs. Canyon View.

Girls basketball

Current standings

Region 9 W L pct.
Cedar 11 0 1.000
Desert Hills 7 4 .636
Snow Canyon 7 5 .583
Pine View 6 5 .545
Canyon View 4 7 .364
Dixie 3 8 .273
Hurricane 1 10 .091

Tonight’s games
Canyon View at Dixie, 7 p.m.
Desert Hills at Hurricane, 7 p.m.
Pine View at Cedar, 7 p.m.

The bottom line for the girls is this: Cedar is No. 1. Desert Hills is No. 2 with a win tonight. Pine View, if it can pull off an upset win at Cedar tonight, would be No. 3. Snow Canyon will be third if Pine View loses and DH wins.

In just over a day’s time, we should know exactly where everyone is headed in both the girls and boys playoff brackets.

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