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High school football: 20 standout performances from Week 5

Sam Hughes of Salem Hills runs the ball against Highland during a high school football game played in Salt Lake City on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
Sam Hughes of Salem Hills runs the ball against Highland during a high school football game played in Salt Lake City on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
Ravell Call, Deseret News

Each week the Deseret News collects high school football stats from around the state, with over 80% of the coaches submitting their offensive and defensive stats each week.

Here’s a look back at some headliner performances from Week 5:

Class 6A

Bridger Hamblin, Syracuse — Was outstanding in Syracuse’s 41-38 double overtime win over Roy as he passed for 148 yards and four touchdowns and then also rushed for 158 yards and two more TDs.

Ofa Lokotui, Hunter — Came up big defensively in leading Hunter to the 35-6 win over Granger last week as he recorded two interceptions on defense.

Jaxon James, Herriman — Had a very efficient game in leading Herriman to the 34-21 win over American Fork as he passed for 157 yards and two touchdowns and then also added a rushing TD.

Colby Dulle, Skyridge — Was instrumental in leading Skyridge to the 28-14 win as he recorded nine tackles and was part of a unit that scored two defensive TDs.

Class 5A

Creyton Cooper, Lehi — Completed 17 of 28 passes for 224 yards and a sparkling five touchdowns as Lehi dominated Timpanogos for the 52-0 win.

Evan Blanchard, Woods Cross — Hauled in five catches for 151 yards and two touchdowns — both in the first half — as the Wildcats rolled past rival Bountiful 41-24.

Drason Havea, Provo — Carried the ball 24 times for 142 yards and a touchdown and then also caught two passes for 60 yards and another score as Provo earned a big 28-22 road win at Springville.

Sam Hughes, Salem Hills — Recorded 10 tackles to lead Salem Hills’ strong defensive effort in the 28-14 win at Highland, and he also led the way offensively with 85 rushing yards and a touchdown.

Class 4A

Kolbe Meek, Cedar City — Did everything on Friday to lead Cedar City to the 43-7 win over Canyon View as he recorded 153 yards and a score on the ground and then added 170 receiving yards and three more TDs.

Tommy Christopherson, Stansbury — Had a monster game on the ground leading Stansbury to the 38-0 win over rival Tooele as he carried the ball 34 times for 263 yards and three TDs.

Hunter Schroeder, Mountain Crest — Led Mountain Crest to its first win of the season as he carried the ball 30 times for 209 yards and a touchdown and he also added six tackles and a sack on defense.

Logan Wilstead, Desert Hills — Powered Desert Hills to the 40-25 win over Hurricane as he completed 20 of 34 passes for 345 yards and four touchdowns in addition to a one rushing TD.

Class 3A

Jacob Negus, American Leadership — Completed 14 of 20 passes for 321 yards and four touchdowns and also rushed for 59 yards and two more scores as ALA rolled past Judge Memorial 69-27.

Ammon Bartley, Grantsville — Caught eight passes for 132 yards and two TDs and then defensively led the Cowboys with 10 tackles and an interception as his team rolled past San Juan 52-32 after falling behind 20-7.

Mitchell Newman, Manti — Had an outstanding game defensively to lead Manti to the 12-9 win over Richfield as he recorded 17 tackles.

Lincoln Labrum, Union — Was the catalyst to Union’s 45-26 win at Carbon as he completed 14 of 19 passes for 232 yards and also rushed for 149 yards and two more scores.

Class 2A

Ryker Albrecht, Beaver — The quarterback carried the ball 18 times for 99 yards and three scores and then also passed for 145 yards and another score as Beaver dominated Milford for the 41-0 region win.

Brandon Tucker, Gunnison Valley — Led Gunnison Valley to the 22-12 win over Rich as he carried the ball 17 times for 176 yards and a touchdown.

Sam Orton, Kanab — Passed for 114 yards and two touchdowns as Kanab earned an important 34-20 win against Parowan.

Robby Clark, Enterprise — Played a key role on both sides of the ball leading Enterprise to the 14-10 win over North Sevier as he recorded 81 rushing yards and then defensively led the way with eight tackles and an interception.