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High school boys soccer: 4A/3A/2A roundup from Wednesday’s second-round games

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Class 4A

Juan Diego 5, Logan 0

The No.1-ranked Soaring Eagle topped the Grizzlies from Logan in a dominating win that saw multiple goals in each half. Juan Diego was led by Aidan Hodlmair, who finished with a brace. Goalie Matthew Osmundson kept the clean sheet. Juan Diego will host Stansbury in the quarterfinals.

Stansbury 0, Ogden 0, Stansbury wins shootout 4-3

After 100 minutes of scoreless soccer, Stansbury edged region foe Ogden in the shootout 4-3 as keeper Devun Collins came up with a big save and then freshman Larry Ramirez buried the winning PK in the seventh round of shooters.

Snow Canyon 6, Ben Lomond 0

Jacob Wittwer recorded three goals and two assists while Sanders Esplin added a hat trick of his own with one assist as Snow Canyon rolled past Ben Lomond for the shutout victory in the 4A second round.

Sky View 4, Cedar Valley 1

Sky View jumped out to a quick three-goal lead and never looked back in its win over Cedar Valley. The Bobcats utilized four different goal scorers in a balanced offensive attack that is coming together at the right time. Fifth-seeded Sky View will visit Snow Canyon in the quarterfinals.

Green Canyon 8, Uintah 0

Green Canyon picked up the dominating win by scoring four goals in each half. Porter Cragun netted a hat trick while Ryan Scott and the Wolves defense kept a clean sheet. Green Canyon will host Mountain Crest in the quarterfinals next Wednesday.

Mountain Crest 5, Desert Hills 4 (OT)

Mountain Crest was able to hold off the upset bid from the Thunder in a double-overtime thriller. The Mustangs took a 3-2 lead into the half, Ollie Thompson had two assists and Eli Clark added two goals. After Desert Hills forced overtime, Mountain Crest was able to escape with a win via a Jaxon Maughan penalty kick with just minutes remaining.

Dixie 5, Cedar City 1

Denrick Tahual and Rene Bernal each scored two goals while Dylan Esplin had two assists. Dixie will host Ridgeline in the quarterfinals next Wednesday.

Ridgeline 1, Crimson Cliffs 1, Ridgeline wins shootout 4-3

After a scoreless first half and splitting goal in the second, Ridgeline was able to pull off the upset win behind a monster goalkeeper performance from Riley Garvert, who had two big saves in PKs that allowed Tate Godfrey to score the game ending goal.


Class 3A

Morgan 8, ALA 0

Jamin Hayward recorded a brace while six of his teammates also scored a goal as No. 1 seed Morgan rolled past ALA for the 3A second round victory. Isaac Lowder, Dallon Gunn and Carter Ellis all recorded a goal and an assist.

South Summit 4, North Sanpete 1

Austin Tesch scored twice while Jayson Rodriguez and Casey Stracher added a goal apiece as the Wildcats scored a goal in each half to easily move past North Sanpete into the 3A quarterfinals.

Emery 1, Grand 0

Alex Noriega’s first-half goal helped No. 13 seed Emery pull off the big upset of No. 4 seed Grand in the second round of the 3A state tournament. Emery was one of four higher-seeded teams to prevail.

Richfield 2, Grantsville 1

A goal from Mason Solt and then an own goal helped No. 12 seed Richfield edge No. 5 Grantsville for the 3A second round upset. Trevor Tuckett logged Grantsville’s lone goal in the loss.

Delta 8, Providence Hall 1

Carlos Acosta scored three goals and then Rider Rogers added two more as Delta cruised past visiting Providence Hall for the 3A second round victory. Delta jumped out quickly on the Patriots, scoring four goals in the first half.

Juab 1, Carbon 1, Juab wins shootout 5-4

No. 10 seed Juab pulled off the mild upset of No. 7 seed Carbon in the 3A second round as the Wasps prevailed 5-4 in the shootout after the score remained level at 1-1 after the first half. Kevin Mendez scored the lone goal for Juab in the win.

Summit Academy 1, Manti 0

Rayce Arbon’s second-half goal helped No. 14 seed Summit Academy pull off the big upset of No. 3 seed Manti in the 3A second round at Manti. Kyson Andolsek earned the shutout for the Bears.

Judge Memorial 3, Maeser Prep 1

John Chadwick netted a brace and led the Bulldogs to a two-goal halftime lead that they never gave up. The win allows Judge Memorial to move on to the quarterfinals where they will host Summit Academy, who is coming off an upset win over the third-ranked Manti Templars.


Class 2A

St. Joseph 8, American Heritage 0

St. Joseph jumped out to a 6-0 halftime lead on its way to the easy win over American Heritage in the 2A second round. The Jayhawks improved to 12-0 on the season as Ricky Aparicio led the way with two goals, with Carlos Garcia adding three assists.

Layton Christian 9, Millard 1

Theo Araujo had a big day for Layton Christian scoring four goals while Felipe Harada and Breno Silva added two assists each as the Eagles rolled past Millard for the 2A second-round win.

Draper APA 2, APA West Valley 1

Sebi Brown and Alex Wyckoff each netted goals in the first half, and then Draper APA’s defense made sure the lead held up in the second as it beat APA West Valley for the 2A second round victory. Gerardo Bermudez notched a second-half goal for APA West Valley to make things interesting in the final minutes.

Waterford 7, Parowan 1

Waterford beat Parowan thanks to a strong first half. With the win, the Ravens will take on Draper APA on Saturday to decide who gets to play in the state semifinal.

RSL Academy 13, Merit Academy 0

Shawn Curtis and Alex Morales both recorded hat tricks as RSL Academy rolled to the 2A second round win over Merit Academy. RSL led 12-0 at the half. Dylan Hernandez recorded three assists to go along with his one goal.

Wasatch Academy 6, Diamond Ranch 0

Wasatch Academy took down Diamond Ranch by six goals. Most of the damage was done in the first half when the Tigers found the back of the net five times. Four different players scored in the win, including Asaki Matsumoto and Will Larkins, who each finished with a brace.

Beaver 3, ICS 0

Tyson Bartlett earned the clean sheet in goal with Jonathan Webb, Breagan Lopshire and Luis Gutierrez all finding the back of the net as No. 3 seed Beaver blanked ICS for the 2A second-round win.

Rowland Hall 8, Gunnison Valley 1

Charlie Frech and Augustus Hickman each scored a pair of goals as Rowland Hall picked up a seven-goal win to move on to the 2A quarterfinals.