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High school football: Week 10 roundup from Wednesday’s games

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Granger and West play a high school football game on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. West won 42-0.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

Region 1

Fremont 17, Weber 10

After a scoreless first half for both teams, the rivalry between Fremont and Weber heated up in the second half and the Silverwolves came away with the win in a dogfight after Brigg Grange scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:03 left in the game.

Davis 48, Clearfield 14

Davis ran away from winless Clearfield and never looked back, scoring 38 unanswered points to claim a comfortable result at home. Quarterback Jackson Stevens passed for 297 yards and five touchdowns to lead the scoring charge for the Darts — who improved their Region 1 record to 5-1. Tyson Elkins caught eight passes for 77 yards and three of Stevens’ TDs.

Region 2

Roy 42, Taylorsville 0

The Royals scored all of their points in the first half, allowing them to cruise the final two quarters and see out a comfortable win over Taylorsville. Tailback Logan Cella scored two rushing touchdowns for Roy, including a 40-yarder late in the first quarter.

West 42, Granger 0

Five different players marched into the end zone for West, including two from Efoti Vaenuku, as West wrapped up a perfect Region 2 season with an impressive shutout victory over Granger.

Region 4

Skyridge 37, American Fork 0

The Falcons picked up their fourth shutout of the year, this time against a formidable American Fork side, who couldn’t get anything going against one of the state’s top defensive units. With the win, Skyridge clinched 6A’s top scoring defense with only 84 points allowed all season.

Lone Peak 49, Westlake 14

Jackson Blake tossed four touchdown passes, with Cole Christensen hauling in three of them as Lone Peak snapped a three-game Region 4 losing streak by rolling past Westlake for the season-ending victory. Jackson Gunther, Brooks Wilde and Easton Anderson all scored rushing TDs for the Knights.

Corner Canyon 45, Pleasant Grove 21

Corner Canyon started strong on a 21-0 run, then ended strong on a 17-0 run to prevail over Pleasant Grove in a Region 4 battle. Chargers junior quarterback Isaac Wilson threw for five touchdowns and ran for the first touchdown of the game, while Vikings QB Nic Staffieri threw for all three of Pleasant Grove’s touchdowns, all to receiver Cannon Hale.

Region 6

East 42, Highland 7

East made sure a first quarter touchdown from Highland would be its last, as East cruised to a 42-7 victory. East senior Amini Amone ran for three touchdowns for the Leopards.

Brighton 70, Murray 0

Brighton completely overpowered Murray, winning 70-0. The Bengals’ Jack Johnson threw for five touchdown passes while Kace Gurr ran into the end zone twice.

Region 7

Cedar Valley 73, Hillcrest 0

The Aviators found the end zone on 10 separate occasions to close out their regular season in style Wednesday night. Cooper Thomson tossed four touchdowns for Cedar Valley, highlighted by a 94-yard strike to KJ Fisher late in the second quarter.

“I am so proud of these seniors who made a decision four years ago to open a new school and start a new program. They have done such a fantastic job of creating a great culture and I am so happy they were able to get a big win on senior night.”

— Cedar Valley coach Weston Zabriskie

Uintah 28, Tooele 13

Uintah used a 14-0 advantage in the second quarter to pull away from Tooele and secure its fourth victory of the season. Sophomore Dace O’Bagy carried the ball into the end zone twice for the Utes.

“Tooele played hard! That was a big win for our program and our community.”

— Uintah coach Justin DeCol

Stansbury 71, Timpanogos 43

In a wild game that went on for three-plus hours and featured 16 total touchdowns, it was Stansbury that ended up winning comfortably to wrap up the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record and a likely top four RBI seed for the state tournament. Brock Wilson rushed for six touchdowns for the Stallions and also caught two of Ezra Harris’ four TDs. Chase Riggs had a big day for TImpanogos as he tossed five TD passes.

Region 7

Payson 42, Mountain View 7

Kade Edward tossed five touchdowns, including four to Cooper Swasey, as the Lions wrapped up its most successful regular season in decades with a resounding win over Mountain View to end the season with a 6-3 record.

Region 8

Lehi 55, Orem 21

The Tigers hung with the Pioneers for most of the first half — trailing by only one score late in the second quarter — but Lehi showed why it’s the class of the 5A classification, scoring 28 unanswered points to turn the game into a blowout. With the win, Lehi clinched an undefeated regular season and an outright Region 8 championship.

Timpview 77, Jordan 6

Timpview overwhelmed Jordan from the opening kickoff as Luke Atuaia and Micah Beckstead both rushed for a pair of touchdowns on a night when the T-Birds scored 11 TDs. One of those TDs was the result of a blocked kick that Brent Kimball turned into a touchdown, and then in the fourth quarter Isaac Evans returned a touchdown 20 yards for a score.

Region 10

Crimson Cliffs 48, Cedar City 24

The Mustangs used consistent offensive pressure to overcome the visiting Cedar City Reds 48-17. Crimson Cliffs passing game was solid in this one as Ty Ottenschott threw for six touchdowns. Cedar did score a couple touchdowns in the fourth, but by then the Mustangs had the game locked down.

Dixie 24, Hurricane 14

Dixie jumped all over Hurricane in building a 21-0 lead after the first quarter, and even though it only scored three more points the rest of the way, the Flyers defense made sure the lead held up with a strong performance. Dixie finishes the regular season with a 6-3 record on a night when Jalen Schultz added a pair of passing touchdowns to two different receivers.

Desert Hills 42, Pine View 14

Tyden Morris carried the ball 21 times for 171 yards and three touchdowns as Desert Hills plowed past Pine View and the Panthers finished the regular season winless. Kona Crowell and Marcus Anderson both added a pair of rushing TDs for the Thunder.

3A North

Ogden 21, Ben Lomond 14

Chino Furniss tossed three touchdown passes, including two to Adam Wilson, as the Tigers wrapped up the regular season with a win over Ben Lomond. Ben Lomond led 7-0 after the first quarter, but Ogden outscored the Scots 21-0 over the middle two quarters before they tacked on a fourth quarter score.

“Ogden High showed great grit and resilience in outlasting Ben Lomond in crosstown rivalry Ironhorse football game. We survived six turnovers to pull out the win. I’m extremely proud of the kids response to so much adversity in a game where we are having so much success was frustrating but we kept great composure. Great effort by the offensive line as we ran for 260 yards and a great night for Chino Furniss and Adam Wilson as they hooked up for two long touchdowns to give us the lead. Great defensive effort to keep them to 14 points when they had so many opportunities to score. In the Ogden did Shine.”

— Ogden coach Erik Thompson

Morgan 48, Union 6

Nick Despain passed for 240 yards and four touchdowns, including three to Gavin Turner who finished with 117 receiving yards, and Zach Nelson also scored defensively as he returned a second-quarter interception 25 yards for a touchdown as Morgan wrapped up the regular season with an emphatic win over Union to finish with a 10-0 record.

Grantsville 45, Juan Diego 28

Grantsville and Juan Diego combined for 10 touchdowns, and nine were on the ground as the Cowboys broke away late from the Soaring Eagle, 45-48. Five different players found the end zone for Grantsville, and senior quarterback Hunter led the charge with a rushing and a passing touchdown.

3A South

Richfield 24, North Sanpete 7

After falling behind 7-0 late in the first quarter, the Wildcats came to their senses, scoring all 24 of their points unanswered to see out a victory in their final regular season game. Senior Emery Thorson recorded two rushing touchdowns to lead the way for Richfield.

2A North

Judge Memorial 34, American Leadership 17

The Bulldogs went on the road and doubled-up the score of winless ALA to secure their third win of 2022. Leading the way for Judge was Isaiah Hemmings, who tossed one touchdown and added three more on the ground.

1A North

Duchesne 29, North Summit 20

Parker Crum and Cade Gines both rushed for two touchdowns as they combined to rush for 280 yards as Duchesne survived an upset big from North Summit to wrap up the regular season with a 5-5 record.


Gunnison Valley 59, Water Canyon 20

Gunnison Valley never looked back after scoring 28 points in the first quarter as it rolled past Water Canyon in the regular season finale. Tyrek Hopkins rushed for four touchdowns, and Bryson Sorensen added three more in the lopsided win for the Bulldogs who finished the season with a 6-4 record.

Bear River 34, Salem Hills 31

Bear River held strong in the end of a tight game against Salem Hills to escape with a nonregion win over a 5A team. The Skyhawks scored in the final minute but couldn’t get the ball back to get another shot at the win. Bears receiver Ryker Jeppeson caught three of quarterback Owen Olsen’s four passing touchdowns, finishing with 158 yards while Olsen passed for 232 yards. Salem Hills junior QB Jedi Nelson threw for two scores and ran for another two in the loss.

Monticello 50, Altamont 0

Thomas Fullmer rushed for three touchdowns and JD McDonald passed for two more as Monticello jumped all over Altamont, building a 44-0 halftime lead en route to the win.

Mountain Crest 42, Maple Mountain 6

Mountain Crest played dominant defense for four quarters, only allowing a pair of field goals as it rolled past visiting Maple Mountain to wrap up the regular season. Dontay McMurtrey marched into the end zone twice to lead the Mustangs, with Cole Jones, Carson Olsen and Dax Benson also scoring on rushing TDs.

Box Elder 28, Ridgeline 14

Tied after three quarters of play, the Bees scored two fourth quarter touchdowns to pull away from Ridgeline and secure win No. 7 of the season. Junior Daxton Sumko punched in two rushing touchdowns, giving him 14 in 2022.

Spanish Fork 20, Woods Cross 17

The Dons were against the wall after a pick-six in the third quarter lost them the lead, but quarterback Will Dart stepped up and connected with Sai Maugh on a 35-yard touchdown in the final minute to secure Spanish Fork’s win over Woods Cross. Dons kicker Carter Jones drilled kicks of 26 and 41 yards.

Logan 49, Cottonwood 13

Logan didn’t struggle much on the road against Cottonwood as the Grizzlies opened with a 21-0 run in the runaway win. Logan quarterback Keaton Pond threw four touchdown passes and defensive lineman James Wang picked up a fumble in the fourth quarter and ran it back for a 27-yard score.