Facebook Twitter

Top 20 performances of week 2 in Utah high school football

SHARE Top 20 performances of week 2 in Utah high school football

Bingham’s Thomas Johnson (8) grabs the face mask of Skyridge’s quarterback McCae Hillstead at Skyridge High School in Lehi on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

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

Here’s a look back at some headliner performances from week 2:

Class 6A

Noah Kjar, Corner Canyon — Caught six passes for a career-high 258 receiving yards and one touchdown to help the Chargers roll past Herriman 56-0.

McCae Hillstead, Skyridge — Sophomore QB had a terrific day at the office in week 2, completing 20 of 30 passes for 212 yards and four TDs in a 35-7 win over Bingham. He also added a rushing TD and 43 yards.

Cannon DeVries, Weber — Only caught two passes in week 2, but made the most of them with an 80-yard TD catch and then a 71-yard catch to help Weber march past Bountiful 28-3.

Kolianitioni Lemau, Copper Hills — Made big contributions on both sides of the ball in a 20-6 win over Hillcrest. Defensively he tied for the team lead with six tackles, and offensively he rushed for 140 yards and three TDs on 13 carries.

Class 5A

Gabriel Barraza, Alta — Had a dream day defensively in leading Alta past Desert Hills 54-14. In addition to leading the team with 12 tackles, he added a pick six and then a scoop and score on a blocked kick.

Braxton Bolingbroke, Skyline — Picked apart Springville’s defense all day as he completed 29 of 39 passes for 333 yards and six touchdowns in a dominating 49-14 victory.

Braxton Turner, Wasatch — Recorded six tackles and two sacks as Wasatch played great defense all four quarters to take care of Mountain Crest 20-6.

Willy Leota, Salem Hills — Did a bit of everything in a 27-10 win over Fremont as he recorded nine total tackles and an interception defensively, and then offensively rushed for 28 yards and a score and also caught two passes.

Class 4A

Nate Bushnell, Stansbury — Was a workhorse in Stansbury’s 38-6 win over Logan as carried the ball 24 times for 167 yards and two scores.

Walter Collins, Sky View — Played a key role in multiple areas to lead Sky View to the 42-21 win over Bonneville. He led the team in rushing with 95 yards and two scorers, while also recording another TD on an 18-yard catch. Defensively he added three tackles.

Brayden Bunnell, Pine View — Had a very efficient game in leading Pine View to the 21-13 win over Highland as he completed 14 of 18 passes for 206 yards and three touchdowns.

Kaden Kunz, Mountain View — Completed 16 of 31 passes for 301 yards and 3 TDs while also rushing for 32 yards and another score to lead the Bruins to the 53-13 win over Timpanogos.

Class 3A

Gavin Brown, Richfield — Was seemingly everywhere for the Wildcats in the 34-21 win over North Sevier. He completed 11 of 19 passes for 258 yards and four touchdowns, while he also carried the ball seven times for 37 yards.

Joe Garlick, Summit Academy — The senior completed 12 of his 19 passes for 311 yards and four touchdowns as Summit Academy ran away from San Juan in the second half for the 49-28 win.

Boone Latham, Union — Was a one-man wrecking crew in the 40-10 win over Uintah. He did his most damage on the ground rushing for 244 yards and three TDs on 17 carries, but the QB also completed 10 of 21 passes for 149 yards and one score.

Austin Cox, Manti — Carried the ball a modest nine times for 33 yards and one touchdown, while he also scored on a scoop and score defensively to spearhead the easy 51-21 win over Payson.

Class 2A

EJ Allred, Beaver — Carried the ball 14 times for 101 yards and three touchdowns, and then defensively played lights out with six tackles, one sack and one interception in the 41-9 win over Delta.

Bracken McQuivey, Kanab — Made the most of his eight carries in the 42-6 win over Rich as he finished with 92 yards and three TDs in the blowout.

Treyton Rose, Milford — Caught five passes for 122 yards and a pair of second-half touchdowns as the Tigers took care of Gunnison Valley 34-9.

Kaleb Sanchez, Duchesne — His 88-yard kickoff return to start the game set the tone for Duchesne which beat Parowan 20-3. Defensively Sanchez was a key contributor with six touchdowns.