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Top 20 performances of week 3 in Utah high school football

Davis’ Spencer Ferguson (24) runs against Herriman in Herriman on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. The game is the first high school football game since the pandemic began.
Davis’ Spencer Ferguson (24) runs against Herriman in Herriman on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020.
Jeffrey D. Allred, 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 3:


Class 6A

Spencer Ferguson, Davis — Was a workhorse again for the Darts as he recorded 23 carries for 228 yards and three touchdowns as the Darts coasted to the 44-0 win over Northridge.

John Henry Daley, Lone Peak — Helped bottle up East’s offensive all night in the 32-8 win as he recorded six tackles and two sacks.

Rex Connors, Pleasant Grove — Carried the ball three times for 49 yards and a touchdown and then also added a 70-yard pick-six in the second quarter as Pleasant Grove rolled over Jordan for the 42-0 win.

Brayden Ross, Westlake — Completed 19 of 32 passes for 250 yards and three touchdowns to pace Westlake to its third straight win to open the season as it beat Hunter 25-14.


Class 5A

Ethan Jackson, Alta — Was the catalyst to a big offensive performance in 51-12 win over Tooele as he completed 18 of 26 passes for 294 yards and five touchdowns, giving him 11 TD passes on the season in three games.

Reed Johnson, Salem Hills — Had a big night in leading Salem Hills to the 28-7 win over Juab as he caught four passes for 69 yards and three touchdowns and then defensively he recorded four tackles and one interception.

Ayden Helm, Mountain Ridge — Completed 17 of 28 passes for 211 yards and five touchdowns and also rushed for another score as Mountain Ridge rolled past visiting Hurricane 45-6.

Brooks Fornelius, Bountiful — Caught three passes for 126 yards and a touchdown and then defensively also returned an interception 53 yards for a score as Bountiful took care of Springville 28-10.


Class 4A

Kru Huxford, Stansbury — Completed 16 of 24 passes for 235 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for a score as Stansbury edged visiting Green Canyon 42-34.

Kaden Cox, Ridgeline — Rushed for three touchdowns in the first half alone, finishing with 74 total yards, and also passed for 254 yards and another score in Ridgeline’s 45-7 win over Farmington.

Jaron Garrett, Cedar City — Completed 19 of 25 passes for 389 yards and four touchdowns on top of rushing for 74 yards and another score as Cedar City went on the road and rolled over Taylorsville 51-19.

Tyler Maine, Canyon View — Made the most of his eight catches as he finished with 107 yards and three touchdowns too lead Canyon View to the easy 41-6 win over Enterprise.


Class 3A

Brady Jacobson, North Sanpete — Recorded one tackle, one sack and one interception defensively in the 58-0 win over South Sevier, and then offensively caught two passes for 89 yards and one touchdown.

Joe Garlick, Summit Academy — Guided the Bears to a 24-14 win at Star Valley, Wyoming, as he completed 15 of 31 passes for 201 yards and two touchdowns, in addition to adding another rushing TD. His 75-yard TD pass to Titan Kilgore in the fourth quarter helped put the game away.

Boone Latham, Union — Passed for two touchdowns and 139 yards and then rushed for three more TDs and 157 yards in Union’s lopsided 58-27 win over Grand.

Jace Curtis, Emery — Carried the ball 20 times for 147 yards and two touchdowns as Emery overcame a 13-0 halftime deficit to beat American Leadership 20-13.


Class 2A

Treyson Hunter, Beaver — Passed for two three touchdowns and 195 yards, rushed for 79 yards and another score and then defensively recorded a team-high five tackles as Beaver dominated South Summit 55-10.

Brock Adams, Duchesne — Carried the ball 16 times for 109 yards and two touchdowns and also recorded four tackles to pace Duchesne to the 53-7 road win at Carbon.

Jed DeGraffenried, Millard — Did a bit of everything in 32-14 win over Delta, as defensively he tallied five tackles, one sack and one interception and then offensively he pounded out 147 yards and two TDs on 21 carries.

Matagi Faavale, North Summit — Recorded 20 total tackles defensively and then also added a game-sealing pick-six in the fourth quarter as North Summit got some revenge on North Sevier with the 17-6 win.