Jonathan Wistrcill

Jonathan Wistrcill

5A quarterfinal: Orem bests Bountiful in 40-33 win

5A quarterfinal: Orem bests Bountiful in 40-33 win

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 6 - 1:08 a.m.

Chaos reigned down on Bountiful's field during the quarterfinal round of the 5A state football tournament.
Lone Peak stampedes past Herriman 37-14 to advance to 6A quarterfinals

Lone Peak stampedes past Herriman 37-14 to advance to 6A quarterfinals

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 30 - 12:42 a.m.

There was not love lost between these Lone Peak and Herriman when they met on the field Friday night in the second round of the 6A state football playoffs.
Westlake's late field goal lifts Thunder over Roy 30-28 in instant classic

Westlake's late field goal lifts Thunder over Roy 30-28 in instant classic

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 11:07 p.m.

The first team All-Region 4 safety knocked it through the uprights to give the Thunder a 30-28 win over the Royals in opening round of the 6A state tournament.
Olympus explodes for 21 points in opening quarter en route to victory over rival Skyline

Olympus explodes for 21 points in opening quarter en route to victory over rival Skyline

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 16 - 1:32 a.m.

Skyline has not beaten its rival Olympus since 2017, and it's going to be a little longer until that streak ends.
Mountain Ridge survives Herriman's late comeback to win in an overtime thriller

Mountain Ridge survives Herriman's late comeback to win in an overtime thriller

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 2:37 a.m.

The Mustangs offense had been marred by penalties and fumbles all game long, which made the 17-point deficit seem insurmountable. But Herriman had other plans.
Lone Peaks takes care of business against Westlake, secures share of Region 4 crown

Lone Peaks takes care of business against Westlake, secures share of Region 4 crown

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 14 - 12:51 a.m.

After playing spoiler to Corner Canyon's near record-breaking winning streak, the key for Lone Peak going into senior night against Westlake was not to take the Thunder lightly.
Riverton holds on late to upset Mountain Ridge

Riverton holds on late to upset Mountain Ridge

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 9 - 6:55 a.m.

In a matchup that featured two of the top teams from Region 3, it was Riverton that came out on top in the end.
Syracuse sends seniors out with 19-14 win over region foe Layton

Syracuse sends seniors out with 19-14 win over region foe Layton

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 1:19 a.m.

In a high stakes Region 1 battle Thursday night between Syracuse and Layton, both teams looked to improve upon their record in preparation for postseason play.
Lehi scores 35 in third quarter to beat Alta 49-14 on senior night

Lehi scores 35 in third quarter to beat Alta 49-14 on senior night

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 12:37 a.m.

In a matchup featuring two offenses that combined to score 101 points against their previous opponents, most expected the battle between Alta and Lehi to be a high-scoring affair — and it was for at least one team.
Davis hits the mark in overtime to beat Fremont 27-24

Davis hits the mark in overtime to beat Fremont 27-24

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 1:59 a.m.

Fremont running back Kyler Kotter punched in a 9-yard touchdown with only 2:08 remaining in the fourth quarter and things looked bleak for Davis as the Darts trailed 21-14.
West Jordan edges out Riverton 20-14 to remain undefeated on season

West Jordan edges out Riverton 20-14 to remain undefeated on season

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 12:55 a.m.

The Jaguars managed an undefeated start to their season heading into their Friday night bout with Riverton. The Silverwolves, however, came into West Jordan with a 3-2 record, with both losses being decided by less than 3 points each.
Skyridge survives Timpview in overtime thriller for 21-14 win

Skyridge survives Timpview in overtime thriller for 21-14 win

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 11 - 1:39 a.m.

In a game that spanned over three and a half hours, there was very little that did not occur in Friday's matchup between two of the state's premier programs Timpview and Skyridge.
Springville holds on to defeat Riverton and to stay undefeated

Springville holds on to defeat Riverton and to stay undefeated

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 1:54 a.m.

Springville entered its Friday night matchup against Riverton with an unblemished 3-0 record, but the Silverwolves were no cake walk for the Red Devils, who held on to a narrow 23-21 victory.
Lone Peak knocks off one of California's top teams, Bishop Alemany, in 31-24 win

Lone Peak knocks off one of California's top teams, Bishop Alemany, in 31-24 win

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 21 - 1:25 a.m.

Games aren't played on paper but it was tough not to wonder if the Lone Peak Knights could beat a team like the Bishop Alemany Warriors.
Brighton shakes off slow start to overwhelm Pleasant Grove 49-24

Brighton shakes off slow start to overwhelm Pleasant Grove 49-24

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 14 - 1:02 a.m.

Brighton struggled early on to contain Pleasant Grove. But the Bengals rattled off 21 points in the second quarter to come away with a season-opening win.
4A semifinals: Pine View leaps and sprints past Snow Canyon; Sky View dominates Ridgeline

4A semifinals: Pine View leaps and sprints past Snow Canyon; Sky View dominates Ridgeline

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 13 - 8:42 p.m.

Pine View crushed Snow Canyon 48-7 to earn a spot in the 4A title game.
Timpview shines in all phases to soar to 35-24 win over Brighton

Timpview shines in all phases to soar to 35-24 win over Brighton

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 7 - 9:05 a.m.

In a closely contested game between the Timpview Thunderbirds and Brighton Bengals, two plays in the kicking game would prove to be the biggest difference in the end result.
Davis completes improbable 4th-quarter comeback to beat Weber 21-20

Davis completes improbable 4th-quarter comeback to beat Weber 21-20

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 31 - 12:11 a.m.

Friday night's game between Weber and Davis was a great reminder of why you stay until the very end as Davis pulled away late to claim a 21-20 win over Weber.
Westlake's defense forces 6 turnovers to propel them past Hunter in 35-23 win

Westlake's defense forces 6 turnovers to propel them past Hunter in 35-23 win

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 9:26 a.m.

The 17th-seeded Westlake Thunder traveled to Hunter High to take on the 16th-seeded Wolverines in the first round of the state football tournament Friday night.
Olympus stuns undefeated Skyline on last-second score to claim 28-21 win

Olympus stuns undefeated Skyline on last-second score to claim 28-21 win

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 17 - 1:17 a.m.

The undefeated Skyline Eagles headed to Olympus to take on the Titans in the battle for the rock. The matchup may look lopsided on paper, but when these two rivals meet on a Friday night, anything is possible.
Corner Canyon cruises to 53-32 victory over American Fork to claim Region 4 title

Corner Canyon cruises to 53-32 victory over American Fork to claim Region 4 title

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 1:04 a.m.

The undefeated Corner Canyon Chargers were looking to complete a perfect regular season Wednesday night as they hosted the American Fork Cavemen in a high-profile 6A matchup.
West’s dominating second half propels them to a 26-17 win over Kearns

West’s dominating second half propels them to a 26-17 win over Kearns

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 10 - 12:44 p.m.

The West Panthers were in the hunt for an upset as they hosted the undefeated Kearns Cougars Friday night.
Weber squeaks out 32-26 win over Davis in thriller

Weber squeaks out 32-26 win over Davis in thriller

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 8:26 a.m.

The Warriors dominated the first half and jumped out to a 24-7 lead before holding off the Darts, 32-26 to improve to 6-1 and just one game behind Roy for the top spot in Region 1.
Bingham completes 2-point conversion to beat East 29-28 in overtime thriller

Bingham completes 2-point conversion to beat East 29-28 in overtime thriller

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 12:43 a.m.

It is often said that football is a game of inches, and that proved to be true Friday night as Bingham completed a 2-point conversion to claim the overtime win.
Skyridge overwhelms American Fork in 41-9 blowout win

Skyridge overwhelms American Fork in 41-9 blowout win

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 19 - 11:29 a.m.

The third ranked Falcons defended their nest by crushing the fourth ranked Cavemen 41-9.