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Here's every opening-round matchup of the 2021 Utah high school football playoffs

Here's every opening-round matchup of the 2021 Utah high school football playoffs

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 16 - 9:29 a.m.

Corner Canyon, Springville, Desert Hills, Juab, San Juan and Duches all earned top seeds in their respective classifications, according to the UHSAA's computer-generation ratings percentage index (RPI) revealed Saturday morning.
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.
Riverton clinches region title behind play of backup quarterback Colby Barton

Riverton clinches region title behind play of backup quarterback Colby Barton

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 1:10 a.m.

Riverton High School clinces 6A Region 3 over Bingham 28-17 behind four touchdowns from backup quarterback Colby Barton.
High school football: Week 10 scores and schedule

High school football: Week 10 scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated Oct. 14 - 6:30 p.m.

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 10 high school football games across the state.
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.
Moving on up: Stansbury wins Region 7 title year after moving to 5A

Moving on up: Stansbury wins Region 7 title year after moving to 5A

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 14 - 12:09 a.m.

Stansbury made the jump from 4A to 5A after last season, but completed the regular season with a commanding 49-14 victory over Timpanogos to remain undefeated in region play and to secure the outright Region 7 title in dominant fashion on senior night.
'As sharp as he could possibly be,' Hillstead helps Skyridge run past American Fork

'As sharp as he could possibly be,' Hillstead helps Skyridge run past American Fork

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 13 - 11:36 p.m.

McCae Hillstead ran for three touchdowns and threw for another to help Skyridge to a 42-22 win over American Fork to clinch a share of the league title Wednesday night.
KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Who's No. 1 after last week's shakeup at the top?

KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Who's No. 1 after last week's shakeup at the top?

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Oct. 11 - 11:47 a.m.

Lone Peak's 41-16 win over top-ranked Corner Canyon sent shockwaves across the Wasatch Front, not only because it was the Chargers' first loss of the year but also because it ended a state-record-tying winning streak at 48 games.
Primetime Performers: Rainy weather, San Juan wash away Beaver's win streak

Primetime Performers: Rainy weather, San Juan wash away Beaver's win streak

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 9 - 11:03 a.m.

Weather wreaked havoc across the Wasatch Front on Friday, with heavy rains and a snow advisory in some corners of the state. But it also caused damage on the football field.
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.
Bountiful claims first region title since 2012 in dominating win over Northridge on road

Bountiful claims first region title since 2012 in dominating win over Northridge on road

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 9 - 12:22 a.m.

Through four region games, Bountiful had only given up 8.5 points per game and had proved to be one of the best defensive teams in the state.
West survives goofy, furious rally from Kearns to claim region crown

West survives goofy, furious rally from Kearns to claim region crown

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 11:58 p.m.

The Panthers held off a furious Kearns' rally to claim a 49-37 win over Kearns.
High school football: Week 9 scores and schedule

High school football: Week 9 scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 6:30 p.m.

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 9 high school football games across the state.
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.
Timpanogos pulls away from Tooele in 48-34 win as it eyes region title

Timpanogos pulls away from Tooele in 48-34 win as it eyes region title

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 12:47 a.m.

When the clock expired and Timpanogos finished talking as a team, the seniors walked the length of the field together to celebrate their 48-34 win over Tooele in what would be their last home game of the regular season.
Alta running back Anson Jaramillo shines in dominant victory over Jordan

Alta running back Anson Jaramillo shines in dominant victory over Jordan

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 12:28 a.m.

Alta running back Anson Jaramillo shined in a 58-17 victory over the Jordan Beetdiggers as he finished the night with three touchdowns.
48-and-No: Lone Peak halts Corner Canyon's state-record winning streak

48-and-No: Lone Peak halts Corner Canyon's state-record winning streak

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 7 - 11:38 p.m.

Easton Comer threw for 274 yards and a touchdown, Jaxson Willits ran for 138 more and two scores, and Lone Peak handed Corner Canyon its first loss in nearly four years 41-16, snapping the Chargers' state record-tying 48-game winning streak in emphatic fashion Thursday night.
High school football: Week 9 scores and schedule

High school football: Week 9 scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Oct. 7 - 6:30 p.m.

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 9 high school football games across the state.
State boys golf: Lone Peak, Skyline, Ridgeline, Morgan, Beaver crowned champs

State boys golf: Lone Peak, Skyline, Ridgeline, Morgan, Beaver crowned champs

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 7 - 5:33 p.m.

The Eagles rallied from a brief deficit to a four-stroke lead en route to a fourth consecutive state title Tuesday at the Oaks at Spanish Fork, matching Lone Peak's fourth-straight title in Class 6A at Davis Park.
KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Top-ranked Chargers tie state record with 48 straight wins

KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Top-ranked Chargers tie state record with 48 straight wins

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 11:03 a.m.

Corner Canyon tied the Utah High School Activities Association record with its 48th straight win in much the same way it got through the first 47: dominantly.
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.
High school football: Week 8 scores and schedule

High school football: Week 8 scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 6:30 p.m.

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 8 high school football games across the state.
Beckstead's 4 TDs, pair of defensive scores help Timpview turn tables on Orem

Beckstead's 4 TDs, pair of defensive scores help Timpview turn tables on Orem

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 11:03 p.m.

Micah Beckstead scored four touchdowns, and Timpview converted two turnovers into two scores in less than 20 seconds to turn a 14-6 halftime game into a 43-13 home win.
KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Can anyone keep up with Corner Canyon?

KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Can anyone keep up with Corner Canyon?

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 11:01 a.m.

With just three weeks left in the regular season, Utah high school football is hitting the stretch run of 2021.
'Everyone was calling me Jaren': How this Timpview junior, BYU recruit became a meme

'Everyone was calling me Jaren': How this Timpview junior, BYU recruit became a meme

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 6:33 p.m.

JJ Tuha's face was being shown across the ESPN2 telecast, introduced as starting quarterback Jaren Hall when the broadcast was opening the game with news that backup quarterback Baylor Romney would start his first game of the season during the Cougars' 4-0 start.
Primetime Performers: Jackson hurls 7 TDs as Alta stuns defending 5A champion Orem

Primetime Performers: Jackson hurls 7 TDs as Alta stuns defending 5A champion Orem

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 11:02 a.m.

Jackson threw seven touchdown passes as the Hawks made a big statement in Region 8. Plus, four (well, five) other Primetime Performers from Week 7 of the 2021 season.
High school football: Week 7 scores and schedule

High school football: Week 7 scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated Sept. 25 - 2:00 a.m.

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 7 high school football games across the state.
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.
QB Lindsay leads Weber to late-game comeback over Layton

QB Lindsay leads Weber to late-game comeback over Layton

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 1:30 a.m.

After being down 20-10 to start the 4th quarter, Weber would score 14 unanswered points to claim the win
Springville explodes for 30 unanswered points late in victory over Wasatch

Springville explodes for 30 unanswered points late in victory over Wasatch

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 1:13 a.m.

Springville Red Devils score 30 unanswered points behind quarterback Ryder Burton and receiving core en route to 45-24 victory over Wasatch.
2nd quarter turnaround leads Corner Canyon to 47th straight win, 38-23 over Skyridge

2nd quarter turnaround leads Corner Canyon to 47th straight win, 38-23 over Skyridge

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 11:29 p.m.

Devin Brown threw for 459 yards and four touchdowns, and Jett Meine hauled in seven catches for 253 yards and two touchdowns as the Chargers pulled away from the second-ranked Falcons, 38-23 Friday night in the KSL.com Game of the Week.
Bingham sends strong message in rout of Mountain Ridge

Bingham sends strong message in rout of Mountain Ridge

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 11:08 p.m.

By the time the clock mercifully hit triple zero, the message had been delivered loud and clear: Region 3 is still run by Bingham.
Corner Canyon's Jaxson Dart sidelined at USC following minor knee surgery

Corner Canyon's Jaxson Dart sidelined at USC following minor knee surgery

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 24 - 1:24 p.m.

The Kaysville native earned rave reviews after replacing Slovis in the Trojans' 45-14 win over Washington State, but did not practice this week with a knee injury.
Zollinger's TD, Barton's sack cap Brighton's wild comeback win over East

Zollinger's TD, Barton's sack cap Brighton's wild comeback win over East

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 11:37 p.m.

Jack Johnson turned the whole thing upside down with a 13-yard screen pass for a touchdown with 13 seconds left, and Lander Barton sealed the wild 35-28 comeback win.
KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Region play brings more separation, clarity

KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Region play brings more separation, clarity

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Sept. 20 - 11:01 a.m.

A look at the top 20 teams after Week 6 of the Utah high school football season.
What record-setting Utahn Jaxson Dart said after rallying USC to win in Pac-12 debut

What record-setting Utahn Jaxson Dart said after rallying USC to win in Pac-12 debut

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 6:29 p.m.

Jaxson Dart stood in front of an overflowing group of road USC fans and the Trojans' marching bad, leading the traditional postgame alma mater with sword in hand for the first time in his collegiate career.
Primetime Performers: Hail Mary hands Davis last-second win over Syracuse

Primetime Performers: Hail Mary hands Davis last-second win over Syracuse

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 11:06 a.m.

Here are five standout performances from Week 6 of the 2021 high school football season.
Bingham's run game explodes for 21 unanswered points in late victory over Herriman

Bingham's run game explodes for 21 unanswered points in late victory over Herriman

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 1:25 a.m.

Despite a closely contested battle through three quarters, the Bingham run game exploded for 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, fueling the Miners to a 27-10 victory over Herriman.
Brown runs for 4 touchdowns as Corner Canyon hands American Fork first loss

Brown runs for 4 touchdowns as Corner Canyon hands American Fork first loss

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 1:12 a.m.

After a slow first quarter, Corner Canyon exploded to win 51-22 over American Fork
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.
Prep football: Week 6 scores and schedule

Prep football: Week 6 scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated Sept. 18 - 12:13 a.m.

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 6 high school football games across the state.
Timpview QB Liu Aumavae celebrates birthday with emphatic win over Alta

Timpview QB Liu Aumavae celebrates birthday with emphatic win over Alta

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 12:10 a.m.

Timpview quarterback Liu Aumavae had four touchdown passes in No. 5 Timpview's 62-21 win at Alta on Friday. That qualifies as a pretty good birthday.
Focused Springville bounces back to hand Provo first loss of season

Focused Springville bounces back to hand Provo first loss of season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 10:56 p.m.

Ryder Burton threw for three touchdowns, and Cole Clement had a touchdown and an interception as Springville smothered Provo, 34-14 to hand the Bulldogs their first loss of the year.
No longer 'little brother,' Timpanogos football off to second-best start in nearly a decade

No longer 'little brother,' Timpanogos football off to second-best start in nearly a decade

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 1:47 p.m.

Timpanogos is 5-0 for the first time since 2018, and has a chance to win six games for only the third time in the past seven years Friday night when it hosts Cedar Valley (2-3, 1-1 Region 7).
Skyline students recognize childhood cancer through a gold-themed football game

Skyline students recognize childhood cancer through a gold-themed football game

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 11:06 a.m.

Through collaboration between families and school officials, Skyline rallied together to show their support of childhood cancer by creating a themed "Gold Out" game.
BYU commit Parker Kingston leads Roy past Kearns

BYU commit Parker Kingston leads Roy past Kearns

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 12:27 a.m.

Parker Kingston won't be playing quarterback — at least not full time — down in Provo, but if Thursday was any indication, BYU would be wise to get the ball in his hands as much as it can. Once he gets into space, he's hard to track down.
KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Region 4 play opens with nearly indomitable Big 4

KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Region 4 play opens with nearly indomitable Big 4

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Sept. 13 - 11:02 a.m.

It's the smallest region in Class 6A, but arguably the toughest. But how will Region 4 teams shake out after running arguably the toughest gauntlet in the state?
Primetime Performers: West overcomes emotional weeks, stays unbeaten in Region 2

Primetime Performers: West overcomes emotional weeks, stays unbeaten in Region 2

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 11 - 2:06 p.m.

Isaiah SueSue had two touchdowns as the Panthers ran out to a 19-0 lead en route to a 19-8 win to hand newcomer Roy its first loss of Region 2 play Friday night.
Olympus secondary comes up big in 35-28 win over Brighton

Olympus secondary comes up big in 35-28 win over Brighton

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 11 - 2:27 a.m.

Olympus High defense comes up big as they force multiple turnovers and defeat Brighton in dramatic fashion 35-28.
Thrilling last-second field goal lifts Weber over Syracuse, ends unbeaten streak

Thrilling last-second field goal lifts Weber over Syracuse, ends unbeaten streak

Milee Enger, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 11 - 1:42 a.m.

With time running out, Weber's Jaycee Jones knocked in a 50-yard field goal to win a competitive back and forth game.
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.
Corner Canyon closing in on record after BYU-bound Micah Wilson's 1st pick six

Corner Canyon closing in on record after BYU-bound Micah Wilson's 1st pick six

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 10:52 p.m.

The BYU-bound linebacker scored on an interception return in the second quarter as Corner Canyon scored 52 unanswered points en route to a 52-7 road win.
Prep football: Week 5 scores and schedule

Prep football: Week 5 scores and schedule

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 6:30 p.m.

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 5 high school football games across the state.
Rival Orem soccer teams come together mid-game to pray for player

Rival Orem soccer teams come together mid-game to pray for player

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 8 - 1:47 p.m.

Emotions and tensions were high during a high school soccer game in Orem Tuesday night when an ambulance had to be called for an injured player. But the rival team stepped up in an unusual way to show its support.
KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Does Orem's loss open door in 5A?

KSL.com HS Football Top 20+1: Does Orem's loss open door in 5A?

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Sept. 7 - 11:02 a.m.

Orem has been a juggernaut since moving to Class 5A, not losing a game to a like-classification competitor since a 24-21 loss to Lehi on Oct. 16, 2019.
Primetime Performers: Ogden rallies around head coach battling ALS

Primetime Performers: Ogden rallies around head coach battling ALS

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 10:05 a.m.

Ogden football coach Erik Thompson, who was recently diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, celebrated a special win with his supporters during a high school football game billed as Erik Thompson Night on Friday at Ogden High School.
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.
Olympus' run game scorches Murray defense in 45-28 victory

Olympus' run game scorches Murray defense in 45-28 victory

Cole Bagley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 1:12 a.m.

After what was a closely-contested first half of high school football, the Olympus offense exploded in the third quarter, relied heavily on their run game and scored 21 unanswered points en route to a 45-28 victory over Murray.