Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Nov 16th - 11:18pm
Kjar had three catches for 73 yards and two touchdowns, and Corner Canyon held off a spirited Skyridge rally twice to pull away for the first state football title in the six-year history of the school, 31-14 in the Class 5A championship.
Eight weeks later, under the bright lights of Rice-Eccles Stadium, Lone Peak avenged that early season loss by defeating American Fork 34-29 to win 6A state championship and complete one of the most improbable turnarounds in recent Utah high school football history.
Marcos Aragon, KSL.com Contributor | Updated Nov 16th - 4:13pm
Orem High School captured it's second title under Coach Jeremy Hill after defeating Dixie High School 60-13. Puka Nacua capped off his senior year by breaking the single season touchdown receptions record.
Marcos Aragon, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Nov 10th - 9:44pm
The Summit Academy Bears took down the North Sanpete Hawks en route to their first ever football state title. The Bears were led by an outstanding offensive performance from seniors Talmage Brown and Kasey Briggs.
Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Nov 10th - 2:16pm
In the first 24 minutes, South Summit’s Kael Atkinson threw three touchdowns, ran for two more and used a halftime 38-13 lead to fend off Grand 50-25 in the Class 2A Championship, the Wildcats second in a row in six straight appearances, at Stewart
Caden Johnson ran for 83 yards and a touchdown — the game-winner with just under two minutes left — to help the Chargers rally by Olympus, 20-15 in a Class 5A state semifinal Friday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
For the second consecutive season, the Skyridge Falcons have advanced to the 5A championship game after defeating the Roy Royals 42-15 Friday. It’s the second time in Skyridge’s three years as a school that they’ve appeared in the championship game.
BYU commit Michael Daley had nine tackles, including 3.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks, to go with a blocked punt and a tipped pass that led to an interception to lead Lone Peak’s defense, which also got a 42-yard pick-six from Brock McChesney.
A month ago, the Bingham Miners claimed a key Region 4 victory over rival American Fork to earn home-field advantage throughout the first two rounds of the 6A state playoffs. On Thursday, though, the Cavemen got their revenge and beat the Miners.