Playing with a pulled groin, Paxton Skipps ran for touchdowns and added an interception on defense as the Tigers held Timpview to six points for the most of the night and put the game away with one final goal-line stand, 26-13 to clinch a fourth-straight title in the Class 5A state championship Friday at Cedar Valley High School.
The Tigers and Thunderbirds will face each other Friday at 3 p.m. MT, the second game of a day-long championship weekend that starts with the 6A final at 11 a.m. between top-ranked Corner Canyon and Lone Peak.
Of the 1,360 individuals tested last Wednesday afternoon, only a handful of positive cases emerged: 49, to be exact, or a 3.6% positivity rate — roughly eight times lower than the most recent seven-day rate of spread across the state.
Blackett ran for 119 yards and a touchdown, and Trey Lunt added for 100 yards and a touchdown as Juab won its first state title in school history, 17-14 in the Class 3A state championship Saturday night at Greater Zion Stadium at Dixie State.
The Beaver quarterback threw for three of his five touchdowns before the break, leading the Beavers to a 42-0 shut win over Duchesne for their second-straight Class 2A state title Saturday afternoon at Greater Zion Stadium in St. George.
The Tigers (7-2) will face Region 7 rival Timpview in next week's 5A championship, one year after topping the Thunderbirds fo their third-straight state title and less than two months after the regular-season game was canceled due to COVID-19.
The signing period runs through Nov. 18 in basketball, and Aug. 1 in all other sports. For BYU coach Jennifer Rockwood, the new signings continue a local show of force among local high school soccer products.
Dart threw for five touchdowns and ran for another as the Chargers jumped out to a 31-0 lead and kept the motor running in a 45-30 win Thursday in a Class 6A state semifinal at Cedar Valley High School.
One of Utah's most legendary and beloved high school basketball coaches died after a monthlong battle with COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon at a hospital in the community he served for more than four decades.
Logan Fano and Pokai Haunga each scored on a pick-six just 16 seconds apart, Targhee Lambson added a 50-yard scoring run a minute later, and the Thunderbirds pulled away from the Titans 35-13 on Friday night to advance to next week’s 5A state quarterfinals.