High school football: Felt's Facts Week 12

By George Felt

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Nov. 3 2011 12:00 p.m. MDT

Timpview, 4 years (2006-09)

Juan Diego, 3 years (2008-10, current streak)

Northridge, 3 years (2000-02)

Won three playoff games at least four consecutive seasons.

Skyline, 9 (1995-03)

Timpview, 4 (2006-09)

Won two playoff games at least five consecutive seasons.

Skyline, 13 (1993-05)

Kanab, 8 (1881-88)

Bingham, 6 (2006-10, current)

Alta, 5 (1981-85)

Alta, 5 (2005-09)

Beaver, 5 (1979-83)

Judge, 5 (1969-73)

Won one playoff game at least eight consecutive seasons

Skyline, 13 (1993-2005)

Timpview, 12 (2000-11, current)

Kanab, 11 (1980-90)

Juan Diego, 10 (2002-11, current)

Millard, 10 (1949-58)

Millard, 10 (1974-84)

Beaver, 9 (1975-83)

Bonneville, 9 (1984-92)

Davis, 9 (1982-90)

Manti, 9 (1997-2005)

San Juan, 9 (1987-95)

Bingham, 8 (2004-11, current)

Delta, 8 (1994-2001)


Dave Peck coaches his 150th game in 12 years at Bingham with a 118-31 record for the Miners.

More from Last Week

Against Whitehorse on Sept. 23, Monticello's P.J. Leiatau used perhaps the most obscure play in football – the drop kick – to score a field goal. The former rugby player made another in the Buckaroos' 64-30 playoff win over Milford last Saturday. Not sure if that's the first drop kick used in a playoff game, but if it's not, it's the first since at least the 1920s.

Thanks to Coach Chadwick, Leiatau's drop kick can be clearly seen on a 23-second video at:


By winning their first-ever home playoff games, Desert Hills, Herriman and Stansbury joined an elite group of just 12 schools that are perfect at home in the postseason. Skyline leads the list, 37-0 after last week, followed by Snow Canyon, 10-0, then Ben Lomond, Parowan and Syracuse, all 2-0. Canyon View, Desert Hills, Gunnison, Herriman, Monument Valley, Stansbury and Timpanogos are all 1-0.

Player Update

While Springville has concluded its season, a couple of its players finished with stellar season and career records.

QB Steve Bate accumulated 7,422 yards of Career Total Offense, the seventh best performance all-time. Of those, 7,250 came through the air, which places Bate fourth in Career Passing Yards. He threw 74 TD passes in his three-year career, ranking him fifth. He also finished high in Career Passing Completions, 453 (ninth), and Attempts, 758 (11th).

Bate's top receiver, Jaylon Miyasaki caught 78 passes for 1,412 yards this year, the seventh most Season Reception Yards in state history.

His Reception Yards-per-Game Average of 128.3 ranks fifth all-time.