High school football: Week 1 roundup

Deseret News

Published: Saturday, Aug. 18 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT

NORTHRIDGE 41, LOGAN 27: Nate Kusuda threw a pair of touchdown passes, while returning all-state running back David Adams added a rushing and receiving touchdown as Northridge stunned Logan in the season opener.

STANSBURY 51, UINTAH 0: Jackson Clausing led the Stallions with 114 yards on seven carries and one touchdown as Stansbury opened the season with a victory. Hudson Conrad added two touchdown receptions and Colton May totaled 14 tackles and one sack in the win.

EAST 35, PINE VIEW 0: Ula Tolutau totaled 149 yards rushing and two touchdowns and Jewka Patetefa returned a punt 50 yards to the one-yard line in addition to his two scores for the big East victory that was highlighted by big defensive plays. Jake Baptiste had an interception return of 47 yards, five tackles, and two assists; Zach Swenson had a fumble recovery for 62 yards, three tackles, and a forced play; and Sesi Salt had five tackles and three assists.

GRAND 42, CARBON 0: Jacob Francis did everything for the Red Devils in the season-opening win, completing 4-of-7 passes for 85 yards and one touchdown with one interception and rushing 98 yards for three scores on 12 carries. Grand defenders Koi Cook, Aaron Lewis, and Aaron Randall combined to snag four interceptions.

BRIGHTON 21, DAVIS 14: Uaea Masina carried the ball 21 times for 127 yards and a touchdown, and Osa Masina had eight carries for 81 yards and a TD. Defensively, Kekoa Kane was the heavy hitter with 14 tackles as Brighton managed a 15-point third quarter to stun Davis at home. Jackson Peacock led the Darts with 12 tackles.

SAN JUAN 19, SNOW CANYON 11: San Juan quarterback Barkley Christensen completed 19 of 31 passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns as the Broncos knocked off 3A school Snow Canyon. Logan Meyer was the recipient of two of those TDs as he finished with 80 yards on eight receptions.

COPPER HILLS 28, TAYLORSVILLE 14: Copper Hills held the early lead at halftime, but Taylorsville rallied to tie the game in the fourth quarter. The Grizzlies responded with a pair of touchdowns to preserve the win at home. Dustin Soter rushed for a pair of TDs to lead the Grizzlies.

ROY 42, CLEARFIELD 9: After a sluggish start, Roy exploded for 35 points in the second half to down visiting Clearfield.

GRANTSVILLE 26, WASATCH 20: Ky Fisher was quick on his feet, rushing for three touchdowns in the narrow victory over Wasatch. Teammate Nephi Meono found the end zone in the fourth quarter to gain the lead and hold on for the win. James Delacenserie of Wasatch found teammate Kaden Connor twice in the end zone in the loss.

MAPLE MOUNTAIN 35, MORGAN 22: KJ Hall ran for 138 yards and passed for 67 yards and one touchdown to lead the Golden Eagles on opening night. CJ Hildebrand scored twice for Maple Mountain with 86 yards. Kade Carrigan led the Trojans in the loss with one touchdown and 100 rushing yards.

BINGHAM 28, WEST JORDAN 0: The Miners started the season on the right foot with the blowout victory over neighboring rival West Jordan. Bingham was held scoreless in the first quarter, but quickly turned things around to pick up the win. West Jordan quarterback Michael Moorehead tore his ACL late in the game, a tough blow for the Jaguars.

JUAN DIEGO 20, SALEM HILLS 14: Juan Diego were the early aggressors, tallying 20 points before Salem Hills mustered up a fourth quarter rally of 14 points in the narrow victory on the road. Kalei Kauhaahaa ran for a pair of scores to leading the Soaring Eagle.

HIGHLAND 21, WEST 10: Dewey Clark led the Rams' offense with 64 rushing yards and David Kocher anchored the defense with five tackles and two assists as Highland picked up a solid preseason victory over West.

KANAB 42, NORTH SEVIER 6: Brandon Jenson was lethal on the ground, kicking off Kanab's first-quarter surge with an 80-yard rushing touchdown. Jenson finished with two rushing touchdowns and a 40-yard interception return in the dominating victory. The Cowboys held North Sevier scoreless through three quarters.

HUNTER 25, LAYTON 20: Marcus Kemp scored all three of the Layton touchdowns, with a little help from Quarterback Hunter Evans to put some fly on the ball. Evans finished the game 19-for-36 with 290 yards, but Hunter rallied for 19 points in the final two quarters to down the Lancers.

CYPRUS 14, MURRAY 7: Defensive efforts were unyielding in the second half and Cyprus was fortunate to hold onto a 14-7 halftime lead. Murray was first on the scoreboard, finding the end zone in the first quarter, but Cyprus dominated with two touchdowns in the second.

PLEASANT GROVE 52, KEARNS 25: Pleasant Grove quarterback Michael Anderson and receiver Skyler Munson made quite the pair in the landslide victory over Kearns. Anderson found Munson in the end zone on five different occasions in the win as Pleasant Grove went 15-of-28 and finished with 362 passing yards.

UNION 16, BEN LOMOND 13: Jaydn Bertoch threw for a touchdown and Gavin Nielson ran for a score as Union eked out a victory over Ben Lomond in coach Matt Labrum's first game as head coach.

ENTERPRISE 16, DIAMOND RANCH 7: Enterprise overcame an early deficit to Diamond Ranch on its way to a season-opening victory in coach Malin Williams' first game as head coach.

TIMPANOGOS 24, LEHI 14: Kaden Bramall finished the night 6-for-9 with 133 yards and a rushing touchdown, and also heaved a pair of TD passes for Timpanogos. The Timberwolves took control of the game in the final four minutes, after a play action call on second down turned into pay dirt for the home team.

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