Roundup of Wednesday's high school football games around the state:
HUNTER 35, VIEWMONT 0: Izaiha Paonga-Lei scored two touchdowns on 15 carries and 96 yards to lead Hunter to a win. Shaun Scanlan and Treyvon Johnson each added rushing touchdowns while Eric LaMoine scored on a kick return.
WEST 46, TAYLORSVILLE 15: West earned its first win of its year as it defeated Taylorsville. After a slow first quarter, West scored 23 points in the second and coasted from then on out.
KEARNS 49, GRANGER 34: James Felila rushed for 277 yards and five touchdowns, while Kearns quarterback Jordan Floyd passed for 282 yards to lead Kearns to the victory over Granger. The Cougars racked up 656 yards of total offense in securing the No. 2 seed from Region 2.
JORDAN 48, WEST JORDAN 37: Jordan clinched the outright Region 3 championship with another convincing offensive performance. Dezmond Carter rushed for 160 yards and a touchdown to lead the 'Diggers, while Austin Kafentzis added 219 passing yards and four touchdowns.
ALTA 48, COTTONWOOD 12: Thanks to a dominant first half, Alta cruised to a victory over Cottonwood as Chipper Lucero was outstanding, completing 12-of-17 passes for 303 yards and five touchdowns. Ammon Barker was Lucero's favorite target as he caught five passes for 172 yards and two touchdowns.
BRIGHTON 49, COPPER HILLS 13: By scoring all seven of their touchdowns on running plays, Brighton got a victory over Copper Hills. Osa Masina carried the the Bengals on his back, rushing for three touchdowns on runs of 89, 32 and 10 yards.
RIVERTON 49, AMERICAN FORK 27: Riverton put on a show in the first half, scoring 42 points. Stratton Brown rushed for three touchdowns including a 73-yarder, while Brayden Mahoney added an 80-yard rushing touchdown of his own for the Silverwolves.
BINGHAM 49, PLEASANT GROVE 14: With the game level at 14-14 early in the second quarter, Bingham proceeded to score 35 straight points as Bingham clinched a share of the Region 4 title. It will head into the playoffs as the No. 2 seed, while Pleasant Grove drops all the way down to the No. 4 seed. Tonga Manu had a pair of rushing touchdowns for the Miners, while Skyler Munson hauled in a pair of touchdowns and finished with 141 yards for the Vikings.
LONE PEAK 31, LEHI 8: Lone Peak went into the half up by six, only to explode in the third quarter, scoring 17 more points to capture the victory.
MOUNTAIN VIEW 30, SPRINGVILLE 29: Mountain View, after scoring first in overtime, stopped Springville's two point conversion in the corner of the end zone for the dramatic win. The Bruins had a chance to seal the deal in regulation, but an attempted field goal fell short allowing Springville to nearly flip the script, but ultimately the Red Devils tripped at the 1-yardline forcing extra time. Atunais Palu scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead the Bruins.
MAPLE MOUNTAIN 38, SALEM HILLS 19: KJ Hall rushed for two touchdowns and Cole Casper and CJ Hildebrand added a touchdown each to lead Maple Mountain past Salem Hills for the season-ending victory. Quarterback Jaron Hall completed 17-of-29 passes for 169 yards and two TDs.
DESERT HILLS 42, CEDAR 14: Ty Rutledge passed for two scores and rushed for another as Desert Hills cruised past Cedar to clinch a share of the Region 9 title and the No. 1 seed heading into the 3A state playoffs. Brock Johnson had a great game defensively finishing with nine tackles.
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