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.
HURRICANE 51, CANYON VIEW 12: Hurricane scored six times on the ground to capture a share of the Region 9 title heading into the playoffs as the No. 2 seed.
PINE VIEW 30, SNOW CANYON 13: Prentiss Miller rushed for two touchdowns and Kody Wilstead passed for two touchdowns as Pine View rolled past visiting Snow Canyon to clinch the final playoff berth Region 9. Carson Murdock added a pair of receiving touchdowns for the Panthers.
UNION 28, UINTAH 7: Gavin Nielsen rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns while Nic Smith added 105 yards rushing and two scores as well as Union beat rival Uintah to clinch the final playoff berth from Region 10.
BEAR RIVER 60, TOOELE 14: Bear River played dominant defense in wrapping up the regular season with an easy win over Tooele. Running back Jermaine Selman led the way with 106 yards and two touchdowns on just 10 carries, while Garret Fronk added a receiving touchdown and 67 yards.
GRANTSVILLE 29, OGDEN 12: Grantsville rushed for 238 yards in the victory and held Ogden to a mere 168 total yards on the defensive side of the ball. Ky Fisher rushed for two touchdowns for the Cowboys.
STANSBURY 42, BEN LOMOND 0: Stansbury capped its first undefeated season in school history with a shutout victory over Ben Lomond. Chase Christiansen accounted for three scores for the Stallions, two on the ground and one through the air.
JUAB 50, CARBON 14: Juab's Jeff Rowley was 14-of-25 for 203 yards and four touchdowns in the big win. Curtis Orme finished with seven receptions for 109 yards and two scores for the Wasps.
NORTH SANPETE 34, DELTA 18: North Sanpete played outstanding defense in an impressive victory over North Sanpete. Brady Walker led the way with 247 yards rushing and three touchdowns, with teammate Kaden Poulson adding 140 yards and two touchdowns. Kale Leavitt scored all three TDs in the loss for Delta.
DUCHESNE 34, ALTAMONT 14: Kaden Moon scored three touchdowns and had 155 yards rushing for Duchesne en route to a victory over visiting Altamont. Moon scored once on a fumble recovery while his other two were on runs. Rylee Foy caught two touchdown passes each from Trent Roberts for the Longhorns in the loss.
RICH 43, LAYTON CHRISTIAN 7: Austin Groll rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another as Rich rolled to the victory over Layton Christian. Leading 22-7 at the half, the Rebels pulled away with touchdowns by Groll, Dyson Barker and Cache Sabey.
SKY VIEW 45, WEBER 10: Braxton Godderidge led the way for the Bobcats completing 18-of-28 passes with 280 total yards. Nelson Griffiths was perfect nailing every point after attempt.
BONNEVILLE 24, MURRAY 15: Bonneville held Murray scoreless for three quarters and build a 17-point lead before holding off a furious fourth quarter rally on the road.
BOUNTIFUL 31, LAYTON 9: Jakob Hunt rushed for 147 yards and two touchdowns while Houston Heimuli chipped in with 120 yards of his own to lead Bountiful to the easy victory over Layton in a game played at Weber State. Layton led 9-7 after the first quarter, but the Braves scored 24 unanswered points the rest of the way.
OLYMPUS 21, WOODS CROSS 14: Coleman Meier was the hero for Olympus as he scored two rushing touchdowns including the game-winner with five seconds left. Wildcats' quarterback Skyler Farnes threw for one touchdown and rushed for the other in the loss.
CYPRUS 38, HILLCREST 14: Brothers Albert and A.J. Semeatu carried the load for Cyrpus, scoring three times including a 43-yard scamper from Albert to push past Hillcrest at home.
HERRIMAN 50, CLEARFIELD 7: Herriman got off to a slow start but came out strong afterwards, outscoring Clearfield 43-0 in the last three quarters. Viliami Bloomfield rushed for three touchdowns while Francis Bernard scored two of his own. Bernard scored on an interception return and a 60-yard rush on his only carry of the night.
LOGAN 51, EAST 34: Logan handed East its first loss of the season as Luke Falk threw for five touchdowns, four going to Beau Artist. East jumped out to a 20-14 lead after the first quarter, but the Grizzlies responded by scoring 27 straight points in the second and third quarters. Preston Curtis returned two kicks for touchdowns in the loss for the Leopards.1 comment on this story
MOUNTAIN CREST 31, NORTHRIDGE 7: Eddy Hall carried Mountain Crest in its victory over Northridge, carrying the ball 21 times for 110 yards and a touchdown. Northridge rested 13 starters, and the Mustangs took advantage with a very easy victory.
HIGHLAND 9, BOX ELDER 7: Pisinga Vaenuku scored Highland's lone touchdown on a two yard run while Mike Kerr added a 22-yard field goal in a highly defensive game. Adam Webber and Ephraim Schulte combined for 18 tackles for the Rams.
ROY 33, MORGAN 14: Roy fell behind by two scores in the first quarter but proceeded to check off 33 straight points for the home win. Baby T Etuati rushed for two touchdowns to lead Roy to the victory in its last game of the season.