Chuck Wing, Deseret News
MONTICELLO 68, WHITEHORSE 0: Austin Maloy scored three touchdowns as visiting Monticello jumped all over Whitehorse, building a 55-0 halftime lead en route to the easy region victory in the season-opener.
MORGAN 35, DELTA 0: 3A's top-ranked Trojans used a strong defensive effort to blank Delta for the season-opening victory.
SNOW CANYON 21, SAN JUAN 0: Snow Canyon's defense dominated San Juan in the shut-out victory. Zach Kennedy and Connor Parry both rushed for more than 100 yards and scored a touchdown to spearhead the victory for first-year coach Marcus Matua. The shutout was San Juan's first in 160 games.
BEAVER 45, CANYON VIEW 13: Jesse McMullin rushed for 220 yards on 24 carries as the Beavers made up for a slow first quarter, scoring 45 unanswered points to get the win on the road over Canyon View.
SOUTH SEVIER 25, GUNNISON 14: South Sevier punched in 13 points in the second half while holding Gunnison scoreless over the final two quarters to pick up the road victory.
PAROWAN 30, MILFORD 14: Parowan jumped to a 14-0 first-quarter lead then coasted from there to top Milford for the road victory to start season.
AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 34, NORTH SEVIER 19: Neil Davis rushed for two TDs and passed for another as American Leadership opened the season with a solid victory over North Sevier. The victory was the first for first-year coach Chas Ryan.
SOUTH SUMMIT 44, PARK CITY 0: South Summit turned six Park City turnovers into 30 points in the first half to cruise past the visitors. Jordan McNair returned an interception 60 yards for a TD in the victory.
EMERY 40, SUMMIT ACADEMY 14: Tied at 14-14 after the first quarter, Emery rolled the rest of the way, scoring 26 unanswered points on its way a big win over Summit Academy.
GRANTSVILLE 21, CEDAR 7: Dallin Williams opened the game with a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown to spark Grantsville to a victory over visiting Cedar. Grantsville's defense was highly touted coming into the season, and the Cowboys backed that up with a strong Week 1 showing.
GRAND 48, CARBON 7: Koi Cook scored three touchdowns as the Red Devils defeated Carbon in the season-opener. Four other players also scored a TD apiece for Grand: quarterback Jacob Francis, receiver Layton Call, running back Cameron Taylor, and freshman running back Nolan Beeman. Francis was also 6-for-7 in PAT attempts. The Dinos managed to get on the scoreboard in the third quarter on a 43-yard toss from Jarod Lessar to Zac Hathaway.
MANTI 28, MOUNTAIN VIEW 10: Connor Aste had 14 carries for 145 yards and passed for a touchdown, helping Manti slip past Mountain View on the road. Kamren Fowles scored a pair of touchdowns and rushed for 62 yards for the Templars.
RICHFIELD 20, KANAB 7: Richfield took an early 14-point lead after the first quarter and held on for the road win over the Cowboys.
JUAB 38, MILLARD 3: Nick Robins and Dedric Davidson connected in the end zone twice as the Wasps buzzed past Millard to open the season. Juab's Jeff Rowley recovered an Eagle fumble and ran it 93 yards to put the nail in the coffin.
BEAR RIVER 42, NORTH SANPETE 20: Bear River jumped to a 22-0 first-quarter lead and never looked back, earning a convincing road victory over North Sanpete.
PINE VIEW 38, JUDGE MEMORIAL 24: Pine View outscored Judge Memorial 17-0 in the fourth quarter to pick up the huge road win. Kody Wilstead completed 24 of 39 passes for 411 yards and three touchdowns to spearhead the come-from-behind victory over Bulldogs, which led 21-14 at the half.
PAYSON 36, PROVO 22: Kyle Moffat tore off for 3 touchdowns on 15 carries, finishing with 183 yards to lead Payton to victory. Easton Smith was 13-for-23 with 187 yards and a TD. Provo's Viliami Iongi passed for two touchdowns and rushed for another, but it wasn't enough as Payson rolled to the nonregion victory.
SKYLINE 28, HURRICANE 6: Chris Williams tallied 206 yards with a TD, which came on an 84-yard sprint to the end zone. Braxton Chipman tossed a pair of TDs and finished with 127 yards passing in victory.
DESERT HILLS 12, STANSBURY 0: In a highly-anticipated matchup between two of elite teams in 3AA, Desert Hills flexed its defensive muscles, blanking Stansbury for the season-opening victory. Desert Hills junior Bridger Cowdin rushed for 162 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries, while sophomore Nick Warmsley added 92 yards on 14 carries.
OGDEN 28, UINTAH 21: Ogden quarterback Josh Shakleford threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Tigers to the win over Uintah.
JUAN DIEGO 21, CORNER CANYON 14: Cameron Hansen broke a 14-14 tie on a monster 62-yard run with 1:57 remaining in the fourth quarter to lift the Soaring Eagle to victory over Corner Canyon. The game was the first for the Corner Canyon program.
UNION 20, BEN LOMOND 0: Union turned in a dominating performance on the ground, controlling the pace of the game and keeping Ben Lomond off the scoreboard. Gavin Nielsen ran for 114 yards on 21 carries and Nic Smith finished with 87 yards and two touchdowns on four carries in the Union win.
HERRIMAN 42, WEST JORDAN 7: Dustin Pearce's debut as Herriman's coach was a fantastic one as the Mustangs easily took care of business against West Jordan. Herriman had 302 rushing yards and 400 total yards, most of it in the first half against West Jordan. Brandon Farmer rushed for 107 yards and 2 TDs and had several big plays in the return game, and Connor Johnson had 3 catches for 43 yards and a touchdown.
EAST 42, ALTA 24: Preston Curtis, Joe Tukuafu and Ula Tolutau each found the end zone twice to lead the Leopards to a big win at home over Alta. Ula Tolutau scored consecutively on runs of 57 and 43 yards to put the game out of reach.
TAYLORSVILLE 26, KEARNS 9: Taylorsville played solid defense to pick up the victory over Kearns.
RIVERTON 47, GRANGER 7: Riverton pounded the ball hard against the Granger defense, rushing for 476 yards in the win over the Lancers.
LEHI 60, MURRAY 20: Leading 26-13 at the break, Lehi jumped on the Spartans with a 28-point third quarter to blow Murray out of the water.
OLYMPUS 14, COTTONWOOD 8: In a game suspended at halftime because of power problems at Cottonwood High, the Titans earned the victory thanks to a solid first-half defensive effort.
SYRACUSE 16, BOX ELDER 7: Kavika Fonua scored on a rushing touchdown in the first half, then helped seal the deal with a 47-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter as Syracuse opened the season with a road victory over Box Elder.
JORDAN 40, FREMONT 12: Austin Kafentzis passed for two touchdowns, rushed for two touchdowns and finished with more than 300 passing yards as Jordan overcame a sluggish first half to pull away from upset-minded Fremont.
VIEWMONT 20, BONNEVILLE 17: Mason Wright scored on an interception return and a fumble recovery to lead Viewmont to victory over Bonneville. Wright added four tackles and a sack in an impressive performance.
HUNTER 19, LAYTON 12: Facing a 6-0 deficit at halftime, Hunter outscored Layton 19-6 in the second half to escape with the narrow victory. Nathan Uhi rushed for 200 yards and intercepted Layton in the end zone to lead the way for the Wolverines.
DAVIS 45, COPPER HILLS 7: The Davis Darts held Copper Hills scoreless after the first quarter to earn the blowout victory. Colton Chronister, Mason White and Tyree Adams all recorded rushing touchdowns for the Darts.
WEBER 27, WEST 7: The Weber defense was outstanding in knocking off West, which snapped a lengthy losing streak.
BRIGHTON 41, AMERICAN FORK 28:
PLEASANT GROVE 52, OREM 28: Pleasant Grove's offense got on track in rolling past Orem for the Week 1 victory.
ROY 42, CLEARFIELD 12: Jace Skimore tossed three touchdown passes as Roy cruised past Clearfield to open the season.
TIMPANOGOS 34, WASATCH 6: Jackson Dunford passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another as visiting Timpanogos rolled past Wasatch. Defensively, the T-Wolves limited Wasatch to just two field goals.
TIMPVIEW 34, SKY VIEW 28: It was a back-and-forth contest between Timpview and Sky View until the Thunderbirds put six points on the board in the fourth quarter to snatch the victory. Britain Covey caught six passes for 192 yards and three TDs, while Isiah Holloway completed 15 of 19 passes for 261 yards and four TDs to lead the way for the T-birds.
CYPRUS 37, TOOELE 7: Cyprus methodically pulled away from Tooele to open the year with a victory.
NORTH SUMMIT 41, ALTAMONT 0: North Summit jumped to a big 34-0 halftime lead and coasted to victory.
WOODS CROSS 33, MAPLE MOUNTAIN 21: With the game tied at 21-21 at the half, Woods Cross blanked Maple Mountain in the second half to pick up the road victory. The Wildcats' Xequille Harry had a big interception return for a touchdown in the first half. Jaren Hall passed for three touchdowns in the loss for Maple Mountain.
DIXIE 20, SPRINGVILLE 21: Springville started off the season with a win in the the narrow victory over Dixie. In defeat, Drew Batchelor contributed to all three scoring plays for the Flyers.
LOGAN 41, NORTHRIDGE 38: In a back-and-forth showdown, Logan outlasted Northridge to start the prep football season on a winning note. Angel Reyes had a pair of touchdowns, and a Chase Nelson rushing TD would prove to be the game winner Friday night. With a shot at overtime, Northridge failed to convert a makeable field goal.
WESTLAKE 21, SPANISH FORK 20: Westlake jumped out to a 21-0 lead and then hung on as Spanish Fork clawed its way back into the game. Westlake's defense record three interceptions en route to the victory. Gavin Williams led the way for the Mustangs, completing 18 of 29 passes for 131 yards and two TDs, while also rushing for 72 yards.
BOUNTIFUL 14, LONE PEAK 32: Baron Gajkowski rushed for four touchdowns and passed for another as Lone Peak rallied from a 14-13 deficit in the third quarter to pull away for the easy victory over visiting Bountiful.
ENTERPRISE 28, DIAMOND RANCH 12: Enterprise broke open a close game in the fourth-quarter to pull away for the victory over Diamond Ranch.
DUCHESNE 30, LAYTON CHRISTIAN 6: Despite an hour lightning delay, Duchesne cruised past Layton Christian for the season-opening victory, extending its winning streak to 35 games, one shy of tying Timpview's state record. Matt Muir finished with 122 yards rushing and a TD, while Braxton Spencer added a pair of TD's in the win.
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