Cedar 23, Park City 13 The Redmen rallied for 14 points in the fourth quarter to come back from a 13-9 deficit and secure the road win over the Miners. Cedar will move on to the next round of the playoffs.
Desert Hills 40, Uintah 7 Desert Hills scored early and often, jumping out to a 27-7 lead in the first half, to earn the home victory over the Utes.Bridger Cowdin finished the night with a pair of rushing touchdowns, as the Thunder easily advance through the first round of the 3AA playoffs.
4A PLAYOFFSOlympus 43, Springville 37 Coleman Meier led Olympus with five touchdowns Friday night, four of them on the ground, to lift Olympus over Springville on the road. Meier had a hand in all of the Titans scoring plays in the victory. Red Devils quarterback tossed three touchdowns and rushed for another in the loss.
Logan 22, Bountiful 17 Despite losing star quarterback Chase Nelson, who was ejected in the first half, Logan managed to hold on down the stretch to defeat visiting Bountiful. Nelson did have a pair of rushing touchdowns before his ejection, which came after the QB was flagged twice for personal fouls in the end zone.
East 65, Roy 14 East completely dominated Roy in the blowout victory in the first round of the 4A playoffs. Isaac Valles threw a pair of touchdowns and rushed for another, whilePreston Curtis added three TDs to help East advance. The Leopards also returned three Roy interceptions for scores Friday night.
Corner Canyon 42, Spanish Fork 21 Corner Canyon quarterback Michael Ebeling had a fantastic day in leading first-year Corner Canyon into the 4A quarterfinals. The junior completed 13 of 19 passes for 286 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Chargers. Garrett Michaeli caught three passes for 125 yards and one touchdown, and defensively the Chargers harassed Spanish Fork quarterback all night with six sacks.
Woods Cross 42, Box Elder 14 In the one-sided affair, Woods Cross toppled visiting Box Elder to advance in the 4A playoffs. Xequille Harry was the driving force on both sides of the ball, returning one of two interceptions for six points while getting involved offensively by hauling in seven receptions for 144 yards with two TDs.
Salem Hills 35, Orem 14 Chad Peterson led Salem Hills with his four passing touchdowns, as the visitors rumbled to a big first round victory over Orem. Cooper Smith opened the scoring for the SkyHawks with a pick-six, and Peterson connected with four different receivers for touchdowns in Friday night's win. Tucker Camp found Nolan Gray for both Orem TDs in the loss.
Timpview 62, Timpanogos 14 Kainoa Tu'ua had a pair of rushing touchdowns, and took a 30-yard interception back for six points in the blowout win over Timpanogos. Pio Stowers also returned a interception for a score, and Timpview rallied for 35 points in the second quarter bury the visiting Timberwolves.
Sky View 27, Highland 14 Braxton Godderidge completed 23-of-35 passes Friday afternoon, finishing the game with 229 yards passing and three passing touchdowns in the first round playoff victory over Highland. Jamahl Greer brought Highland within three points in the third quarter, but the Bobcats shutout the Rams in the fourth quarter to secure the win.
Brighton 42, Cottonwood 15 Chandler Gee opened the scoring for Brighton with a 49-yard interception return that pretty much set the vibe for the rest of the night. Osa Masina and Jesse Thompson led the Bengals rushing attack with a combined four touchdowns, and Thompson also hauled in a TD reception during the lopsided first round victory.
Herriman 44, Layton 33 Brandon Farmer put Herriman up early with three first half rushing touchdowns, and the Mustangs fended off a Layton rally to advance in the 5A playoffs. Brayden Kener finished the night with two rushing scores, and a passing TD in the Herriman win at home.