I watched this game....PG completely outplayed Lone Peak . But when they had
150 yds in penalties to Lone Peaks 40 with most of those ending drives inside
the 20 it is tough to win. I don't know who is in charge of the
officiating for high school football in Utah, but they need someone to train
these guys. I want to see the kids play, not the refs throw their flags. PG
either got homered by some biased refs or the officiating is just really bad.
If it were bad both ways you could live with it. But 250% more penalties for
one team, the visiting team, smells of something.
Orem 7... if you want some real ref bias, check out a JD game or ten
all this talk from PG about state... and now they are 1-2 in region?Was PG over-rated or just not as good as they thought?
PG is good. 14 penalties is tough to overcome. Riverton is good as well. I
don't doubt the officiating was bad at other games. From what I have seen,
the officiating is bad bad bad. It is a shame because the refs are becoming the
focus. When they went from 4 refs to 5 I think they thought it would help. All
it did was create more pressure to use their flags. Now 5 guys have to make
themselves legitimate. The other problem is that the officials are not policed.
They say they review them but the reality is they just justify their calls and
do not improve. It is getting worse.
Orem, I was not at the game so I don't know. However seeing someone blame
the refs for a loss does not bode well for the losing side, it just looks like
sour grapes.Flags CAN be thrown on every single play. What type of
penalties were called? Blatant penalties? PG seems to be struggling to score
points all of a sudden, not sure I would blame the refs.
refs are going to blow calls, that is part of sports. however, that is not going
to be the sole reason somebody loses a game. i can promise that there were blown
calls on both sides, not just against PG. Lone Peak wins, fair and square
Blaming the refs won't hide the fact that PG's wins have all been over
sub par opponents. The only quality team they have beat is Timpview, which now
has a different starting QB.I am afraid we will not even make the