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Tom Smart, Deseret News
Salem quarterback Porter Gustin escapes from Highland's Jayden Palauni as Salem High School defeats Highland High School 14-7 in an early round of the 4A State Football Tournament Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Salem.


DIAMOND RANCH 45, ALTAMONT 0: Diamond Ranch scored all 45 points in the first half, and were able to cruise past winless Altamont and advance in the 1A playoffs.

RICH 41, MOMUMENT VALLEY 8: Cache Sabey ran for two touchdowns, while Koy Brown passed for two more as Rich rolled to the 1A quarterfinal victory over Monument Valley. Defensively, the Rebels were able to hold the visitors scoreless through the first three quarters of the game.

MONTICELLO 34, MILFORD 18: Cole Eldredge led the Monticello backfield with three rushing touchdowns Friday night, as the Buckaroos fended off Milford in quarterfinal actions. Jordan Hardy connected with Nathan Barnes twice for Milford TDs in the road loss.


SAN JUAN 6, MILLARD 5: In an absolute slugfest, Payton Palmer found Bronz Eldredge for the only touchdown of the afternoon with 69 seconds remaining to help San Juan advance to the 2A semifinals.

SOUTH SUMMIT 48, ENTERPRISE 14: Bracken Santos took a pair of carries into the end zone for South Summit, while Isaac Tillet led the ground attack with 149 yards and a touchdown. Ethan Miles hauled in a pair of receiving scores in the Wildcats quarterfinal victory. Quarterback Ty Jones finished 7-for-9 with 156 yards and two TDs for South Summit.

SUMMIT ACADEMY 22, BEAVER 19: After Beaver took a 19-14 lead, Summit Academy answered with a Nate Gordon rushing touchdown to punch the Bears ticket into the 2A semifinals. Steven Harp finished with a pair of scores Friday night to contribute in the Summit Academy victory. Dillon Smith and Matthew Roberts both led Beaver each with a pair of TDs in the loss.


JUAB 44, GRANTSVILLE 14: Brandon Smith carried the rock into the end zone twice Friday afternoon for Juab, and quarterback Nick Robins added a pair of touchdowns to lead the home team past Grantsville. Tyse Ostler led the Wasps defensively with a 36-yard interception return for a touchdown, as the defense bunkered down to allow the visitors just two second half scores.

JUDGE MEMORIAL 42, CANYON VIEW 14: Michael Kearns carried the rock into the end zone three times Friday night for Judge, as the defending champions moved one step closer to a second consecutive 3A title. Ayden Auer tossed a pair of touchdowns, and ran for another in the Bulldogs lopsided victory.

MANTI 12, MORGAN 7: Caleb Harris carried the ball 12 time for 45 yards and two touchdowns to help Manti narrowly slip past Morgan at home. Defensively for Manti, Keltn Pritchard recovered a fumble and Jordan Howe intercepted Morgan quarterback Tyler Kelsey in the win.


HURRICANE 49, PINE VIEW 28: Hurricane returned two Park City fumbles for touchdowns Friday night to advance in the 3AA Playoffs. Jeremiah Ieremia and Jake Carr each reach the end zone twice for the Tigers. Ian Moritz finished the game with three passing TDs in the loss, two off them to Miners receiver Chandler Barkdull.

BEAR RIVER 27, SNOW CANYON 17: Riley Walker finished the game with four passing touchdowns for Bear River in the quarterfinal victory. Cole Fronk hauled in a pair of those touchdown passes to help the Bears advance after Friday night's win over visiting Snow Canyon.

DIXIE 55, UINTAH 8: Jaden Harrison fueled the Dixie defense with four rushing touchdowns as the Flyers posted all 55-points in the first half of Friday's quarterfinal victory over Uintah. Quarterback Ammon Takau tossed three TDs, and rushed for another Dixie score in the win. Trenton Miller also contributed to the Dixie offense, scoring two rushing TDs.

CEDAR 34, TOOELE 22: Brecken Lewis led Cedar to a surprising victory over Tooele Friday night in the 3AA quarterfinals. The Redmen quarterback took the ball into the end zone all five times, including a 75-yard sprint for pay dirt for the opening score of the game. Ryan Brady had a pair of TDs for Tooele in the loss.


ROY 55, OREM 14: Matty Matautia carried the ball six times for 128 yards and four touchdowns as the Royals dominated Orem in the 4A first round game on Friday, racing to a 42-6 halftime lead en route to the win. The Royals held Orem to just 250 yards of total offense.

SKY VIEW 42, MURRAY 14: Isaac Hermann ran for three Sky View touchdowns, while teammate Garrison Beach threw in three more in the blowout victory over Murray. The Spartans opened up the scoring with a Devin Baldwin rushing TD, but were held scoreless until the fourth quarter in the loss.

SALEM HILLS 14, HIGHLAND 7: Porter Gustin provided two first half rushing touchdowns for Salem Hills, which turned out to be the only scoring the Skyhawks needed in the first round victory. James Pembroke broke the scoring drought for Highland with his three yard dash for pay dirt in the loss.

CORNER CANYON 34, BOX ELDER 7: Riley Ogden opened the night for Corner Canyon with three rushing touchdowns that left Box Elder in the dust. Izaac Brinton finished the TD frenzy for the Chargers in the first half with a 45-yard sprint to the end zone, and Braxton Martin hit a pair of fourth quarter field goals to finish out the Corner Canyon scoreline.

TIMPVIEW 18, EAST 8: Isaiah Holloway took the second half kickoff 96-yards for a Timpview touchdown as the undefeated Thunderbirds held East scoreless in the second half to advance in the 4A Playoffs. Lorenzo Manu's six yard pass to Cole Peterson was the only score the Leopards could muster Friday night in the disappointing loss.

SKYLINE 29, LOGAN 13: Skyline broke a 13-13 tie at the half with 16 unanswered second half points to skip past Logan in the 4A first round. Braxton Chipman connected with Eagles receiver Riley Sharp twice in the second half to propel the home side to victory. Hunter Horsley scored twice for Logan in the loss.

SPRINGVILLE 21, BOUNTIFUL 17: Noah McCray's 50 yard touchdown reception from Zachary Gordon fueled the Springville rally, and Kaden Hilstead's 50 yard punt return for a TD capped a first round victory. Nels Halton gave Bountiful a brief lead in the third quarter, but the scoreline would not hold in favor of the Braves.


FREMONT 35, ALTA 14: Fremont quarterback Saxton Morby finished the night 24-for-31 with 213 yards and three passing scores as the Silver Wolves rallied for 35 unanswered points before Alta finally found the end zone. Morby also carried the rock for pay dirt to lead the Fremont offense.

JORDAN 41, DAVIS 29: After taking a tight 13-13 scoreline into the half, Jordan managed to outscore Davis 28-16 in the second half to advance in the 5A Playoffs. Austin Kafentzis threw four touchdowns, three to Josh Villamore, and added a score on the ground to lead the Beetdiggers on the road. Parker Christiansen broke a Davis second half scoring drought with two fourth quarter passing TDs in the loss.

HERRIMAN 41, WEST 10: Niua Mahe led the Herriman attack with three rushing touchdowns last night, as the Mustangs handily beat West in Salt Lake City. Herriman finished the game with six rushing touchdowns to advance in the 5A playoffs.

HUNTER 43, LONE PEAK 20: Joseph TiaTia paced the Hunter offense with 336 yards and three rushing touchdowns on 34 carries in the first round victory of the 5A playoffs. Noah Togiai opened the scoring Friday night with a 37-yard interception return, and also hauled in a 21-yard reception for a Wolverines TD. Talmage Gunther finished the night with three passing TDs for Lone Peak, connecting with David Flake twice in the loss.

BRIGHTON 35, SYRACUSE 14: Syracuse had no answer for the Brighton ground attack, allowing five Brighton rushing touchdowns in the first round loss. Osa Masina led the Bengals backfield with a pair of rushing scores Friday night, as Brighton moved one step closer to returning to the 5A title game.

BINGHAM 30, WEBER 0: Bingham managed to hold visiting Weber scoreless in the duos 5A first round meeting in South Jordan. Dominieke Jones took a interception back for a score, and Chayden Johnston hit all three of his field goals Friday night for the Miners.

RIVERTON 55, TAYLORSVILLE 21: Zac Lallis, Keaton Kimball and Josh Glenn each rushed for a pair of Riverton touchdowns Friday night to help Riverton cruise past Taylorsville in the first round of the 5A Playoffs. The Silverwolves finished the night with nine rushing TDs in the blowout victory.