SALT LAKE CITY — Lone Peak takes on Bingham at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Watch it live here.
5A championship — Bingham (13-0) vs. Lone Peak (12-1)
Refresh this page or visit our Facebook page 15 minutes prior to kickoff for our pregame show and again at halftime for another live report.
Series history: They’ve met seven times, the first four as region foes, then twice in the semifinals and in a non-region game this year. Bingham won the first two encounters in 2007 and ’08, but Lone Peak retaliated in 2011 and ’12. The Miners grabbed the 2013 semifinal battle, but LP avenged the loss in the 2015 semis. This season, Bingham doubled up on the Knights 42-21 during Week 3 (Sept. 2) at Lone Peak.
Series record: Bingham leads 4-3.
Coach vs. coach: Bingham’s John Lambourne and Lone Peak’s Mike Mower are tied 1-1.
Current winning streaks: Bingham, 13 (second longest active streak); Lone Peak, 10 (only loss was to Bingham).
Bingham quick facts
The Miners began their football program in 1910, but after compiling a 3-2 record against such teams as Collegiate Institute and Liberty, as well as Jordan, Park City and Payson, Bingham took 14 years off before resuming in 1925; the 2016 season is Bingham’s 93rd season.
Finals record: 9-2 (.818). Last championship: 2014. Playoff record: 57-34 (.626), 44th playoff appearance.
Lone Peak quick facts
Opened in 1997; 20th season.
Finals record: 1-3. Only championship: 2011. Playoff record: 29-16 (.644), 18th playoff appearance. LP only failed to qualify for the tournament in 1997, its first year, and 2007.