Three teams qualify for state FB playoffsOct 22, 2021 08:39AM ● By Tom Haraldsen
Farmington’s Kenyon Brown (2) checks his rear-view mirror as he gains yardage against Syracuse’s Braxton Stark in the Phoenix’ 24-14 win. Brown had 27 carries for 159 yards and three TDs. Photo by Roger V. Tuttle
The prep football season will continue for three local teams, while play is over for Viewmont and Woods Cross. First-round games begin Friday for 6A and 5A teams, though two local squads earned opening week byes.
BOUNTIFUL 41 SKYVIEW 14
The Redhawks, already champs of Region 5, finished the regular season with a rout of Skyview. Corbin Cottle scored four times on runs of 70, 22, 63 and 8 yards, and amassed 267 yards on 19 carries, to power Bountiful to a big win. The Redhawks are 7-2 on the year and off this week, awaiting results from the first round of playoffs as the fourth seed in 5A. They will host the winner of Skyline-Park City next Friday at 6 p.m.
FARMINGTON 24 SYRACUSE 14
The Phoenix rode the scoring of Kenyon Brown to a win for their seventh victory of the season (7-3 overall). Brown scored on two one-yard runs and also on a 41 yard run, and Gavin Jensen kicked a 30 yard field goal for Farmington. The Phoenix are a sixth seed in the 6A tourney, and will host the winner of West-Granger next Friday at 6 p.m.
DAVIS 24 CLEARFIELD 21
The Darts rallied in the fourth quarter to finish with a 3-3 record in Region 1 and a tie for third with Layton. Trey Talbot scored three TDs, two on passes of 52 and 8 yards from Jackson Stevens, and a third on a four-yard run in the final four minutes. Davis is 5-5 on the year. The Darts earned a 15th seed in 6A and host Herriman this Friday. If they win, they will face second-seed Lone Park next Friday on the road.
VIEWMONT AND WOODS CROSS
The Vikings’ season ended last week with a victory over the Wildcats, and Woods Cross lost its season-closer 36-0 on the road at Spanish Fork. Neither team qualified for the 5A tournament. Viewmont finished the year at 3-6, while Woods Cross was 0-10 on the season.