GARLAND -- The Bees won their fourth County Cup on Friday afternoon, but it was a battle.
Box Elder traveled cross county to meet Bear River in an early-season boys soccer showdown, and came away with a 3-1 win.
"Bear River is up-and-coming under new coach Chad Munns, and there was a lot of good energy from them and their fans," Box Elder coach Nate Bywater said. "It's what you would expect from a rivalry."
C.J. Brown scored a goal in each half to lead Box Elder. His second tally, just 18 seconds into the second half, gave the Bees some cushion, but Bear River answered to cut the lead.
Connor Olsen finished the scoring for the Bees with a strong run that finished with a strong shot to the far side of the net.
Bywater credited senior standout John Beukers with strong play in his new central role.
* BONNEVILLE 4, WOODS CROSS 2: At Washington Terrace, the Lakers continued their winning ways with a four-goal output against the Wildcats.
Gage Woodward got Bonneville off to a strong start with a score just eight minutes into the contest. Then he put the game away with two in the final six minutes.
Woods Cross tied things up on an Eric Mangelson tally, but the Lakers took the 2-1 lead into halftime thanks to a PK goal by Carson Fackrell.
Just when it looked like the Lakers would take control, they knocked an own goal into the net to even things up and gave the Wildcats renewed life.
Woodward, though, shut out any comeback hopes with a pair of impressive goals. He took a scintillating pass from Sorie Morah and scored the go-ahead score, then ripped a final goal in the late-going.
Landon Summers and Chandler Baddley led the Bonneville defense.
* DAVIS 1, EAST 0: At Kaysville, Devin Farnes scored a second-half goal for the difference against the Leopards.
Mitch Jensen posted the shutout in goal for the Darts.
Clearfield at Stansbury, 3:30 p.m.
* LOGAN 1, FREMONT 0: At Plain City, Benji Bonilla scored an early goal for the visiting Grizzlies, but the game was in doubt until the final second.
* MORGAN 3, SOUTH SUMMIT 1: At Kamas, Camren Gray, Josh Abplanalp, and Sterling Wilkerson scored for the Trojans in posting their first victory of the season.
* WEBER 3, BEN LOMOND 0: At Pleasant View, th Warriors bounced back from Thursday's losses thanks to a goal and and assiste from Tyler Murdock.
Chance Blackman and Kenny Gordon scored, while Parker Dixon and Benjamin Westbroek had assists for Weber, while Joe Wheelwright posted the shutout.
* SPANISH FORK 3, LAYTON 2: At Spanish Fork, the Lancers battled back to tied the game in the sixth, but the highly touted Dons pushed across the winning run in the seventh.
Spanish Fork pitcher Jake Meservy was credited with 18 strikeouts in the game. Layton's Dexter Paiz took the loss despite tossing a five-hitter. Jaden Trujillo's double was one of two hits for Layton on the day.
* DAVIS 15, WEST 6: At Kaysville, the Darts parlayed an eight-run second inning to a nice cushion for the win.
The Panthers outhit the Darts 11-6 but committed too many errors.
Davis scored six in its final two-at bats. Carson Beyer rapped a double for the Darts.
Gage Cook picked up the win on the mound for Davis.
* SPANISH FORK 11, SYRACUSE 0: At Syracuse, the defending state 4-A champion Dons blanked the winless Titans on a three-hitter.
Undefeated Spanish Fork (2-0 overall), now a 3-A school competing in Region 12, pounded out 13 hits -- including two doubles -- while scoring all of its runs in the second, fourth and sixth innings.
Syracuse (0-1-1) has allowed 21 runs in its two games.
* WEST SIDE (IDAHO) 19, BEN LOMOND 10: At Ben Lomond High, the Scots lost their home opener behind just five hits.
Leanza Driscoll went 2-for-3 with a double, a sacrifice and scored two runs. Chelsea Silva was 2-for-4 with a two-run shot in the first inning and two runs for Ben Lomond (0-1).
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