Prep football: Darts prove to be too much for Vikings

Aug 24 2012 - 11:03pm

BOUNTIFUL -- Davis coach Ryan Bishop took his football team to task the entire week and even went as far as to give them another chewing at halftime.

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Led by a Herculean effort from quarterback Gage Cook, Davis went on the road and demolished their rivals from Viewmont, 35-7 in a game that wasn't close after the second quarter.

"Coach Bishop had a pretty good chewing for us at halftime," Cook said. "He let us have it and we came out and responded so it was really good for us. Just overall, my O-lineman were awesome tonight. I give all my credit on those long runs to my O-line."

Both teams were scoreless through the first quarter, but it was the home side Vikings that took the first lead of the game when Mitch Dalley hauled in a wide open 34-yard pass from Max Hadlock for the quick 7-0 lead. That lead lasted a grand total of 44 seconds as Cook ripped off a 78-yard run and capped the drive with a 1-yard scoring plunge to tie the game at 7-7.

After a huge punt return from Colby Child put the Darts in prime scoring position, Cook would score again on a three-yard run to give the lead to Davis for good. Another three and out from the Darts defense allowed Cook to score on a back-breaking 78-yard run after fumbling the snap just before the half to quiet the home crowd for the rest of the game.

Austin Reinhold and Trevor Leavitt would add second half touchdowns for the Darts in the victory.

Cook was the offensive star for Davis, carrying the ball 22 times for 222 yards and three touchdowns. He also completed 9-of-19 passes for 98 yards and a touchdown.

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* LOGAN 35, COTTONWOOD 0: At Logan, the Grizzlies bounced back from their Week 1 loss, keeping the Colts and star quarterback Cooper Bateman out of the endzone in a home thrashing.

Luke Falk led Logan with three passing touchdowns and one more on the ground.

* LONE PEAK 23, MOUNTAIN CREST 21: At Hyrum, the Mustangs scored 14 fourth-quarter points to take a late lead, but the Knights responded with Michael Smith's game-winning 47-yard field goal as time expired for the victory.

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