Prep football roundup: Fonoti-Maikui scores 4 TDs, Northridge beats Box Elder
BRIGHAM CITY — Maximus Fonoti-Maikui passed for two touchdowns and rushed for two as Northridge High football defeated Box Elder 37-27 on Friday night.
AJ Tillman scored first for Northridge (4-1, 1-0 Region 5) on a 45-yard run to open the game. Fonoti-Maikui found Josh Acord for an 8-yard scoring strike with 5:15 left in the first quarter, then scored on an 8-yard run and hit Tillman for a 17-yard score, both in the second quarter. Fonoti-Maikui scampered for a 44-yard score in the third, then Hunter Gessell booted a 23-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.
Matt Stratton got Box Elder (1-4, 0-1) on the board with a 4-yard run midway through the first quarter. Daxton Sumko scored on a 4-yard run early in the second quarter, and Cooper Stevenson added a 2-yard plunge. Easton White capped the scoring on a 9-yard run with 3:45 left in the game.
BOUNTIFUL 15, WOODS CROSS 6
WOODS CROSS — Isaac Jackson booted two field goals — one a 50-yarder and another 33-yarder — as Bountiful bested Woods Cross.
Corbin Cottle scored on a 7-yard run to give Bountiful (2-2, 1-0 Region 5) an early 7-0 lead. The Redhawks added a safety before the Jackson blasts gave them a 15-0 halftime lead.
Shane Schwenke scored for Woods Cross (0-5, 0-1) on a 1-yard plunge late in the fourth quarter.
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MORGAN 42, MANTI 0
MANTI — Nick Despain connected with Gavin Turner for three touchdown passes in the first quarter and Morgan rolled past Manti.
Despain found Turner from 26 yards out to start the scoring for Morgan (3-2). Will Lance scored on a 6-yard run, then Despain and Turner connected for a 37-yard score and a 47-yard bomb. Will Korth scored from 8 yards out to give Morgan a 35-0 lead before the first quarter expired.
Will Lance capped the scoring with a 4-yard scamper in the third quarter. Despain finished throwing 10 of 16 for 232 yards. Morgan outgained Manti 389-79.
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BEN LOMOND 28, JUDGE MEMORIAL 0
SALT LAKE CITY — Ben Lomond’s defense recorded two safeties in the fourth quarter in a shutout win at Judge Memorial.
Austin Herbert scored on a 1-yard run and Omar Murillo hit a 29-yard field goal to put Ben Lomond (1-4) up 10-0 at the half.
E’angelo Nunez added a 13-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter. The Scots added another rushing touchdown between the fourth-quarter safeties.
ALTA 37, DAVIS 14
SANDY — Alta raced to a 21-0 first-quarter lead, capped by a fumble returned 18 yards for a touchdown, and handled Davis.
Davis (2-3) got on the board just before halftime when Jackson Stevens hit Hunter Anderson for a 20-yard touchdown. Dakoda Kempthorne ran in a 1-yard TD in the third quarter.
Kempthorne ran 17 times for 115 yards for the Darts. Stevens threw 17 of 31 for 232 yards. Davis committed four turnovers. Alta quarterback Ethan Jackson threw 25 of 36 for 340 yards.
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SKY VIEW 37, BEAR RIVER 21
SMITHFIELD — Bear River gave up 16 points in the fourth quarter in a loss at Sky View (3-2, 1-0 Region 11).
Alec Callister scored on a 4-yard plunge to pull Bear River (0-5, 0-1) to a 7-7 tie in the first quarter. Ryker Jensen and Gage Hansen connected for an 80-yard score in the third quarter. Jensen found Wyatt Roberts for an 11-yard pass with 1:14 left in the game.
SOUTH SUMMIT 26, OGDEN 20
OGDEN — Yahir Morales rushed for three touchdowns, but Ogden gave up a 25-yard touchdown pass with 22 seconds left in the game in a heartbreaking loss to South Summit.
Morales scored in the first quarter from 4 yards out for Ogden (2-3). Morales added a 13-yard scamper in the second quarter and an 18-yard run that tied the game 20-20 with 11:10 left.
SCORES, NO STATS REPORTED
Farmington 42, Clearfield 7
West 19, Roy 8
Layton Christian 50, Gunnison Valley 7
Northridge 1, Woods Cross 0
Ridgeline 2, Layton 0
Fremont 2, Hillcrest 0
Bonneville 2, Hillcrest 1
Maple Mountain 2, Northridge 0
Fremont 2, Bonneville 0
Fremont 2, Murray 0
Justin Johnson, Brett Hein and Patrick Carr contributed to this report.