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Prep playoff roundup: Farmington soccer wins shootout to reach 6A title game

By BRETT HEIN and JUSTIN B. JOHNSON - Standard-Examiner | May 21, 2024

JARED LLOYD, Daily Herald

Farmington soccer players rush the field to celebrate a penalty shootout win over Pleasant Grove in the 6A state semifinals Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman.

HERRIMAN — No. 1 Farmington High boys soccer survived playing with 10 men in the second half after one was sent off with a red card, got the match to a penalty shootout with the score 1-1 and defeated No. 4 Pleasant Grove 4-2 in kicks Tuesday afternoon at Zions Bank Stadium to advance to the 6A state championship final.

After Farmington (15-1) got down 1-0, Ben Wright equalized for the Phoenix to make it 1-1 at halftime.

Farmington keeper Jaxon Beynon blocked two PG kicks in the shootout. Mac Jensen, Jackson Cheney, Toby Grant and Chase Ashby all made their PK attempts.

The Phoenix play No. 2 American Fork (15-2) in the 6A final at 4 p.m. Thursday at America First Field.


4A semifinals: Murray 3, Layton Christian 2 (OT)



SALT LAKE CITY — McKaylee Sargent netted the game-winner with 1:43 left in triple overtime, her fifth goal of the game, to lead No. 2 Fremont (17-2) past No. 3 Farmington in the 6A semifinals at Westminster University.

Kate Jenkins and Arwen Higley each scored two goals for Fremont (17-2). Raina Button, Jensie Jeffries and Kali Parkinson scored on goal apiece.

Alexandra MacAulay scored eight of the 11 Phoenix goals. Farmington ends the season with a 13-6 record.

The Silverwolves advance to the 6A championship at 1 p.m. Thursday at Zions Bank Stadium, where they will face No. 4 Mountain Ridge (14-5).


SALT LAKE CITY — No. 1 Bear River trailed 4-3 at the break, then used a strong second half to eliminate No. 4 Waterford (11-5) in the 4A semifinals at Westminster University.

Bear River (19-0) advances to face No. 2 Payson in the 4A championship at 4 p.m. Thursday at Zions Bank Stadium.



MIDWAY — Weber’s Remi Rawlings tied for fifth overall, and Fremont and Weber finished second and third, respectively, as a team, but Lone Peak ran away with the team championship in the 6A girls golf state tournament Monday and Tuesday at Solder Hollow’s Gold Course.

Madalyn Hadley was the top finisher for second-place Fremont, placing seventh at 13-over. Susan Tiffner was 10th at 17-over.

Rawlings shot 11-over in the two-day event for third-place Weber. Samantha Messerly was 22nd at 29-over.

Lone Peak scored a team 18-over with the top three finishers behind medalist Aadyn Long, the only player under par at 2-under. Fremont was 92-over and Weber at 106-over. Syracuse finished 10th as a team. Davis, Farmington and Layton missed the cut after Day 1.


MIDWAY — Sophomore Whitni Johnson finished fourth individually to lead Bonneville to a fourth-place team finish at the 5A girls golf state tournament Monday and Tuesday at Solder Hollow’s Silver Course.

Johnson shot 1-under on Tuesday for a two-day score of 5-over par for Bonneville. Ivy Herrick was 15th at 29-over and Anna Umbrell finished in 29th place at 39-over.

Northridge’s Isabel Wade was 11-over, good for seventh place; the Knights finished eighth as a team. Caylee Carsten was 31st at 41-over.

As a team, Clearfield missed the cut after Day 1. Senior Cameron Moffat, however, kept playing and finished 12th at 22-over. Emma Hess was 20th at 33-over.

Skyline’s Ashley Lam won individual medalist honors at 4-under and Skyline took the team title by 24 shots over Timpview. Bonneville was 117-over as a team, 56 shots back of the champions.


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