BRIGHAM CITY — With less than a minute left and Box Elder leading 35-28, Woods Cross scored on a pass but missed the PAT attempt Friday.

The result gave Box Elder (7-2, 4-1 Region 5) a 35-34 win and a shared Region 5 championship in a three-way tie for the top seed with Roy and Viewmont. Administrators from the three schools broke the tie with a coin flip late Friday and Box Elder will enter the playoffs as a No. 2 seed.

The Bees celebrate their first region football crown since 2010. Seven victories are the most Box Elder has posted since 2012. Box Elder visits Bonneville on Wednesday, Oct. 17, in a non-region matchup to close the regular season.

Woods Cross (2-7, 0-5) is eliminated from the playoffs. The Wildcats end their season at Northridge on Wednesday.


LAYTON — Weber took a 21-0 lead into the locker room and finished a perfect Region 1 season with a win at Layton in the Warriors’ final game before the playoffs.

Kohl Hogan tossed two touchdown passes for Weber (6-3, 6-0 Region 1). Sione Moa and Josh Carter caught those passes. The Warriors’ final score came on a 49-yard pass from Hudson Schenck to Braedon Iverson with 7:36 left in the first half.

Layton (2-6, 1-5) kicked a field goal and scored a rushing touchdown in the third quarter. The Lancers host Olympus on Wednesday to close their season.



CLEARFIELD — Mitch Stratford tossed five touchdown passes to lead Fremont to a region road win at Clearfield.

Braydon Clark started the scoring for the Silver Wolves (7-2, 5-1 Region 1), returning the opening kickoff 89 yards for a score. Calvin Peterson and Carson Sandoval each grabbed two Stratford scoring strikes. Chaedon Dayton hauled in the other.

Ethan Jones scored two rushing touchdowns for Clearfield (1-7, 0-6). Mitchell Reed ran for a score, tossed a touchdown pass to Trevin Craig, and kicked a field goal and two PATs as the Falcons scored 20 points in the fourth quarter.

The Falcons conclude the season with a visit to Bountiful next Wednesday. Fremont secured the region’s two-seed and will next play a home game in the first round of the 6A state playoffs.


ROOSEVELT — Morgan led 22-0 at the half and clinched the 3A North region championship with a road win at Union (4-5, 3-2).

Carter Thackeray tossed first-quarter touchdown passes to Adam Buck and Jack Cameron for Morgan (7-2, 5-0). Trevor Jarrett added a second-quarter rushing score. Carson Flitton and Buck each found the end zone on runs in the third quarter to put the Trojans up 32-0.

Thackery completed 21 of 33 passing attempts for 304 yards and two touchdowns. Jarrett rushed for 96 yards on 15 carries and Buck had one carry for one yard and a score.

Cameron had six catches for 108 yards. Tyson Hurd hauled in eight passes for 100 yards. Buck had two receptions for 74 yards.


Layton — Rich took a 13-0 lead in the first half before Layton Christian responded with 30 unanswered points to claim a region win.

Jaice Holt hit Ulric Sutton with a 10-yard pass to get Layton Christian (3-5, 1-1 1A North) on the board with 2:47 left in the second quarter. Colter Wheelwright picked off the Rich quarterback and returned the interception 34 yards for a score. But neither PAT was good, leaving Rich ahead 13-12 at the half.

Giulio Palombo booted a 23-yard field goal with 4:39 left in the third quarter to put the Eagles ahead for good 15-13. Then senior running back/defensive end Dustin Moffo took over.

Moffo scored on a 3-yard run with 1:50 left in the third quarter, then, on LCA’s next offensive play, sprinted down the left sideline for a 79-yard score.

Layton Christian finishes the regular season when they host Duchesne on Thursday, Oct 18, in a region game.


LOGAN — Bear River led 14-7 in the third quarter, then gave up 24 unanswered points in a region loss at Logan (8-1, 4-1 Region 12).

Bear River (3-6, 1-4) took a 7-0 lead with 2:02 left in the first half on a 12-yard pass from Ren Fonnesbeck to Kelton Summers. The Bears’ final score was a Chance Udy 13-yard run with 7:52 left in the third quarter.

Bear River, who is eliminated from the playoff hunt, ends its season at Ogden on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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