Prep Sports Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/preps Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Beetdiggers earn easy win in Colorado http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58410242-52/beetdiggers-quarterback-road-season.html.csp Jordan won its fourth straight road game to start the 2014 football season by knocking off Cherry Creek, Colo., 38-14. The high school reported the score but, as yet, no stats from the contest have been released. Since star quarterback Beetdigger quarterback Austin Kafentzis enjoyed another big day. He hit 22 of 33 passes for 310 yards and four touchdowns and rushed 24 times for 154 yards. The Beetdiggers, who are ranked third in the latest Tribune Power Rankings, started the season with road wi... Jordan won its fourth straight road game to start the 2014 football season by knocking off Cherry Creek, Colo., 38-14. The high school reported the score but, as yet, no stats from the contest have been released. Since star quarterback Beetdigger quarterback Austin Kafentzis enjoyed another big day. He hit 22 of 33 passes for 310 yards and four touchdowns and rushed 24 times for 154 yards. The Beetdiggers, who are ranked third in the latest Tribune Power Rankings, started the season with road wi... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58410242@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:54 MDT Football teams putting up big numbers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58416708-52/yards-football-average-numbers.html.csp Some interesting statistics and notes came out of last weekend’s Utah high school football games. • Skyline’s Aleck Russon had 23 rushes for 303 yards and four touchdowns in the Eagles’ win against Timpanogos. That broke the school record of 302 yards set by Leka Moeaki against Cottonwood in 2004. • One of the big reasons for unbeaten Corner Canyon’s early success is the Chargers’ fine offensive line of center Luke Hermann, guards Sam Dalsasso and Grant Nielson, tackles Branden Bowen and Keaton ... Some interesting statistics and notes came out of last weekend’s Utah high school football games. • Skyline’s Aleck Russon had 23 rushes for 303 yards and four touchdowns in the Eagles’ win against Timpanogos. That broke the school record of 302 yards set by Leka Moeaki against Cottonwood in 2004. • One of the big reasons for unbeaten Corner Canyon’s early success is the Chargers’ fine offensive line of center Luke Hermann, guards Sam Dalsasso and Grant Nielson, tackles Branden Bowen and Keaton ... 58416708@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:54 MDT Two December basketball tournaments set http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58419925-52/tournament-utah-teams-american.html.csp While this is the heart of high school football season, some are already looking ahead to basketball. There are two major competing events scheduled December 11, 12 and 13 in Utah County. The Utah Elite 8 basketball tournament is a true tournament format and will be held at the new American Fork High gym. Opening night games feature Corner Canyon against Bingham, Davis against Mountain Crest, American Fork against Sky View and Brighton versus Layton. “The Utah Elite 8 will showcase some of Utah’... While this is the heart of high school football season, some are already looking ahead to basketball. There are two major competing events scheduled December 11, 12 and 13 in Utah County. The Utah Elite 8 basketball tournament is a true tournament format and will be held at the new American Fork High gym. Opening night games feature Corner Canyon against Bingham, Davis against Mountain Crest, American Fork against Sky View and Brighton versus Layton. “The Utah Elite 8 will showcase some of Utah’... 58419925@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:54 MDT Prep runners claim cross country titles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58423910-52/herriman-byu-cross-girls.html.csp As Utah high school cross country teams prepare for the October 22 state meet at Sugar House Park, most compete in invitationals held throughout the state. According to Mile Split-Utah, the two most recent meets were the BYU Autumn Classic and the Herriman Invitational. Davis’ Aubrey Argyle captured first in the BYU Fall Invitational in the girls’ varsity race while East’s Garek Bielacyc took the boys’ title. At Herriman, Herriman’s Lucy Biles won the girls race while American Fork’s Zac Jacklin... As Utah high school cross country teams prepare for the October 22 state meet at Sugar House Park, most compete in invitationals held throughout the state. According to Mile Split-Utah, the two most recent meets were the BYU Autumn Classic and the Herriman Invitational. Davis’ Aubrey Argyle captured first in the BYU Fall Invitational in the girls’ varsity race while East’s Garek Bielacyc took the boys’ title. At Herriman, Herriman’s Lucy Biles won the girls race while American Fork’s Zac Jacklin... 58423910@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:54 MDT New facilities at Brighton, A.F. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/58429187-52/soccer-brighton-team-american.html.csp New facilities are always a plus for high school athletic programs. That’s why there are a lot of smiles these days at Brighton and American Fork. Brighton is utilizing its new state-of-the-art weight room in the Bengal Building on campus and the school has also opened a new track for teams and community runners. Construction is underway on one of the only soccer stadiums for a high school team. According to Canyons School District spokesman Jeff Haney, the soccer stadium will not be ready in ti... New facilities are always a plus for high school athletic programs. That’s why there are a lot of smiles these days at Brighton and American Fork. Brighton is utilizing its new state-of-the-art weight room in the Bengal Building on campus and the school has also opened a new track for teams and community runners. Construction is underway on one of the only soccer stadiums for a high school team. According to Canyons School District spokesman Jeff Haney, the soccer stadium will not be ready in ti... 58429187@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:54 MDT