KAYSVILLE – Davis High School took a rough loss to the defending 5A champion Bingham Friday night at home to open the season.
Bountiful, also playing at home, took on the Lone Peak Knights for the fifth year in a row and won, 28-21.
Viewmont beat Bonneville for the second year in a row after taking down the Lakers 29-8, and Woods Cross picked up a win at home over Maple Mountain to start its season.
Davis trounced by Bingham at home, 33-14
The Miners took advantage oferrors made by special teams and an early fumble recovery to take a 10 point lead after the first half of Friday night’s football game.
Bingham added 14 points in the third quarter and held Davis scoreless until the fourth, eventually winning 33-14.
Tyree Adams and Brayden Gapinski each scored fourth quarter touchdowns for the Darts.
Bingham was led by Kyle Gearig, who threw for a touchdown and ran for another in the win.
Braves use running game to beat Knights at home
Houston Heimuli and Kaden Simmonds rushed for two touchdowns a piece in the Braves 28-21 win over Lone Peak Friday night at Bountiful High School.
Down 14-7 to start the second half, the Braves outscored the Knights 21-14 in the second half to pick up the win. Lone Peak added a kick return for a touchdown to finalize the scoring.
Heimuli finished the game with 128 total yards.
Viewmont conquers Bonneville on the road, 29-8
Hunter Anfinson and Jared Barnum accounted for all four of Viewmont’s touchdowns in Friday night’s opener against the Bonneville Lakers.
The effort was enough to earn Viewmont its second straight victory over Bonneville to open the new season.
Anfinson accounted for three touchdowns when he threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Barnum. He also had a two-yard rushing touchdown and caught a pass from Zack Larson on a 42-yard catch and run for a score.
Woods Cross defense mauls Maple Mountain, win 19-7
The Wildcats allowed one touchdown to Maple Mountain Friday night and scored twice in the fourth quarter to lift themselves to a 19-7 victory.
Tomasi Giles rushed for 93 yards and all three of Woods Cross’s touchdowns. Cole Cappellucci caught two passes for 98 yards and Tanner Hammond threw for 196 yards in the win.
Games this week
Viewmont will host Bountiful in the two school’s annual rivalry Friday night. Davis will travel to Hunter High School and Woods Cross will stay at home to face Judge Memorial.
Kick off for each game is 7 p.m.
Editor’s note: scores and statistics were provided by the local teams.