Mountain Crest blew past West Jordan, beating them 19-1. The Mountain Crest Mustangs were lead by Carter Federico, who had 4 goals and 7 assists. The Mustangs improve to 3-0 on the season and are averaging 18 goals a game. PHOTOS
The Brighton Varsity team ran their season record to 4-0 with wins over Davis (16-6) and Sky view (12-6) last week, and a win over Judge on Tuesday (15-4).
The Davis game, played on Thursday the 17th was the first official men’s lacrosse game on Brighton’s new turf field. The program was grateful for the support of Canyons Superintendent Dr. Jim Briscoe and Clareen Arnold from Canyons School Board, who were both in attendance for the game. A big thank-you also goes out to Brighton HS Principal Charisse Hilton for the school’s support of the team and use of the facilities.
The game was fast paced and hard fought with both teams showing quick offense and aggressive defenses. Brighton had 11 different players with either a goal or assist. Bubba Fairman led the way with 9 points including 6 goals, followed by a 3 goal performance by Tennison Schmidt. The defense was led by the stellar play of seniors, Bryson Taylor, Nathan Kenney, Jake Miller and Cam Folkerson, with a strong effort in goal by Freshman Canyon Curtis.
On Saturday, the team traveled up to meet Sky View on their new lacrosse field in Logan. What a beautiful facility in such a great setting. The game was tightly contested thru the first half with the Bengals leading 5-4 after the first 24 minutes. In the 3rd quarter Brighton was led by Juniors, Noah Lund and Tennison Schmidt as the combo combined for 4 goals and 3 assists to help the Bengals pull to a 10-5 lead going into the final quarter. Fairman and Schmidt lead the offense with 4 and 6 points respectively and got strong efforts from Lund with 4 points, a 2 goal 1 assist day from Dylan Pearmain and goals from Hunter Albert and Miles Paulson.
Defensively, Houston Kraenbuhl had a solid game in crease surrounded by his senior poles. Bryson Taylor led the defense with 7 gb’s and 3 caused turnovers. Junior, Kauner Owen also played a great game at LSM and close defense turning in a 6 GB, 4 CT effort for the Bengals.
On Tuesday, March 22, the Bengals ventured onto a frozen Judge field to finish off their three games with a 15-4 win over Judge. The Bengals offense was lead by the trifecta of Fairman, Paulson & Schmidt each scoring 3 goals apiece and Senior, Bridger El-Bakri scoring a pair of goals. Dylan Pearmain had 2 assists and a goal of his own.
Defensively, goalies Kraenbuhl and Curtis each took a half with only 4 total goals allowed to Judge. Fairman, lead the Bengals with 7 Gb’s, followed by defenseman Cam Folkerson with 4. Bryson Taylor provided 5 caused turnovers and a pair of CT’s each by Kenney and Fairman.
Viewmont Vikings topped the Mountain Crest Mustangs, 19-3. Viewmont had Emmaline Frampton, Rachel Smith and Danni Westerman scored 6 points each.
The Utah Utes fell to the defending national champions Grand Canyon Lopes, 19-5.
Grand Canyon will face BYU on Friday at 7:00pm. Utah will host Metro State on Friday as well at 7:00pm. Metro will then take on USU on Saturday at Noon.
For a full list of scores, see here.