Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
image Stansbury’s Brock Wilson (23) avoids tacklers during a game against Uintah. Stansbury has outscored its last two opponents 116-0.

September 14, 2021
Stallions cruise to easy victory over Hillcrest

Stansbury (3-2) drubbed hapless Hillcrest (1-4) Friday night in Midvale 61-0.

The Stallions limited the Huskies to 85 total yards and five first downs while gaining 307 yards and 17 first downs on the night. Stansbury rushed for 206 yards and passed for 101.

Stansbury limited its turnovers to one and forced four Hillcrest turnovers in the victory.

The Stallions used a stable of running backs to prevail with four players carrying the ball four times each.

Of the four with four carries, Bridger Thomas rushed for 48 yards, Ezra Harris 34 yards, Matthew Topham 32 yards and Nate Bushnell 30 yards. Dylan Hamilton had one long run of 40 yards

Ezra Harris connected on 4-of-7 passes for 58 yards and one touchdown. Topham hit 4-of-7 and one touchdown.

Hamilton caught three passes for 50 yards and one touchdown. Dreyton Rowley snagged a TD pass covering 18 yards.

Easton Baker recorded seven tackles including two for loss of yards. Austin Isom made six tackles with two for loss of yards. Dawson Chapman contributed four tackles.

Bushnell scored three touchdowns in the first quarter on short runs of 1 and 2 yards, plus a 15-yard interception return.

Hamilton stole the spotlight in the second quarter with a 15-yard TD reception from Topham, and a 55-yard punt return for six points.

Baker grabbed a fumble late in the second quarter and raced 45 yards to complete the first-half scoring with the Stallions up 41-0.

Stansbury added two more TDs in the third quarter. Harris connected on an 18-yard TD toss to Rowley, and Topham intercepted a Hillcrest pass and ran to the end zone for a 35-yard TD.

Midway through the fourth quarter the Stallions scored a final TD on a 3-yard run by Kapono Serrao.

The Stallions will entertain Tooele (5-0) on Friday in a cross-valley rivalry game. The first RPI rankings were released on Monday and Tooele came in as fifth in 5A and the Stallions10th. Region 7’s Timpanogas Timberwolves (5-0) were listed as sixth in the first RIP rankings. Stansbury will host Timpanogas in the final regular season game on Wednesday, Oct. 13. 

 

Mark Watson

Sports Editor at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Mark directs all editorial coverage of sports in addition to reporting on a wide range of events from high school football to international racing. He has a wealth of journalism experience, having worked for four other newspapers in the state. Mark grew up in Tooele County and graduated from Grantsville High School and Brigham Young University.

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