After a disappointing loss to region foe and valley rival Logan, Sky View recorded a pair of key region wins. The Bobcats won a hard fought battle two weeks ago against the Box Elder Bees with a 28-23 victory in a Thursday night game. They followed that up this week with a pre-UEA weekend drubbing of the Ogden High Tigers by posting a 52-0 Wednesday night win.
Sky View moves to 7-2 for the season (4-1 in the region) after these two victories; and take sole possession of second place in the region.
Box Elder Game Summary
It took a full quarter for either team to score and Box Elder scored the first touchdown in this game. However, Sky View answered back with a Braxton Godderidge to Logan Miller 7 yard TD pass. A few minutes later the power running game produced the next score when Dane Anderson ground his way into the end zone on an 11 yard carry. Box Elder was forced to settle for a field goal and the first half ended with a slight 14-10 lead.
The third quarter was all Sky View who added a pair of touchdowns. The first saw Anderson score on the ground with an 8 yard carry. Next Miller hauled in a 58 yard Godderidge pass for another score.
Box Elder shut out in the third, bowed up to shut down the Bobcats in the fourth while putting up two scores of their own. Having missed on a two point conversion the clock ran out on the Bees and Sky View was victorious in a 28-23 shootout.
Logan Miller was named overall player of the game and defensive player of the game. Dane Anderson once again earned offensive player of the game honors.
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Ogden Game Summary
The Bobcats left the valley and traveled to Ogden this week for the Wednesday night game. This one was all Sky View in a solid showing against a struggling 2-7 (0-5 in Region) Ogden High.
Lots of folks got to visit the end zone in this game beginning with Logan Miller who was the recipient of a 15 yard TD pass from Braxton Godderidge.
Next Godderidge found Alex McCrae from 19 yards out.
Zayden Clark was kept busy nailing 7 PAT’s in the game and added a 29 yard field goal to close out the first quarter up 17-0.
In the second quarter Miller made his presence felt by finding the end zone twice; first on a 16 yard run, and then he hauled in a 30 yard Godderidge pass for another score.
Max Christensen scored from 4 yards out on a blocked kick, then teammate Drake Oldham punched his way into the end zone for a 2 yard score. The Bobcats went in at half with a 45-0 lead.
Sky View took the third quarter off, but sealed the deal with a fourth quarter Stockton Bowman 9 yard TD run.
The Bobcats will close out the season next week when a solid Roy High School team comes to town on Thursday the 24th of October. The Royals bring a 6-2 overall record (3-1 in Region). This one looks to be a good one with two evenly matched teams fighting to keep their records intact heading into the playoffs.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at Sky View. For those unable to make it to the game you can follow Sky View on Cache Valley Radio Group’s 1390 AM or 103.3 FM.