No. 25 East (Utah) opens with solid win

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With a showdown looming next Friday against No. 65 Bingham, Utah’s defending 5A champ, No. 25 East opened the 2017 season with an impressive 42-10 road win against Timpview Thursday night.

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The Leopards, who have won two straight Class 4A titles, ran-out to a 21-0 lead and never looked back.  Leading the way was senior Jaylon Vickers, a transfer from Bingham, who picked-off two passes, one for a touchdown, and also caught a touchdown pass from Ben Ford, who threw two on the night out of East’s triple-option attack.

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