No. 16 Corner Canyon and No. 82 Lone Peak advance to Utah 6A state championship

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Corner Canyon’s quest for a third straight Utah high school football state championship continues. The Chargers advanced to Utah’s Class 6A state championship game next week by beating East, ranked No. 5 in the Utah Top 10, 45-30 to stretch their win streak to 39.

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CC, ranked No. 16 in the latest High School Football America 100 national high school football rankings, raced-out to a 31-0 lead with senior quarterback Jaxson Dart, who ended with five TD passes and one rushing. Dart now owns the single-season record for most touchdown passes.

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Lone Peak had a tougher time in its semifinal matchup against Skyridge, ranked No. 3 in the statewide rankings. LP, ranked No. 81 in our Top 100, trailed 17-7 in the third quarter before storming back to win 28-24.

The Knights were without head coach Bart Brockbank, who tested positive for COVID-19.

Next week’s championship game will be a rematch of the their September 24 game won by Corner Canyon 35-25.

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.