Desert Hills 35, Pine View 21
ST. GEORGE — Nick Warmsley threw a pair of touchdown passes and Desert Hills forced five Pine View turnovers as the Thunder rolled to the victory.
Desert Hills answered with an impressive drive of its own. After a long kick return by Stetson Wood, the Thunder had the ball near midfield. A few plays later, Nick Warmsley hit Mason Palmer with a 13-yard TD strike. The two-point conversion was good on a pass from Warmsley to Brayden Bailey, tying the game at 21-21 with 2:10 left in the third.
Pine View got the ball back, but had a three-and-out. On fourth down, the long snapper hiked it over punter Mitch Stephenson’s head. The Pine View punter kicked the ball out of the end zone, but he booted it while it was still at the 1-yard line and the officials ruled it would either be a safety or Desert Hills’ ball at the 1. The Thunder, of course, took the ball and punched it in with Boogie Sewell.
Desert Hills’ defense ruled the rest of the night and the Thunder improved to 6-0 on the year, 3-0 in 3AA South. DH plays at Dixie next Friday.
Pine View, 4-2 overall and 2-1 in region, got 105 yards rushing from running back Pano Tiatia. Pine View hosts Cedar next week.
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