High school football: Top performers of week 4 (15 items)
Throughout the high school football season, the Deseret News gathers and tracks offensive and defensive statistics for nearly every team in the state. Each week, roughly 90 percent of the schools submit their stats for publication, and the year-to-date leaders in a variety of categories can be found here.
After sifting through thousands of tackles and yards from roughly 50 games last week, here are 15 of the top performers from week 4 of the high school football season:
1 of 15. Colton Jensen, Bear River
The Wes Welker of Utah high school football was in fine form in a 62-48 win over Tooele as he caught 10 passes for 283 yards and two touchdowns.
2 of 15. Jardee Nessen, Bear River
Nessen was unstoppable in a 62-48 victory over Tooele as he completed 26 of 34 passes for 492 yards and seven TDs. He also ran for a score. Nessen had just two TD passes through the first three weeks of the season.
3 of 15. Austin Kafentzis, Jordan
Jordan’s quarterback had a monster game at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday, passing for a new career-high 446 yards in a 56-26 loss to Bergen Catholic, N.J. Kafentzis added 123 rushing yards, finishing with four total TDs.
4 of 15. Kelton Hunt, Enterprise
The junior carried the ball 28 times for 235 yards and three touchdowns in a 32-0 region victory over Parowan.
5 of 15. Triston Duran, Pine View
Duran had a superb evening in a 56-28 win over Snow Canyon by rushing for 106 yards and three touchdowns to go along with a receiving touchdown.