While most of the Class of 2016 Cougar commits have completed their seasons, there were a handful this week who saw action as the regular season concluded for players outside Utah and the Quarterfinal playoff games were played in Utah Here’s a quick look at how BYU’s Class of 2016 and 2017 commitments performed last week.
Class of 2016 Commits (listed alphabetically)
Solofa Funa, LB/RB for Spanish Fork High School (Spanish Fork, UT). Spanish Fork (5-6) has completed their season. Season stats (11 games): 67 carries for 357 yards, 5 TDs; 20 receptions for 243 yards, 38 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 interceptions.
Jaren Hall, QB for Maple Mountain High School (Spanish Fork, UT). Maple Mountain (7-4) has completed their season. Season stats (8 games): 97-183 passing (53.0%) for 1336 yards, 13 TDs with 8 INT; 74 carries for 402 yards and 3 TDs.
Aleva Hifo, CB/WR for Heritage High School (Menifee, CA). Heritage (10-0) finished their regular season undefeated by dominating Lakeside 44-6. Hifo’s stats are not yet available. Season Stats (9 games): 40 rushes for 343 yards and seven TDs, 16 receptions for 430 yards and eight TDs, three kickoff returns for 146 yards including a 99 yard kickoff return for another TD, and nine punts for 322 yards (35.8 ave.). Heritage will face Hemet in the 2015 CIF Southern Section playoffs.
Drew Jensen, QB/S for Brighton High School (Salt Lake City, UT). Brighton (7-4) has completed their season. Season stats (5 games): 12-36 passing for 241 yards and 2 TD with 3 INT; 6 carries for 3 yards and 0 TDs; one reception for eight yards; 15 tackles, 1 sack, 1 interception for a TD.
Freddy Livai, DE for A.B. Miller High School (Fontana, CA). Miller (2-8) concluded their season with a 61-26 loss to Cajon. Livai’s statistics for the game are not yet available. Season Stats (9 games): 63 tackles (27 solo, 36 assists), 3 TFL, 12 QBH, 1 pass deflection, 6 Sacks, 1 reception for 30 yards. Miller will face Cajon on November 6th in their last regular season game.
Darius McFarland, RB/DE for Box Elder High School (UT). Box Elder (5-8) has completed their season, Season stats (13 games): 69 carries for 321 yards and 5 TDs; 20 receptions fro 299 yards and four TDs; 31 tackles, 1 sack.
Keenan Pili, LB for Timpview High School (Provo, UT). Timpview (10-1) defeated Bountiful 42-34 to advance to the 4A semifinal game. Pili had six tackles in the win. Season Stats (10 games): 53 tackles, 1 sack. Timpview will face Highland in their semifinal game.
Skyler Southam, K/P/DB for Wasatch High School (Heber City, UT). Wasatch (8-3) completed their season. Season Stats (11 games); 33-34 PATs (97% completion), 20-26 FGs (long of 53 yards) for 76.9% completion, 62 kickoffs for 4524 yards, with 56 touchbacks; 34 punts for 1496 yards (44.0 ave); 37 tackles and 4 interceptions.
Wayne Taulapapa, RB for Punahou High School (Honolulu, HI). Punahou (8-2) has completed their season. Season Stats (10 games): 180 carries for 1107 yards (6.2 ave.) and 18 touchdowns, nine receptions for 59 yards (6.5 ave.).
Max Tooley, S for Bountiful High School (Bountiful, UT). Bountiful (6-5) fell to Timpview 42-34 in their 4A quarterfinal game despite a monster game from Tooley. He had 12 carries for 68 yards and a touchdown, three receptions for 40 yards, 13 tackles, and a 45 yard fumble recovery for another touchdown. Season Stats (11 games): 156 carries for 1128 yards and 12 TDs; 16 receptions for 109 yards; 2-3 passing for 40 yards; 93 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 interception, and one 45 yard fumble recovery for a touchdown.
Keaton Torre, QB for Bingham High School (South Jordan, UT). Bingham (11-1) defeated Mountain Crest 28-0 in their 4A quarterfinal game. Game statistics are not yet available. Season stats (7 games): 24-50 passing (.480) for 385 yards, four TDs, and 2 INT; 27 carries for -3 yards; two receptions for 17 yards. Bingham will face Lone Peak in their 4A semifinal game.
Jonah Trinnaman, WR for Snow College (Ephraim, UT). Snow College (9-1) won the WSFL championship by defeating Pima 26-16, and Trinnaman was a major contributor in the win. He had 5 catches for 102 yards and a touchdown and a 29 yard kickoff return. Season stats (10 games): 5 carries for 38 yards; 46 receptions for 795 yards receiving (17.3 ave.) and 8 TDs; 17 kickoff returns for 576 yards (33.9 ave.), 1 TD; one tackle.
Hank Tuipulotu, TE for Nation Ford High School (Fort Mill, SC). Nation Ford (8-4) defeated Rock Hill 21-7 in their final regular season game. Game stats not yet available. Season Stats (10 games): 4 carries for 5 yards rushing, 1 TDs; 82 receptions for 1244 yards receiving (15.2 ave.), 7 TDs; seven tackles and one interception.
Troy Warner, WR/DB for Mission Hills High School (San Marcos, CA). Mission Hills (10-0) defeated San Marcos in their final regular season game. Game stats are not yet available. Season Stats (first 3 games): one reception for 25 yards, 7 tackles. Mission Hills will face La Costa Canyon on November 20th in the CIF San Diego Football Championship.
Class of 2017 Commits
Jackson McChesney, RB/WR for Lone Peak High School (Alpine, UT). Lone Peak (12-0) defeated Roy 28-7 in the 5A quarterfinals. McChesney had three carries for 17 yards and one reception for 30 yards. Season stats (12 games): 47 rushes for 284 yards and 5 TDs; 33 receptions for 526 yards, 6 TDs. Lone Peak will face Bingham in their Semifinal game.
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