BYU football Prep Tracker 2022: Week 1

There are 15 verbal commits to the BYU football program: 11 players committed as part of the Class of 2023, three in the Class of 2024, and one in the Class of 2025.  Here’s how they did this weekend in high school football this past weekend:

Utah Prep Football

Top Performers during week one include:

  • Miles Hall (WR/DB, Skyline) had three touchdown receptions, 116 receiving yards, and nine tackles in Skylines dominating win over Juan Diego.
  • Ryder Burton (QB, Springville) had two rushing touchdowns (passing not yet available) and teammate Dallin Johnson (DT, Springville, c/o 24) had 4.5 tackles for loss in Springville’s 41-14 victory over Dixie.
  • New commit Owen Borg (LB, Corner Canyon) had a great start to the season with seven tackles and an interception for Corner Canyon. They face nationally ranked Bishop Gorman this weekend in Las Vegas.
  • Pokai Haunga (WR, Timpview) had a 37-yard touchdown reception for Timpview as well as a sack and an interception on defense.
  • Easton Baker (LB, Stansbury) had four tackles in Stansbury’s 72-13 victory over Pine View.

A complete account of all prep scores and statistics for week one are included below (updated as stats are made available:

Owen Borg (LB, Class of 2023)

This week: Corner Canyon (UT, 1-0) defeated Herriman on the road 45-7.  Borg had seven tackles and an interception to lead the defense (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: Seven tackles, one interception.
Follow Borg @Owenborg10.

Ryder Burton (QB, Class of 2023)

This Week: Springville (Utah 4A, 1-0) defeated Dixie on the road, 41-14.  Burton had two rushing touchdowns of three and eight yards.  Passing stats not yet available (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: Two rushing touchdowns.
Follow Burton on Twitter @RyderBurton5

Dallin Johnson (DT, Class of 2024).

This Week: Springville (Utah 4A, 1-0) defeated Dixie on the road, 41-14.  Johnson had 4.5 tackles for loss. (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: 4.5 tackles for loss
Follow Johnson on Twitter @DallinJohnson73

Matthew Fredrick (TE/DE, Class of 2023).

This Week: East (Utah 5A, 0-1) lost its road opener 22-21 to Orem. Fredrick’s stats are not yet available (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: Not yet available
Follow Fredrick on Twitter @Matthew_fred21

Miles Hall (ATH, Class of 2023)

This Week: Skyline (Utah, 1-0) defeated Juan Diego 55-7 in their home opener. Hall had touchdown receptions for 26, 45, and 45 yards, with 116 total yards and nine tackles. (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: 116 yards receiving, three touchdown receptions, nine tackles
Follow Hall on Twitter @MilesHall004

Pokai Haunga (WR, Class of 2023).

This Week: Timpview (Utah, 1-0) defeated the defending state champion Lone Peak 31-10 in their home opener. Haunga had a 37-yard touchdown reception, a sack, and an interception (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: One receiving touchdown, one sack, one interception.
Follow Haunga on Twitter @PokaiauaHaunga

Stanley Raass (DL, Class of 2023).

This Week: Skyridge (Utah, 1-0) defeated Freemont on the road 52-7 to start the season. Raass’s stats are not yet available (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: Not yet available.
Follow Raass on Instagram @stanraass_57

Easton Baker (LB, Class of 2024).

This Week: Stansbury (Utah, 1-0) defeated Pine View 72-13 in their non-conference road opener. Baker had four tackles in the win (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: Four tackles
Follow Baker on Twitter @BakerEaston

Adney Reid (ATH, Class of 2024)

This Week: Spanish Fork (Utah, 1-0) defeated Cedar City 10-3 in their road opener. (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: Not yet available.
Follow Reid on Twitter @adney_reid.

Will Walker (K/P, Class of 2025).

This Week: Riverton (Utah, 1-0) defeated Syracuse 27-25 at home. (MaxPreps, Deseret News).
Season Totals: Not yet available.
Follow Walker on Twitter @WillWalker84

Arizona Prep Football

There are two BYU football commits from Arizona: tight end Jackson Bowers from Mountain View, and linebacker Pierson Watson from Coconino.  Prep football starts the first week of September for Arizona schools.

Jackson Bowers (TE, Class of 2023)

This Week: Mountain View (AZ, 0-0) start their season on September 2nd at Helix (MaxPreps).
Season Totals: Not yet available.
Follow Bowers on Twitter @jackson_bow3rs.

Pierson Watson (LB, Class of 2023).

This Week: Coconino (Arizona, 0-0) start their season on September 9th against Blue Ridge. (MaxPreps).
Season Totals: Not yet available.
Follow Watson on Twitter @PiersonWatson

Texas Prep Football

There are two BYU football commits from Texas: running back Landen Chambers (Fossil Ridge), and athlete Saimone Davis (North Texas). Texas football starts the last week of August.

Landen Chambers (RB, Class of 2023).

This Week: Fossil Ridge (Texas, 0-0) starts its season August 25 vs. Flower Mount (MaxPreps).
Season Totals: n/a
Follow Chambers on Twitter @_LandenChambers

Saimone Davis (ATH, Class of 2023).

This Week: Nolan Catholic (Texas, 0-0) starts its season August 26 vs. All Saints. (MaxPreps).
Season Totals: n/a
Follow Davis on Twitter @SaimoneDavis.

Washington Prep Football

There is one BYU football commit from Washington state: athlete Leo Polalasi (Lakes HS).  Washington football starts football the first week of September.

Leo Pulalasi (ATH, Class of 2023).

This Week: Lakes High School (Washington, 0-0) start their season September 2nd at Kentwood. (MaxPreps).
Season Totals: Not yet available.
Follow Pulalasi on Twitter @LeoPulalasi

Oklahoma Prep Football

There is one BYU football commit from Oklahoma: defensive lineman Andrew Heinig (Westpool HS).  Oklahoma prep football starts

Andrew Heinig (DL, Class of 2023).

This Week: Westpool High School (Oklahoma 5A, 0-0) start their season August 30th against Durant. (MaxPreps).
Season Totals: Not yet available.
Follow Heinig on Twitter @Andrew_Heinig

Prep Rankings

Several of the schools with BYU commits are highly ranked in their various classifications.  Here are some of the current rankings for the state of Utah:
No. 1 Skyridge (Stanley Raass)
No. 3 Corner Canyon (Owen Borg)
No. 4 Timpview (Pokai Haunga)
No. 6 Springville (Ryder Burton, Dallin Johnson)
No. 9 Sansbury (Easton Baker)
No. 21 East (Matthew Fredrick)
No. 34 Skyline (Miles Hall)
No. 33 Spanish Fork (Adney Reid)

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