Prep football: Region 2 breakdown

The teams (Last season’s record)

Cyprus (1-8) • Season preview

Granger (5-5) • Season preview

Hillcrest (3-7) • Season preview

Hunter (6-7) • Season preview

Kearns (8-3) • Season preview

The favorite

Kearns • “It’s no secret Kearns hasn’t won a region championship or a playoff game in 20-plus years. We want to make the change from being a good team to a great team,” coach Matt Rickards says.

The dark horse

Granger • “The majority of them have been starting since they were freshmen. … They were the guys who were getting pushed around a little when they were younger. Now they get to give it back a little bit,” says coach Mike Morgan.

Players to watch

Soujah Gasu, Sr., Cyprus, RB; Tiger Mulitalo, Sr., Granger, OT/DL; Keala Mahe, Sr., Hillcrest, C/LB; Late Makakono, Sr., Hunter, RB/DB; Sese Filila, Sr., Kearns, RB

Key games

West Jordan at Kearns (Aug. 25); Granger at Hillcrest (Sept. 15); Hunter at Granger (Sept. 22); Kearns at Cyprus (Sept. 22); Kearns at Hunter (Sept. 29); Granger at Kearns (Oct. 13)

from The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/sports/high-school-sports/2017/08/12/prep-football-region-2-breakdown

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