Morgan led Layton Christian 39-33 at the half and outscored the Eagles during a comeback bid in a 27-26 fourth quarter, holding on for a 79-74 home win in a small-school battle Friday.
Marcie Stapley doesn’t have the ideal height for a middle, and she knows it. Still, Stapley powered a strong Morgan attack that won a third-straight state championship, and for that, she’s the 2017 Standard-Examiner All-Area Volleyball MVP.
They may not have walked off Weber State’s Stewart Stadium field with their first state championship since 1997, but to Morgan head coach Kovi Christiansen, the Trojans have nothing to hang their heads about.
Morgan battles Juan Diego during the Utah 3A state football championship game on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart Stadium in Ogden. Juan Diego went on to defeat Morgan, 45-20.
The UHSAA announced a change in the location for the 3A high school football championship between Morgan and Juan Diego.
Morgan scored its points in bunches and after a brief scare, it was more than enough to defeat Juab in the state 3A semifinals Friday evening.
It’s time for Week 2 of high school football playoffs in Utah. Stay up to date with live scores from the Standard-Examiner for UHSAA games around Northern Utah on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Woods Cross, Morgan, Syracuse and Weber are the Northern Utah teams still in action.