Pleasant Grove faced Bingham in a battle between two of the state's top teams. On Friday, Bingham narrowly escaped with a win as the team sidled past Pleasant Grove 35-32. That result was just more of the same for Bingham, who also won the last time these teams played.
Senior Jake Jensen and senior Dayne Christiansen were two go-getters for Pleasant Grove despite the defeat. The former passed for 399 yards and 3 touchdowns, while the latter rushed for 64 yards and 2 touchdowns. One of the most thrilling moments of the game was Christiansen's 55-yard TD reception in the second quarter. Additional support came from defensive powerhouse senior Maika Tauteoli, who racked up 9 tackles.
The victory bumped Bingham's record up to 5-0. The loss dropped Pleasant Grove's record to 3-2.
Bingham will look to defend their home turf next week against Westlake at 7:00 PM. As for Pleasant Grove, they will face off against Hillcrest.
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