Bountiful scores on untimed down to top rival Woods Cross

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BOUNTIFUL — Max Barker connected with Brooks Fornelius for two fourth-quarter touchdown passes — the last on an untimed down to end the game — to lift Bountiful to a thrilling 26-24 win over Woods Cross on Friday afternoon.After a 47-yard Barker-to-Fornelius score made it 24-20 with 5:31 left, Bountiful (3-2, 1-0 Region 5) forced a punt and took over at the Woods Cross (0-5, 0-1) 44 with 58 seconds left, setting up a wild final sequence.Bountiful reached the WX 15, fell back to the 29 on an intentional-grounding sack, and spiked the ball with four seconds left to set up fourth down.Barker heaved a prayer to the near sideline and a Woods Cross defender took out the intended receiver to draw an interference flag as time expired. On an untimed down from the 14, Barker threw across the hashes to the end zone and Fornelius out-jumped his defender for the winning score.Woods Cross scored on a Sione Mamata 74-yard interception return, Jaxon Smith hit Luke Hyde on a 40-yard passing TD and ran in a 4-yard score, and Austin Bradley made a 25-yard field goal.Corbin DuBois ran 56 yards for a score to get Bountiful on the board, then Anisi Purcell snatched the ball out …

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