High school football: South Summit moving to refocus after big win over Beaver

KAMAS — South Summit coach Mike Grajek had to be reminded by his wife which team the Wildcats played this week, and for two good reasons.

Grajek’s team had just finished winning an emotional 30-7 game against nemesis Beaver last Friday, the same team the Wildcats had lost to the last two years in the 2A state championship. The win was understandably celebrated a bit more than most regular season wins by South Summit players and fans as a result.

After the win, a happy and relieved Grajek was approached by the father of 2016 MVP and Beaver star player Dillon Smith, who congratulated him for the win, asked him which team the Wildcats played next, and then to wish him good luck.

“I was stunned at myself that I couldn’t think of the team when asked,” Grajek said. “The guy simply didn’t believe me that I couldn’t remember, but I honestly couldn’t think of it. And honestly, I didn’t care.”

After the game, Grajek’s wife reminded him that American Leadership Academy is the next game on the schedule, with South Summit working to turn all of its focus to the Eagles since.

But for Friday night, it was all about Beaver.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

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