High school football: Green Canyon tabbed Region 11 favorite, hopes to continue the North’s recent dominance of 4A

Over the past few seasons, Region 11 has been one to keep your eyes on.

The region has been the home of the last three 4A state champions, two of which went on to finish their season undefeated (Sky View in 2020 and Ridgeline last year).

After the RiverHawks cruised in dominant fashion last season — defeating their opponents by an average of 30.8 points per game — it appears that the region is back up for grabs once again, but who’s the favorite to claim that top spot?

The coaches’ preseason projections have tabbed the Green Canyon as the early favorites to win that race. If the projections come to fruition, it would be the Wolves’ first ever region championship.

“It shows the respect that (the coaches) have for our kids, and that’s just really cool and humbling,” Green Canyon head coach Craig Anhder said.

Despite bowing out in the quarterfinals against Crimson Cliffs, the Wolves boasted the second-best scoring defense in 4A last season, behind only Ridgeline.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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