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PARK CITY, Utah — The Park City High School Miners beat Jordan High Friday with a final score of 35-0 at the homecoming game, bringing the Miners season to a perfect 8-0.
TUESDAY OF HOMECOMING WEEK: The Powder Puff game was held after school, a tradition whereby two PCHS boys varsity football athletes serve as coaches to members of the girls volleyball team in a one-off football game, Miners vs. Miners.
WEDNESDAY OF HOMECOMING WEEK: The Powder Buff game was played after school, a tradition whereby two athletes from the PCHS girls volleyball team serve as coaches to members of the boys football team in a volleyball game, Miners vs. Miners.
THURSDAY OF HOMECOMING WEEK: Park City High School, in conjunction with the Fire District, held its annual bonfire in the school parking lot, burning wood pallets for school spirit.
FRIDAY OF HOMECOMING WEEK: The first quarter of the football game saw Miner Pierce Gardener start off with a 54-yard touchdown. Then teammate Eli Warner ran in a 10-yard touchdown. A Pick Six by Brian Walsh followed that up, making the score at the end of the first quarter 20-0 Park City. By halftime, that became 35-0 held onto until the finish with help from Miner Becker Rusek’s interception at the beginning of the fourth quarter.
Athlete Sean McComb, a junior who plays as a safety, told TownLift, “Our team played pretty well, it was a good game.” Junior Gavin Hockstrum, a corner, told TownLift, “It was a super fun game, I loved it, my teammates were amazing, it was great.”
Spectating at the game was PCHS junior Seth Rothchild, who told TownLift, “I liked seeing the Miners come out on top, it was really nice to see such a big win at 35 to zero, especially for Homecoming. It’s great to have this packed crowd with all their energy and team spirit. We had a successful defense and a clean game which was incredible to watch, that tipped pass to touchdown was awesome.”
Rothchild had to speak loudly to be heard over the PCHS Marching Band.
The Homecoming Royalty Court was announced during halftime and took a parade lap around the track in convertible Jeeps. The Senior Homecoming King was Chase Campbell; the Queen was Scarlett Brinton.
The cheer squad performed as did the Dance Team.
SATURDAY OF HOMECOMING WEEK: The Homecoming Dance was held at Deer Valley’s Silver Lake Lodge with pre-dance, friend photo shoots taking place in front of iconic locales around town. Popular places for dressed-up dinners included Main Street’s Pizza Noodle and Red Banjo Pizza.