Friday Night Preview: Local Teams on Roll


The Carbon and Emery High School football teams couldn’t have asked for a better start to the season after both squads jumped out to 2-0 starts.

Victories over Monticello and American Leadership Academy have the Carbon Dinos off to their best start since 1994 when the team also started 2-0.

Both the Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune currently rank the Spartans No. 4 in the 2A classification. Emery has enjoyed convincing wins over Richfield and Uintah.

The road begins to get a little tougher Friday as Carbon hosts 1-1 Ben Lomond and Emery visits 1-1 Manti.

The Emery/Manti contest will be the 2A North Region opener for both teams. Manti is ranked No. 3 in the Deseret News and No. 5 in The Salt Lake Tribune.

The Carbon/Ben Lomond tilt, Carbon’s third of four preseason games, will be broadcast live on ETV Channel 10 at 7 p.m. Friday.

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