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FOOTBALL: Aaron McAllister, Frank Harris lead Basic to win in shootout

Aaron McAllister threw five touchdown passes, and Frank Harris scored four touchdowns on Saturday as Basic’s football team topped Taylorsville (Utah) 55-48 in Orem, Utah.

The game was tied at 42 after three quarters, but McAllister threw two fourth-quarter TD passes to Patrick Lustin to give the Wolves the advantage.

Harris caught two touchdown passes, and DeShawn Eagles added a TD catch for the Wolves.

The game’s opening minute was a wild one, as Taylorsville’s Jace Simons returned the opening kick for a touchdown.

But Harris answered, returning the ensuing kickoff for a score to tie the game. It was the first of two kick return TDs for Harris.

Jace Evans returned a fumble for a touchdown for Basic (1-0).

Needles 48, Odyssey Institute (Ariz.) 21 — At Flagstaff, Ariz., the Mustangs scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to top the Minotaurs.

Needles held a 28-21 lead at the half, but held Odyssey scoreless after halftime.

Beaver Dam 52, Fredonia (Ariz.) 22 — At Fredonia, Ariz., the Diamondbacks opened the season with a win over Lynx.

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