Lehi (10-2) vs. Springville (9-3)
Series history: 57th meeting; Springville leads 34-18-4.
Last meeting: Springville got by Lehi 18-14 on Sept. 8 (Week 4) at Lehi.
Coach vs. coach: Springville’s Willy Child is 3-1 vs. Lehi’s Ed Larson, whose win over Child came in 2012 when Larson coached Timpanogos.
Current winning streaks: Lehi – 8 (tied for fifth-longest active streak among all schools; it’s also the second longest in school history and two short of the school record set in 1997), Springville – 7 (tied for the seventh-longest active streak).
Lehi’s last semifinal: 2002, fell to Tooele 32-21 in Class 3A. The Pioneers last advanced to the championship game in 2000 (and won).
Springville’s last semifinal: 2016, crushed Alta 42-14 before dropping to East in the Class 4A title contest.
Lehi’s playoff record (33rd appearance in 96 seasons): 22-30.
Ed Larson’s playoff record (seventh appearance in 12 seasons overall and second in four seasons at Lehi: 3-6, including 0-2 at Provo (1993-94), 0-3 at Timpanogos (2010-13) and 3-1 at Lehi (since 2014). First semi-final. (Larson also coached at Ogden from 2004-05.)
Springville’s playoff record (47th appearance in 101 seasons): 30-45.
Willy Child’s playoff record (fifth appearance in six seasons, since 2012): 8-4. Semifinal record: 1-1.
Lehi enjoys its first double-digit win season since 2002 and just the fifth in school history.
High school football guru George Felt breaks down every playoff matchup after a look at this week’s records, streaks and milestones.