Castro, Wildcats roll past Sundevils


Junior quarterback Vince Castro scored on runs of 11 and 3 yards and threw a 39-yard TD pass to Andrew Moreland to carry fourth-ranked Las Vegas (3-0, 1-0 Northeast) to a 59-13 road win over Eldorado (1-2, 0-1) on Friday.

Castro also caught a 47-yard TD pass from Hasaan Henderson.

Farrell Victor rushed for touchdowns of 50 and 51 yards in the first half and he added another score on an 80-yard kickoff return. Moreland also scored on an 18-yard return of a blocked punt.

Eldorado’s Justin Brown rushed for 83 yards, including a 59-yard touchdown.

Las Vegas 58, Eldorado 13
Las Vegas    27    7    17    7    –58
Eldorado        0    0      7    6    –13
First Quarter
LV—Victor 50 run (Mattox kick).
LV—Haywood 18 blocked punt return (kick failed).
LV—Victor 80 kickoff return (Mattox kick).
LV—Castro 47 pass from Henderson (Mattox kick).
Second Quarter
LV—Victor 51 run (Mattox kick).
Third Quarter
LV—Moreland 39 pass from Castro (Mattox kick).
E—Brown 59 run (Montoya kick).
LV—Mattox 30 FG.
LV—Castro 11 run (Mattox kick).
Fourth Quarter
E—T. Nihipali 6 run (kick failed).
LV—Castro 3 run (Mattox kick).
Individual Statistics
RUSHING—Las Vegas, Victor 3-103, Castro 7-79, Grant 8-49, Moreland 2-16. Eldorado, Brown 9-83, Davis 17-70, T. Nihipali 6-21, Howard 4-7, Smith-Mack 2-6, Fletcher 1-2.
PASSING—Las Vegas, Henderson 5-9-0 85, Castro 1-2-0 39. Eldorado, Howard 3-6-0 1, Fletcher 0-3-0 0, Brown 0-1-0 0.
RECEIVING—Las Vegas, Castro 2-57, Moreland 2-40, Victor 1-19, Turner 1-8. Eldorado, Brown 2-6, Ashley 1-(minus 5).