Thurmon rushes for 241 yards as Skyhawks top Gators


Silverado's Izaiah Thurmon rushed for 241 yards and three touchdowns on 38 carries, sparking the Skyhawks (3-6, 2-4 Southeast) with scoring runs of 22 and 27 yards in the fourth quarter sa they defeated visiting Green Valley 27-20 on Thursday.

Jordan McDonald’s sack on Green Valley’s final possession clinched the victory.

Deandre Gause rushed for 111 yards on 18 carries,with an 8-yard touchdown.

For Green Valley (5-4, 3-3), Aaron Love rushed for 75 yards on 13 carries, scoring on runs of 3 and 37 yards. Jacob Olim was 14 of 28 passing for 80 yards, with a 5-yard TD to Elijah Spann.

The Gators gained the Southeast’s No. 3 playoff seed and visit Las Vegas in the first round.

Silverado 27, Green Valley 20
Green Valley    6    0    8     6    –20
Silverado         7    7    0   13    –27
First Quarter
Sil—Gause 8 run (Acevedo kick).
GV—Love 3 run (kick failed).
Second Quarter
Sil—Thurmon 7 run (Acevedo kick).
Third Quarter
GV—Spann 5 pass from Olim (Spann pass from Olim).
Fourth Quarter
Sil—Thurmon 22 run (Acevedo kick).
GV—Love 37 run (kick failed).
Sil—Thurmon 27 run (run failed).
Individual Statistics
RUSHING—Green Valley, Love 13-75, Olim 4-(minus 11), Ferraro 1-(minus 2). Silverado, Thurmon 38-241, Otuafi 1-8, Gause 18-111, Zachary 4-(minus 11).
PASSING—Green Valley, Olim 14-28-0 80, Chavez 1-1-0 0. Silverado, Zachary 0-3-1 0.
RECEIVING—Green Valley, Ferraro 3-16, Contreras 3-20, Spann 4-16, Hanson 4-18, George 1-10.