Spring Valley’s Taj Allen had four touchdowns, including a decisive 55-yard scoring run with 7:45 left, as the Grizzlies (5-3, 5-2 Southwest) topped host Bonanza (3-5, 3-4) 35-28 on Friday night.
Just like Allen, Bonanza running back Dasean Martin had three touchdown runs and a TD reception.
Allen scored on Spring Valley’s opening drive with a 44-yard run. Martin responded with a 37-yard run on Bonanza’s next possesion.
Allen caught a 33-yard touchdown pass from Anton Stallworth midway through the second quarter, and Martin had a 74-yard TD burst on the next play.
Allen’s 4-yard TD run put the Grizzlies up 21-14 at the half.
Kevin Bodda was the only other player with a touchdown, scoring when he recovered a blocked punt in the end zone in the third quarter to give Spring Valley a 28-14 lead.
Martin ran in a 12-yarder in the third quarter and caught a 14-yard pass from Sterling Sprau in the fourth to tie the game at 28.
Allen finished with 211 rushing yards, and Martin had 181.