Braeden St. John rushes Moapa Valley past Cheyenne

Braeden St. John had 15 rushing attempts for 73 rushing yards and three touchdowns on Friday to lead Moapa Valley to a 21-6 home win over Cheyenne.

St. John had TD runs of 1 yard, 3 yards and 8 yards.

Hayden Redd had 10 rushing attempts for 135 yards, while also tallying three sacks on defense for Moapa Valley (4-1), ranked No. 2 in Class 3A.

The Pirates had seven sacks. Trystin Lehman had 11 rushing attempts for 61 yards for Moapa Valley.

Rayvion Brown had four receptions for 50 yards for third-ranked Cheyenne (5-0). The Desert Shields struck first with Majae Madison’s 5-yard TD run with seven seconds to go in the first quarter.

Moapa Valley then tied the game just before halftime on the first of St. John’s TD runs.