Ethan Fridman hauled in two touchdown passes from Jacob Gleason to help The Meadows’ football team to a 21-14 home win over Battle Mountain on Friday.
Fridman caught a 5-yard score to cap a nine-play, 67-yard drive to make it 14-7 with 44 seconds left in the first half and added a 29-yard TD grab at 1:05 left in the third quarter to help The Meadows (1-2) take control, 21-7.
Battle Mountain’s Jaren Price caught a 29-yard TD pass from Bryan Chavira to cut the deficit to 21-14 early in the fourth quarter, but the Longhorns turned the ball over on downs at The Meadows’ 20-yard line after with 5:40 left to go.
Jack Berkley supplied a 2-yard TD plunge for the Mustangs to make it 7-0 in the second quarter, and had a key 3-yard first down run on a 4th-and-2 with 2:03 left to secure the win.
Ivan Chavira provided a 1-yard TD scamper for Battle Mountain to tie it at 7-7 in the second quarter.
Gleason passed for 149 yards, with 95 yards to Fridman for The Meadows.
Ivan Chavira contributed a 70-yard kickoff return and a 42-yard punt return for the Longhorns.