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Moreland’s three TDs lead Wildcats over Vikings

Las Vegas High’s Andrew Moreland ran for 83 yards and three touchdowns to lead the No. 7 Wildcats to a 59-14 road victory over Valley on Thursday.

Moreland started with a 45-yard scamper on the third play from scrimmage to open the scoring and added a 6-yard run with 2:44 left in the quarter. After a Valley punt, Moreland raced 18 yards to the end zone to make it 28-7 early in the second quarter.

No. 7 Las Vegas (5-3, 3-1 Northeast) went running back by committee during the second half. Jovan Seals put up 49 yards on seven carries, Elias Miller added 65 yards on three carries including a 47-yard touchdown, and Keoni Running rushed for 58 yards on four carries with a 40-yard touchdown run.

Valley’s Ray Tyler led all rushers with 147 yards on 13 carries. Tyler kept the game close in the first quarter as he bolted for an 82-yard run to make it 14-7.

Las Vegas gained 416 yards of offense and allowed Valley (1-7, 0-4) just 37 yards in the second half after giving up 168 yards in the first. The Wildcats also picked off Valley quarterback Tyrone Prewitt three times, with Sean Randall returning one of them for an 11-yard score.

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