Mortensen, Moapa blank Miners

Moapa Valley’s Conner Mortensen rushed for 112 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries as the Pirates (5-1, 1-0 I-A Sunrise) blanked visiting Sunrise Mountain (1-4, 0-1) 54-0 on Friday.

Mortensen scored on runs of 23 and 3 yards to help Moapa Valley build a 42-0 halftime lead.

Kasen Hughes ran for 93 yards and two TDs on three carries for Moapa Valley, which had 437 rushing yards.

Sean McConnell caught a 60-yard TD pass from Josh Repp and added 93 yards and a TD on two rushes for Moapa Valley, which outgained Sunrise Mountain, 525-109.

Chris Moore completed 5 of 11 passes for 57 yards for the Miners.

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