Mortensen, Pirates top sixth-ranked Dragons

Moapa Valley junior running back Conner Mortensen rushed for 207 yards, including TDs of 5, 4 and 4, and the Pirates (4-1) defeated sixth-ranked Del Sol (3-1) 49-40 at Del Sol on Friday.

Moapa Valley’s Dakota Watters was 6 of 10 passing for 158 yards, including a 40-yard TD to Brandon Johnson. Sean McConnell and Kasen Hughes ran for scores of 2 and 5 yards, respectively.

Del Sol’s Nathan Kirschbaum completed 11 of 22 passes for 124 yards, including touchdowns of 30 and 18 to Raheem Jones.