Pirates pull away from Sunrise Mountain

Jared Repp racked up 238 yards on the ground and scored four touchdowns Friday to lead Moapa Valley’s football team to a 47-13 win at Sunrise Mountain.

Repp was held to only 60 yards and a touchdown in the first half, which ended with Moapa Valley ahead 14-7.

Repp found a hole for a 59-yard TD run on the Pirates’ second play of the second half. After a Jeremy White interception, Repp scored from 20 yards out just six plays later to keep the Pirates (5-0, 1-0 Sunrise League) rolling. Repp also added a 4-yard run during the fourth quarter.

Sunrise Mountain (1-4, 0-1) started quickly with a seven-play, 68-yard TD drive capped with an 8-yard pass from Wanya Calahan to Daquwan Doyle. From there, Moapa Valley controlled the line of scrimmage, holding the Miners to just 4 yards the rest of the half. The Pirates allowed just 148 yards for the game, 46 on the ground.

Moapa Valley put up 450 yards, including 386 rushing.

Calahan led the Miners with 102 yards through the air and a touchdown. He also ran for 58 yards, including a 34-yard scamper to close out the scoring.

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