Pirates score 28 unanswered points, blow by Hurricane

Moapa Valley scored 28 unanswered points after trailing 13-0 to top visiting Hurricane (Utah) 28-14 on Friday night.

R.J. Hubert sparked Moapa Valley with a 92-yard kickoff return with 4 minutes, 51 seconds left in the second quarter. The Pirates then added another score just before the break when Zach Hymas connected with Cole Mulcock on a 16-yard TD pass. The Pirates trailed 14-13 at halftime after a failed extra point.

Hymas finished 14 of 28 for 200 yards and two TDs, and Kaleb Bodily ran for 72 yards on 18 carries for Moapa. Mulcock finished with seven receptions and 120 yards receiving, and Nate Cox added a 4-yard TD grab in the fourth.

Andrew Huerta stripped a Hurricane rusher in the third quarter and took the ball back 50 yards to the end zone to put the Pirates on top 21-14.

Hurricane’s Jake Carr had two rushing touchdowns.