Reece Thornton leads Pahranagat Valley past Beatty

Reece Thornton rushed for 192 yards and three touchdowns on Friday as Pahranagat Valley’s football team rolled to a 58-22 home win over Beatty.

Thornton had TD runs of 14, 16 and 46 yards for the Panthers, who scored three third-quarter touchdowns to pull away. Thornton also had five tackles.

Preston Higbee rushed for 101 yards and two scores and completed 6 of 12 passes for 105 yards for Pahranagat Valley (3-0, 1-0 Class 1A Southern League).

John Hansen had a 2-yard TD run an returned a punt 80 yards for a score, and Jesse Jones added an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for the Panthers.

Beatty’s Austin McKenzie had a 50-yard TD run, and Jacob Henry hit Max Taylor with a 15-yard scoring pass for the Hornets (1-1, 0-1).

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