Pahranagat Valley’s Tabor Maxwell completed 13 of 18 passes for 233 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 139 yards and two scores to lead the Panthers to a 56-22 win over Tonopah in the Class 1A state football quarterfinals.
Maxwell connected on TD passes to Cody Williams and Culen Highbe for Pahranagat Valley (10-0), which will host Whittell or Eureka at 6 p.m. next Thursday or Friday.
Williams finished with six catches for 139 yards, and Highbe had three catches for 71 yards. Teammate Christian Higbee had 14 carries for 83 yards and two TDs, and Ike Taylor and David Ingram each added a rushing score for the Panthers, who led 32-14 at halftime.
Vinny Bagarose scored three touchdowns to lead Tonopah (6-4). Bagarose had 12 catches for 208 yards and ran four times for 80 yards.
Tanner Otteson finished 20 of 25 passing for 285 yards and added 70 yards rushing for the Muckers.