Silverado’s Izaiah Thurmon rushed for 241 yards and three touchdowns on 38 carries, sparking the Skyhawks (3-6, 2-4 Southeast) with scoring runs of 22 and 27 yards in the fourth quarter sa they defeated visiting Green Valley 27-20 on Thursday.
Jordan McDonald’s sack on Green Valley’s final possession clinched the victory.
Deandre Gause rushed for 111 yards on 18 carries,with an 8-yard touchdown.
For Green Valley (5-4, 3-3), Aaron Love rushed for 75 yards on 13 carries, scoring on runs of 3 and 37 yards. Jacob Olim was 14 of 28 passing for 80 yards, with a 5-yard TD to Elijah Spann.
The Gators gained the Southeast’s No. 3 playoff seed and visit Las Vegas in the first round.