Warriors hold off Trojans

Western’s Brian Mikol rushed for 133 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wariors to a 20-14 home win over Pahrump Valley.

Mikol had touchdowns of 39 and 52 yards, and the Warriors piled up 375 yards of offense.

Western did all of its scoring in the first half, starting with Mikol’s 39-yard TD and Dante Warren’s 58-yard keeper. Mikol’s 52-yarder in the second quarter turned out to be the decisive score. Warren finished with a team-high 157 yards rushing.

Pahrump was stumped offensively until the fourth quarter when Shane Ervine ran in from 1 yard and Dajhan Celius from 2 yards. Ervine finished with 71 yards on 11 carries.