Las Vegas scored early and often on Friday, rushing to a 47-0 halftime lead en route to a 60-7 home win over Rancho on Friday.
In the 58th edition of the Bone Game, sixth-ranked Las Vegas (1-0) outgained the Rams 400-41 and didn’t need to punt until the fourth quarter with the game well in hand.
Elias Miller and Trevor Swenson led the way for Las Vegas. Miller scored four times, twice on the ground and twice on the end of Swenson passes. The senior running back scored on a 68-yard run on the Wildcats’ second play from scrimmage and finished with 186 total yards. Swenson threw for three touchdowns and scored another on a 56-yard run midway through the second quarter. He accounted for 190 total yards.
Rancho (0-1) finally got on the board in the fourth quarter when Angel Walker hauled in a 31-yard touchdown pass from Yasser Rebolledo. Robert Howard led the Rams with 51 yards on 12 carries.
The Wildcats got highlight-reel touchdowns from Zachary Loveland with a 39-yard punt return and freshman Elijah Hicks, who busted out for a 53-yard score late in the first quarter. Sam Blackburn scored on a 51-yard pass from Swenson early in the second quarter to account for the Wildcats’ longest pass play of the night.