Wilson leads Shadow Ridge to first win of season

Shadow Ridge’s Dominick Wilson rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns Friday as the Mustangs got their first win of the season by topping visiting Durango, 48-15.

Wilson started early, taking the Mustangs’ second play from scrimmage 48 yard for a score, the only one of the first quarter for either team.

A field goal, followed by a recovery of a live ball on the kickoff set up Durango (0-9, 0-4 Southwest League) in the second quarter, and Jonathan Scofield plunged in from 1 yard to give the Trailblazers a 9-7 lead.

What followed were 41 unanswered points by Shadow Ridge (1-7, 1-3), including scores on consecutive plays from scrimmage in the second quarter. Malik Jackson scored on a 47-yard run, which was followed by an onside kick recovery and Aubrey Nellems 51-yard touchdown reception from Kody Presser.

In the third, Wilson got his second touchdown of the night on the Mustangs’ opening drive, and Presser followed up with a 3-yard option keeper later in the quarter for a 34-7 lead. Avery Nellems had a 1-yard TD run in the fourth quarter, followed by a 7-yard scamper by Lennon Walker.

Scofield had a 9-yard TD run with 1:11 to play to close out the scoring.

Scofield passed for 107 yards for Durango.

Jackson rushed for 82 yards on five carries for Shadow Ridge. Aubrey Nellems added 54 yards rushing for the Mustangs.

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