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Spring Valley edges Desert Oasis


Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Spring Valley High School football team, from left, Kash Jenkins, Clark Genneken, Sylo Staton and Giovanni Reyes-Estrada pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.

Fri, Oct 20, 2017 (11:38 p.m.)

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Ray Brewer and Case Keefer recap all the action from rivalry week, and spend extra time looking ahead to a few of the evenly-matched games in week 9.

Make it three in a row for Spring Valley.

The Grizzlies added another win to their streak Friday night in a defensive struggle at Desert Oasis, where they escaped with a 13-6 victory.

“It was ugly,” Spring Valley coach Marcus Teal said. “But we’d much rather win ugly than lose pretty.”

There was no score at halftime, but the Grizzlies were able to find the end zone twice in the third quarter. First, Marquelle Diggs returned a punt 50 yards for a touchdown. Then, Kash Jenkins scored on an 8-yard touchdown run off a turnover to put Spring Valley up 13-0.

Turnovers were the Grizzlies’ saving grace on a night when the offense wasn’t in top form. They had two fumble recoveries to go with a pair of interceptions, one by Jenkins and the other by Mitchell Otis.

Case Keefer can be reached at 702-948-2790 or [email protected]. Follow Case on Twitter at twitter.com/casekeefer.

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