Virgin Valley defense dominates Western, 60-6


Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Virgin Valley High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day Tuesday July 31, 2018 at the Red Rock Resort and Casino. They include, from left,Rudy Cannon, Vicente Pinto and Lane Ramos.

Fri, Sep 7, 2018 (10:45 p.m.)

The Virgin Valley football team's defense forced four interceptions and dominated throughout as the Bulldogs clobbered Western 60-6 Friday night.

Junior running back Wyatt Delano ran for 136 yards and a touchdown in the first half, and Virgin Valley played mostly backups after taking a 48-6 lead after two quarters.

“We got a lot of kids that haven’t seen time in the game,” Virgin Valley coach Matt Woods said. “We just wanted to work on our mental mistakes and finishing a game.”

Bulldogs quarterback Meb Hollingshead completed only two passes on the night, but both were touchdowns. Jake Hampsten and Koden Tietjen each caught a touchdown pass.

Virgin Valley improves its record to an impressive 4-0 and will host Democracy Prep next Friday in its final non-league game of the regular season.

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