Silverado’s Cunningham has another monster day on ground


Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Silverado High School football team are pictured during the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day at the Red Rock Resort on July 24, 2019. They include, from left, Jacob Mendez, Breven Palpallatoc and Brandon Powers.

Fri, Nov 1, 2019 (11:21 p.m.)

Silverado’s Aginae Cunningham wrapped up the Nevada rushing title tonight, carrying the ball 29 times for 285 yards and four touchdowns in a 43-28 victory against Desert Oasis.

Cunningham finished the regular season with 1,725 yards and 20 touchdowns.

The Skyhawks (7-2 overall) defense “came up big in the second half” with three interceptions, coach Andy Ostolaza said. Interceptions were recorded by John Agounke, Sayvione Cunningham and Brandon Powers.

Jacob Mendez was also successful carrying the ball with 129 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries.

Silverado, the No. 2 seed from the Southwest League, hosts Foothill next week in the first game of the Desert Regional playoffs.

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