Excel Christian put its non-league schedule to bed on Saturday afternoon with a 38-22 home win over Silver Stage.
The Warriors improved to 2-0. The Nigthawks dropped to 0-1.
Sophomore running back Jeshua Drexel ran for 116 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries. He also caught five passes for 60 yards.
Senior quarterback Noah Denson was 5-of-17 through the air for 85 yards and two touchowns, one apiece to his sophomore brother, Kaleb, and Jesus Chavez.
Denson also ran 15 times for 71 yards and a score.
Excel Christian has its bye next week then begins 1A Northern – West (eight-man football) play on Friday, Sept. 16 at home against Smith Valley (2-0, 0-0).