Reed was dealt its first loss of the season on Friday night when they fell to Bishop Manogue at home, 39-21.
The Raiders got on the board first midway through the first by six-yard rushing touchdown by quarterback Jack Franz to make it 7-0, but the Miners quickly answered on their next possession with a touchdown of their own. Bishop Manogue blocked a punt minutes later and returned it for a score to go up 12-7. A rushing touchdown late in the quarter put the Miners up 19-7.
A safety by the Raider defense and a passing touchdown by Franz pulled Reed within four at the half as they trailed 19-15. The two teams went on to trade scores, and Manogue led 26-21 throughout most of the fourth quarter before pulling away with a pair of late touchdowns.
Franz finished with three total touchdowns on the night, two passing and one rushing, and Elijah Tau-Tolliver led the Raiders on the ground with 81 yards on 14 carries. Jaxson Carvajal caught three passes for 49 yards and a touchdown while Roman Villegas made the most of his one catch with a a score. Villegas also recorded a pair of sacks on defense.
Ezra Belingheri made a team-high 15 total tackles in the loss and Tyler Curry had 11.The Raiders (3-1) will look to get back on track Friday night when they host Damonte Ranch (3-1) at 7 p.m.
The Cougars won their second straight game on Friday night, and blew out another opponent when they beat Douglas 33-7.
Tristan Szabo got the team on the board late in the first quarter with a touchdown pass to give the Cougs a 7-0 lead. The Tigers responded with a touchdown in the second quarter, and the teams went to the half tied 7-7.
Douglas received the kick in the second half, and promptly threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown to give Spanish Springs the lead back. They went on to score two more times in the quarter and once in the fourth to put the game away for good.Final stats were not posted online for Spanish Springs.
Up next, the Cougs (2-3) host Bishop Manogue (2-1) Friday night at 7 p.m.
The Railroaders fell in heartbreaking fashion Friday night ti visiting Elko, 14-12.
After the Indians took a 7-0 first quarter lead, Sparks responded with a touchdown in the second and third quarters to go up 12-7 after failed conversions. Elko took advantage of the missed opportunities by Sparks, and scored the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth to secure the win.
The Railroaders (1-4) play at Spring Creek (1-3) Friday at 7 p.m.