Spanish Springs picked up a big win Friday night and evened their record in the process when they knocked off Bishop Manogue at home. 28-19.
It was the third straight win for the Cougars and they got another strong performance by quarterback Tristan Szabo. The junior passed for 338 yards and threw four touchdowns as the Cougs did most of their damage through the air.
After getting on the board first from a Trey Hummel touchdown reception to take a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, Szabo completed a short touchdown pass to Mason Bebout to give the Cougs a 14-0 lead. Three minutes later, Szabo and Bebout hooked up again on a 71-yard pass play that resulted in another touchdown to put the Cougs up 21-0.
The Miners would chip away at the lead, scoring the next three touchdowns to make it a 21-19 Spanish Springs lead after a failed conversion with nine minutes to go in the game. The two teams traded empty possessions before Bebout caught a pass from Szabo and turned it into an 82-yard touchdown to go up 29-19 with five minutes left.
A Hummel interception with three minutes left all but put the game on ice as the Cougs went on to secure the victory.
Bebout finished the game with seven catches for 180 yards and three touchdowns. Parky Luthy carried the ball 18 times for 57 yards and made 10 total tackles on defense. Jackson Laduke also finished with 10.
The Cougs (3-3) are off this week and open league play Oct. 11 when they take on McQueen (2-3).
After opening the season with a 3-0 record, Reed dropped its second game in a row Friday when the fell to Damonte Ranch 19-6.
The Raiders offense was shut down most of the night as quarterback Jack Franz completed just five of 15 passes for 44 yards and two interceptions. They did manage 199 yards on the ground, led by Elijah Tau-Tolliver with 132, and scored their lone touchdown on a run by Chance Bustillos.
Franz was sacked five times on a night where the Raiders committed 13 penalties that cost them 94 yards.
The Raiders had trouble containing Mustangs running back Ashton Hayes who carried the ball 27 times for 241 yards and three touchdowns. Damonte Ranch ran the ball 50 times in the game for a total of 363 yards on the ground.
Reed (3-2) opens league play Friday night against McQueen (2-3) at home at 7 p.m.
The Railroaders traveled to Spring Creek on Friday and fell 46-21.
Spring Creek controlled the ground game throughout the contest and had a huge night from its running back Reed Westwood. The senior carried the ball 21 times for 346 yards and scored five touchdowns to lead his team.
Sparks quarterback Tyler Green had a solid night, completing 13 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns to Trezell Patterson who had 160 receiving yards.
Ben Castens had the lone rushing touchdown for the Railroaders.
Sparks (1-5, 0-4) takes on Fernley (4-2, 3-2) Friday night at home at 7 p.m.