STGNews gamenight quickblast: Moapa Valley 28, Hurricane 14

Moapa Valley 28, Hurricane 14

The Tigers couldn’t generate any offense in the second half and squandered away a 14-0 lead to fall on the road in Nevada.

hurricane-smJake Carr pounded home a pair of short TD runs and Hurricane appeared to be on its way early in the second quarter. But the Pirates’ RJ Hubert returned the kickoff after the second TD 92 yards for a score to change momentum.

Hurricane coach Steve Pearson
Hurricane coach Steve Pearson

Moapa pulled to within 14-13 before halftime on a 16-yard TD pass from Zach Hymas to Cole Mulcock. Andrew Huerta put the Pirates ahead 21-14 when he recovered a fumble and rumbled 50 yards for a TD in the third quarter. The 2-point conversion made it 21-14 and the Pirates added an insurance TD in the fourth quarter on another Hymas TD pass.

Hurricane, 1-2, will try to get back on the winning track by hosting winless Payson next Friday to open region play. Moapa is 2-0.

Scoring Summary

HRCN — Jake Carr 4-yard run (Cole Stratton Kick) , 1st.

HRCN — Jake Carr 4-yard run (Cole Stratton Kick) , 2nd.
MVL — R.J. Hubert 92-yard kickoff return (Derek Cope Kick) , 2nd.
MVL — Cole Mulcock 16-yard pass from Zach Hymas (Kick Failed) , 2nd.
MVL — Andrew Huerta 50-yard fumble recovery . 2 Pt Run() , 3rd.
MVL — Nate Cox 4-yard pass from Zach Hymas (Derek Cope Kick) , 4th.

Stats: Moapa Valley 28, Hurricane 14

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