The 7th ranked Spring Valley Timberwolves (3-0) scored early in the fourth quarter and then held on late to knock off the visiting 4th ranked Hurricane Redskins (3-1) on Friday in Huntington.
Hurricane scored on a long touchdown pass the second play from scrimmage, but Spring Valley answered right back on a 94-yard return on the ensuing kickoff. The point after try was blocked, and the Redskins held a 7-6 lead. However, another quick score gave Hurricane a 14-6 advantage. The Timberwolves rattle off a long drive that was capped off by a Bruin Booth 3-yard touchdown run. The 2-point conversion was unsuccessful, leaving Hurricane with a 14-12 lead.
The Redskins extended their lead early in the second period to 21-12. Spring Valley responded a couple of possessions later when quarterback Dalton Fouch hit Kyndon Keesee on a 72-yard scoring strike to cut Hurricane’s advantage to two, 21-19, heading into the locker room at the half.
The Timberwolves took their first lead of the game with 8:28 left in the third period when Cody Shy scored from 4 yards out. After a failed conversion attempt, the score stood at 25-21. Hurricane regained the lead less than five minutes later to take a 28-25 lead into the final frame.
Shy scored on a 2-yard run to give Spring Valley the lead for good, 31-28, early in fourth quarter. A late interception by Booth helped to seal the win.
Spring Valley finished with 405 total yards, while Hurricane had 375 yards of offense.
Up next for the Timberwolves is a trip to Riverside to take on the Warriors. Kickoff is set for 7 pm.
Photo Courtesy Of Cindy Cunningham Shy