Spring Mountain football cruises past Sandy Valley

One week after losing 75-12 to Tonopah, the Spring Mountain football team took out its frustration in a 68-0 thrashing of visiting Sandy Valley on Saturday in a Class 1A Southern League game.

The Eagles (2-3, 1-1) had four touchdowns in the first 3:06 and coasted to a 48-0 halftime lead.

"That was huge," Spring Mountain coach Aaron Masden said. "We've always been neck and neck or trying to catch up with other teams, so this was a new experience for our boys."

Sandy Valley (0-5, 0-3), which had only 12 active players, was held to 3 yards of offense. The Sidewinders committed five turnovers, allowed four sacks and had two punts blocked.

Delquan Danford carried twice for 82 yards and two touchdowns for Spring Mountain. He also scored on a 21-yard reception and a 30-yard interception return.

The Eagles, who rushed for 119 yards on only nine attempts, picked off two of the Sidewinders' first three pass attempts.