Posted on 03 November 2011.
By Pedro F. Fonteboa, Boulder City Review
Moapa Valley’s Conner Mortensen ran for 132 yards and scored five touchdowns as the Pirates defeated Boulder City 41-19 last Thursday to clinch the 3A Southern League championship.
Boulder City senior lineman James Morgan (55) throws a key block for sophomore running back JD Owens in the game against Moapa Valley, Thursday, Oct. 27. The Eagles led 13-7 at the end of the first quarter before losing the season finale, 41-19. Boulder City has a record of 19-22 in four seasons under coach Alex Kazel, but is only 1-8 in regular season league games during that time. Photo by Steve Andrascik.
The Pirates (7-2, 2-0) advance to the 3A state playoffs Friday. The Pirates hope to reach the state title game for a sixth straight year, having lost the past two to Truckee.
But for the Eagles, it was their final game. They end the season 3-6 and 0-2.
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