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October 2, 2022

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Western fights off Sunrise Mountain for first win

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Previewing another week of gridiron action

Las Vegas Sun reporters Case Keefer and Ray Brewer break down the first week of high school football games and look ahead to this Friday's gridiron action.

Allen Davis' 12-yard touchdown run with less than four minutes to play Friday gave the Western High football team a 14-7 victory against host Sunrise Mountain.

“We slid one past the goalie,” Western coach Fernando Carmona said jokingly. “It was a battle all the way.”

Western trailed second-year Sunrise Mountain 7-0 in the first half but got a 12-yard scoring run from Tadarrel Mason in rallying for the win. It was the season opener for both schools.

Last year, in Carmona’s first year at Western, the Warriors finished 1-8, beating Pahrump Valley to open the season. With the struggles of last year behind them, they hope to have better fortunes this fall.

“It had been a year since Western last won a game, so the kids were pretty excited,” Carmona said.

Mason finished with about 140 rushing yards.

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