Sam Morris / Las Vegas Sun
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | 11:26 p.m.
Another week of high school football brought another reminder of Maliek Broady’s secured spot among the best players in the town.
Sierra Vista’s star running back may have put on his finest performance yet in a pivotal home tilt against Clark, rushing for 317 yards and five touchdowns on 17 carries. Broady led Sierra Vista to a 54-34 win in a game it never trailed.
“It was a little bit of shootout,” Sierra Vista coach John Foss said. “He had a great night.”
Broady didn’t score the Mountain Lions’ first two touchdowns, though. The first came on an 80-yard run from backfield compatriot Andrew Peterson, who also easily broke the 100-yard barrier for the game.
Javion Hunt then returned a punt for a touchdown before Broady first got into the action.
Clark came roaring back behind heroic performances from Ty’Rek Wells and Marquice Stewart, but Broady always willed Sierra Vista to keep its cushion.
“We played well when things got tight,” Foss said. “We made plays when we needed to.”