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July 23, 2019

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kickoff 2017:

Spring Valley takes down Eldorado in opener

Las Vegas Sun HS Football Media Day 2017

Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Spring Valley High School football team, from left, Kash Jenkins, Clark Genneken, Sylo Staton and Giovanni Reyes-Estrada pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.

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Marquelle Diggs caught touchdown passes of 39 and 31 yards today for the Spring Valley High football team in a 34-14 opening-night victory against visiting Eldorado.

Sylo Staton passed for three touchdowns and added a rushing touchdown of 35 yards.

“It’s one of those first-game deals,” Spring Valley coach Marcus Teal said. “We were playing really well offensively and then I think we got a little complacent with what we were doing.”

Kevin Benoza added a 15-yard scoring run and Jonathan Vazquez had a 40-yard touchdown reception.

Teal gave credit to Eldorado for its play in the second half.

“They kept coming at us,” he said. “Eldorado, as we figured they would, made it tough on us.”

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