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September 19, 2019

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Foothill defense stifles Chaparral in 34-7 win

Las Vegas Sun HS Football Media Day 2017

Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Foothill High School football team, from left, Tyree Shephard, Jared Ables and Marchaun Norris pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.

Foothill shut out Chaparral through the first half and eventually rolled to a 34-7 victory on Friday night.

Junior Jordan Wilson made the biggest defensive play of the game, returning a second-quarter interception for a touchdown, and the Falcons went into halftime with a commanding 21-0 lead.

Foothill is now 3-0 on the season, while the loss drops Chaparral to 3-1.

"I thought our defense played really well," Foothill coach Marty Redmond said. "[Chaparral] has some really fast guys at the skill positions, but we did a good job of containing. We got 3-and-outs and got off the field and gave our offense more opportunities."

Sophomore quarterback Koy Riggin threw a pair of TD passes for Foothill, and senior running back Marchaun Norris ran for a score.

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