began the scoring with a 55- yard touchdown run, with Joel
LeMay running in the two point conversion. On
their next series,
the Miners drove 47 yards in three plays with Ryan scoring on a
38-yard run. Brian Johnson tacked on the extra point, one of
three for the night.
Nevada Union then
blocked a River Valley punt, with Chris Dale running the ball into
end zone from the 3-yard line into end zone on the next play. NU
quarterback John Wivholm later broke through to pay dirt on an
option around the left side to give the Miners a 28 - 0 lead at
To open the half, the
Miners recovered an onside kick at midfield with Jake Wolf setting up the next touchdown with a 28-yard gain. Todd Hayden scored
from one yard out for a 35 - 0 lead.
Henry Eiring scored
NU's final touchdown from the 3-yard line. More than 70 Nevada
Union freshman football players saw time in the game, with
nine different backs carrying the ball. On defense 25 players
Coach Greg Brown
lauded the defensive play of Tyler Dentinger, Cole Stanford, Kennen
Morris, Brian Armijo, Justin Noxon, Grant McGinnis, Treadon
amuzie, Jordan Mosbarger and Kyle Klauer. The team ended the
season 8 - 2, with the cumulative NU freshman football record for
the past six years now standing at 47 - 8 - 1.