Football: Silver Creek Tops Northridge 28-16 In 3A Unbeaten Showdown

Football: Silver Creek Tops Northridge 28-16 In 3A Unbeaten Showdown

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Football: Silver Creek Tops Northridge 28-16 In 3A Unbeaten Showdown

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The Raptors (6-0, 1-0) drew first blood in the opening quarter on a one yard touchdown run from Josh Quiroz.

Northridge (5-1, 0-1) responded in the second with Cody Cook’s four yard scoring run.  Silver Creek’s Ben Sjobakken answered, tossing a 20-yard touchdown to Brock Ricks.  Moments later Ricks came up with an interception and returned it 52 yards to give the Raptors a 21-7 lead.  Seth Czapanski hit a 27-yard field goal to pull the Grizzlies to within 21-10 at half.

Sjobakken connected with Trey Fleming on a 26-yard touchdown in the third quarter to make it 28-10.  Tony Dennis-Lopez added a touchdown run late in the fourth quarter for the Grizzlies.

Silver Creek plays city rival Skyline next Friday while Northridge visits Mead.  Both games kickoff at 7 PM.

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