Spring Valley now 4-0 after winning home openerSpring Valley played its first game at Syverson Park this prep football season Friday and made their home debut a successful one as they routed Glenwood City 40-8
SPRING VALLEY - Spring Valley played its first game at Syverson Park this prep football season Friday and made their home debut a successful one as they routed Glenwood City 40-8.
The Cardinals led 27-0 at halftime as they scored a pair of touchdowns in both the first and second quarters. Valley scored in all four quarters of the ballgame.
SV's leading rusher, Steve Von Haden, gained 105 yards in 14 carries and scored on a one-yard run. Kyle Bosshart scored twice for the Cardinals on runs of five and 34 yards. He finished with 82 yards rushing and teammate Andy Bune rushed for 72 yards. Tyler O'Keefe scored on a 11-yard run late in the ballgame. In all SV rushed for 290 yards.
Valley quarterback Jon Newton threw for 73 yards on 4-of-9 passing. He threw a five-yard TD pass to Andy Bune. He also scored on quarterback sneak.
The closest the winless Hilltoppers came was early in the third quarter when Isaac Tuttle scored on a 16-yard run and the two-point conversion run was converted to make the score 27-8.
Spring Valley is off to its best start since 2003 and will take an important test for the Dunn-St. Croix title next Friday when they travel to Elk Mound (2-2, 1-1).