|Villanueva, Vikings Fall, 56-31|
|Written by Mike Kelly|
|Saturday, 17 September 2011 07:56|
The Avery High football team came up short in its conference opener Friday night against Black Mountain Owen.The Warhorses racked up 430 yards offensively and outscored Avery 56-31 in the Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference opener for both teams Friday night at MacDonald Stadium in Newland, NC.
The Warhorses also snapped a four-game slide and picked up their first win of the year. Quarterback Alex Villanueva of the Vikings ran for 152 yards, threw for 143 yards, scored a touchdown and threw a touchdown pass in the loss. The Vikings ran for 225 yards and they had 368 yards offensively.
Avery (3-2 overall; 0-1 WHC) led 17-14 after the first quarter, but trailed 35-17 at halftime and 49-23 to start the fourth quarter. The Vikings travel to Thomas Jefferson next Friday night.
FRIDAY NIGHT SCOREBOARD:
WATAUGA 23, FRED T. FOARD 17
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