Day After Report: Skyview 56, Mountain View 31

So how nuts was the first quarter of the Skyview vs. Mountain View game at McKenzie Stadium?

The teams combined for 35 points and 217 yards of offense. There was only one punt in a 12-minute quarter that ended with Skyview ahead 21-14.

Three of the touchdowns came on big plays, which made for one entertaining quarter of high school football.

On Mountain View’s first drive, quarterback Andre Scheer scored on a 51-yard run to open the scoring.

Skyview responded with a eight-play drive that ended with Hayden Froeber’s six-yard touchdown run.

Mountain View struck right back, scoring on the first play of its next drive. Glen Perry rushed 64 yards down the right sideline for the touchdown.

Skyview needed just three plays answer. Brody Barnum found Jeremiah Wright for a 62-yard touchdown pass. Wright, playing his first game of the season due to suspension, made an instant impact. The returning all-league receiver caught four passes in the first quarter for 92 yards.After Mountain View had the quarter’s only punt, Skyview mounted another eight-play scoring drive. Angelo Sarchi’s one-yard rush gave Skyview a 21-14 lead just before the end of the quarter. That first quarter was a fun opening to an entertaining back-and-forth game, which Skyview eventually won by scoring the final 28 points.They said itQuarterback Andre Scheer on Mountain View’s big-play potential: “It’s really important. Our linemen do a great job of blocking downfield. It’s really all based on them. Same with our defense. A lot of them play both ways. They’re just really good.”Quarterback Brody Barnum (122 yards rushing) on what it’s like to break a big run: “It’s great to just get out there and play. When you get an opportunity to do something, it gets you all jacked up. It just feels great, especially when all the guys are giving me a chance to.”


Micah Rice

Columbian Sports Editor Micah Rice is the author of Tailgate Talk: College football from a Clark County perspective.

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