SUGARCREEK -- Visiting Indian Valley High let a 14-point first half lead slip away as Garaway rallied for a 35-28 victory on Friday to remain unbeaten.
Indian Valley (1-2) got on the scoreboard first on a five-yard run by Jake Davis, with extra-point missed for a 6-0 Braves' lead.
Garaway moved on top 7-6 thanks to an 11-yard TD toss from QB Tyler Walter to Josh Werker, with Nate Hughes adding the PAT kick.
The Braves regained the lead thanks to a six-yard touchdown run by Brandon Fox, with Brett Cox hauling in a two-point conversion pass from Brady Byers to make the score 14-7.
The visitors extended their advantage to 21-7 in the second period via a three-yard TD run from Byers, with Konnor Cool adding the placement.
The Pirates (3-0) pared the gap to 21-14 before halftime on an 18-yard touchdown connection from Walter to Matt Ridenour, with Hughes again kicking the point-after.
Garaway gained control of the contest by scoring three times in the third quarter.
The first came on a seven-yard run by Walter, tying the score at 21-all.
Then came a 34-yard pass from Walter to Rinenour which gave the Pirates a 28-21 upperhand and then finally a 48-yard hookup from Walter to Winston Mullett put the hosts in front, 35-21.
Indian Valley got back within a TD in the fourth quarter on a one-yard run by Davis, with Cool adding the PAT to make it a 35-28 issue, and the Braves threatened late in the game, moving all the way to the Garaway five-yard line before turning the ball over on downs.
Garaway finished with 380 yards of total offense, including 247 passing and 133 rushing. Walter completed 15-of-28 aerials with four TDs and one interception and collected 122 yards rushing on 11 carries.
The Pirates were charted with 15 first downs and had four penalties for 35 yards in walk-offs.
Indian Valley managed a net of 366 yards, with 254 on the ground and 112 through the air. Davis carried the ball 30 times for 134 yards an two scores while Byers was 6-of-7 passing. Logan Ryan caught three for 40 yards and Cox had two for 53 yards.
The Braves had 19 first downs and drew two flags for 25 yards.
NEXT-- Indian Valley travels to Canton to face Timken on Friday.