MIDVALE -- After building a 34-0 lead, the host Indian Valley Braves coasted to a 34-7 win over the visiting Garaway Pirates on Friday to remain undefeated on the young season.
The Braves jumped out to a 7-0 lead the opening quarter, with Jake Davis plowing in from five yards out and Konnor Cool adding the PAT kick.
Davis then added a pair of second quarter scores on a six-yard run and a 46-yard scamper, with Cool splitting the uprights following both scores for a commanding 21-0 halftime advantage for Indian Valley.
Following a scoreless third round, the Braves (3-0) tacked on a pair of insurance scores the final 12 minutes, with Logan Ryan rambling 36 yards for the first score and Trevor Garbrandt picked up the second on a one-yard dive. The first extra-point was blocked, but Cool converted the second for a 34-0 edge.
Garaway finally got on the scoreboard on a Connor Troyer, 14-yard run and Ethan Slentz added the PAT kick to provide the 34-7 final.
Indian Valley rolled up 287 yards on the ground on 52 attempts, while Garaway gained 76 yards on 24 tries. The Braves garnered 16 first downs to 11 by Garaway.
Davis had a big night for the Braves carrying the ball 20 times for 135 yards and the three TDs, while Ryan added 93 yards on 12 totes and the other rushing touchdown. Quarterback Brady Byers tacked on 44 yards on 15 carries and hit 1-of-4 passes for no yards.
Troyer paced the Garaway rushing attack (1-2) with 42 yards on just four tries and scored the lone touchdown. The Pirates' signal caller, R.J. Jacobs, completed 17-of-29 passes for 93 yards but was intercepted three times. Josh Werker had six receptions for 52 yards to lead the receiver corps.
Kyle Contini, Brook Weber and Jayden Helter each had interceptions for Indian Valley with no return on any of them. Byers punted four times for the Braves for a 38 yard average, while Clay Honigford had four punts for Garaway averaging 33.3 yards per punt.
NEXT -- Indian Valley opens Principals Athletic Conference play Friday on the road at Tuslaw.