Reno makes big lead at half stand against Douglas High
RENO — Reno ran away to a 51-24 Northern 4A victory over Douglas High on Friday night.
Douglas quarterback Colt Weidner’s 60-yard touchdown run on fourth-and-1 cut the Reno lead to 14-7 with 9:05 to play in the first half.
Reno would make it 21-7 on a long touchdown. The Huskies would extend the lead to 35-7 at the half when they scored on the last play of the half.
Douglas cut the lead to 35-10 on a field goal, before the Huskies scored a touchdown and a safety to close the third quarter with a 44-10 lead.
Weidner connected with Isaiah Geilenfeldt on a 20-yard touchdown pass to cut the lead to 44-17 with 9:29 to play in the fourth.
The Tigers would cut the lead to 44-24, but Reno would score again to make it 51-24.
The Tigers, 2-1, host McQueen on Friday night at 7 p.m.