July 12, 2024

The Pizen Switch Times

Established 2021

2A State Champs ~ photo by Jennifer Miller

STATE CHAMPIONS! Yerington Lions Defeat Meadows Mustangs

Yerington Lions defeat the Meadows Mustangs 35-26 for the 2021 Class 2A State Football Title.

The game began at 9am this morning, Thursday November 18th at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was an edge-of-your-seat game with several highlights: Tucker Rowe scored 3 rushing touchdowns, Felix Garcia scored a 3 yard rushing touchdown, and Thomas Triplett finished the scoring with another 3 yard rushing touchdown. Alexis Martinez scored 1 PAT. (point after touchdown) and Erick Rodriguez rushed for a 2 point conversion.

With 2 minutes to go in the game, the score was Yerington 28, Meadows 26 when Triplett padded the lead with a rushing touchdown, 1 minute to go.

The Lions finished a perfect season at 9-0.

Every athlete on the Yerington High School Football team, the coaches, and families contributed to this winning season!

The Pizen Switch Times congratulates the Yerington High School Varsity Football Team and its coaches.


Photo courtesy of Tashina Galvin.