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Cheney upsets West Valley 38-31

Hawks outscore Eagles in fourth quarter, knock off state-ranked opponent for second time this season at Tom Oswald Field


John McCallum

Cheney linebacker Coleman White (33) tries to slow down West Valley wide receiver Brady Bergman as fellow Blackhawks Austin Harding (16), Jacob Christianson (23) and Eric Igbinoba (6) close in.

For the second time this season the Cheney football team were giant killers on a Friday night.

Two weeks ago the Blackhawks spoiled East Valley’s unbeaten season with a 34-28 win over the then eighth-ranked Knights. Last Friday on the home turf at Tom Oswald Field it was West Valley’s turn as Cheney overcame a 10-point first half deficit and outscored their opponent 14-0 in the final eight minutes to down the 10th-ranked Eagles 38-31 on Homecoming.

“It’s kind of nice,” Blackhawks head coach Jason Williams said. “It’s been a while since we got them (West Valley). The kids playe...

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