Week 8: Helix Highlanders 56, Valhalla Norsemen 6

Week 8 comes to a close with the Helix Highlanders coming out with a win against the Valhalla Norsemen, 56-6.

In the first quarter, just within the first few plays of the game, Helix quarterback Daniel Amon passed to Kamryn Brown for a 59-yard touchdown pass to make it 7-0, Helix.

Helix’s Elelyon Noa sped down the field for a 58-yard touchdown run as Helix maintained their lead, 21-0.

Second quarter rolled around as Amon scrambled and then found Kamryn Brown down the field for an impressive 53-yard touchdown pass. 35-0, Helix.

Valhalla’s Kiare Worthy returns a kickoff for 60 yards down the field. As Valhalla drove the ball down the field, they ended up at the 30-yard line.

From there, Valhalla’s pass was intercepted by Helix’s Xavier Hamlett. Hamlett returned it for a 70 yard touchdown, making it 42-0, Helix.

Valhalla’s ball was intercepted again, this time by Helix’s John Carroll. Carroll ended up returning it for a 26-yard touchdown run. Helix sustained their lead, 49-0.

Valhalla decided it was time to get on the scoreboard.

Valhalla’s Elijahwan Philips took it in for a 15-yard touchdown, making it 49-6, Helix.

Last but not least, Helix’s Chris Washington, who is a freshman, returned a kickoff for a 93-yard touchdown, ending the night with a final score of 56-6, Helix.

Tonight’s game was filled with impressive plays and lots of heart.

Next week, Helix will have another home game as they face the Grossmont Foothillers, and Valhalla will take on the Steele Canyon Cougars on Valhalla’s home turf.


PREVIEW

Week 8 is here with a matchup featuring the Helix Highlanders (3-3) hosting the Valhalla Norsemen (0-6) this Friday night at 7 p.m.

Helix has the home field advantage this Friday night, as the Highlanders have found consistent success playing at home with a record of 2-0.

Helix junior running back Elelyon Noa has had quite the 2018 season by rushing for a total of 464 yards. Noa clearly is a force on the field. This talented running back has been playing for Helix’s varsity team since he was a freshman and has consistently proven himself to be someone to keep an eye on. Noa’s combination of skill and speed will be exciting to watch this Friday night.

Valhalla has yet to win a game but did have a close game this season. Looking back on their Week 3 game against the strong Mount Miguel Matadors, Valhalla came up short, 25-13. Valhalla has pushed through this season, and have put in a notable effort this year.

Let’s see what Valhalla does with this Week 8 Grossmont Hills League matchup.

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