Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – The Juneau Huskies football squad improved its record to 5-0 with a win over an out-of-state team this week.
Head coach Rich Sjoroos’ team beat up on West Valley High School of Yakima, Washington on Friday, defeating the Rams on a final score of 21-14.
The Rams had also come into the game undefeated at 1-0 after blanking Walla Walla in their season opener.
Stats for the win over West Valley are forthcoming from Coach Sjoroos.
Also of note, after Juneau’s Week 4 win over Colony on Sept. 2, was the naming of Jamal Johnson as Alaska Athlete of the Week. He had huge game in Week 4 to help lead the Huskies past the squad from Palmer.
According to the Alaska Sports Report, the senior logged 337 rushing yards on 25 carries in a 42-13 victory in a battle of unbeaten schools.
Combining strength and agility, the 5-foot-8, 183-pound running back scored three touchdowns on runs of 45, 7 and 59 yards, and added another highlight reel run of 62 yards.
It was the most yardage by a Juneau player in 17 years.
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