The Spiders fell to Sun Valley 40-10 on the road Friday at Spartan Stadium.
The first half saw the Spiders move the ball well with Sophomore Sean Willix taking over at quarterback. Despite gaining yardage Concord was unable to capitalize on several opportunities in the first half. Kicker Brandon Barnhardt would add a 27 yard field goal to put the Spiders on top 3-0. Later in the second half Sun Valley picked off a Willix pass after a tip. The Spartans would take advantage and go up 7-3 on a 2 yard run by Vincent Davis. The first half would end with the Spartans up 7-3.
Sun Valley would receive the kickoff in the second half and wasted little time scoring only 24 seconds into the 3rd quarter. Later after a Concord fumble the Spartans would strike again. The Spartans would add several big plays and a key defensive stop to take control of the game at 26-3 early in the 4th quarter.
The Spartans would add two more scores in the 4th to bring the final score to 40-10.
Concord moved the ball well but could not take advantage of some key opportunities. QB Sean Willix performed well in his first start at QB going 15-24 for 404 yards and 1 touchdown. Roger Smith added over 300 all-purpose yards and Jimmy Drye had 9 catches for 134 yards and a touchdown.
Concord will return to action next Friday as they host Anson at Robert C. Bailey Stadium.
Stats courtesy Scott Dyer and Billy Lyerly.