Viking Sports Wrap

JV Football
On Thursday, October 31st, the JV football team defeated Lugoff-Elgin 35-14 at Harry Parone Stadium. The team captains for last night's game were R.J. Bacon on offense and Justin Rose on defense.
The scoring began with a 6 yard touchdown run from T'Juan Fulton. On the next possession, Kevin Owens took it in the end zone on the quarterback keeper from 13 yards out. It was Fulton again on the third possession from 13 yards out. Then Fulton again scored on the following possession on a nice 56 yard pass from Kevin Owens. Finally, Kevin Owens scored from 8 yards out on a well read option play to close out the scoring for the Vikings.
On defense, T"Juan Fulton had an interception. Joell Feberee had some excellent open field tackles. Late in the third on a punt return, Devon Keith had a great block allowing the T'Juan another 15 yards. Jaron Ricks had a spectacular tackle on a punt from his Gunner position in which the returner netted zero yardage. Peyton Pendarvis also got a interception and had an excellent kick off return.  Again, RJ Bacon was 5/5 on pat's in special teams.

Varsity Football
Spring Valley varsity football team defeated Lugoff Elgin 38-14  Friday, November 1st to move to 10-0 on the season and 4-0 in region play. The Vikings in the win captured the Region IV Football title. The Vikings were led on defense by Christian Miller who had 18 tackles, 5 tackles for loss, 3 sacks and 1 caused fumble, Jordan Williams who had 6 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 interception he returned 16 yards. Josh Harlan had 16 tackles, 1 caused fumble and 1 fumble recovery and Donovan Palmer who had his best game of the year with 10 tackles and 2 tackles for loss. 
The Vikings were led on offense by Alec Koon who had 13 rushes for 108 yards and 1 TD, Chris Adams who had 14 rushes for 133 yards and a rushing TD and a touchdown pass, Jordan Williams and 4 rushes for 26 yards and a TD. Juwan Wells who had 6 rushes for 16 yards and 1 TD and Jordan Foster who had a 25 yard touchdown catch to round out the scoring. Cooper Gresham was perfect on Ext. Points going 5 for 5.    
The Vikings will try and do something that has not been done in its 43 year history, to go 11-0 on the season. The Vikings will play arch rival Richland Northeast HS in the final game of the regular season. The Vikings will be the visitors and sit on the opposite side of the field as it is RNE's home game. We need the biggest crowd we have had all season for this very important game. With the win the Vikings have ensured themselves of a home play-off game next week. Come out and support your Vikings this Friday night, November 8th @ 7:30pm!!!  

Boys Cross Country
Saturday, November 2nd, the Boys Cross Country Team ran in the 4A State Qualifier Meet and qualified for State Meet. We will run in the State Meet this Saturday at 1pm at our Sandhills Course.

Athletes running in the State Meet are: Jack Timmerman, Jon Clymer, Ben Garrett, Kimani Hayes, Will Braddock, Mark Doucette, and Jacob Maldonado.

Girls Cross Country
The girl's cross country team qualified for State Meet this upcoming Saturday at Sandhills. We have not been able to qualify for State for the past 3 years so this is exciting! We placed 3rd at Qualifier and needed to be in the top 7. Please encourage the following young ladies as they continue their season:

Claudia Cannon
Kailyn Taylor
Shauntel Smullen
Martina Novotny
Breanna Murrin
Danielle Murrin
Tori Agostini
Anjali Gottipaty

JV and Varsity Competitive Cheer Teams participated in the Debbie Rogers Classic on Saturday, November 2, 2013.  The Debbie Rogers Classic is the largest cheerleading competition in the state hosting approximately 100 teams from around South Carolina.   The Varsity 4A division had 19 teams participating with Spring Valley varsity finishing in the 7th place spot, beating both of their region competitors, Irmo and Blythewood.  4A Upper State Qualifiers will be held, Monday, November 11, 2013 at Northwestern High School at 6:00pm