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Sun Valley shocks Mount Tabor to reach 3AA West Regional Finals

By Tim Winters, 11/25/17, 10:15AM EST

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Sun Valley shocked Mount Tabor 27-20 to reach the 3AA West Regional finals next week against AC Reynolds in Asheville, North Carolina.

The Spartan win was the first for a visiting team on Mt. Tabor turf since October 2016, and it’s the first time in school history that Sun Valley will play in a regional football final.

Junior D-1 quarterback Sam Howell threw for 180 yards on 16-of-26 passing and three touchdowns and rushed for 72 yards on 20 carries and one touchdown. 

Senior Anthony Marple was on the receiving end for the go-ahead 14-7 touchdown. Although the game got tight, Sun Valley would never relinquish the lead.

Anthony Marple and Coach Tad Baucom discuss the historic win.

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