Seward football gets 1st win of season

Seahawks nip Thunder Mountain JV

The Seward football team picked up its first victory of the year Friday by defeating Thunder Mountain’s junior varsity squad 33-30 in Juneau.

The Seahawks (2-1 overall) trailed 18-13 at halftime, but Dezmond Smith scored on a 3-yard run with 1:20 left in the third quarter for a 21-18 lead.

Shayne Brown came right back with a 60-yard TD reception for Thunder Mountain, but Smith scored on a 10-yard run with 20 seconds left in the third for a 27-24 lead.

With 10:15 left in the game, Blake Phillips scored on an 11-yard run for Thunder Mountain for a 30-27 lead, but Smith scored with 2:04 left on a 15-yard run for a 33-30 lead.

Seward’s defense held Thunder Mountain to a four-and-out, then the Seahawks ran out the clock.

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