Riverton edges out Syracuse 27-25 in Week 1 battle

Estimated read time: 5-6 minutesRIVERTON — In a top-15 matchup between host Riverton and Syracuse in the year's first iteration of Friday Night Lig...

August 13, 2022
12:30 PM

Estimated read time: 5-6 minutesRIVERTON — In a top-15 matchup between host Riverton and Syracuse in the year's first iteration of Friday Night Lights, it was the Silverwolves that claimed the upset win at home 27-25."We've been scrimmaging and we've just been ready to get loose and play in front of our fans," Riverton wide receiver Sam Woolley said. "It just feels great to get out in front of them and perform, so it was good to come out with a W."The visiting Titans — ranked No. 7 in the KSL.com Top 20+1 this week — were off to the races on the first drive, as newcomer Kobe Bennett got a 20-yard gain on the ground, and junior quarterback Jake Hopkins found fellow junior Jake Metcalfe for a 28-yard touchdown just three minutes into the season opener.

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