Delano Morgan’s fifth touchdown of the game gave the Vipers a victory over the Cobras in a season-opening, overtime thriller Thursday afternoon at Southridge Park.
Overtime was forced on a 19-yard touchdown catch by Pedro Felix on a pass from Jonathan Aburto.
Morgan: Rushed for 156 yards and four touchdowns on 12 carries. He also scored on a 85-yard kickoff return to open the second half.
Jamar Thompkins: Led South Miami with 159 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries.
THEY SAID IT
“My line was amazing [Thursday]. We have been working hard all week for this.”
— Morgan, Varela running back
WHERE THEY STAND
Varela 1-0; South Miami 0-1.