Uncommon athletic ability was a common virtue at first ‘Black and Blue Bowl.’

Vale’s Colton Kesey (7) runs for daylight as Nyssa’s Adam Simpson (50) tries to shrug off a block from Vale’s Clay Siddoway during second half action Friday.

Colton Kesey leaps as he tosses a pass downfield.

Competition was fierce during the prep league match up, especially along the line of scrimmage.

Nyssa running back Jo Jo Sanchez tries to avoid Vale tacklers in second half action Friday night.

Nyssa’s Adam Simpson runs to attempt blocking a field goal Friday night against the Vale Vikings.