RICHMOND -- Valley Christian was held scoreless by host Kennedy-Richmond in the first quarter, but the Vikings went on to score 39 unanswered points to secure a victory Saturday afternoon.

On the first play of the second quarter, the 0-0 tie didn't last long as Valley Christian running back Vince Volpatti ran 23 yards for a touchdown. He also returned a punt 56 yards for a score in the second quarter.

Valley Christian (2-1) kept its run-offense rolling with a 16-yard touchdown run by Griffin Smith, as the Vikings held a 23-0 halftime lead over Kennedy (0-2).

The Vikings' last scoring drive in the fourth quarter ended with Volpatti breaking six tackles for a 51-yard touchdown run. He finished the game with 144 yards rushing.

Valley Christian-Dublin 39, Kennedy-Richmond 0

Valley Chr. 0 23 8 8-- 39

Kennedy 0 0 0 0-- 0

VC -- Volpatti 23 run (Suski run)

VC -- Volpatti 56 punt return (Volpatti run)

VC -- Smith 16 run (Marco kick)

VC -- Woodson 12 pass from Suski (Smith run)

VC -- Safety, Davis tackled in end zone

VC -- Valpatti 51 run (run failed)

Rushing: VC -- Valpatti 11-144, Smith 4-31, Schaefer 6-15, Harris 1-4, Bamidele 1-0, Suski 3-(-1). Totals 26-193. K -- Timoteo 8-26, Ortez 2-11, Espinoza 8-10, Davis 8-(-32) . Totals 26-15. Passing: VC -- Suski 5-5-0 41 Taylor 1-0-0 0. K -- Espinoza 7-22-2 73. Receiving: VC -- Woodson 2-25, Simmons 1-9, Valdez 1-7, Volpatti 1-0. K -- Davis 5-56, Timoteo 2-19. Fumbles/lost: Valley Christian-- 3/2, Kennedy -- 1/0. Records: Valley Christian 2-1, Kennedy-Richmond 0-2.