Football

Upland takes big lead early and cruises past REV

Redlands East Valley faces Upland in a football game at Redlands High School in Redlands, Calif. on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. Upland defeated REV, 47-26. (Photo by Rachel Luna, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, SCNG)
Redlands East Valley faces Upland in a football game at Redlands High School in Redlands, Calif. on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. Upland defeated REV, 47-26. (Photo by Rachel Luna, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, SCNG)

REDLANDS – The last thing the Redlands East Valley football team could afford was to get off to a bad start against highly-touted Upland, which came into Friday’s nonleague contest ranked second in CIF Southern Section Division 2.

So when REV botched a punt snap and turned the ball over to the Highlanders at their own 24-yard line  three plays into the game it was indicative of things to come.

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