Matt Ballenger, the QB at Skyview High in Nampa, Idaho, who verballed to CU over the summer, is having a strong senior season thus far.
Last weekend, Skyview beat Mt. Home 25-12 on the road on a cool and windy evening. Skyview quarterback Matthew Ballenger
connected on his team's opening drive with a 42-yard bomb. He went 11 of 18 for 242 yards, 3 TDs and 1 INT. The 6-4, 200-pounder added 24 yards rushing and a touchdown.
The win put Skyview's record at 2-1, 1-0 in the 4A Southern Idaho Conference.
Through three games, Ballenger (who is Idaho's reigning Gatorade Player of the Year in basketball), has 752 yards in total offense, including 595 yards passing. He is 36 of 63 on the year, and has thrown 5 TDs and 4 INTs. He's also rushed for 162 yards and 7 TDs.
Skyview plays at conference foe Middleton Friday night.