There are two things that have become evident through the first five weeks of the Division I football season.
The first is that defense is severely lacking throughout the High Desert and Sierra leagues.
Here are the numbers for the teams expected to contend for post-season slots:
• The most impressive team has been Spanish Springs (5-1). The Cougars are allowing a league low 18.5 a game, and twice have given up just six points.
• Reno (4-2), after giving up 56 in its opener against Douglas, has settled down quite a bit. The Huskies give up 21 a game, …