High school football roundup

Photo courtesy Cactus High School
Cactus’ Antonio Pratt races down field after making a catch against Deer Valley.

Peoria Centennial Coyotes 44, Glendale Apollo Hawks 6

Centennial continues to dominate its opponents, totaling 586 yards and holding the Hawks under 200 total yards in cruising to a 44-6 victory Sept. 28 at Centennial High School.
Four different players scored rushing touchdowns for the Coyotes, led by Jaydin Young’s two. Marc Jacobs led the team with 110 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Jonathan Morris completed 10 of 14 passes for 203 yards, completing passes to six different receivers led by Jeiel Starks’ 50 yards.
Apollo, which only could muster up 174 yards against the Coyotes dominating defense, was led by Ali Mohamed, who rushed for 74 yards and the only Hawks touchdown.
Apollo (2-4) hosts Ironwood (4-2) at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Apollo High School while Centennial (6-0) travels to Phoenix Sunnyslope (3-3) at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Phoenix Sunnyslope High School.

Phoenix Sunnyslope Vikings 56, Kellis Cougars 34

Sunnyslope jumped out to a 28-12 halftime lead and held off a third-quarter push by the Cougars in cruising to a 56-34 victory Sept. 28 at Kellis High School.
Elijah Juarez rushed for 168 yards and a touchdown and Cade Peterson threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns and added two rushing touchdowns for the Cougars. Zack Muller caught five passes for 105 yards and a touchdown in the loss.
The Kellis defense continued to struggle, allowing 612 total yards, led by Vikings quarterback Niko Haen, who threw for 426 yards and four touchdowns while rushing for three more. Williard Roland rushed for 121 yards and David Haen (129 receiving yards) and Tyler Carr (127) receiving.
Kellis (0-6) hosts Sunrise Mountain (4-2) at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Kellis High School.

Liberty Lions 56, Mountain Ridge Mountain Lions 20

The Lions scored 35 first-quarter points in cruising to a 56-20 victory over Mountain Ridge Sept. 28 at Mountain Ridge High School.
Peoria was led by quarterback Jonah Guevara, who threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more in the win.
Wide receiver Cameron Ellis caught four passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns while Jake Robinson also caught a touchdown pass. Jace Accurso and Jett Kinch rushed for a touchdown as the offense totaled 428 yards in the win.
The Lions defense had five sacks, led by Accurso who had two and a half and Ellis and Thomas Sweepe each had an interception.
Liberty (6-0) hosts Anthem Boulder Creek (5-3) 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Liberty High School.

Peoria Panthers 35, San Tan Valley Poston Butte 14

Peoria jumped out to a quick 14-point lead and held off a late rush to defeat Poston Butte 35-14 Sept. 28 at Peoria High School.
Juwaun Price rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns and Malachi Potee added 132 yards on the ground to lead the offense. Kyle Samford connected on five of seven passes for 173 yards and three touchdowns as the offense pounded out 484 yards.
Massimo Garcia had three sacks and Jonathan Jones and Gabriel Ocampo each added a sack in the win.
Peoria (5-1) hosts Goodyear Estrella Foothills (3-3) 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Peoria High School.

Cactus Cobras 29, Deer Valley Skyhawks 14 

The Cobras, led by running back Anthony Flores’ 145 rushing yards, defeated Deer Valley 29-14 Sept. 28 at Cactus High School.
The Cobras defense held Deer Valley to 127 total yards as Payton Hisey threw for 113 yards and a touchdown, but threw two interceptions in the loss.
Rylee Williams and Antonio Pratt each picked off a Hisey pass, while Trey Lee had two sacks to lead the Cobras defense.
Cactus (5-1) travels to Goodyear Desert Edge (4-3) at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Desert Edge High School while Deer Valley (0-6) travels to Lake Havasu (3-3) at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Lake Havasu High School.

 

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