FRIDAY, SEPT. 27
4A Salpointe 62, 6A Tucson 0
Salpointe owns a 39-21-2 advantage over Tucson dating back to 1956 including 25-1 since 1993. Bijan Robinson set a new rushing record for Southern Arizona.
History made: @SCLancerFB RB Bijan Robinson breaks Ka'Deem Carey's city career rushing record tonight with 190 yards on seven carries in the first half against Tucson. The story at the link (to be updated after the game): https://t.co/qE3AJwvPiT pic.twitter.com/LT63qjrc9z
5A Nogales 62, 5A Empire 16
Empire beat Nogales 37-18 last year.
5A Buena 20, 5A Apollo 7
Apollo beat Buena 43-42 last year.
Buena used a strong first half to propel the Colts to a 20-7 win over Apollo High School Friday night. https://t.co/XTLp3B7fzZ
5A Cienega 14, 5A Mountain View 0
Cienega is now 6-4 against Mountain View dating back to 2011.
5A Ironwood Ridge 44, 5A Desert View 0
Ironwood Ridge beat Desert View 48-15 last year.
TOUCHDOWN IRHS. Jay Payton does his best Walter Payton impersonation for a 10-yard rushing touchdown.
4A Sahuaro 33 at 5A Sunnyside 22
Sahuaro holds an 19-14-1 record over Sunnyside dating back to 1968 including the last seven in a row.
5A Rincon/UHS 48, 4A Palo Verde 26
Rincon holds a 24-18-1 advantage over Palo Verde dating back to 1963.
4A Catalina Foothills 19, 4A Pueblo 0
Catalina Foothills holds a 21-4 record over Pueblo dating back to 1997.
Wish more coaches were accountable like Sanders. He is as good as they come. https://t.co/dfhNwYXoI4
4A Walden Grove 49, 4A Glendale 6
Glendale beat Walden Grove 35-14 last year.
3A Franklin 20, 3A Sabino 14 (OT)
Sabino falls to 3-2.
3A Pusch Ridge 21, 3A Fountain Hills 14
Pusch Ridge moves to 2-3.
Final: Fountain hills 14 PRCA 21
3A Coolidge 53, 3A Catalina 0
Coolidge beat Catalina 39-20 last year.
3A AZ College Prep 48, 3A Tanque Verde 6
Tanque Verde beat Arizona College Prep 35-28 last year.
3A Sahuarita 28, 3A San Tan Foothills 26
Sahuarita beat San Tan Foothills 43-6 last year. The Mustangs are in playoff mode.
2A Benson 53, 2A Heritage Academy 7
Benson beat Heritage Academy 61-0 last year.
2A Morenci 32, 2A Bisbee 26
Morenci holds a 18-11 advantage over Bisbee dating back to 1963.
2A Pima 42, 2A Tombstone 6
Pima holds a 14-8 record over Tombstone dating back to 1985.
2A Arizona Lutheran 17, 2A Willcox 7
Arizona Lutheran is 2-1 against Willcox.
2A Santa Rita 33, 2A San Manuel 14
First time with two wins in a season since 2013.
2A Santa Cruz 21, 2A Thatcher 14
The teams are now 2-2 against each other.
Santa Cruz 21
1A Duncan 28, 1A St. David 18
Duncan is 7-5 against St. David since 1937.
1A Ft. Thomas 62, 1A Valley Union 22
Valley Union is 7-6 against Ft. Thomas dating back to 1984.
5A Marana (0-5)
5A Flowing Wells (0-5)
5A Cholla (1-4)
4A Amphitheater (3-2)
4A Douglas (2-3)
4A Rio Rico (2-3)
4A Canyon del Oro (5-0)
THURSDAY, OCT. 3
5A Desert View (2-3) at Rincon/UHS (3-2) (Region)
FRIDAY, OCT. 4
5A Marana (0-5) at 5A Buena (4-1) (Region)
5A Cienega (3-2) at 5A Sunnyside (1-4) (Region)
5A Ironwood Ridge (2-3) at 5A Nogales (4-1) (Region)
5A Cholla (1-4) at 5A Mountain View (1-4) (Region)
5A Empire (1-4) at 5A Flowing Wells (0-5) (Region)
4A Salpointe (4-0) at 4A Sahuaro (5-0) (Region)
4A Amphitheater (3-2) at 4A Palo Verde (2-3) (Region)
4A Douglas (2-3) at 4A Pueblo (4-1) (Region)
4A Walden Grove (4-1) at 4A Rio Rico (2-3) (Region)
4A Canyon del Oro (5-0) at 4A Catalina Foothills (2-3) (Region)
3A Catalina (0-5) at 3A Sabino (3-2) (Region)
3A Tanque Verde (0-5) at 3A Pusch Ridge (2-3) (Region)
3A Sahuarita (3-2) at 3A Safford (3-2) (Region)
2A Benson (4-1) at 2A Tombstone (1-4) (Region)
2A Bisbee (4-1) at 2A Willcox (2-3) (Region)
2A Santa Rita (2-3) at 2A Tonopah (1-4)
2A Santa Cruz (5-1) at 2A Phoenix Christian (5-1) (Region)
2A Chandler Prep at 2A San Manuel (1-4) (Region)
2A St. David (1-3) at 2A Valley Union (1-5)
6A Tucson (3-3)
1A Baboquivari (3-2)
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