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Tucson Conquistadores High School Football Rewind: Top Southern Arizona Performers from Week 7

Cesar Chavez 62, Tucson 0

The Badgers (3-4 overall, 3-1 in the 6A Metro) return home Friday night to face Sandra Day O’Connor in a non-region game.

Cienega 26, Buena 19

Buena QB Jovoni Borbon lines up in shotgun (Javier Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


— QB/S Jovoni Borbon completed 12 of 23 passes for 193 yards with two TDs and rushed for 68 yards on 15 carries. On defense, he had six tackles, including one for loss.

— Borbon, a senior, has eclipsed 5,000 yards passing in his career. He is now at 5,042 yards in his 34-game career. He has completed 319 out of 584 attempts with 43 touchdowns and 28 interceptions.

— RB Tory Walters rushed 13 times for 72 yards and a TD.

— WR Keyon Taylor had three receptions for 100 yards and a TD.

— LB/TE Jesse Avina had six tackles including one for loss. He also had a 13-yard TD reception.

— LB Damian Brown had seven tackles including one for loss.


— RB Gabe Levy had a 5-yard TD run.

— QB Ryan Swoger had scoring runs of 69 and 12 yards.

— PK Juliano Reis made field goals of 42 and 33 yards.

Sunnyside 21, Nogales 10


— QB Deion Conde completed 10 of 20 passes for 146 yards with two TDs and two INTs.

— RB Martin Arvizu rushed for 112 yards on 14 carries and a TD.

— WR Angel Cano finished with three receptions for 81 yards.

Ironwood Ridge 47, Marana 0


— QB Chase Cassel completed 8 of 11 passes for 137 yards with a TD.

— RB Brandon Barrios rushed for 171 yards and three TDs on 20 carries.

— WR Cameron Drescher had two catches for 77 yards and a TD.

Desert View 30, Cholla 21


— WR Jesus Figueroa had a 23-yard TD reception.

Rincon/University 49, Flowing Wells 46


— RB/LB G.A. Walls had 14 rushes for 113 yards. He also had a team-high 11 tackles.

Mountain View 43, Empire 0

Mountain View has won consecutive games in the 5A Southern to start with a 2-0 record, tied with Desert View. The Mountain Lions look to extend the winning streak to three games this week in what should be a competitive game with Rincon/University.

Salpointe 59, Casa Grande 21


— QB Jackson Bolin completed 6 of 8 passes for 74 yards with two TDs and no interceptions. He has completed 78.3 percent of his passes (36 of 46) for 721 yards with 12 TDs and only one interception this season.

— RB Bijan Robinson rushed for 347 yards on 16 carries with six TDs.

— Only three players in the history of high school football in Arizona have ever rushed for more than 6,000 yards in a career and Robinson is one of them with 6,274 and counting. Brandon Long, of 3A River Valley, finished his career with 6,750 yards and Casey Jahn, of 2A Northwest Christian, leads everyone with 7,486. It’s an exclusive group. Robinson is only 1,213 yards away from owning it all and, with three regular season games and at least one playoff game remaining, he has a chance. Robinson scored six TDs, finishing the night with 92 in his career. Jahn finished with 110

— LB Trent Strong led the Lancers in tackles for the third straight week, totaling 12.

— LB Luke Regina had 2.5 sacks among his seven tackles.

Canyon del Oro 21, Sahuaro 7


— QB Montana Neustadter completed 9 of 14 passes for 92 yards and a touchdown without an interception. He also rushed for 56 yards on 13 carries with a TD.

— RB Stevie Rocker carried the ball 20 times for 71 yards.

— RB Gavin Davis had 65 yards on 11 carries with a TD.

–S Ethan Seppala had his fourth interception of the season.

Pueblo 56, Palo Verde 0

Pueblo hosts Walden Grove on Friday night in an important 4A Gila showdown. Both are 2-0 in the region. The winner will have the inside path to the region title and automatic bid to the state playoffs with only two games remaining after this week.

Catalina Foothills 61, Vista Grande 0


— QB Will Parker completed 12 of 19 passes for 235 yards with four TDs and no interceptions. He also rushed for 77 yards on four carries, including a 64-yard score.

— RB Gavin Sowers had 12 rushes for 66 yards and a TD.

— WR Derrick Williams had four receptions for 125 yards and two TDs.

— LB Garrick Krautz had nine tackles, including a sack.

Amphi 44, Rio Rico 7


— QB Kevin Silva completed 8 of 9 passes for 172 yards with two TDs and no interceptions.

— RB Kiko Trejo rushed for 71 yards on six carries with two TDs.

— DE Julian Cmpos had two sacks among his five tackles.

— DT Jonathan Cardenas, a sophomore, had three tackles, all for lost yardage.

Sabino 48, Tanque Verde 2

Sabino QB A.J. Skaggs threw for a career-high 304 yards against Tanque Verde (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


— QB A.J. Skaggs completed 14 of 17 passes for 304 yards with five TDs and no interceptions.

— RB Danny McAllister carried the ball four times for 62 yards and a TD.

— WR Dawson Szarek had four catches for 93 yards and a TD.


— LB Brayden Scott, a freshman, finished with a team-high nine tackles.

Pusch Ridge 33, Sahuarita 14


— RB Evan Lovett gained a season-high 172 yards on 20 carries with two TDs.

— RB/LB Antone Brack had two catches (both for TDs) for 70 yards and he led the team with 11 tackles.


— LB Jacob Terrell had a team-high nine tackles, two for loss.

Evan Lovett (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Safford 52, Catalina 0

Catalina plays at Sahuarita Friday with both teams in search of their first 3A South win after starting 0-2.

Round Valley 42, Benson 28


— LB Cory Thum had a team-high 11 tackles.

— LB Devin Bowling, a sophomore, had two interceptions.

Bisbee 44, Tombstone 14


— QB R.J. Wright completed 11 of 15 passes for 143 yards with two TDs and no interceptions.

— RB Hunter Perry gained 118 yards on 12 carries with two TDs.

— WR Dano Lopez tallied eight catches for 111 yards with a TD.

Willcox 14, Santa Rita 6

Santa Rita (3-4 overall, 0-2 in 2A San Pedro) playing at Tombstone (1-6, 0-2) on Friday has the opportunity to reach four wins overall for only the second time since 2010.

St. David 50, Baboquivari 48


— QB/LB Anton Jose completed 6 of 8 passes for 117 yards with two TDs. He also rushed for 358 yards on 36 carries with five TDs. On defense, he tallied 10 tackles and had an interception.

— RB/LB Jesus Buendia, a freshman, rushed for 97 yards on 15 carries. He also led the team with 13 tackles.

— WR Seth Castro, another freshman, had five receptions for 108 yards with two TDs.


— QB Logan Davis, a junior, completed 17 of 29 passes for 249 yards with three TDs and one interception.

— RB Talon Haynie, a sophomore, rushed 11 times for 79 yards and a touchdown.

— TE/DE Kason Jacquez tallied nine catches for 139 yards and a TD. He also had 16 tackles, two for loss.

— WR Cody Didion, a sophomore, had five catches (two for TDs) totaling 85 yards.

— LB Brayden Merrill, a sophomore, had 23 tackles, three for loss.

Duncan 52, Valley Union 8

Valley Union (1-7 overall, 1-3 1A South) ends its season Friday at St. David.


ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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