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Tucson Conquistadores High School Football Rewind: Top Southern Arizona Performers from Week 10

Tucson 52, Trevor G. Browne 27

The Badgers ended their season 4-6 overall and 4-1 in the 6A Metro region.

Cienega 10, Ironwood Ridge


— RB Brandon Barrios had 76 yards on 20 carries.


— DE Demaggio Strevay had seven tackles, three for sacks and other for loss.

— DT Hunter Schlagel had six tackles, one for loss.

— DT JT Craig recorded 12 tackles, one for loss.

— LB Dillon Silva had 10 tackles.

— RB Gabe Levy gained 96 yards on 22 carries.

Buena 54, Sunnyside 0


— QB Jovoni Borbon had TD runs of 5 and 3 yards and completed a 35-yard scoring pass to TE Jesse Avina.

— LB Oscar Villalobos Jr. returned a blocked punt for a touchdown.

— RB Isaac Benoit scored on a 12-yard run.

— WR Keyon Taylor scored on a 34-yard run.

— DB Clea McCaa had a pick-6 return of 30 yards for a TD.

— DB Angelo Arriola had an interception.

–RB Jesse Marquez had a 19-yard TD run.

Mountain View QB Giovanni Ciaccio

Mountain View 55, Flowing Wells 10


— QB Giovanni Ciaccio completed 7 of 9 passes for 162 yards with three TDs and no interceptions.

— RB Aaron Logsdon finished with 101 yards on five carries with a TD.

— WR Hayden Parson caught two passes (both for TDs) for 84 yards.


— WR Lloyd Love had seven receptions for 126 yards and a TD.

Desert View 54, Empire 7


— RB Serge Gboweiah rushed for 232 yards on 10 carries with three TDs, including a 92-yard scoring run. He finished the season with 1,404 yards on 171 carries with 12 touchdowns.

— RB Carlos Alvarez went over 1,000 yards this season with 108 yards on 11 carries. He rushed for 1,078 yards on 140 carries with 15 touchdowns.

— Gboweiah and Alvarez, both sophomores, are the first duo in Southern Arizona since 2013 to gain at least 1,000 yards each. Eight duos have done so since 2009:

Southern Arizona Running Back Dynamic Duos

Teammates who have rushed for more than 1,000 yards each in a season in the last decade.
YearSchool (Rec.)Running BackCarries-YardsRunning BackCarries-Yards
2019Sahuaro (9-3)Izaiah Davis 146-1,120Jamir Gasaway 59-1,081
2019Desert View (6-4)Serge Gboweiah171-1,404Carlos Alvarez140-1,078
2013Empire (6-4)Sean Fitzsimmons178-1,683Chance Hatfield217-1,133
2012Empire (8-4)Spencer Woody132-1,054Chance Hatfield162-1,041
2012Ironwood Ridge (13-1)Anthony Braunreiter239-1,766Tyler Williams172-1,143
2012Salpointe (12-2)Johnny Pena225-1,526Cameron Denson69-1,026
2011Ironwood Ridge (10-3)Mitch Fischer249-2,143Tyler Williams148-1,043
2010Amphi (11-2)Alex Avitia144-1,613Sam Nunez129-1,007
2009Sabino (11-3)Stephen Fraser180-1,472Keanu Nelson132-1,276
Serge Gboweiah (left) and Carlos Alvarez (Javier Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

— LB Anton Jamero had a team-high 13 tackles with a tackle for loss and he caused two fumbles.


— RB Yani Brown had 166 yards on 20 carries with a TD. He also had two kickoff returns of 124 yards.

Marana 29, Nogales 24

— QB Samuel Brown, a freshman, completed 14 of 20 passes for 127 yards with two TDs and an interception. He also rushed for 29 yards on nine carries.

— DT Tanner Wengert had 11 tackles with three tackles for loss, including a sack.

— DB Kai Spencer had an interception and he recovered a fumble.

Rincon 42, Cholla 21

The Rangers finished 6-4, their first winning season since 2012 and only their second since 2006.

Salpointe 76, Vista Grande 0


— QB Treyson Bourguet completed 6 of 8 passes for 107 yards with five TDs and no interceptions. All five of the TDs came in the first quarter.

— RB Bijan Robinson rushed for 87 yards on five carries with a TD.

— RB Anthony Wilhite gained 86 yards on seven carries with a TD.

— DE Jace Springer had two sacks.

— S Charlie Raetzman had two interceptions, increasing his total to six this season, and a pass deflection.

Treyson Bourguet (right) and Dae Han Chang (Javier Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Casa Grande 19, CDO 17


— PK David Alvarado made a 33-yard FG.

— QB Montana Neustadter scored on a 10-yard run.

— RB Gavin Davis scored on a 6-yard run.

Sahuaro 25, Catalina Foothills 0


— LB Will Parker had eight tackles, two for loss. He also punted three times for an average of 57 yards.

— LB Garrick Krautz recorded nine tackles with a tackle for loss.

Walden Grove 63, Palo Verde 8


— WR Demier Nelson had three catches for 42 yards with a TD.

Pueblo 25, Amphi 0


— RB Francisco Monares-Leon had two touchdown runs of 8 yards and another for 49 yards.

— DB Hassan Aden had two interceptions.

— DB Oscar Landry intercepted a pass.

— QB Marcelino Vega scored on a 5-yard run.

— RB Edgar Lopez had a 15-yard touchdown run.

— DB Ricardo Laguna intercepted a pass.

Rio Rico 48, Douglas 13

Rio Rico ended its season 4-6 and Douglas was 3-7.

Safford 28, Sabino 6


— QB A.J. Skaggs completed 19 of 32 pass attempts for 213 yards with no TDs and an interception.

— WR Diego Armijo rushed four times for 48 yards and had seven catches for 83 yards.

— DE Michael Masunas recorded two sacks.

Pusch Ridge 61, Catalina 0


— RB Tyler Mustain, a freshman, had 116 yards on seven carries with two TDs.

— LB Antone Brack recovered a fumble and returned it 72 yards for a TD.

Sahuarita 63, Tanque Verde 8


— RB Cristian Gonzales carried five times for 184 yards with two TDs.

— RB Brady Radovich, a freshman, gained 124 yards on 11 carries with a 63-yard TD run.

— RB Michael Molio’o rushed for 100 yards on four carries with a TD.


— LB Garrett Smith had a team-high 13 tackles.

Santa Cruz Valley 65, Heritage Academy 7


— RB Hunter Ogle had 132 yards on five carries with three TDs.

— LB Wyatt Ogle tallied 10 tackles with one for loss.

Benson 56, Willcox 12


— RB Dondre Villalobos gained 189 yards on six carries with three TDs.

— RB Carson Barney rushed for 152 yards on five carries with two TDs.

— LB Bryan Gutierrez had two sacks.

Bisbee 28, Tombstone 0


— RB Hunter Perry rushed for 223 yards on 18 carries with two TDs.

— RB/LB David Ballesteros gained 105 yards on 12 carries and also had seven tackles, one for loss, an interception and a fumble recovery.

San Manuel 48, San Carlos 8

The Miners finished with a win, going 4-6 in Ernie Ivy‘s first season as head coach.

Thatcher 49, Santa Rita 6

Santa Rita finishes 3-7 in Richard Sanchez‘s second season, the Eagles’ best record since 2014. Sanchez is 3-17 with the Eagles. He commented earlier this season that he is determined to stay at Santa Rita to get it back to a winning program.


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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