High School Football

Benson No. 1 Seed in 2A State Playoffs, Santa Cruz No. 3


Benson has earned the top seed in the Class 2A state playoffs with a 7-0 record and the Bobcats will host a quarterfinal game Friday at 7 p.m. against No. 8 Morenci.

It will be rematch of the Bobcats and Wildcats (6-1) from when Benson won 12-6 on the road Oct. 30. Devin Bowling had 128 yards on 21 carries and Jace Barney tallied 115 yards on 22 carries in that game in which the Bobcats gained all 308 of their yards on the ground.

Eloy Santa Cruz Valley, 6-1 with its lone loss against Class 4A Casa Grande, is the No. 3 seed in the 2A playoffs. The Dust Devils, who feature senior Hunter Ogle, one of the top running backs in the state, will host No. 6 Scottsdale Prep (6-1).


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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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