High school football roundup

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 High School (3-3) at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in Lake Havasu.

Glendale Cardinals 54, Cortez Colts 7

The Cardinals exploded for 34 first-quarter points and cruised to a 54-7 victory over Cortez Sept. 28 at Glendale High School.

The Cardinals rushed for 303 yards as a team, led by Kevin Daniels who rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns, while Colby Derosier added 101 rushing yards and a touchdown in the win.
Quarterback T.J. Owens completed six of nine passes for 134 yards and three touchdowns as the Cardinals defense forced four turnovers. Andre Neal and Genaro Montes each had an interception and Colby Lewis had two sacks to lead the defense.
Glendale (6-0) travels to Washington High School (2-4) at 7 p.m. Oct. 5.

Willow Canyon Wildcats 25, Independence Patriots 7

After trailing by one at halftime, the Patriot defense allowed 17 fourth-quarter points in falling to the Wildcats 25-7 Sept. 18 at Independence High School.
Willow Canyon rushed for 293 total yards, led by Connor Ball, who grounded out 167 yards and a touchdown.
Independence (3-3) travels to Phoenix Barry Goldwater (3-3) 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Phoenix Goldwater High School.

Centennial Coyotes 44, 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 Sunnyslope (3-3) at 7 p.m. Oct. 5.

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.

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