Pride back to business vs. familiar foe - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Sports

Pride back to business vs. familiar foe

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 12:00 am

There was no need to pour over a lot of game film this week.

Mountain Pointe has drawn a familiar opponent for the opening round of the state 5A-I football playoffs, which kick off tonight, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at Karl Kiefer Stadium.

The undefeated and second-seeded Pride will face East Valley Region foe, No. 15 Mesa Westwood (5-6), a team they beat, 28-14, during the regular season just three weeks ago.

But, Mountain Pointe coach Norris Vaughan said the Warriors have changed a few things since then.

However, Westwood still has running back Valencio Gray, who scored on a 14-yard run the last time the teams met and Juan Zazueta can throw the ball.

Despite the score, Vaughan felt the Pride dominated both sides of the ball the first game. The Warriors second touchdown came on a fumble recovery in the end zone.

Mountain Pointe has changed some things, too.

Running back Davon Jones has been getting more power drives up the middle since the last Westwood game to compliment running back De’Andre Currie’s outside speed.

Football coaches don’t like to play a team twice in the same season, but if the Pride can get past the Warriors tonight, they could see Chandler Basha for a second time this year too.

The seventh-seeded Bears are playing No. 10 St. Mary’s at home tonight.

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss

Zeke Jones talks about going to ASU and his time as National Coach

National Freestyle Coach Zeke Jones talks about decision to accept Arizona State job, and his ...

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px
Jason P. Skoda
  • Jason P. Skoda
  • Sports writer
  • Resident sports writer at the Ahwatukee Foothills News

Zeke Jones talks about going to ASU and his time as National Coach

National Freestyle Coach Zeke Jones talks about decision to accept Arizona State job, and his ...

[Sponsored] Welcome to Ahwatukee Skin & Laser

Discover the different Ahwatukee Skin & Laser offers for medical and cosmetic dermatology. We...

Chandler Rotary boys 100M finals

Mountain Pointer's Paul Lucas wins race in 10.52 despite stumble out of blocks.

Online poll

Loading…
prev next