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GameNight: MP-Basha, DV-Pinnacle -- Inside the Box Scores

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Posted: Friday, September 11, 2009 11:00 pm

Pinnacle 28, DV 21



Pinnacle (2-0) def. Desert Vista (1-1), 28-21, in a 5A nonregion game Friday at Desert Vista.



Pinnacle 7 0 0 14 0 7      28

Desert Vista 7 7 7 0 0 0      21



Connor Jeffries gave Pinnacle its first lead of the night in the second overtime with a 10-yard run, a touchdown that turned out to be the game-winner


PLAYERS OF THE GAME:Pinnacle running back Connor Jeffries carried the ball 26 times for 119 yards and two touchdowns. For Desert Vista, Anders Battle scored on offense and defense, scoring on a 77-yard run and an 83-yard interception return.


KEY STAT: Desert Vista had touchdown runs of 67 and 77, totalling 144 yards. The rest of the evening, the Thunder carried the ball 25 times for 15 total yards



DV - Arredondo 67 run (Hernandez kick)

P - Jeffries 7 run (Zemezonak kick)

DV - Battle 83 interception return (Hernandez kick)

DV - Battle 77 run (Hernandez kick)

P - Wessel 3 pass from Cappellini (Zemezonak kick)

P - Wessel 17 pass from Cappellini (Zemezonak kick)

P - Jeffries 10 run (Zemezonak kick)




MP 21, Basha 10


INFO: Mountain Pointe (3-0) defeated Chandler Basha (1-1), 21-10, in a 5A nonregion game Friday night at Mountain Pointe.



Basha 3 0 7 0      10

Mountain Pointe 0 0 0 21      21



Facing a 4th and 6 at the Basha 38, Mountain Pointe tight end Ben DeMarr made a diving catch of a pass from Austin Blom for a 14-yard gain and a first down. Four plays later, Mountain Pointe scored the first of its three touchdowns in the fourth quarter.



D'Andre Currie was held in check for the majority of the game, but the lightning quick tailback broke off two big touchdown runs, the final a 69-yarder that put the game away for Mountain Pointe. Currie finished with 156 yards on the night.



Mountain Pointe came up with the big plays when it needed them most - in the fourth quarter - as the Pride wiped out a 10-0 deficit with 21 unanswered points to improve to 3-0 just one year after going 2-8.



B - FG Foutz 25B - Sterling 16 blocked punt return (Foutz kick)MP - D. Jones 8 run (Mora kick)MP - Currie 15 run (Mora kick)MP - Currie 69 run (Mora kick)

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