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.
PLAYER OF THE GAME:
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)