After a delay of about a month, the high school football season recently kicked off.
Under new co-head coaches, the twins Marcus and Mark Carter, Desert Edge brought its A game, overwhelming Canyon View, 56-0. Star quarterback Adryan Lara tossed five touchdown passes.
On Friday, Oct, 9, the Scorpions take on Sandra Day O’Connor High, which looks like a tough opponent after a 42-14 win over Verrado.
Though unable to land in the end zone, Canyon View sophomore quarterback Ashton Zacher flashed promise against powerhouse Desert Edge, completing nine of 22 passes, with junior Miles Jones grabbing four passes.
Canyon View goes for its first victory Friday against Maricopa, which is coming off a 27-19 win over Willow Canyon.
Buckeye’s Verrado visits Avondale’s Agua Fria, which lost its opening game 45-17 to Valley Vista.
Quarterback Tristen Sanchez-Clark launched his senior season at Agua Fria by completing 14 of 25 passes and rushing nine times for 67 yards.
Goodyear’s Trivium Prep opened the season with a 49-14 loss to Scottsdale Prep.
Buckeye’s Youngker High was shut out by Northwest Christian, 54-0.
Youngker visits Estrella Foothills, 1-0 after taking down Raymond J. Kellis 26-6 on opening night.
Junior quarterback flashed to a 94-yard touchdown run, leading Buckeye Union to a 20-19 win over Arcadia. Buckeye travels to Sahuaro High Friday night.
After a 24-7 loss to Gilbert, Millennium High—led by sophomore quarterback Derek Berry, who was outstanding with a 17-for-25, 225 yard opening game—visits Horizon for its second game of the season.