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Football roundup: Sept. 3
Cody Hazlett and Julian Higuera combined for 250 yards and four touchdowns as Yuma Catholic rolled past El Central-Southwest 42-14 on Friday night.
Higuera had 17 carries for 120 yards, while Hazlett added 130 yards on seven carries. Each scored twice for YC (2-0 overall).
Shamrocks' quarterback Tommy Pistone threw for 240 yards and two scores, but was picked three times.
Panthers rough up Kings
Gilbert-Perry jumped out to an early lead and never looked back Friday night as the Panthers won a road contest against Kofa, 49-0.
The Panthers (2-0 overall) took a 42-0 lead into halftime and let their defense do the rest as the Kings (0-2) had problems getting out of the shadow of their own end zone all game.
“We had miscues early on and too many blown assignments and Perry took advantage,” Kofa coach Kevin Moore said. “We couldn't keep them out of our territory and couldn't manage to flip the field.”
Kofa's Dominic Castaneda caught two passes for 82 yards on offense and had five tackles and a fumble recovery on defense. Defensive tackle Lorenzo Villa also had five tackles for the Kings.
Horizon pummels Criminals
Yuma High led 7-6 early, but Scottsdale-Horizon rolled off the next 35 points in a 41-7 win over the Criminals on Friday.
Travon Clark led Yuma High (0-1) with 128 rushing yards and a touchdown.
“The kids played a lot harder than they did last year,” coach Tom Fox said. “There were a lot of times last year where we let up. Tonight we didn't quit. I was pretty impressed.”
San Pasqual loses to Joy Christian
The Warriors and Joy Christian were scoreless after one, but Joy Christian pulled away in a 50-12 win Friday.
San Pasqual (0-1) trailed 30-12 at halftime. Stats were not available after the game.