It's week 10 in Arizona and as exciting as ever. For some it marks the end of another season, while fr others it's do or die time. A win and your in, o loss and you go home. Other teams are in the playoffs and just preparing to make a run at the state title. Here are the results from our Friday Highlights games:
The Combs Coyotes had no problem with the Coronado Dons winning 55-10 on the road. They finish the regular season at 7-3 and are the 14 seed in the division IV Playoffs. They play Snowflake next week in the first round.
Phoenix Christian Prep was on the road at Washington and their woes continued. They lost to the Rams 70-26. In a season that was so promising Phoenix Christian Prep ends the year on a 7 game win streak after starting 3-1. The big question now is where will star athlete J.J. Lyons end up next year?
Liberty played host to Willow Canyon and had no problem picking up the victory 56-29. The win improves the Lions to 9-1 and helps them lock up the number 1 seed in the Division II playoffs. They Host the St. Mary's Knights next Friday in the first round.
St. Mary's lost a tough battle to the Sunnyslope Vikings 31-16.The loss drops them to 7-3 on the season and even though they lost a game that would have given them the section title, they still got into the playoffs. The Knights are the number 16 seed and travel to play Liberty next Friday. They will do so wearing their traditional "playoff" gold pants.
Coronado was blown out by Combs 55-10. The loss puts Coronado at 4-6 on the season. The Dons had a good season but failed to make the playoffs.
Westview went to Maryvale and blew out the Panters63-14. They finish the season at 8-2 and take the 11th seed in the Division I playoffs. They play Mountain Pointe next Friday in the first round.
Chandler finished the regular season at home against Highland and had no problem picking up the victory 49-21. Chandler picked up the number 2 seed and finished 9-1. They host Red Mountain next week.
Millennium played host to Cesar Chavez and lost 32-20. With a victory they would have qualified for the state playoffs. Instead they are knocked out by Cesar Chavez in a game that is starting to become a great rivalry.
Tempe played host to Alhambra and manhandled the Lions 62-24. The game featured quarterback Emanuel Gant breaking the states all time passing record. The win also capped off a perfect 10-0 season. Tempe takes the number 3 seed and plays host to Higley next week in the first round.