Cholla 48,

Flowing Wells 28

At Cholla, after a winless 2012 season, the Chargers began their 2013 campaign with a win over the Cabelleros. Both teams got off to a rough start with five first-half turnovers. However, the Cholla rushing game went for 245 yards to secure the win.

• Highlight reel: Cholla defensive tackle Dandre Yancy scooped up a Cabellero fumble and rumbled 74 yards for a TD to put Cholla up 41-21 in the third quarter.

• Player of the game: Cholla junior defensive back Jaime Gallegos had two defensive touchdowns on a 20-yard interception return and a 70-yard fumble return.

• By the numbers: 23. Number of penalties between both teams combined. Cholla had 12 and Flowing Wells had 11.

• He said it: “Tonight we showed all the doubters what we’re made of. We’re not the same team from last year.” — Gallegos

– W.P. Russell