At Foothills, the Falcons (2-0) cruised behind Ty Cruz on Friday night, as the senior running back dashed for 219 yards and five touchdowns on the way to a blowout victory over the visiting Red Wolves (0-2).
• Highlight reel: As time dwindled down in the first half, Cruz took the fly sweep from Rhett Rodriguez and took it 69 yards to the house.
• Player of the game: It’s hard to top the effort from Cruz, who helped the Falcons to their second win after going 0-10 in 2012.
• By the numbers: 334. Rushing yards by Catalina Foothills in the shutout win.
• He said it: “We don’t call it Statue of Liberty over here, we call it the crazy sweep. (I) saw the gap the line created and took it.” — Cruz, on his long TD run.
— Danny Passovoy