At Desert Vista, Mountain View ran the ball effectively but failed to hold down a resilient Desert Vista squad (2-2) late in the game. The Mountain Lions (2-2) have lost two straight.
• Highlight reel: Desert Vista quarterback Cade Van Raaphorst scampered 58 yards on a keeper that fooled everybody, setting up the game-winning score.
• Player of the game: Mountain View senior running back Richie Estrada rushed 23 times for 128 yards after being held to 13 yards in last week’s loss to Gilbert Mesquite. He has run for 575 yards this year.
• By the numbers: 3: The Mountain Lions committed three turnovers, including a late interception that sealed their fate.
• He said it: “We made mistakes, and good teams capitalize on mistakes. They were opportunists.” — Mountain View coach Clarence McRae