At Palo Verde, visiting Sahuarita scored three times in the fourth quarter after a scoreless first half to win its first outright section title in 41 years. The Mustangs (7-3) have won two straight and are ranked 10th in Division IV. They will find out their playoff foe today, while Palo Verde (5-5) is out of the playoff picture.

• Highlight reel: Sahuarita tailback Geovan Neuser’s 75-yard kick return gave the Mustangs ideal field position.

  • Player of the game:
  • Mustangs running back Olen Brown had two scores, including a TD catch while surrounded by four Titans.
  • By the numbers:
  • 2.
  • Sahuarita QB Rocco Vega turned a blown extra-point snap into a two-point conversion pass and a 15-14 lead.
  • He said it:
  • “I may have Pepto-Bismol sponsor me.” — Sahuarita coach David Rodriquez on being behind for three quarters

Bob Benedetti

Bob Benedetti