At Salpointe, the Lancers overcame a few first-quarter miscues to defeat the visiting Spartans (2-6) and remain undefeated. The Lancers defense once again proved formidable, holding the Spartans to 22 yards of total offense. Salpointe scored 21 points in both the first and second quarters to lead 42-0 at the half.

• Highlight reel: Salpointe receiver and Arizona Wildcats commit Cameron Denson broke six tackles as he swerved around the field on a 48-yard rush in the first quarter.

• Player of the game: Salpointe’s Jay Williams totaled four touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving) and intercepted a pass on defense.

• By the numbers: 5. Average number of points allowed by the Salpointe defense this season.

• He said it: “We played good enough to win, but we need to tighten up a lot. But at the end of the day, we did get the job done.” — Williams

W.P. Russell