At Walden Grove, the host Red Wolves (3-4) took advantage of an 80-yard kick return to open the game and forced four first-half turnovers. As a result, Santa Rita (3-4) fell behind Walden Grove early 14-0.

• Highlight reel: Wide Receiver Kris Moody returned the opening kickoff 80 yards for a score to put the Red Wolves up 7-0.

• Player of the game: Walden Grove quarterback Austin Elenez rushed for two touchdowns and had two passing touchdowns, including a 57-yard strike to Phillip Grajeda.

• By the numbers: 6. The Walden Grove defense was strong all game, forcing six turnovers: two interceptions and four fumbles.

• He said it: “I have to thank my offensive line, my running backs and receivers. I have to thank everybody.” — Elenez

Derek Evans

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