While Flowing Wells' glory days came in the early 1970s, quarterback Ken Leikem led the charge during the Caballeros second best era, starting in 1981. Leikem was a two-time first team All-State selection in 1981 and 1982 and had 47 touchdowns and 4,459 yards in his career. Leikem had season-highs of 22 passing touchdowns and 1,957 yards while leading Flowing Wells to the 2A state title game in 1982 but the Caballeros fell 10-7 to Flagstaff.