Also, Salpointe and Flowing Wells tout two of the top quarterbacks in
Both teams have very balanced run/pass offenses.
Enough about their similarities, on to their differences.
While Flowing Wells has a total offensive output of 25.4 points per game, Salpointe only puts up, on average, 13.6 points per game. However, the Flowing Wells defense yields a tremendous average of 31.6 points per game and Salpointe only gives up around 21 points per game.
Flowing Wells also has the running of Michael Gilmore, ranked as the
4th best running back in
This is a crucial game for both schools to climb back to the .500 mark overall. Most importantly for Salpointe is earning their 1st region victory.
The teams sit at numbers 5 and 6, respectively in the 5A Southern region.
Salpointe, playing at home, is favored to win. Five out of six sports writers from the Tucson Citizen chose the Lancers to defeat Flowing Wells.
Lancers (2-3, 0-1)
QB Sean Brevaire
56-of-105 for 895 yards; 4 TDs/4 INTs
21 rec. for 330 yards
112 attempts for 454 yards and 5 TDs combined
QB Miles Collie
48-of-90 for 761 yards; 5 TDs
WR James Smith
23 rec. for 439 yards; 2 TDs
RB Michael Gilmore
86 attempts for 606 yards; 7 TDs