Early in this game it looked as if
Maryvale was gong to completely dominate. The Panther defense held
The scoring in the 1st half included a 39 yard Ronald Huckaby to Noah Burkes halfback pass for Maryvale's 1st score. QB Oscar Navarro hooked up with Allen and Stewart to go up by 21 in the 2nd quarter. Maryvale made it 28 when Huckaby scampered in from 18 yards out.
Highland was resilient in the 2nd half. The scored on their 1st two possessions to keep the game close. RB Trevon Orth got both of the Highland TDs while Maryvale's Jermaine Williams added Maryvale's only score of the 3rd quarter. The score after 3 was Maryvale 34 Highland 14.
Orth added a 3rd TD
early in the 4th and
Maryvale was able to sustain a
good drive and squash
Maryvale's D came up big in the 1st half and that was the difference in the game. Deyon Bowser and Navarro both came out of the game with injuries and we will have to see what their status for next week is.
Game to the Maryvale D for forcing a total of 5 turnovers.
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