Basha got the game off on the right foot. They came out and ran the no-huddle offense, had Desert Vista on their heels and ran the ball six straight times for 71 yards and led 7-0 with only 1:41 off the clock.
But this is all that Basha would muster until late in the 4th quarter.
A 3 and out and a bad punt gave DV the ball at midfield and it only took them five plays to score again when Luke Matthews ran it in from six yards out. The score was now 14-7 with 3:47 to play in the first quarter.
DV pushed the score to 17-7 after a Brock Jolly field goal from 37 yards out.
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Basha added another score late in the 4th quarter when QB Troy Graham hooked up with Ryan McBurney from four yards out.
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Basha came out and pretty much moved the ball at will in this game in the beginning but DV made the adjustments and scored 31 unanswered. It looks as though Desert Vista has awoken. They ran the ball well and threw it when needed. The defense played extremely well.
Allante Battle was nice on the night. He had several flay-sweep runs that allowed home to showcase his speed.
Devon Kennard had 3 tackles and at a touchdown.