Marana was out looking for revenge after losing to
Marana, looking to even the score, put together a very impressive drive on their first possession. They marched down the field using a combination of UNLV commit Robert Rowe, Spencer Elliott amongst others to get the ball inside the Panther 5; two offside penalties on 4th down didn't help
Rowe fumbled the ball as he was diving towards the pylon and
The Panthers scored once more in the half on a 31 yard Ali Muhassen field goal. Score at half 10-0.
Coach Dudley must have had a good halftime speech because his Tigers came out firing in the second half.
They opened up with a 21 yard gain by Elliott and Rowe methodically marched them into the red-zone. Rowe found WR Justin Faust on the 12th play of the drive to get back in the game. The PAT was blocked,
Marana refused to lie down. Rowe went down after a 5 yard run on 2nd down. Rowe's back up, Mario Miranda, hit Dallin Wengert for a 33 yard gain and Rowe re-entered the game on narrowed the led with a 30 yard TD run.
But this was as close as Marana would get as
RBs Jamal Miles and Ezra Sanchez each added scores to advance
Marana was in the game for the most part. Mistakes were costly. The early fumble on what looked like a sure TD and the 4th quarter INTs killed their chances.