Here’s a look at how SBLive’s Top 20 Arizona high school football teams fared in games played Friday, Oct. 30.
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HOW THE TOP 20 FARED
Oct. 30, 2020
1. Chandler (5-0) beat No. 5 Centennial 31-7
Chandler led 13-7 at halftime, but an 18-point third quarter made it a blowout. Nicolas Nesbitt scored three touchdowns for the Wolves.
2. Hamilton (4-0) beat Desert Vista 38-17
Hamilton led 38-0. Nicco Marchiol threw a seven-yard pass to Zachary Lewis for the Huskies’ first touchdown.
3. Saguaro (3-1) beat No. 10 Casteel 48-20
Saguaro dominated a game that was scheduled on short notice because of COVID-19.
4. Highland (4-1) lost to No. 11 Queen Creek 24-14
Max Davis scored a late touchdown to get Highland within 10 points, but that was as close as the Hawks would get.
5. Centennial (3-2) lost to No. 1 Chandler 31-7
Centennial trailed 13-7 at halftime, but the Coyotes were shut out in the second half against one of the nation’s top teams.
6. Chaparral (1-1) lost to No. 8 Liberty 53-27
Chaparral trailed 39-14. The Firebirds’ first two possessions ended with a three-and-out and an interception.
7. Sunrise Mountain (4-1) lost Ironwood to 20-11
In one of the surprises of the night, Sunrise Mountain fell to Ironwood. Ironwood’s Elijah Sanders caught the first Eagle score.
8. Liberty (3-2) beat No. 6 Chaparral 53-27
The Lions jumped out to a 13-0 lead and never trailed.
9. Williams Field (3-2) beat No. 14 Higley 28-27
Caden Cloud’s three-yard rushing touchdown won the game for Williams Field. Higley missed a 40-yard field goal attempt as time expired.
10. Casteel (3-2) lost to No. 3 Saguaro 48-20
The Colts got on the scoreboard thanks to a well-executed trick play.
11. Queen Creek (3-2) beat No. 4 Highland 24-14
Queen Creek put the game away with a key fourth-down conversion.
12. Corona del Sol (5-0) beat Mountain Pointe 45-9
“We got a bit better offensively and obviously it’s a rivalry, so our kids were ready to play,” Corona del Sol head coach Jon Becktold told Koki Riley postgame.
13. Desert Edge (4-0) beat Mesa 28-17
Jeryll McIntosh had three touchdowns for Desert Edge.
14. Higley (2-3) lost to No. 9 Williams Field 28-27
Higley had a 40-yard field goal miss just short as time expired.
15. Boulder Creek (4-1) beat Sandra Day O’Connor 27-12
Boulder Creek’s Jacob Cisneros passed for, ran for and caught a touchdown.
16. Salpointe Catholic (3-0) beat No. 17 Campo Verde 21-14
Anthony Wilhite scored a two-yard touchdown in the win.
17. Campo Verde (3-2) lost to No. 16 Salpointe Catholic 21-14
Campo Verde scored with 13 seconds left, but the comeback attempt ran out of time. Noah Borchard caught the final touchdown pass for Campo Verde.
18. Mountain View Mesa (4-0) beat Westwood 32-8
Mountain View Mesa led 30-0 at halftime.
19. Mesquite (4-1) beat Gilbert 47-46
Mesquite trailed 38-21 and made a remarkable comeback. Ty Thompson passed for the winning touchdown.
20. Pinnacle (2-2) beat Brophy Prep 28-7
Sophomore Duce Robinson caught a touchdown for Pinnacle.