Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 | midnight
- Basic cruises for easy win, looks ahead to showdown with Del Sol
- Liberty unleashes powerful ground game in 34-14 win over Green Valley
- Las Vegas' air attack routs Valley
- Duhjuan Miller has two interceptions in Cheyenne win over Arbor View
- Desert Oasis puts up fight but finally bows to Bishop Gorman
- Palo Verde blanks Shadow Ridge to stay undefeated
- Clark pulls away from Western in second half for 42-12 win
- Bonanza jumps to early lead, beats Pahrump Valley 39-12
- Del Sol remains perfect with narrow victory against Foothill
- Silverado glides past Sierra Vista
- Undefeated Legacy runs over Virgin Valley for 62-7 victory
- Moapa Valley races past Rancho
- Canyon Springs dominates Eldorado 54-13
- Mojave scores as time winds down to beat Faith Lutheran
- Leon Hayes helps Desert Pines overcome mistakes to beat Chaparral
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It was a statement. Consider it a warning, because Durango (4-1) has arrived.
“I don’t think anyone expected this from us except for ourselves,” Maki said. “We had been written off. For the last few years, it’s been Gorman and Spring Valley in our league. We just invited ourselves to the party.”
Durango controlled the game the entire night. The Trailblazers led by as much as 31-14, before the Grizzlies mounted a comeback.
They recovered an onside kick to cut it to a one-touchdown deficit. Then, Spring Valley scored again after a controversial roughing-the-passer penalty on Durango.
With four minutes remaining, the Grizzlies attempted another onside kick. But Durango recovered to ensure the victory.
“We kind of tried a few things offensively in the second half and let them back in it,” Maki said. “I really believe the better team held on and won.”