Lobos ground Eagles
The Cottonwood Middle School Lobos football team continued its winning ways as they shut out the Scottsdale Christian Eagles, 62-0.
The CMS Lobos were chomping at the bit Saturday to play the Eagles. The game had been taken off the schedule early in the season due to field problems in Scottsdale.
On the kickoff, the Lobos pinned the Eagles on the 7-yard line. During the first play the Lobos recorded a safety for an early 2-0 lead. On the receiving kickoff Carson Sandoval tucked the ball and ran 70 yards for a touchdown. Paul Bissen converted the PAT and in a blink of an eye, the Lobos had a 10-0 lead.
The Eagles ran three plays and were forced to punt. On the Lobos' third possession, they scored their second touchdown. Matt Rothlauf put the points on the board with a 16-yard pass play, thrown by Nick Allred. Sandoval scored on the next possession with a 28-yard run, which ended the first quarter with the Lobos up, 22-0.
There was only one touchdown in the second quarter. Allred connected with Sandoval in the air for 81 yards. After the first half was over, the Lobos led 28-0.
Sandoval continued to be the lead scorer for the Lobos as he ran the ball into the end zone on a 2-yard carry early in the quarter. Bissen again kicked the PAT making the score 35-0.
On the Eagles' next possession, the Lobos forced a fumble and Bissen picked it up on the run for a 14-yard touchdown. The PAT failed and the Lobos' lead jumped to 41-0.
Vinny Miller later scored on a 12-yard run. Bissen's PAT was good for a 48-0 Lobo lead.
Matt Chavez scored on an 8-yard run and Vinny Miller scored the final touchdown of the game on a 91-yard run, making the final score 62-0.
The Lobos traveled to Granite Mountain Wednesday. Then they return home to play against Mile High on Saturday at 2 p.m.