Mingus football beats Mohave to win second straight

Mingus junior Alex Nelson runs the ball against Lee Williams. The Marauders have started Grand Canyon Region play 2-0 after beating the Volunteers and Mohave. (VVN/Halie Chave)

Mingus junior Alex Nelson runs the ball against Lee Williams. The Marauders have started Grand Canyon Region play 2-0 after beating the Volunteers and Mohave. (VVN/Halie Chave)

On Friday night at Mohave, Mingus Union football won its second game in a row.

The Marauders (2-3, 2-0 Grand Canyon) ended their four game road losing streak (dating back to last year) with their 36-25 win at Mohave.

After a scoreless first quarter, Mingus Union took an 8-6 lead into the locker room at the half. After Mohave took a 10-point lead in the second half, the Marauders pulled away.

Mohave junior quarterback Brent Moore was 7-for-13 for 86 yards and Thunderbird junior William Robinzine ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries.

Robinzine leads the region in rushing with 844 yards.

Mohave’s record drops to 2-3, 1-2 in region play.

Mingus Union has now won five Grand Canyon Region games in a row.

AIA Week 5 football scores

Kingman Academy 56, Sedona Red Rock 28

Glendale Prep 42, Arizona College Prep 7

Flagstaff 44, Bradshaw Mountain 37

Cactus Shadows 36, Moon Valley 2

Casteel 70, Show Low 7

Cesar Chavez 34, Betty H. Fairfax 12

Fountain Hills 52, Chino Valley 6

Winslow 24, Coconino 14

Deer Valley 35, Agua Fria 7

Peoria 31, Dysart 6

Ganado 28, Chinle 16

Higley 65, Apache Junction 6

Lake Havasu 39, Independence 23

Prescott 21, Lee Williams 6

Monument Valley 54, Wingate (NM)

Bagdad 68, NFL Yet, 22

Odyssey Institute 38, North Pointe Prep 0

Alchesay 38, Red Mesa 12

Round Valley 66, San Carlos 0

Saguaro 24, Sunrise Mountain 21

St. Johns 47, Morenci 12

Williams 72, Joseph City 0

Up next for the Marauders is Bradshaw Mountain (0-5, 0-1) at home on Friday night at 7 p.m. Although the Bears are winless, on Friday night they lost by only seven points to first place Flagstaff (5-0, 2-0).

The Eagles, second place Mingus Union and third place Prescott (3-2, 1-0) are the only undefeated teams remaining in the Grand Canyon Region.

The first AIA rankings are schedule to be released on Tuesday.

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