Camp Verde football crushes Valley Lutheran

Camp Verde sophomore Peyton Kelley runs the ball at home earlier in the season. The Cowboys are 2-0 at home so far this year, outscoring opponents 58-0 VVN/James Kelley

Camp Verde sophomore Peyton Kelley runs the ball at home earlier in the season. The Cowboys are 2-0 at home so far this year, outscoring opponents 58-0 VVN/James Kelley

AIA week 5 football scores

4A Grand Canyon

Prescott 27, Flagstaff 24 (OT)

Bradshaw Mountain 44, Lee Williams 14

Mohave 41, Dysart 26

2A VERDE

Trivium Prep 33, Chandler Prep 0

Parker 30, Antelope Union 18

Tonopah Valley 86, Heritage Academy Laveen 6

Glendale Prep 40, Sedona Red Rock 21

6A

Copper Canyon 38, Trevor G. Browne 20

5A

Notre Dame Prep 34, Desert Mountain 28

Higley 57, Millennium 22

Maricopa 55, Central 0

4A

Mesquite 54, Buckeye Union 3

Salpointe Catholic 41, Cactus 15

Canyon Del Oro 46, Amphitheater 0

Casa Grande 70, Rio Rico 7

Seton Catholic Prep 44, Combs 20

Greenway 21, Deer Valley 7

Desert Edge 40, Poston Butte 7

Gila Ridge 37, Kofa 0

Lake Havasu 28, Moon Valley 14

Marcos de Niza 23, Tempe 7

Empire 55, Palo Verde Magnet 12

Peoria 49, Thunderbird 46

Sunnyside 21, Pueblo Magnet 14

Saguaro 45, Chaparral 37

Sahuaro 47, Cholla 0

Arcadia 32, Shadow Mountain 21

El Centro (Calif.) Southwest 14, Yuma 7

St. Mary’s 53, Cortez 0

Walden Grove 49, Nogales 0

Glendale 42, Youngker 13

3A

Chino Valley 26, AZ College Prep 7

American Leadership Academy - Ironwood 40, Kingman 6

Sabino 14, Blue Ridge 7

Kingman Academy 24, Coronado 13

Page 22, Valley Christian 15

Payson 32, Catalina 14

Snowflake 21, Pusch Ridge 7

Safford 54, Show Low 28

Fountain Hills 23, Wickenburg 20

2A

Alchesay 70, Valley (Sanders) 6

Pima 46, Bisbee 20

Chinle 41, Many Farms 0

Globe 49, Tombstone 40

Hopi 38, Rock Point 8

North Pointe Prep 62, ASU Prep 7

Phoenix Christian 58, San Carlos 0

Red Mesa 60, Greyhills Academy 8

Morenci Jr./Sr. 42, Santa Cruz Valley 12

Miami 6, Santa Rita 3

Scottsdale Christian 56, Veritas Prep 6

St. Johns 72, Pinon 8

Thatcher 48 Benson 6

1A

Williams 71, Joseph City 14

Bagdad 76, San Pasqual 6

CAMP VERDE -- Camp Verde High football bounced back in a big way on Friday night.

The Cowboys (2-2) evened their record and improved to 2-0 at home with a 36-0 win over Phoenix Valley Lutheran.

The Cowboys rebounded after their 42-0 loss at rival Chino Valley the week before. They also improved to 2-1 against 2A opponents as Chino Valley (3-1) is a 3A school.

The Cowboys ran for 300 yards on 39 carries.

Sophomore running back/defensive back Peyton Kelley led the way with 108 yards on seven carries, plus he scored two touchdowns and two two-point conversions. He also had an interception.

On defense, sophomore linebacker/offensive lineman Jacob Kane had five tackles for loss.

Freshman running back/defensive back Matt Loza had 98 yards on two carries

Junior running back/defensive back Cale Cook ran for 67 yards on 13 carries and scored a two-point conversion

Freshman running back/quarterback/defensive back Garrett Dulaney had 34 yards and touchdown on 34 rushes and two touchdowns

Camp Verde’s other loss was 16-12 at Scottsdale Prep.

Valley Lutheran dropped to 1-3 so far this season.

The Cowboys won their other home game, 24-0 over Heritage Academy Laveen on Aug. 31. CV has outscored opponents 58-0 in the friendly confines of Sam Hammerstrom Field.

The last time the Cowboys had more than one shut out in a season was 2016.

On Friday Camp Verde returns to action at Sedona Red Rock (1-3). The Scorpions beat Rock Point 41-14 on the road on Sept. 7 but lost 40-21 to Glendale Prep.

Camp Verde head coach Rick Walswoth was an assistant coach at Sedona Red Rock last season and was their head coach for four seasons.

Walsworth led the Scorpions to the playoffs in 2012, their first appearance in a decade and two winning records. Sedona Red Rock was 2-9 his first season.

Walsworth went 2-2 against Camp Verde when he coached the Scorpions from 2010-2013, winning his last two games.

Camp Verde and Sedona Red Rock split the last eight games in the rivalry.

CV’s next home game is Sept. 28 when they host Glendale Prep (1-4, 0-1 2A Verde). The game is the Cowboys’ first in region play.

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