Sunnyside running back Manny
Aguilar (27) carries the ball versus Tucson High.
SUNNYSIDE 41 TUCSON HIGH 0
Stevenson has 4 TDs for Devils
Tucson High falls 41-0 but is awarded Sept. 1 win by forfeit
Jovan Stevenson and Sunnyside came out of the gate scoring
and never looked back.
Stevenson found the end zone four times - twice in the first
quarter - as the host Blue Devils won 41-0.
Minutes into the game, quarterback Jamie Valdez found his
favorite target of the night, Stevenson, for a 67-yard
After Valdez scored on a 30-yard keeper, Stevenson finished
off the first quarter with a 4-yard touchdown run to make it
"I can't complain about the win," Sunnyside coach Richard
Sanchez said, "but we played up and down throughout the
The Blue Devils held Tucson High to seven first downs and
154 yards total offense.
"We got the shutout, but we will have to play better defense
as the season goes on," Sanchez said.
Stevenson, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound senior, caught five passes
for 110 yards and two scores. He ran for 73 yards and two
scores on five carries.
Joe Bass led Tucson High with 63 yards rushing on three
Earlier, the Arizona Interscholastic Association awarded the
Badgers a victory against North Canyon because the host
Phoenix school had used an ineligible player Sept. 1.
Tucson High had lost its opener 34-6. The win ended a
17-game losing streak for the 5A Southern-A Badgers (1-4).
Sunnyside (5-0), of the 5A Southern-B, hosts Sierra Vista
Buena on Friday.