With the consistency and tenacity that have become its
staples, Sunnyside High claimed another Class 4A Sonoran
Region football championship.
The Blue Devils had no
problem handling host Santa Rita last night, winning 44-6.
Sunnyside (8-2, 7-0)
approached the contest as it does every week: with a
expected," Sunnyside coach Richard Sanchez said.
"Every week we go out and expect to dominate."
Sunnyside will host a
state tournament game next week, despite starting out 0-2.
Santa Rita, which came
in No. 12 in power points, will have to wait until today to
see whether it qualified for the state playoffs.
Santa Rita's Tim Bazua (56) makes a diving attempt at
(28) in the 2nd half in the game that
Sunnyside won the 4a Sonoran Championship 44-6.
The Eagles (7-3, 5-2)
had some factors in their favor last night.
They had the top running
back in the city, Paul Stewart, and experienced quarterback
Neither proved to be
Tubaugh ran for his life
much of the game, getting sacked five times. He completed six
of 11 passes for 76 yards.