Estrella Foothills takes down Crims
Yuma High suffered its second straight 4A Southwest region defeat Friday night at Estrella Foothills, falling 57-25 to the Wolves.
Senior running back Bryan Escamilla carried 22 times for 151 yards and two touchdowns, while senior quarterback Thorne Spencer completed 9 of 19 passes for 76 yards and one touchdown (11 yards to sophomore receiver Alex Mosqueda).
Junior running back Azral Gonzalez scored the other touchdown for the Criminals on a 1-yard run.
Coach Curt Weber said the game got away from Yuma High (2-6 AIA, 1-3 region) in the second quarter.
Estrella Foothills improved
EF: 4-4 AIA, 2-0 region YHS: 2-6 AIA, 1-3 region
to 4-4 AIA and 2-0 region with the win, and will host Gila Ridge next week in the de facto region championship game.
“We did some good things,” Weber said. “That’s going to be a good game between them and Gila Ridge.”
The Criminals close the season out with in-town freedom games against Cibola next week and Kofa the next.
Estrella Foothills 57 Yuma High 25