Kofa 36-33 a year ago — has now beaten the Kings 11 straight times.
Friday night’s matchup was the 6A Desert Southwest region championship game, as the region consists of just the Raiders and Kings — though 6A, unlike other divisions, does not award automatic state bids to region winners.
Cibola will host Yuma High next week, while Kofa hits the road to face Dobson in Mesa.
CIBOLA’S GABRIEL RAMIREZ (12) uses a straigtdarm to fend off a Kofa defender during the first quarter of Friday night’s game at Irv Pallack Field.
CIBOLA’S THADDEUS AREENAS (right) wraps up Kofa quarterback Robert Cancio during the first quarter of Friday night’s game at Irv Pallack Field.