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Chino Valley falls to Tuba City; Bagdad cruises to 4-0 mark

Chino Valley High senior tailback Andrew Granillo (No. 21) finds some running room in the first half against Tuba City Friday night, Sept. 9, on the Cougars’ football field.

Photo by Doug Cook.

Chino Valley High senior tailback Andrew Granillo (No. 21) finds some running room in the first half against Tuba City Friday night, Sept. 9, on the Cougars’ football field.

CHINO VALLEY – Chino Valley High’s football team suffered its first loss of the 2016 season on Friday, Sept. 9, succumbing to Tuba City, 18-6, at the Cougars’ stadium.

On Hall of Fame Game night, 3A Conference Chino dropped its overall record to 2-1. The Cougars committed three turnovers and trailed 12-0 at halftime.

Chino scored its lone touchdown when quarterback Josh Fisher tossed a 25-yard pass to tailback Andrew Granillo in the second half.

The Cougars will play host to North Pointe Prep (0-3) at 7 p.m. next Friday, Sept. 16.

Bagdad 65 San Pasqual 8

YUMA – Bagdad High’s football team pounded San Pasqual in 1A Conference play on Friday night, Sept. 9, to remain undefeated at 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the West Region.

Sultans quarterback Israel Loveall threw five touchdown passes. Teammate Ben Loveall scored three TDs and registered an interception and a fumble recovery after Jorden O’Neill stripped the ball.

Connor Pacheco scored two touchdowns, including one on the ground and one through the air. Devin Nelson ran a punt back 60 yards for a TD to cap a strong night for 1A No. 1-ranked Bagdad.

Next Friday, Sept. 16, the Sultans will play host to region foe Anthem Prep in the eight-man game. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. in Bagdad.

TONIGHT, Sept. 10: 1A Conference – Mayer High at Anthem Prep (at Boulder Creek H.S. in Anthem), 7 p.m.