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Tyler Williams drops back to pass in a game where third-down conversional became the key to the Nighthawks' success.
Jake Matthews had a big game, espeically on defense when he knocked down a Centennial pass that led to six points for the Nighthawks in the third quarter.
John Klass reaches for more yards in one of his three catches. Klass scored the game's first touchdown, catching a 24-yard pass from Tyler Williams. Klass had 44 yards on the night.
Jake Vartanian contributed to the Nighthawks' rushing attack, rushing for six yards on the carry.
Robert Klass scores the game's first touchdown, putting the Nighthawks ahead 7-3 in the second quarter.
Anthony Braunreiter takes the handoff from Tyler Williams. The senior tailback at 81 yards on the night.
Jake Matthews goes in for the sack. Matthews had one sack in the game, while the Nighthawks had six for the night.
Tyler Williams rushes behind behind tailback Anthony Braunreiter.
Tyler Williams runs up the left side for a big third-down conversion.
The stands were full with fans who drove from Tucson to see the victory.
Devon Olivarez celebrates with teammate Drew Yaglowski.
Anthony Braunreiter becomes emotional after the game.
Drew Yaglowski takes a moment after the game.
The team celebrates after the 27-3 victory over Centennial.
Dominic Campus is excited after the Nighthawks' victory.
Coach Matt Johnson hoists the trophy high while pointing to fans after the Division II State Championship victory.
As Coach Matt Johnson hoists the trophy high, the enter Nighthawks' team celebrates around him.
Michel Cism and Trevor Eischeid rush the field after the final play.
John Nelson, left, Tyler Berson, Joe Vetrano and other players celebrate with the fans after the game.
Tyler Williams signals that Ironwood Ridge is number one after the game.