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Preparation was the key to Nighthawks’ 28-7 win Friday
Exuberant from their win, players on the Ironwood Ridge High School football team high-five their fellow classmates and fans after defeating the Dorados during the season’s opening game last week. The Nighthawks won 28-7.
CDO junior running back Isaac Chacon squares up to defensive back Mitch Fischer during the first half of play Friday night.
Nighthawks’ quarterback Tyler Williams rushed for 128 yards with 26 carries.
Ironwood Ridge High School senior Mitch Fischer helped the Nighthawks rush for 383 yards during Friday night’s game against CDO.
Ironwood Ridge High School senior Greg Smith, center, cheers for his school’s football team along side, from left to right, Crandon Smith, Austin Collins, Zach Schmitt, and Stephan Meyer before the season-opening game Friday night at Canyon Del Oro. The Nighthawks defeated the Dorados 28-7.
CDO lineman Jason Vartaninan (42) blocks Ironwood Ridge lineman Scott Simmons (45) as Dorado senior Dillon Davidson carries the ball through the hole during Friday night’s game at CDO.
Ironwood Ridge High School quarterback Tyler Williams put three touchdowns on the board for the Nighthawks during the season opener game against Canyon Del Oro Friday night. The Nighthawks won 28-7. See this week's Explorer for more pictures.
Canyon Del Oro quarterback Cooper Smith gets forced out of the pocket by the Nighthawks' defense during Friday night's game at CDO. Ironwood Ridge won 28-7. See this week's Explorer for more pictures.
High School Basketball
(G) = Girl's game
Monday, Dec. 1
Mountain View vs. Boulder Creek 7 p.m.
@Marana vs. Palo Verde 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 2
(G) Pusch Ridge vs. Marana 6 p.m.
@Canyon del Oro vs. Amphi 7 p.m.
@Pusch Ridge vs. Marana 8 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge vs. Nogales 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 4
(G) Pusch Ridge vs. Pueblo 6:30 p.m.
(G) Marana vs. Nogales 7 p.m.
@Canyon del Oro vs. Nogales 7 p.m.
Pusch Ridge vs. Pueblo 8 p.m.
@Marana vs. Nogales 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 5
(G) @Marana vs. Cienega 7:30 p.m.
Canyon del Oro vs. Empire 7 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge vs. Basha 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 8
@Ironwood Ridge vs. Saguaro 7 p.m.
Marana vs. Catalina 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
(G) @Canyon del Oro vs. Sabino 7 p.m.
(G) @Marana vs. Empire 7:30 p.m.
Canyon del Oro vs. Sabino 7 p.m.
@Pusch Ridge vs. Douglas 7 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge vs. Buena 7:30 p.m.
Mountain View vs. St. Mary's
Marana vs. Empire 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 12
(G) @Marana vs. Catalina 7:30 p.m.
@Canyon del Oro vs. Rincon 7 p.m.
Pusch Ridge vs. Sahuarita 8 p.m.
@Ironwood Ridge vs. Cienega 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 13
@Ironwood Ridge vs. Mountain Pointe 5 p.m.
Mountain View vs. Moreau Catholic 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 16
Mountain View vs. Valley Vista 7 p.m.
@Marana vs. Santa Rita 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 17
Canyon del Oro vs. Walden Grove 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 18
(G) Canyon Del Oro vs. Marana 7:30 p.m.
(G) @Mountain View vs. Flowing Wells 7 p.m.
@Canyon del Oro vs. Marana 7 p.m.
@Pusch Ridge vs. Miami 7 p.m.
Ironwood Ridge vs. Vista Grande 7 p.m.