The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Hopi Bruins 49-14 to remain undefeated in the 3A North Region. Winslow improved to 6-1 for the season and 5-0 in the region. Hopi fell to 3-4 for the season and 3-2 in the region.
Orlando Vargas started the scoring on a five-yard run to cap a 27-yard drive following a fumble recovery by Spencer Prosser. The conversion failed and Winslow led 7-0.
Mark Spencer booted a 27-yard field goal to give the Bulldogs a 9-0 lead following another Hopi turn-over.
Jeremiah Johnson passed 32 yards to Jordan Payne to complete a 72-yard drive. Spencer’s conversion was the final score of the first period, which ended with Winslow leading 16-0.
Vargas ran 25 yards for the first score of the second period. Spencer converted for a 23-0 Winslow lead.
Hopi got on the scoreboard on a 33-yard pass from Jeremy Adams to Tyler Pete and a conversion pass from Adams to Michael Shang. The score cut the Winslow lead to 23-8.
Vargas scored on a one yard run to cap a 67-yard drive and give the Bulldogs a 29-8 lead after the conversion failed.
Vargas scored for the fourth time on a 20-yard run after John L. Sullivan had stolen the ball at the Hopi 20. The conversion gave the Bulldogs a 36-8 lead.
Johnson hit Carlos Quezada from seven yards out for the final score of the first half. The kick failed and Winslow led 42-8 at the intermission.
Warren Prosser collected Winslow’s only second half touchdown on a 28-yard run. The conversion made the score 49-8.
Hopi completed the scoring on a 27-yard pass from Adams to Pete. The conversion failed and the 49-14 final was on the board.
Winslow hosts the Greyhills Knights on Friday in their Seniors’ Night Game. The Knights entered play on Friday with a 2-2 record in the region and a 2-4 record for the season.