Bulldogs 37 Ganado 6
The names heard turning in tackle after tackle included John Sullivan, Lucas Armenta, Orlando Vargas, Carlos Quezada, Spencer Prosser, Clint MacLean, Adam Reeves, Nick Anderson, Josh Stago, Justin Powell, Warren Prosser, Mario Peralta, Mark Spencer and Anthony Martinez.
The Bulldogs scored on their first possession as Warren Prosser completed an 80-yard drive with a 66-yard scoring run. Mark Spencer added the conversion and the Bulldogs led 7-0.
Spencer booted a 24 yard field goal early in the second quarter to extend the margin to 10-0, but it wasn’t until the final two minutes of the half before the Bulldogs scored again despite having over 200 yards in total offense for the two quarters.
Jeremiah Johnson passed 15 yards to Lucas Armenta following a fumble recovery deep in Hornet territory. The ‘Dogs were apparently going to attempt a field goal when a bad snap changed the situation. Johnson made the most of the broken play. The conversion kick was good and Winslow led 17-0.
Johnson then hit Payne with a five yard scoring pass with only 33 seconds remaining in the half. The Hornets had surrendered the ball on downs at their own 23 yard line. The conversion failed and the Bulldogs took a 23-0 lead to the locker room.
The Bulldogs scored on their first possession of the second half on a 10 yard pass from Johnson to Orlando Vargas. The conversion gave Winslow a 30-0 lead.
Johnson threw his fourth touchdown pass of the night when he hit Payne from 53 yards out. The conversion gave the Bulldogs a 37-0 lead with 5:01 left in the third period.
Johnson had a fifth touchdown pass called back on a holding penalty as he hit Armenta for what appeared to be another touchdown.
Ganado got on the scoreboard with only 59 seconds left in the game on a two yard run by Ryan Hale. The Hornets’ drive was only 20 yards and was aided by three penalties including a pass interference call at the goal line. The conversion failed and the final 37-6 score was on the board.
The Bulldogs will host Monument Valley in their Homecoming Game on Friday with kick-off slated for 7 p.m. The Mustangs were a disappointing 1-3 entering Friday’s game with Greyhills. Monument Valley defeated Chinle 36-7 in their opener, but lost to Page 48-8 in their other non-conference tilt.