New Mexico GameDay: 09/27/13
with our text question of the night... do you think atrisco heritage running back ricci alvidrez will reach the two thousand yard mark?.. only two running backs in the metro area have done it in the last ten years.. text nm1 for yes.. text nm2 for no .. send your text to 45995.. we'll have results later in the show.. here in studio tonight.. the cleveland high school football team... cleveland has a bye.. but we'll say hello to marcus williams.. the cannon man... who will introduce the first game of the night.. ==== tonight we'll start with defending state champ las cruces taking on la cueva... the defending state champs made the trip to albuquerque.. a low scoring game.. defense was the name of the game early.. zero-zero game in the second quarter.. kameron miller airs it out.. picked off by nick hill.. but that didn't lead to anything for the bears... ==== still second quarter.. j-j granados getting into a groove.. finds a hole.. works his way down the side.. pushed out of bounds at the ten... ==== a couple plays later.. granados gets in.. 10-nothing las cruces at the half.. bulldawgs win it 20-nothing.. clovis taking on rio rancho.. this is one of those games you wished you were at.. an old fashioned shootout...first quarter easton bruere finds marky alvarado right in the endzone ...rams take the lead 7- nothing....later in the first the wildcats kamal cass gets the handoff and he tumbles his way into the endzone.....eight rushing touchdowns for kamal cass.. breure seven touchdown tosses ... what a finish.. it went to overtime.. rams win it 62-59... jim danner and the rio grande ravens trying to find a way to slow down the sandia matadors.. second quarter.. sandia already up 28-nothing and getting one more score before the half .. the pitch to ethan gifford.. 35 nothing at the break... matadors roll 44-6.. los lunas looking to bounce back after losing last week to sandia...first quarter and tiger's jalen chavez gets the hand off and he slices and dices his way up the field for the touchdown...tige rs driving again in the second quarter as anthony sanchez goes over the middle to a wide open jacob holland...tigers win ...55-27... los alamos visiting belen...fourth quarter and the hilltoppers looking to get back in the game as brice van etten airs it out to tristen hill... touchdown hilltoppers ...but belen was too strong as andrew castillo gets the hand off and sweeps to the outside for the touchdown... 28-14 belen beats em.. the academy chargers on the road to laguna...and both had trouble getting in the endzone...but in the second quarter it's the chargers zach moya...he fakes...keep and scores...the chargers are a winner ...the final score 29 to 13.... the cibola cougars and the west mesa mustangs going head to head at community stadium...the mustangs with the ball first goal on 9 and jaemin ramirez can't hang on to the football marcell powdrell recovers... === the it's derek martinez throws and andre c-debaca makes the grab and the cougars win big...the final 35-6... gallup made the trip to bernalillo to take on the spartans for homecoming....in the third colton lowley finds brandon cardona he goes in for the touchdown and the gallup bengals get it done 22-13.. a battle up in the capital city.. st. michael's and santa fe .. these two schools just a couple blocks away... ===== first quarter.. keith dominguez gives it to daniel ortega.. touchdown horsemen.. ===== second quarter isaiah dominguez on the far side... touchdown st. michael's.. st. michael's closed the book on this one early.. .50- nothing the final..the horsemen have won 18 straight and outscored their last two opponents 100-to-nothing.. with me right now.. cleveland football coach heath ridenhour .. you guys are unbeaten .. averaging about 40 points a game.. is this what you expected? what did that win over clovis do for the program? quarterback kian homme .. running back jesse nieto.. dunlap.. branch on defense.. it seems like it's someone different leading your team each week.. do you look to any one or two guys to lead this team? cleveland is still a fairly new school.. great facilities.. how much do those facilities help in the expectations and production of the program? coming up after the break.. we'll take you to roswell for some more highlights.. but check out some other football scores from around the state.. moriarty doubled up piedra vista.. and kirtland central posted a shutout at home.. let's head to las cruces for volcano vista and onate.. 2nd quarter... volcano vista qb josh williams finds michael anderson for 80 yard td pass volcano vista - 7 onate - 3 out of halftime... justin perez.. kick return for the score.. haws win on the road 21-3... goddard at home tonight taking on hobbs.. cody french is one of those football players you would love to have on your team.. he produces week in and week out.. he gets in for the score.. rockets blast off 50-7 the win.. staying in roswell.. mesilla valley and new mexico military institute... nmmi up 21-7 and playing some good defense.. and check out this interception by #7 blade allen for the new mexico military institute. 48-14 nmmi with me again.. cleveland football coach heath ridenour.. brandon branch.. getting some college looks.. how good is he? you're rivalry in rio rancho with the rams.. what kind of rivalry is it? earlier tonight we asked you if you think atrisco heritage running back ricci alvidrez would reach the two thousand yard mark.. you voted and said.. that's gonna do it for another edition of new mexico gameday.. keep it here for all your high school sports action.. have a good one..