Ironwood Ridge High School’s Thomas Gutierrez, 9, John Klass, 5, Jake Matthews, 6, and Cris Thorson, 7, team up to bring down Canyon Del Oro’s Isaac Chacon during the season opening game Friday. The Nighthawks shut out the Dorados 36-0.
Dorado senior Isaac Chacon breaks away from Nighthawk junior Jake Vartanian for a big gain in the fourth quarter.
Ironwood Ridge senior Scott Simmons blocks Canyon Del Oro senior Sang Lee’s kick during the second quarter of Friday night’s game.
After catching a short lateral pass, Nighthawk running back Anthony Braunreiter breaks pack Dorado senior Ray Cruz, 21, for a touchdown.
Nighthawk senior Cris Thorson carries the ball through traffic as Dorado junior Max Anae brings him down.
Ironwood Ridge junior Haley O’Conner paints up her face prior to the Canyon Del Oro versus Ironwood Ridge football game Friday.
CDO fans cheer as the Dorados take the field.
Nighthawk fans cheer as their team takes the field.
Nighthawk cheerleaders line the field as the Ironwood Ridge High School football team takes the field for the season opening game Friday.
The Ironwood Ridge High School Vanguard performs during halftime.
Members of the Ironwood Ridge High School Vanguard perform with flags during the halftime show Friday.
CDO fans cheer as the Dorados take the field at the matchup back in 2012.