Ironwood Ridge High School senior Jake Matthews goes up for a long pass with Centennial’s Jalen Ortiz in the second quarter. Matthews came down with the ball.
After a hole was opened up, Nighthawks’ Anthony Braunreiter breaks away from the pack for a 50-yard gain to Centennial’s 10-yard line. The Nighthawks won 28-24.
Ironwood Ridge junior Jake Vartanian gets a block from Anthony Braunreiter late in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game.
Ironwood Ridge senior Gordon Longville trips up Centennial ball carrier Xavier Villanueva in the opening quarter of Friday’s game.
Nighthawks’ Scott Simmons dives for and recovers a lose ball during the first quarter.
After breaking out of the pocket, Tyler Williams found Julian Figueroa who ran the ball for a 75-yard gain. Two plays later, Williams ran the ball in for a touchdown.
Nighthawks’ Eddie Gonzalez knocks the ball from Centennial’s Jalen Ortiz’s arms, allowing for Ironwood Ridge to recover the ball.
Ironwood Ridge’s Tyler Williams, left, and Scott Simmons hug after the Nighthawks defeated Centennial Friday night.
During the halftime celebrations for Ironwood Ridge High School’s homecoming, sophomore Vinnie Trujillo throws a toy football into the stands.
Ironwood Ridge High School juniors ride in on their float during the school’s homecoming celebrations Friday night.