Marana vs. Ironwood Ridge

Ironwood Ridge forced seven Marana turnovers and beat the Tigers 62-42 to open the season.

The Nighthawks had 431 yards of total offense, including 369 on the ground. Soma Helu rushed for 180 yard, including a 52-yard touchdown. Three other Nighthawks had rushing touchdowns, including Cole Gerken, Heath Beemiller and Nick Brahler.

Ironwood Ridge also got a pair of interception returns for a touchdown, including a 78 yarder by Noah Pallanes. Pallanes also pulled in a 33-yard touchdown pass.

Marana had over 500 yards of total offense, including 246 passing yards by senior quarterback Connor Leavens on 24-45 passing. He had four touchdown passes, including three to Dominic Gehr. He also added a 7-yard touchdown run.

Zach Roberts rushed 14 times for 105 yard and a score. 

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