Mountain View spoils Marana field party - Tucson News Now

Mountain View spoils Marana field party

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Both Mountain View and Marana High Schools are debuting million dollar turf field this season.

The Backyard rivals christened the new turf at Marana Thursday night with a meeting to kick off 2013 and the Mountain Lions spoiled the party with a 51-28 win.

Mt. View's Richie Estrada rushed for over 250 yards and scored five touchdowns.

Lions quarterback Cody Rochon scored on a pair of scores early to aid the Mountain View attack.

Marana's Bradley Gonzales busted the Tigers first play of the season up the middle for a 78-yard score. Gonzales finished the night with three scores.

The victory for the Lions was the 16th straight for Mountain View over their rival.

Elsewhere Sahuaro scored late to beat Tucson High 31-28.

Jarratt White ran for almost 300 yards but Desert View fell to Catalina Foothills 34-28 in overtime. The Falcons win their first game under Jeff Scurran after going winless in 2012.

Sahuarita controlled their first ever meeting with crosstown rival Walden Grove winning 27-10.

Overtime returns Friday night to KOLD News 13 at 10:15, join Dave Cooney and David Kelly for a full evening of prep highlights.

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