High school football: First round of playoffs start tonight

2012-11-02T15:21:00Z 2012-11-02T15:39:57Z High school football: First round of playoffs start tonightDaniel Berk Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
November 02, 2012 3:21 pm  • 

The football postseason begins tonight with eight games involving 10 Southern Arizona teams.

The highlighted game is No. 9 Mountain View at No. 8 Cienega in the Division II playoffs. The Mountain Lions topped the Bobcats 21-19 in the regular season at Cienega and are looking to pull off the upset for a second time.

Cienega won its final five games of the regular season and finished 8-2. Mountain View went 7-3 with losses to Ironwood Ridge, Salpointe Catholic and Tucson.

In today's Daily Star, we predicted a 27-22 Cienega win.

Here's a look at the rest of our predictions:

Division I:

Mesa Red Mountain 30, Sierra Vista Buena 14

Division II:

Salpointe 35, Scottsdale Notre Dame 20

Ironwood Ridge 27, Prescott 10

Peoria Centennnial 37, Sahuaro 18

Division III

Sabino 41, Nogales 24

Sahuarita 24, Peoria Sunrise Mountain 22

Division IV

Empire 30, Goodyear Estrella Foothills 28

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