The Mountain Lions accomplished that feat by exacting a bit of revenge in their Desert Region quarterfinal football matchup — a convincing 30-6 victory over visiting Green Valley.
After falling behind 22-7, the Diamondbacks scored 17 straight points to take the lead.
Faith Lutheran held the Longhorns to just 68 yards in the first half and cruised to a 41-20 victory.
The Gators ran out the final 5:56 of their 18-6 win at Basic on Friday.
The Desert Shields opened Class 3A Southern Region postseason play in style Thursday, rolling past visiting Sunrise Mountain’s football team, 42-6.
The Falcons bounced back after losing to Liberty by beating Green Valley on Thursday.
Micah Bowens had 438 total yards and five combined touchdowns in a 62-7 win at home Friday.
Pahrump Valley limited Del Sol’s high-powered offense to 137 yards in a 27-14 road victory Friday.
Bulldogs quarterback Colton Tenney and running back Jordan Smith each had two touchdowns and Centennial beat the Mustangs 26-19 on Friday at home for its first Northwest League win.
Foothill won its rivalry football game at Basic 21-17 on Friday, then celebrated by planting its flag at midfield.