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Football roundup: Warriors hold on for win

Mesa running back Kris Jackson had three touchdowns in Week 2. (Billy Hardiman/MyNewsMesa.com)

The Warriors jumped out to a 17-point lead over the Aztecs and held on for a 30-26 6A Conference non-region win.

The Westwood defense chipped in with a touchdown and safety.

The Warriors are 1-1 and the Aztecs fell to -1.

Dobson 22, Rincon 16

The Mustangs opened the season with a road trip to Tucson and returned as victors.

The game was tied at 16 in the third before the Mustangs took the lead. Rincon (0-2) had a late pass touchdown taken off the board because of a penalty.

Desert Mountain 51, Mesa 26

The Jackrabbits gave up a kickoff return for a score to open the game, and never recovered from a large deficit to fall to 0-2 on the season.

Kris Jackson scored three touchdowns for Mesa, but it came after 2-0 Desert Mountain’s lead grew to 37-6.

Jackson scored on an 80-yard run, an 82-yard punt return and a 35-yard run.

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