LIVE IN-GAME UPDATES
Scottsdale Christian gets the first score of the game on a 20-yard TD reception by Adam Siwek. WIth 3:46 left in the first quarter, it's Scottsdale Christian 7, Northwest Christian 0.
With 44 seconds left in the first half, Scottsdale Christian takes a 16-7 lead over Northwest Christian on a 2-yard run by Miller Bentley.
Scottsdale Christian takes a 23-7 lead over Northwest Christian on a 3-yard TD run by Jensen Cruise with 8:43 left in the third quarter.
Scottsdale Christian 18-yard TD run by Wright puts the Eagles up 36-7 midway through the fourth quarter.
Scottsdale Christian (6-2, 3-1) at Northwest Christian (8-0, 4-0)
Time: 7 p.m.
Address: 16401 N. 43rd Ave., Phoenix
Key matchup: When it’s working, NW Christian is as balanced an offense as any in 2A with a multi-WR attack and Casey Jahn (1,300 yards, 20 TDs) in the backfield. SCA managed to slow Valley Christian’s high-powered offense just enough earlier this season and will have to do it again and more.
Key stat: SCA is 3-2 in the past five years against the Crusaders, with both losses coming by one point.
: SCA can force a three-team logjam with NW Christian and Valley Christian atop the final 2A Central standings and hand Northwest its first loss of the season. The Eagles got leading receiver Brett Miller