Mingus Union football holds on to second in Grand Canyon media poll as region play begins

Ivan Martinez (54) and Alex Nelson (10). VVN/James Kelley

Ivan Martinez (54) and Alex Nelson (10). VVN/James Kelley

Mingus kept its second place spot in the Grand Canyon Media Football Poll.

For the fifth week in a row Bradshaw Mountain (4-0) led the rankings, with 76 points and 10 first place votes. Mingus had 59 points and one first place vote.

The Marauders (3-1) suffered their first defeat at Seton Catholic Prep 36-26. MUHS lost starting quarterback Antoine Zabala to a concussion and senior Alex Nelson to an ejection.

Coconino (3-0) jumped from fifth to third after they beat Cortez 56-0. The Panthers host Mingus, who will be without Nelson and likely Zabala, on Friday at 7 p.m.

Week 4 scores (Sept. 7)

Bradshaw Mountain 42, Greenway 20

Prescott 56, Deer Valley 7

Seton Catholic 36, Mingus 26

Coconino 56, Cortez 0

Lee Williams 53, Kingman Academy 0

Peoria 52, Mohave 14

Tempe 18, Flagstaff 10

Week 5 Schedule (Sept. 14)

Bradshaw Mountain at Lee Williams, 7 p.m.

Prescott at Flagstaff, 7 p.m.

Mingus at Coconino, 7 p.m.

Mohave at Dysart, 7 p.m.

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