Barnes helps Diamondbacks keep Railroad Rivalry Bell


Desert Oasis' Trevor Barnes scored the first three touchdowns, and the eighth-ranked Diamondbacks (5-2, 5-1 Southwest) beat visiting Sierra Vista (2-5, 2-4) 56-14 on Friday to keep the Railroad Rivalry Bell.

Barnes rushed for 121 yards on six carries, starting the scoring with runs of 38 and 2. He then caught a 54-yard TD pass for one of Herman Smith’s three scoring tosses.

Devin Fortenberry rushed for 133 yards on 10 carries, with TDs of 61, 10 and 15, while Mark Fredericks caught TD passes of 16 and 21.

Taz Wilson threw for 146 yards for Sierra Vista, including a 15-yard pass to Cailyn Patton. Matt Murphy for 45 yards for a TD on a fake punt.

Desert Oasis  56, Sierra Vista 14
Sierra Vista        0     6     0    8    –14
Desert Oasis    14   21   14    7    –56
First Quarter
DO—Barnes 38 run (Howard kick).
DO—Barnes 2 run (Howard kick)
Second Quarter
DO—Barnes 54 pass from Smith (Howard kick).
SV—Murphy 45 run (Reyes kick failed).
DO—Fortenberry 61 run (Howard kick).
DO—Fortenberry 10 run (Howard kick)
Third Quarter
DO—Fredericks 16 pass from Smith (Howard kick).
DO—Fredericks 21 pass from Smith (Howard kick).
Fourth Quarter
DO—Fortenberry 15 run (Howard kick).
SV—Patton 15 pass from Wilson (2 point conversion good).
Individual Statistics
RUSHING—Sierra Vista, Green 17-11, Wilson 2-10, Murphy 1-(minus-8). Desert Oasis, Barnes 6-121, Fredericks 5-45, Fortenberry 10-133.
PASSING—Sierra Vista, Wilson 7-21-4 146, Green 1-1-0 5. Desert Oasis, Smith 11-18-2 188.
RECEIVING—Sierra Vista, Murphy 3-99, Patton 2-16, Green 2-31. Desert Oasis, Duty 3-34, Vasquez 1-34, Fredericks 4-56, Barnes 2-60, Mitchell 1-4.