Sierra Vista’s defense forced seven turnovers, including four interceptions returned for touchdowns, in a 64-0 rout at Western on Friday.
Sierra Vista’s defense started the pressure early, forcing a fumble on Western’s second play of the game and recovering it at the Western 29-yard line. Two plays later, Andrew Peterson opened the scoring for Sierra Vista with a 14-yard touchdown run.
Peterson finished with 61 yards and two touchdowns on four carries, adding two more touchdowns on returns after intercepting Western quarterback Wyatt Rozea in the first half. Maliek Broady added two touchdowns on runs of 68 and 43 yards on back-to-back possessions for Sierra Vista (3-0, 1-0 Division I-A Sunset).
Western (0-3, 0-1) was held to 18 yards rushing and 123 yards passing. Miles Snyder made five catches for 70 yards for the Warriors.