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Ricks moves closer to WSFL title with blowout of Eastern Arizona

Ricks took a big step toward sewing up the Western States Football League title by hammering Eastern Arizona 43-21 this weekend.

The Vikings racked up 499 yards of total offense and had five different players score. Ricks (8-0 overall, 6-0 WSFL) held EA (6-2, 5-2) to just 40 yards rushing while picking off two passes.Ricks finishes its WSFL season with two straight home games, facing Phoenix and Scottsdale over the next two weeks.

Scottsdale (2-6, 1-5) lost 41-21 at Mesa (5-3, 3-3), which used the big play to claim victory. John Harris took the opening kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown and William Lloyd caught scoring passes of 83, 82 and 27 yards from quarterback Greg Mendez.

In the only other league game, Glendale (4-4, 2-4) rolled past Phoenix (1-7, 1-6) 52-7. Levi Schuck and Mark Brooks combined for four touchdown passes.

Dixie (7-1, 4-1) routed Walla Walla 38-12 in non-league action; New Mexico Military Institute shut out Arizona Western (2-6, 1-5) by a 7-0 tally; Snow (5-2, 4-1) was upended by the Air Force JV 10-6.