Manzano High’s football team maintained its undefeated record with a 48-0 blowout over Del Norte last Friday. East Mountain resident Andrew Erickson caught a 74-yard touchdown pass in the victory. The Monarchs take on defending state champion Rio Rancho Saturday at 1 p.m. at Wilson Stadium.

Mountainair High’s football team remained undefeated by outlasting previously-unbeaten Cloudcroft in a 74-50 shootout last Friday.

The Mustangs will host Mescalero Apache Friday at 7 p.m.

Estancia High’s football team struggled on the road last Friday in a 48-12 loss at Capitan. The Bears are on the road Friday at Santa Rosa.

Estancia volleyball hosted East Mountain Tuesday, Sept. 19, after The Independent went to print.