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New AIA Conference 2A football champions Pima High celebrate following Saturday's title game against Morenci in Safford.

SAFFORD — Pima High School’s Roughriders football team completed a dominant run through the Arizona Interscholastic Association Conference 2A playoffs with an exclamation point on Saturday night.

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Star of game for Pima, No. 44 Wyatt Wiltbank, splits the Morenci defense enroute to the end zone on Saturday.

They defeated the No. 2 ranked Morenci High School Wildcats 50-19 in the second meeting between the two teams this season.

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Morenci running back Michael Casillas (7) celebrates a touchdown in Saturday's AIA Conference 2A championship game against Pima.

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The first and second place trophies were on display on the sideline during Saturday's Conference 2A championship game.

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Wyatt Wiltbank (44) turns the corner during Saturday's Conference 2A championship game in Safford.

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Members of the AIA Conference 2A Champion Pima Roughriders hold up their trophy following Saturday's win.

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Pima coach Josh Wilkins gets a bath from his players following Saturday's Conference 2A Championship win. Later, someone offered Wilkins a blanket. He declined by explaining, "I'm warm in here," signaling his heart.

Reach Tom Bodus at tom@eacourier.com or at (928) 424-6231.

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