SRHS 2019 Homecoming
Salt River High School celebrated homecoming with a week full of fun activities in September. The Eagles started off the week with a Might Man volleyball game on Monday, September 16, and ended with the Homecoming Dance on Saturday, September 21.
Activities during the week included a Powderpuff flag football game; a Barbecue and Bonfire for students, staff and their families to celebrate Eagle pride; and the Homecoming Parade to kick off the football game.
The parade started off at Victory Acres park and headed north on Center Street, making its way to the high school football field. The Salt River High School JROTC led a line of cars filled with students as parents and residents cheered on the football team and homecoming royalty.
The Salt River Eagles played against the New Way Academy Bulldogs for the homecoming football game. The Eagles led 14-0 up to the end of the second quarter, but the Bulldogs scored a touchdown just before halftime, ending the first half with a score of 14-7.
During the halftime show was the announcement of the 2019 Homecoming Royalty. The king and queen titles went to seniors Luke Reina and Ki-Ana Loring. The freshman duke and duchess went to Louie Thomas and Kendra Percy. Sophomore lord and lady titles went to Frank Saine and Annabelle King. The junior prince and princess titles went to Ezekiel Strangeowl and Emmaleigh Romo.
In the third quarter, the Bulldogs made another touchdown, tying the game 14-14. In the beginning of fourth quarter, the Eagles added to the scoreboard after a touchdown, but not long after that the Bulldogs made two touchdowns, again taking the lead. The Bulldogs won the game with a final score of 20-32.
The next Eagles game will be on Friday, October 4 at 7 p.m., which will be Senior Night. Come out and support them as they play against Gila Bend. The final game will be on Friday, October 18 at 7 p.m. at Orme School.
For more information on all Salt River High School sports, visit https://srhs.saltriverschools.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=676198&pageId=938543.