Posted On: 03/28/21 9:47 PM

Week 4 of the New Mexico spring football season is in the books. Here is our whip-around analysis of the week’s top team performances, top games and top finishes.

Team of the Week: Cibola. The Cougars are one of the up and coming teams in the Albuquerque Metro area and have arguably the state’s top 2023 quarterback in Aden Chavez Aden Chavez 6'5" | QB Cibola | 2023 NM , who is getting noticed nationally. Cibola’s first scheduled game against Sandia was cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols. So, Saturday afternoon’s contest against Volcano Vista served as their spring opener. It was worth the wait. Chavez was in mid-season form from the opening series as Cibola built a commanding 42-9 third quarter lead before Volcan Vista’s offense  came to life. Chavez completed 27-of-41 passes for 347 yards and four touchdowns, three to Elijah Spaulding, in the 49-33 victory. Senior running back Slayd Campos Slayd Campos 5'7" | RB Cibola | 2021 State NM rushed for 180 yards. In all, Cibola’s offense amassed 511 yards. Watch out for Cibola in the fall.

Honorable Mention: West Mesa, Hobbs, Lovington.

Best Team Defensive Performance: Eldorado. Football is indeed a funny game. In their first game, the Eldorado Eagles scored 43 points but surrendered a late kickoff return for a TD

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