Posted On: 04/6/21 6:11 PM

Week 5 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: Cleveland. Officially, the NMAA did not award blue trophies this spring to the best football teams in each classification. However, the Storm rendered the question of which school was best in 6A moot with a thunderous 56-7 victory over Las Cruces Saturday afternoon at UNM Stadium. Luke Wysong Luke Wysong 5'10" | WR Cleveland | 2021 State NM , headed to New Mexico later this summer, caught five TD passes. Cleveland finished 4-0, posting victories over Clovis, Centennial, Rio Rancho and Las Cruces. They outscored those four opponents, 179-42. And 21 of those points were scored by Centennial. The other three opponents combined for 21 points. Last two games against Rio Rancho and Las Cruces? 98-7.

Honorable Mention: Socorro, Farmington, Pojoaque Valley, Eunice.

Best Team Defensive Performance: Bernalillo. Led by Fort Lewis College-bound LB Ayden Madrid Ayden Madrid 5'11" | LB Bernalillo | 2021 State NM , the Bernalillo defense was dominant all season long, allowing just 13 points in four games. They wrapped up the spring with a hard-fought 7-6 win over Grants, holding Pirates QB Brandon Furbee Brandon Furbee 6'3" | QB Grants | 2022 State NM to 8-of-18 passing for

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