Benjamin Franklin Football

Patriots Defeat Chargers with “Strong” Defensive Effort

3 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Twice during then-No. 2 ALA – Queen Creek’s 26 – 14 victory at then-No. 1 Benjamin Franklin last Friday night the Patriots’ defense stopped the Chargers on fourth-and-short, including once on the last of four-straight plays from the one-yard line in the second quarter. But it was senior defensive back Ben Strong who might’ve made Read More

Chargers Deal Bears First Loss, Remain Unbeaten in 3A Opener

3 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
A leg up in the 3A Central Region and a pair of unbeaten streaks were on the line when Benjamin Franklin visited Coolidge in the region opener for both teams on Friday, Sept. 20, and it was the Chargers who remained undefeated and atop the standings following a dominant 35 – 7 victory. “Region games Read More

The County Line Podcast

3 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Listen to our first podcast below, where we talk about the following: 2:15 – @CountyLineKel 11:50 – ALA – Queen Creek @ Benjamin Franklin 14:55 – Carter Taylor, ALA-QC senior WR 17:10 – Chargers head coach Dave Jefferies 19:30 – Cade Mcafee, BFHS senior LB 20:20 – Queen Creek junior Trey Reynolds 25:00 – Combs Read More

A Closer Look

1 year ago Angel Bandilla 0
ALA – Queen Creek Cruises Past Florence Returning to action after its bye week, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek dominated Florence last Friday, 59-19. The Patriots are now 7 – 2 while the Gophers fell to 2 – 7. The Patriots may have the best record in the 3A Central Region this year, but Read More

Return of Jefferies, Loving gives Benjamin Franklin Familiar Look in Win

1 year ago Caela Fox 0
The inside track to the 3A Central Region automatic playoff berth was on the line last Friday night at Benjamin Franklin High School, where the Chargers hosted the Florence Gophers. The return of a couple injured Chargers made things look familiar again in a 49 – 12 victory. “It looked like the offense I know Read More

The County Line

1 year ago Andrew Luberda 0
Welcome back to The County Line, my blog on news and notes surrounding the athletic programs we cover at With four teams enjoying a bye this week, now is a good time to catch up on some news and notes before the stretch run of the regular season. Boy, how time has flown. In Read More