Zach Jefferies

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

1 week 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

Chargers Start Fast, Patriots Finish Late in 3A Central Clash

2 weeks ago Andrew Luberda 0
Finish. It’s a word almost every coach, regardless of sport, preaches to his or her team. On its Homecoming last Friday night against rival Benjamin Franklin, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek erased a 14 – 6 third-quarter deficit, scoring 27 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to defeat the undermanned Chargers, 33 – 14. Read More

Home Away from Home: Benjamin Franklin Wins Big in Season Opener

2 months ago Andrew Luberda 1
The Benjamin Franklin football team opened its season with a “home” game at the Round Valley Dome, where it handily defeated visiting Ganado on Saturday afternoon, 63 – 6.  The game was the first of two between the teams that will be played at the dome in consecutive years. Ganado will serve as the home team Read More

The Complete 2018 Bucket List

2 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
A process that started in the spring is finally complete. My Bucket List includes players, in no particular order, that may or may not make other’s rankings or lists. Simply, they are players I want to see in person before the end of the upcoming season. I suggest you be on the lookout for these Read More

Chargers bolt past Page in the 1st Round

12 months ago Special to County Line Preps - Cody T. Cameron 0
History was made at Benjamin Franklin High School last Saturday night. The (4) Chargers scored 28-unanswered points during the second half to secure the school’s first-ever 3A playoff victory as they went on to defeat the (13) Page Sand Devils 34 – 14 on their home turf. After a few early touchdowns from Page, the Read More

No Argument: Benjamin Franklin is Elite

12 months ago Andrew Luberda 0
Last Friday night’s 3A Central Region football game at Benjamin Franklin High School between the No. 5-ranked Chargers and No. 4 Florence was arguably the biggest in the school’s brief history. There wasn’t, however, any argument afterwards where the Chargers’ 27 – 22 victory ranked in the history of the program. “Yes, for sure,” Benjamin Read More