Toppers Win Season Opener

Quarterback Tyler Weiss carries the Topper banner and Deface man JD Carson carries the hammer to mark the opening of the 2019 football season played in Espanola at the recently remolded football/track facility located on the Espanola High School Campus. Photo by John McHale/

Tyler Weiss, #2 takes the helm as Toppers quarterback. Tyler had an outstanding game by throwing touch down passes, running for critical yards and engineering the Toppers win over the Sundevils, 21-6. Photo by John McHale/

Ryan Schwarzkopf turns the corner in the first quarter and picked up first down yardage. Photo by John McHale/

Tyler Weiss hands the ball off to Matthew Archuleta as Matthew ran the ball in for the first touch down. Photo by John McHale/

Alden Johnson sets up to tackle the Sundevil quarter back, Arlen Garcia near midfield in the first quarter. Photo by John McHale/

Erika Herrera intercepts a pass intended for #44 Christopher Salazar deep in Sundevil territory in the second quarter. Photo by John McHale/

Aiden Johnson tries to strip the ball from the runner, Arlen Garcia as #56 Dimitri Bullock helps out. Photo by John McHale/

JD Carson recovers a Sundevils fumble, which gave the Toppers great field position for the second touch down. Photo by John McHale/

Kicker Alex Chaves kicks the extra point after the second touch down as Tyler Weiss held the ball. Photo by John McHale/

Wide open Jose Salazar catches the pass from Tyler Weiss for the third touch down. Photo by John McHale/

The Toppers celebrated their victory by singing the Topper Fight Song to the crowd following the game. Photo by John McHale/

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