Friday night football: Robertson tames Lions; Dons' upset bid foiled

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By Dave Kavanaugh

No. 2 ranked Robertson rode a three-touchdown lead to a 34-14 win over visiting Santa Rosa on Friday night at Cardinal Stadium. Meanwhile, West Las Vegas led the No. 1 Portales Rams on the road before fading in a 56-28 defeat.

West had led twice -- 13-7 and 21-14 in the first half. But the defending state champions outscored the Dons 42-7 after that. West fell to 1-2 with a homecoming date against Albuquerque Academy coming up.

Robertson stayed unbeaten at 3-0. The Cardinals scored first on a turnover and led 21-0 at halftime.

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