VIDEO – Basha Football advances to 2023 Open Semi-Finals

Head Coach Chris McDonald & his defending champion No. 2 Bears (10-1) survived against Ty Detmer and an explosive No. 7 ALA Queen Creek (8-3) squad.

Demond Williams Jr led the way with five total Basha touchdowns as the Bears defense held its own despite a thrilling second half comeback by the Patriots to move on to the AIA Open Semi-Finals, 38-31.

Basha will face the three seed in Centennial in the semi-final.

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