The Houston Hawks pulled off the upset of the Alaska high school football season on Friday night. 

The Division III team stunned Division II Palmer 32-31, just three weeks after losing by 36 to the Moose.

Houston improved to 2-3 — the team’s other win was 35-14 over Division III Redington. The two other losses were by a combined score of 73-0 to Wasilla. 

Palmer dropped to 1-4 on the season. 

Houston had a breakout 2019 season, going 10-0 and beating Barrow 41-8 in the Division III championship game for its first state title in school history. 

Also in the Mat-Su Valley, Colony stung Wasilla, 10-7, on a last-second field goal to remain perfect at 4-0. 

The Warriors, which lost 44-7 to the Knights in August, dropped to 3-2. 


Eagle River pushed its record to 3-0 with a 30-0 route of rivalry Chugiak. 

West Anchorage took out Service 27-14, East Anchorage fended off Bartlett 14-8 and South Anchorage defeated Dimond 43-20. 


Division III Monroe motored to a 4-0 start to the season with a 40-20 thumping of Division II West Valley.  

Valdez, making the long trip to North Pole, beat Eielson 28-16 for its first win of the campaign. 


Both games on the Kenai Peninsula were canceled this past weekend. 

Kenai was scheduled to play Soldotna, while Nikiski was slated to play Seward. 


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