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Football invited to play in the Top of the Mountains Bowl

By Eric Arington

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College?s Gila Monster football team, with a 8-3 overall record and ranked No. 17 in the NJCAA national rankings, has received and accepted an invitation to play in the Zions Bank Top of the Mountains Bowl, in Sandy, Utah, against Snow College, ranked No. 16, on Dec. 3. The game will be played at Rio Tinto Stadium with a noon kickoff.

Both teams finished the regular season tied for third place in the Western States Football League with identical records of 8-3. ?We are going to try and maintain the edge we gained when we beat the Snow College Badgers 41-14 at home, earlier this season,? says Eastern Arizona College head coach, John O?Mera. ?Our goal at the start of every season is to still be playing in the post season, and we made it. Now, we are looking forward to finishing our season with a win.?