Temple City 31, San Marino 21 — Joshua Simangunsong continues to be the central offensive weapon for the rams, rushing for 112 yards and two touchdowns. He also recorded an interception that set up one of his scores. Temple City won going away, at one point the lead was 25 points before San Marino scored 15 in the fourth quarter to make it respectable. Sophomore Ryan Wood had 30 carries for 128 yards and one touchdown to lead the Titans, whose passing game struggled to stretch the field.
Whittier Christian 31, Maranatha 24 — The Minutemen trailed in the fourth quarter 28-24 and an interception all but sailed Maranatha’s fate as it opened the Olympic League with a loss.
Burroughs 21, Arcadia 14, OT — Arcadia turnovers and penalties derailed its chances to remain unbeaten in the Pacific League. The game was scoreless at the half, and the Apaches got up on a 7-0 lead in the third quarter when Myles Carr connected with Taylor Lagace. Burroughs responded with a 67-yard touchdown pass to tie the game and added another on a 20-yard touchdown pass as time expired in the third quarter. Brian Ponce punched in from 1 yard out to cap a 13-play, 76-yard drive. Arcadia had the ball in field goal territory with 2.2 seconds, but AJ Rail’s 44-yard field goal attempt went wide right. Burroughs needed four plays and scored on fourth and 1 to take a 21-14 lead. Arcadia ran the ball and threw three incomplete passes to end the game. The Apaches squandered two chances in the first half to take a comfortable lead. Penalties pushed Arcadia from first and 10 at the Burroughs 14 to first and 36 at the 40. Three plays later, Arcadia punted. An interception on first and goal a the 3 halted the Apaches long drive.
La Canada 28, South Pasadena 21 — Kevin Stoner rushed for 131 yards and Daleep Sandhu rushed for 51 yards and two touchdowns and Scott Gray passed for 161 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Spartans. The game was close. South Pasadena was at the Spartans 2, but a false start moved them back a bit, to the 7, and the Tigers never recovered. Two rushing plays and an incomplete pass was all South Pasadena could muster. Patrick Martin rushed for 145 yards and scored two touchdowns in the losing effort.
Muir 39, Crescenta Valley 16 — The Mustangs’ defense was on. Four of CV’s first five possessions resulted in punts. The one that the Falcons didn’t punt away resulted in a fumble which the Mustangs recovered. Muir’s Traveion Yates carried the ball four times for 28 yards, more than the Mustangs’ 14 yards rushing in the first half. Jeffrey Davis completed 12 of 21 passes for 235 yards and three touchdowns and one interception. Muir’s defense recorded six sacks as well. Way to bounce back, ‘Stangs.
Pasadena 26, Glendale 13 — Cleo Bates rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs. As a team, the Bulldogs ran for 279 yards, and sophomore QB Brandon Cox contributed with 96 yards rushing.
Alhambra 45, Keppel 0 — Defense, defense, defense. The Moors defense forced five turnovers, an interception and a fumble, and held Keppel to 100 yards of total offense. Alhambra’s Demetrius Russell had an awesome 70-yard interception return for a touchdown, including stopping on a dime and jogged into the end zone.
Rosemead 42, Gabrielino 6 — Rosemead’s Matt Fregoso rushed for 136 yards and QB Matt Macias completed 11 of 16 for 139 yards. Two blocked punts resulted in touchdowns for the Panthers. There was a scary moment
Rio Hondo Prep 27, Village Christian 26 — Charles Quintero scored all four touchdowns for the Kares, who improve to 4-1. Village Christian scored on a 1-yard run with 35 seconds to go, and decided to go for two. The ball was just out of the receiver’s reach. Village Christian attempted an onside kick, but the ball went out of bounds. Rio Hondo Prep went into victory formation to end the game. Village Christian scored on its first possession of the second half to take a 20-7 lead. Huge win for the Kares, going up against a Mid-Valley Division.
Montebello 27, San Gabriel 26
Chadwick 33, Flintridge Prep 19
Sierra Canyon 56, Marshall 7
Bosco Tech 45, St. Bernard 44
Viewpoint at Pasadena Poly, 2 p.m. — Melendez (Poly); Stang Fan (Poly)
Serra at St. Francis, 7:30 p.m. — Melendez (Serra); Stang Fan (Serra)