Arroyo 35, Rosemead 21 — Mike Amaya intercepted a pass and returned it 12 yards for a touchdown to break a 14-14 tie in the third quarter. Moments later, Alexis Aceves returned an interception 35 yards to help host Arroyo ice a 35-21 victory and improve to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in league.
Cerritos Valley Christian 70, Maranatha 64, 5OT — Maranatha held a 17-7 lead with 9:07 left in the second quarter before Cerritos Valley Christian stormed back to take a 26-24 lead with 1:56 left in the second quarter. After that, there were four lead changes before Tyler Boer connected on an 80-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Fronke with 36 seconds left to tie the game at 40 and force overtime. It was Trevor Rodriguez who finally came through on a broken play to score from 25 yards out to lift the visiting Crusaders to an improbable 70-64 win in the fifth overtime. It was absolutely insane, and definitely a game you wish never came to an end, but it did, at exactly 11:30 p.m. I’ll have more details Saturday morning, and we’ll also have a full story in Sunday’s paper.
Monrovia 56, San Marino 0 — Monrovia dominated, including scoring 21 points in a 29-second span of the second quarter.
Temple City 27, La Canada 15 — Joshua Simangunsong continued his string of big games for Temple City High School as the senior running back ran for 252 yards on 28 carries with three touchdowns in leading the Rams to a 27-15 Rio Hondo League win over La Canada Friday night.
Arcadia 48, Burbank 20 – The game got off to a sloppy start. Arcadia fumbled the snap on a third-and-15 on its opening series and had to punt. Still in the first quarter, Arcadia blocked a punt by Burbank inside the Bulldogs’ 20 that flew out of the end zone for a safety. Late in the first quarter, a fight broke out on the Burbank sideline, with Arcadia’s Taylor Lagace and Burbank’s Quortney Brazier ejected. Arcadia’s Sheldon McKinley gained 137 yards on 23 carries, with one touchdown. Rodney Arnett added 87 yards rushing and a score. Quarterback Myles Carr was efficient in going 11 for 15 for 123 yards and three touchdowns. Everett Frazier caught two of those touchdowns.
Muir 53, Hoover 0 — The Mustangs’ playmakers put on a show. Quarterback Jeffery Davis was sharp with 150 yards passing on 7 of 10 attempts. Davis connected on three long passes for scores, including two to Daityevon McFadden (47 and 75 yards) and one to Deshawn Hayes (49 yards).
Pasadena 21, Crescenta Valley 14 — Andreece Brown’s 3-yard touchdown run capped an eight-play, 89-yard drive to lead Pasadena High School to a 21-14 victory over Crescenta Valley at Glendale High in a Pacific League game on Friday night. The Bulldogs (3-4, 2-3) got the ball at their own 11-yard line with 4:59 left in the game and the score tied 14-14. On fourth down and 3 from the Bulldogs’ 33, coach Randy Horton rolled the took a chance. Brandon Cox rolled to his left and hit Riian Simpson slanting across the middle for a 30-yard catch and run to the Falcons’ 33. Following a short run, Cox scrambled 36 yards to the Falcon 3. Brown covered the last 3 yards for a 21-14 lead with 1:56 to play.
Chaminade 29, St. Francis 26 — Logan Scott’s 5-yard run with 55 seconds left led Chaminade High School to a 29-26 victory over St. Francis on Friday night.
Schurr 44, Alhambra 16 — The Spartans dominated the second half, particularly in the fourth quarter when they scored 28 points. Aaron Cantu finished with 12 completions in 21 attempts for 205 yards and three touchdowns.
San Gabriel 42, Keppel 0 — After struggling in an Almont League loss to Montebello last week, the Matadors roared back with a 42-0 victory over visiting Keppel on Friday in another Almont League game. Junior Andy Guerrero threw three touchdown passes to Alex Villalobos and Arthur Brown rushed for two touchdowns. San Gabriel led, 22-0, at the half. The second half was played with a running clock.
South Pasadena 44, Blair 7 — The Vikings couldn’t stop Tigers quarterback Conor Bednarski and running back Patrick Martin. With 9:46 in the first quarter, Bednarski hit receiver Matt Nelson with a 20-yard touchdown pass. Two minutes later, Martin ran it in from 34 yards. With 6:57 on the clock, Bednarski found Nelson again on a 52-yard pass. At the end of the first quarter, the Tigers led 23-0.
El Monte 31, Gabrielino 19 – The Lions scored 24 consecutive second-half points. Gabrielino led, 19-7, at the half.
Bishop Montgomery 49, Bosco Tech 21 — Bosco Tech had its opportunity. But it all fell apart within a matter of a few plays. The host Tigers failed to score and Bishop Montgomery capitalized en route to a 49-21 Del Rey League victory Friday afternoon. “That’s a 14-point swing,” Bosco Tech coach Chris Shockley said. “That’s a momentum swing and everything else. It’s really tough to overcome that.”
Pasadena Poly at Webb, 2 p.m. — Melendez (Poly); Stang Fan (Poly)
Rio Hondo Prep vs. Flintridge Prep at Occidental, 7 p.m. — Melendez (RHP); Stang Fan (RHP)