Tonight’s games with predictions
St. Francis 23, Harvard-Westlake 20 — Billy McCreary hits three field goals, none more important than his 37-yard field goal with two seconds left to give the Golden Knights a come-from-behind win. St. Francis trailed 20-10 in the third quarter and stormed back with an impressive defensive stand late in the third quarter, then again late in the fourth quarter to force Harvard Westlake to punt. Jared Lebowitz was impressive once again, and Travis Talianko, Austin De Los Santos and Christian Hess made huge plays to keep important drives alive in the second half.
Arcadia 38, Burbank 7 — Myles Carr had 158 yards passing, 151 yards of which were in the first half. He finished with three touchdowns. Taylor Lagace had 91 yards total offense, including a 57-yard touchdown catch. Arcadia’s Jake Medel came up big with 161 yards rushing. Arcadia’s Zan Williams had a 75-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. The Apaches also recorded two safeties.
San Marino 55, Blair 0 — San Marino had an easy time scoring 48 points in the first half. Their second and third strong played the whole second half. Kwame Do ran for 137 yards on 10 carries and touchdowns of 9, 3, 26 in the first half. Nick Gott had 49 yards on 4 carries and scores of 14 and 28 yards. Blair was held to 78 yards of total offense and did not make it across their own 50. They had 4 fumbled, 2 recovered by the defense and three 4 interceptions, the first was returned 27 yards for a touchdown by San Marino’s Kieran Ryan.
South Pasadena 28, Temple City 6 — South Pasadena took advantage of the fact Temple City did not have starting quarterback Mikal Quintanilla, who was in street clothes. According to sources, Quintanilla was out with a concussion possibly suffered in last week’s game. South Pasadena’s Bertin Ngnibogha returned a fumble 25 yards for a touchdown and also had an interception.
Pasadena 53, Crescenta Valley 42 — Brandon Cox passed for 273 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran for two touchdowns to pull the upset over the Falcons. Riian Simpson caught five passes for 150 yards and two touchdowns. Crescneta Valley was up 28-27 at the half. In the third quarter, Pasadena shut out Crescenta Valley, 14-0. Told you guys the upset was coming. You heard it here first.
Muir 42, Hoover 0 — The Mustangs defense dominated Hoover, limiting them to 94 total offensive yards. Kevon Seymour recorded an interception in the first half before going out with an injury early in the second half. Injury doesn’t seem to be too serious (according to interim coach Dave Mitchell). The Mustangs scored on the very first drive of the game with a Joshua Muema-Washington 18-yard pass to Darick Holmes. Joshua Muema-Washington was 11 of 18 for 151 yards and 3 TDs. Travonta Herod rushed for 97 yards on 10 carries with 2 TDs. Lamarr McDaniels played big for the defense recording two sacks. The Mustangs improve to 3-3, 1-2 and Hoover falls to 0-6, 0-3.
San Gabriel 48, Montebello 17 — Andy Guerrero had an awesome game, completing 19 of 22 passes for 204 yards, three touchdowns and one rushing touchdown and 100 yards on 16 carries. Defensively, the Matadors had three sacks, an interception, forced four fumbles (recovered three) and one fumble returned for a touchdown by Hunter Garcia for 63 yards. San Gabriel’s Chris Valdez recorded the interception.
Rio Hondo Prep 50, Viewpoint 14
El Monte 31, Rosemead 28
Alhambra 32, Keppel 7
Sierra Canyon 49, Marshall 16
South El Monte 13, Gabrielino 10
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