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Claremont 35, Charter Oak 32 – Chargers missed a game-tying 42-yard field goal with seven seconds left. Claremont quarterback Daniel Kessler outdualed Charter Oak’s Travis Santiago. Kessler threw for 367 yards and three touchdowns, Santiago finished with 332 yards and two touchdowns. BTW, South Hills transfer RB Aaren Vaughns saw some action for the Chargers.
Arroyo 35, Rosemead 21 — The Knights are well on their way to a second straight Mission Valley League title a with win over their latest rival.
Los Osos 38, Glendora 21 – Grizzlies hand the Tartans their second straight Baseline loss.
Diamond Bar 46, Rowland 33 — Shocker of the night, Brahmas score 29 consecutive points to shock the Raiders, who are in a fight for their playoff lives.
Chino Hills 42, Damien 7 — When the Spartans get beat, they get beat bad. However, this is what you expected from the Huskies all along.
Bishop Amat 41, Loyola 31 — Junior Jalen Moore rushed for 278 yards and four touchdowns and quarterback Rio Ruiz threw for two scores as Bishop Amat stayed perfect with a 41-31 victory over rival Loyola in a Serra League game at Los Angeles Valley College.
West Covina 48, Los Altos 7 – The No. 1 Bulldogs cruise to an easy victory as it gets ready to host Southeast No. 2 Bonita next week.
Bonita 44, Walnut 14 – The Bearcats roll past another league foe, now the stretch run begins against mighty W.C.
El Monte 31, Gabrielino 19– Lions rallied after trailing 19-7 in the fourth quarter to pull out a win that keeps them in playoff contention.
Mountain View 21, South El Monte 7 — The Vikings are quietly having a pretty good season considering the misfortune they’ve had in recent years.
Azusa 46, Duarte 0 - There was a running clock in the second half as everyone played for the Aztecs.
La Puente 54, Ganesha 20 – Warriors out to prove they’re the second best in Montview after Azusa. Hard to argue with the results.
Gladstone 9, Sierra Vista 7 – Who would of thought it would be this low scoring? Huge win for the Gladiators, who give Dons just their second loss.
Bassett 28, Workman 6 — Don’t know if you would call it an upset, but the lopsided score is a surprise.
South Hills 36, Ayala 33 – Bet the second win of the season never felt so good for the Huskies, who are still in the Sierra League playoff hunt. But they play Chino Hills next, followed by Claremont and Charter Oak. Ouch.
Wilson 37, Nogales 6 — In the battle between Valle Vista newbies, the Wildcats finally secure first league win.
San Dimas 43, Northview 0 – Saints feeling good after Covina’s win over Baldwin Park. Saints still in the thick of the VVL race.
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Highlights and interviews from Arroyo, Rosemead
LIVE BLOGGING: Mike “The Cousin” Robledo makes the long trek to L.A. Valley College for the Lancers’ game against Loyola, providing live blogging and a Q&A for those signed on. I will provide updates for Charter Oak-Claremont and Aram will update Rosemead and Arroyo. Those text savvy enough can sign on at whatever game they’re at and provide updates. If you’re home on a wet Friday night, this is the place to be from 7 to 10 p.m.