After suffering some surprising losses in Week 1, a couple of area teams
made impressive turnarounds this week.
And others made turnarounds not so impressive:
Santa Fe 28, Peninsula 22
Chiefs defense tough in second half, Turner’s two TDs spark offense
St. Paul 17, Redondo Union 16
Defense provides time for offense to rally from 16-0 down, Haynes has 148 yards.
La Serna 28, Norwalk 12
QB Ben Burke 6-8-164-3TDs, Rudy Jordan 19-107 as Lancers improve 2-0
Pioneer 29, South El Monte 14
Matt Botello 105 yards and a touchdown to go with a 33-yard scoring reception.
California 33, El Monte 6
Jasper Meza 101 yards (10.1 ypc) and 2 TDs, Blake Barragan 72-yard scoring punt return.
Charter Oak 27, La Mirada 0
Matadores can’t win if they can’t score.
La Habra 31, South Hills 6
Defense, special teams sparkle as Highlanders play like Division contenders.
Cantwell 40, Bassett 6
Cardinals tuning up for meeting with St. Paul next week.
Bell Gardens 27, El Rancho 16
Dons can’t hold third quarter lead, despite Hernandez’s 11-21-159-1TD passing.
Rowland 32, Montebello 26
Oilers waste quarterback Eli Mendibles’ 61-yard touchdown run.
Downey 42, Schurr 23
Spartans’ early advantage erased when Vikings score on four consecutive possessions.
Whittier vs. Verbum Dei, at Compton Centennial HS, 7 p.m.
Whittier Christian vs. LA Baptist, at Alemany HS, 7 p.m.