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Chiefs Dodge Dons

By Alex Gonzalez (Pico Rivera) — With 42 seconds left to play in regulation, Santa Fe defensive back Sergio Medrano picked off Jacob Rodriguez’ pass on the 5-yard line to seal the 30-27 win Friday night at El Rancho High School.

Rams Pounce Tigers, 41-7

By Alex Gonzalez (Temple City) — Justin Bowman passed for 223 yards, threw two touchdowns and added a rushing score in the Temple City Rams 41-7 homecoming win over the South Pasadena Tigers Friday night at Bob Hitchcock Stadium at North field.

Colts Outlast Saints

By Alex Gonzalez (Covina) — After Noah Maldonado scored his fifth touchdown of the night, Zyhir Parker and a host of Covina defenders stuffed San Dimas on the 2-point conversion, holding on for the 36-35 homecoming win over the Saints Friday night at Covina District Field.

Apaches Rally Past Indians

By Alex Gonzalez (Arcadia) — With 1:56 left in the fourth quarter, on 4th and 1, Arcadia’s Austin Guerra and Dhilan Judware stuffed Nathan Piper from reaching the first down, sealing the Apaches 31-26 Homecoming win Friday night at Arcadia high school.

Spartans Smash Wildcats

(Monrovia) — Damien’s Warren Bryan and Cedric Miley combined for 469-total yards and five touchdowns in the Spartans 49-7 win over Monrovia night at Monrovia High School. 

Lancer Defense Lights Out

By Alex Gonzalez (Pasadena) — Following DJ Bailey’s touchdown, the La Salle defense stuffed Bailey at the one-yard line, halting him from converting the 2-point conversion, giving the Lancers a 21-20 win over Muir Friday night at Muir High School. 

Charger Defense Stomps Tartans 

By Alex Gonzalez (Covina) — Charter Oak’s defense picked off six passes, scored two touchdowns and shut out Glendora’s offense in a 28-6 win Friday night at Charter Oak High.

More For Montes And La Salle

By Alex Gonzalez (Monrovia) — La Salle quarterback CJ Montes threw four touchdown passes on 12-17 passing in the Lancers 42-40 come from behind win over Monrovia Friday night at Monrovia High School.

Coach Saxon, Understanding the Temple City Kid

By Alex Gonzalez When I heard the news about Riley Saxon becoming Temple City’s new head football coach I said, ‘Wow, Saxon became the head coach the same week Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss are relieved of their duties from the Lakers. Obviously the Saxon hire is bigger news right?. I have to talk to […]

Poinsettia Bowl: BYU 24 Wyoming 21 FINAL

(San Diego)–BYU free safety Kai Nacua picked off Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen at the Cougars 10-yard line in the game’s final minute to secure a 24-21 victory for BYU in the San Diego County Poinsettia Bowl at Quallcomm Stadium on a rainy Wednesday night.