Citrus 36 Grossmont 22
The Owls started 3-0 for the first time since the mid seventies by knocking off Grossmont. Andre Holmes rushed for two first half touchdowns while Vincent Hernandez aired a pair of scores in the fourth quarter to deliver 20th-ranked Citrus a big 36-22 victory.
The Griffins held a slight 22-21 lead on an Andres Carrillo 30-yard field goal with 7:21 left. However, the Owls howled back on the ensuing possession, which culminated in Hernandez delivering a go-ahead 54-yard paydirt strike to Scott Calles, before firing to Robbie Haines for the deuce-after to give Citrus a full seven point lead.
Hernandez (6/11-116-2 TD) dialed Isaiah Kepley for a 34-yard score with 1:48 left to seal the Owls’ win.
Michael Ball accounted for the other Citrus score via Tyler Pruszynski’s 25-yard touchdown in the second stanza.
Mt. SAC 20 Cerritos 8
The Mounties stay perfect as Joseph Cejudo kicked field goals of 30 and 42-yards, and Mt SAC, also fueled by two Nick Montana touchdown passes, slid by Cerritos 20-8.
Dontae Ingraham had five catches for 101 yards and one touchdown to lead the Mounties.
Many familiar faces hailing from the area’s high schools were busy at work on defense for Mt SAC, as Tyquwan Glass, Geoffrey Vaughns, Dennis Rufus and Darian Lindsey, all made tackles. Peter Nonu had a team high four solos partaking in eight, while the Mounties’ Julian Gener flew all over the field, topping out at 12 with three solos and nine assisted.
El Camino 46 Pasadena City College 27
El Camino took command from the start and maintained a huge lead in the fourth quarter, before dusting host PCC 46-27.
The Lancers were led by Tairen Owens who had three receptions for 136 yards.