By Tim Peterson
(Whittier) – Montebello overcame a 26-7 halftime deficit to beat Whittier 48-40 Thursday night.
The Oilers outscored the Cardinals 27-0 in the third quarter to go up 34-26. They extended the lead to 48-32 late in the fourth until Whittier scored with two seconds left.
Michael Vital had a big night for Montebello including touchdown runs of 41 and 8 yards. Gilbert Avalos had a key interception late in the contest to seal the deal for the Oilers