[Yorba Linda] – El Monte’s offense, with just 29 plays on the night, rushed for 463 yards in a 57-14 victory over Fairmount Prep in the CIF quarterfinals Friday night at Yorba Linda High School.
Abel Cueva has just four carries on the night but made the most of them finding the end zone three times and 163 yards.
El Monte had two other 100 yard rushers on the night. Davon Booth had 5 carries for 109 yards and a score, while Ben Owsley had 4 touches for 112 yards and 2 trips to paydirt.
Carlos Zuira and Nathan Velasquez also found the end zone for the Lions.
Fairmount Prep fought hard with just 19 players on the roster. Brian Wright picked up his quarterbacks fumble and returned it for a touchdown midway through the first quarter. In the fourth quarter Kyle Karam found Jason Terry for a 9-yard score.
El Monte (11-1) advances to the semi finals for the first time since 1979 and will face Adelanto (11-1) at home.
*Information courtesy of El Monte Football.