Monterey Trail High School quarterback Robert Holt had five completions in the first two games for No. 12 Monterey Trail, a team renowned for its punishing run-oriented veer attack.
Against No. 13 Vista del Lago on Friday, Holt threw five touchdown passes, and the Mustangs used a series of big plays to top the Eagles 62-42 in a nonleague game at Folsom High School.
Holt threw two touchdown passes to Bishop Brown and Jehiel Budgett, who also had rushing touchdowns of 40 and 36 yards, and a 40-yarder to William Madsen as the Mustangs ran their record to 3-0.
Bee Player of the Week Brent Schaeffer passed for three touchdowns to Brendan Pugh and also rushed for two touchdowns for Vista del Lago (1-2).
No. 1 Folsom 55, Pleasant Grove 0 in Sacramento – The Bulldogs (3-0) ran their regular-season streak of wins to 48 games in rolling past the Eagles (0-3).
No. 3 Elk Grove 65, Lincoln-Stockton 12 in Elk Grove – Jayden Machado threw four touchdown passes to four different receivers; Andruw Martinez returned a fumble 32 yards for a touchdown and rushed for a 5-yard score; Davon Frazier returned a kickoff 57 yards for a score; Damario McLean returned an interception 32 yards for a score; and Hunter Petracek booted a 32-yard field goal to lead the Thundering Herd (2-0) over the Trojans (0-3). Gavin Reinwald had four catches for 115 yards and a touchdown for Elk Grove.
No. 4 Grant 52, Clackamas 24 in Del Paso Heights - Tyree Marcelle rushed 16 times for 282 yards and scored on runs of 65, 62, 55 and 50 yards to power the Pacers (3-0) past the No. 6-ranked team from Oregon. Cameron Davis hit Lawrence Hardy for a 22-yard touchdown for Grant, which led 17-0, then trailed 21-17 against the Cavaliers (1-1). Hardy also had two interceptions, one he returned for a touchdown.
No. 6 Oak Ridge 49, No. 17 Burbank 14 in El Dorado Hills – Marco Baldacchino completed 11 of 15 passes for 172 yards and threw four touchdown passes, one each to Austin Eastman, Michael Pittman, Kyle Brown and Justin Poerio as the Trojans (3-0) bested the Titans (0-3).
No. 9 Antelope 49, Woodcreek 28 in Roseville – Elijah Dotson rushed for touchdowns of 62 and 52 yards and caught an 83-yard touchdown pass from Nick Spagnola in leading the Titans (3-0) over the Timberwolves (1-2). Spagnola and Devin Dye each rushed for two touchdowns.
No. 14 Roseville 34, River Valley 7 in Yuba City – Brendan McMinn rushed for touchdowns of 25, 11 and 1 yards, and Nick Martig threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Josh Clark and rushed for a four-yard touchdown to lead the Tigers (3-0) over the Falcons (0-3).
Aptos 17, Capital Christian 7 in Aptos – Danner Pardue rushed for touchdowns of 10 and three yards to lead the Mariners (2-1) over the Cougars (2-1). Aptos is coached by former Nevada Union High School coach Randy Blankenship.
Argonaut 35, Colfax 30 in Jackson – Austin Weir threw two touchdown passes to Nick Van Doorn and another to Hunter Klopotek, Mason Ahrens rushed for a 2-yard touchdown, and Garren O’Keefe booted a 30-yard field goal, but the Falcons (2-1) still fell to the Mustangs (3-0). Colfax led 16-15 at the half.
Nevada Union 21, Lincoln 14 (OT) in Lincoln – Dawson Fay rushed for a 3-yard touchdown and scored the winning touchdown on a 1-yard plunge, and the Miners (2-1) stopped the Fighting Zebras (0-3) on fourth-and-1 to prevail in overtime.
El Camino 70, Pioneer 14 in Sacramento – The Eagles (2-1) rushed for 297 first-half yards and jumped to a 42-6 lead en route to an easy win over the previously undefeated Patriots (2-1).
Reno 34, Placer 24 in Reno – Anthony Kerrigan rushed for two touchdowns, Morgan Rein-Robinson added a 9-yard touchown run, and Blake Van Dyke booted a 26-yard field goal, but it wasn’t enough for the Hillmen (0-3) against the Huskies (3-0). Reno trailed 10-9 at the half.
Sutter 35, Marysville 13 in Marysville – Trever Facey rushed for touchdowns of 79 and 6 yards, and Tyler Reynolds added touchdown runs of 4 and 1 yards as the Huskies (3-0) of the Northern Section defeated the Indians (2-1). Chase Tarr and Andrew Hoang rushed for touchdowns for Marysville.
Woodland 18, Foothill 15 in Foothill Farms – Reserve quarterback Ruben Morales threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Truman Linney on fourth-and-15 with 25 seconds to play to rally the Wolves (2-1) over the Mustangs (1-2). Christian Stice threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Kindelt, and AT Triana rushed for a 14-yard score for Woodland’s other scores.
Vintage 25, Davis 22 in Davis – Richie Hardwick scored on a keeper, then picked off a pass with 25 seconds remaining as the Crushers (2-1) rallied to beat the Blue Devils (0-3). Ismael Perez’s 94-yard touchdown run put Davis up 22-19 with 5:35 remaining. Hardwick also threw for a touchdown and rushed for another score for Vintage.
Vacaville 49, Yuba City 0 in Vacaville – With four of their five varsity coaches out because of a teachers strike, the Honkers (1-2) couldn’t get anything going against the Bulldogs (2-1).
Highlands 39 Florin 20 in Sacramento – Gerald Davis rushed for three touchdowns, caught a touchdown pass and thew a touchdown pass; Darian Houston threw two touchdown passes, and Stanley Wimberly caught a pair of touchdowns as the Scots (2-0) topped the Panthers (1-1).
Center 8, River City 0 in Antelope – Louie Bonds caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Brandon Lesly to lead the Cougars (3-0) over the Raiders (1-2).