Elk Grove quarterback Jayden Machado (16) congratulates wide receiver Jonas McMillan (3) after they connected on a 42-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter of the Thundering Herd’s 63-14 victory over Jesuit on Friday, Oct. 9, in Elk Grove.
Elk Grove quarterback Jayden Machado (16) congratulates wide receiver Jonas McMillan (3) after they connected on a 42-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter of the Thundering Herd’s 63-14 victory over Jesuit on Friday, Oct. 9, in Elk Grove. José Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Elk Grove quarterback Jayden Machado (16) congratulates wide receiver Jonas McMillan (3) after they connected on a 42-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter of the Thundering Herd’s 63-14 victory over Jesuit on Friday, Oct. 9, in Elk Grove. José Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
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