Blayden Brown rushed for two touchdowns, Cade Wyant threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Charlie McBride, Richard Purvis booted a 29-yard field goal and No. 9 Rocklin scored 15 unanswered points in the second half Friday to beat No. 10 Del Oro 22-12 in Loomis and keep alive its Sierra Foothill League title hopes.
Del Oro (4-4, 1-3) led 12-7 midway in the third quarter on Carson Jarrett’s 1-yard touchdown run and his 35-yard scoring strike to Matt Smart before Purvis’ field goal cut the lead to 12-10.
A 1-yard touchdown run by Brown put the Thunder (5-2, 2-1) up 16-12 early in the fourth quarter, then a Hunter Gonzalez interception at midfield with 7:25 to play set up Wyant’s insurance score with about five minutes left.
Del Oro missed a field goal attempt with under a minute to play.
No. 1 Folsom 42, Nevada Union 0 in Folsom – Kaiden Bennett tossed four touchdown passes – two to Joe Ngata – Daniel Ngata rushed for 128 yards, including a 67-yard touchdown run, and Dylan Jorge returned an interception 35 yards for a touchdown to lead the Bulldogs (8-0, 4-0) over the Miners (2-6, 0-4) in the SFL.
No. 3 Inderkum 62, No. 17 Woodland 7 in Natomas – Davion Ross’ 47-yard touchdown burst broke a 7-7 tie midway in the first quarter and ignited another offensive onslaught as the Tigers (8-0, 4-0) cruised past the Wolves (5-2, 1-2) in the Tri-County Conference.
No. 4 Sacramento 70, Valley 0 at Cosumnes River College – Derek Shelton completed 9 of 13 passes for 254 yards and six touchdowns, hitting Anthony Bradley for two of them, as the Dragons (6-1, 4-0) rolled past the Vikings (1-6, 0-4) in a Metropolitan Conference game that had a running clock since the second quarter. Shelton had five touchdowns in the first half for a 49-0 lead. Javon Felton had two carries for 97 yards and scored both times.
No. 7 Franklin 51, Davis 17 in Davis – Jalen Lampley rushed for 197 yards and four touchdowns, and he returned a punt 40 yards for a score to lead the Wildcats (6-1, 3-1) past the Blue Devils (0-7, 0-4) in the Delta to keep their league title hopes alive.
No. 11 Antelope 17, Cosumnes Oaks 12 in Elk Grove – Mhari Roberts and Keith Brown rushed for touchdowns and Isaiah Gomez booted a 28-yard field goal for the Titans (7-0, 4-0) to counter a 98-yard kickoff return by Marque Collins of the Wolfpack (2-5, 2-2) that opened the Capital Valley Conference game.
No. 12 Del Campo 56, Ponderosa 0 in Shingle Springs – Levi Markey rushed for a 52-yard touchdown to put the Cougars up 14-0 late in the first quarter then Greg Cabral rushed for back-to-back scores in the second as the Cougars (7-0, 4-0) rolled the Bruins (2-5, 1-3) in the Capital Valley Conference game. Del Campo will play host to two-time defending CVC champion Antelope in a battle of unbeatens next Friday.
Monterey Trail 26, No. 13 Grant 14 in Del Paso Heights – The Mustangs (4-3, 2-2) scored three second-half touchdowns to rally past the Pacers (3-4, 1-3) in the Delta as Aztlan Lopez produced 135 all-purpose yards, rushing for two scores. He also made 11 tackles and recovered two fumbles. Teammates Antonio Williams had 12 tackles and Marcus Jones 10.
No. 14 Christian Brothers 51, Rio Americano 22 at Del Campo HS – Gunnor Faulk threw five touchdowns, three to Spencer Webb and two to Tyler Green, and also rushed for a 17-yard score to lead the Falcons (5-2, 2-0) over the Raiders (5-2, 1-1) in the Capital Athletic League.
No. 15 Placer 38, Center 13 in Antelope – Brad Bishop and Colin Wight returned interceptions for touchdowns of 55 and 35 yards, respectively, and Bee Player of the Week Michael Stuck threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Louis Fudge to lift the Hillmen (6-1, 2-0) over the Cougars (4-3, 1-1) in the Pioneer Valley League.
No. 16 Lincoln 48, No. 20 Colfax 42 in Colfax – The Fighting Zebras (6-1, 2-0) broke a 42-42 tie when Tommy Turner hit James Sweet for a 31-yard touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, then Antonio Nevarez had an interception in the end zone 2:28 left to prevail in the PVL. Jake Green had a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown that gave Colfax (5-2, 0-2) a brief 35-34 lead in the third quarter.
No. 19 Elk Grove 18, Pleasant Grove 0 at Elk Grove HS – Zion Thomas rushed for 206 yards on 28 carries, including touchdowns of 13 and 4 yards for the Thundering Herd (4-3, 3-1), Marcus Mendoza threw a 22-yard scoring strike to Devon Frazier in taking over for the injured Jake Jordan and the Elk Grove defense proved a brick wall for the Eagles (2-5, 0-4) in the Delta League.
Vista del Lago 47, Mira Loma 0 at El Camino HS – Grant Patterson threw touchdown passes to Brendan Pugh and Chad Wilson and also ran for a 13-yard score, Cade Bader returned a punt 30 yards for a touchdown and had a 21-yard field goal, and Mason Calgano returned an interception for a touchdown as the Eagles (4-3, 2-0) topped the Matadors (3-4, 0-2) in the Capital Athletic League. Hunter Corbitt had a fumble recovery and interception and Pugh recorded two sacks for the Eagles.
Bear River 14, Foothill 13 in Foothill Farms – Austin Baze rushed for two touchdowns, including the game-winner in the fourth quarter game winner, and Luke Bagget added a game-saving interception late to lift the Bruins (6-1, 1-1) over the upset-minded Mustangs (1-6, 0-2).
Natomas 37, Marysville 36 (OT) in Natomas – Adrian Torres threw a touchdown pass to Chris Gary, then threw the game-winning two-point conversion to Damani Richardson to lift the Nighthawks (5-3, 2-1) over the Indians in the Golden Empire League. Marysville (2-6, 1-3) scored first in overtime, adding a PAT. Torres scored on a one-yard run to tie the game 29-29 late in regulation, but Marysville blocked the PAT to force overtime.
Highlands 53, Encina 0 in North Highlands – Gerald Davis ran for two touchdowns and passed for one, hitting Devin Cokley, to power the Scots (5-2, 2-1) over the Bulldogs (1-7, 0-4) in the Sierra Delta League. Cokley also returned an interception 91 yards for a touchdown.
Bradshaw Christian 58, Rio Vista 6 in South Sacramento – After taking a 28-0 first quarter lead, Gerret Robbins rushed for two touchdowns and Mateo Bromstead added another in the same quarter as the Pride (4-3, 3-0) went up 46-0 at the half en route to the Sierra Delta League win over the Rams (4-3, 1-1) on homecoming night. Stanley Joseph and Elijah Rouse had second half touchdown runs for Bradshaw Christian.
Cordova 48, Union Mine 6 in Rancho Cordova – Alvin Banks returned an interception 48 yards for a touchdown early in the first quarter to start the Lancers (5-2, 2-0) rolling in their Sierra Valley Conference win over the Diamondbacks (2-5, 0-2).
Kennedy 28, Johnson 6 in Greenhaven – Floyd Vargas threw three touchdown passes to Zavionne Wilson, and Jaden Cummings returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score as the Cougars (2-5, 2-2) rallied from 6-0 down at the half to beat the Warriors (0-7, 0-4) in the Metro Conference.