Junior quarterback Calvin Brownholtz rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two, and senior running back Beau Bisharat rushed for 128 yards on 16 carries and caught a touchdown pass to lead No. 11 Jesuit to a 40-0 win over Yuba City on Friday while christening the Carmichael school’s $5.4 million renovated stadium.
Brownholtz threw a 49-yard touchdown pass to Garrett Kay with 8:47 to go in the first quarter for the first touchdown on the school’s new field turf. Brownholtz then rushed for touchdowns of 15, 1 and 18 yards to stake the Marauders (1-1) to a 26-0 halftime lead over the Honkers (0-2).
Brownholtz – who took over the starting quarterback duties from his graduated brother, Cole – finished 4 of 7 for 87 yards with an interception and rushed for 59 yards on eight carries.
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The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Bisharat, who has verbally committed to Stanford, caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Brownholtz in the third quarter and ran 63 yards to Yuba City’s 1 in the second quarter.
Senior running back Dalvin Jamal-Milton rushed for 73 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown in the third quarter, on eight carries.
A raucous student rooting section and many parents and adults filled the expanded home-side seating at what is now known as Hanson McClain Advisors Stadium.
The field is wide enough for the school’s nationally ranked soccer program, and features a gleaming all-weather track, new press box and a new 8-foot-by-26-foot video screen.
The game kicked off in the bright sunshine shortly before 5 p.m. and finished in the shadows with a fourth-quarter running clock. The stadium does not have lights, something the school eventually hopes to install so students, alumni and the community can enjoy a night-game atmosphere.
No. 2 Grant 55, Central 7 in Fresno – Deshawn Collins rushed for 175 yards on 16 carries and scored two touchdowns, and Mike Green ran for 84 yards and two scores as the Pacers improved to 2-0. Collins and Green combined for six scores last week in a 50-14 opening-night win over Burbank.
Punahou-Hawaii 22, No. 3 Del Oro 15 in Berkeley – The Buff’n’Blue scored with five seconds left after a long interception return to stun the Golden Eagles at Cal. Christian Guerrero’s 3-yard touchdown run with 3:40 left in the third quarter had put the Golden Eagles up 15-0. Punahou improved to 5-0; Del Oro dropped to 1-1.
No. 6 Oak Ridge 43, Vacaville 14 in Vacaville – Ian Book threw three touchdown passes and Gabe Webb rushed for 11- and 7-yard scores as the Trojans (2-0) topped the Bulldogs (0-1).
No. 9 Antelope 28, Sheldon 7 in Antelope – Elijah Dotson rushed for 107 yards and four touchdowns on 16 carries as the Titans (2-0) downed the Huskies (1-1). Antelope’s Garrett Chapman had seven tackles and a 47-yard interception return, and teammate Curtis Borders had six tackles, an interception and a sack
No. 10 Granite Bay 14, Cosumnes Oaks 11 in Elk Grove – Christian Fisher and Isaiah Lewis rushed for touchdowns to lead the Grizzlies (2-0), under first-year coach Jeff Evans, over the Wolfpack (1-1).
No. 12 Placer 46, Pioneer 14 in Auburn – Marcus Ante threw three touchdown passes, two to Joe Robinson, and Ryan Huston had three interceptions as the Hillmen (2-0) rolled over the Patriots (0-2). Placer’s Michael Ferreira rushed for a 59-yard touchdown.
No. 15 Bear River 28, Union Mine 14 in El Dorado – Austin Baze rushed for two touchdowns and Jason Voter and David O’Brien one each as the Bruins (2-0) topped the Diamondbacks (1-1).
No. 17 Christian Brothers 48, Laguna Creek 8 at Hughes Stadium – Jamarri Jackson rushed for touchdowns of 8, 2 and 18 yards, caught a 36-yard touchdown and had an interception as the Falcons (2-0) beat the Cardinals (1-1). Christian Brothers’ Braeden Bourke threw three touchdown passes, rushed for a score and accounted for 251 total yards.
No. 20 Capital Christian 21, Modesto Christian 12 in Modesto – Jacob Norville threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Fowler and an 8-yard score to Jack Haney as the Cougars (2-0) defeated the Crusaders (0-1) in the annual Fish Bowl. Capital Christian’s Kristopher Kern rushed for a 46 yard touchdown.
Pleasant Grove 42, Nevada Union 15 at Sheldon High – Jake Ford threw two touchdown passes, Darren Chism rushed for two touchdowns to lead the Eagles (1-1) over the Miners (0-2). Pleasant Grove’s Marco Baldacchino rushed for a 77-yard touchdown, and teammate Dom Johnson returned a fumble 30 yards for a score.
Vista del Lago 35, Ponderosa 28 at Folsom High – Brent Schaeffer rushed for two touchdowns and threw a 59-yard scoring pass to Jake Sampson as the Falcons (1-1) topped the Bruins (1-1). Vista del Lago’s Ney Vencer rushed for 14- and 1-yard scores.
Winters 41, Colfax 35 in Colfax – Matt Harshmann caught three touchdown passes from Austin Weir and returned a kickoff 90 yards for a score, but the Falcons (1-1) lost to the Warriors (1-0).
Natomas 42, Valley 24 at Cosumnes River College – Terrance March rushed for touchdowns of 46, 24 and 6 yards, and Keyshawn Strickland caught two touchdown passes from Adrian Leyva to lead the Nighthawks (2-0) over the Vikings (0-1).
No. 19 Roseville 40, Rio Linda 21 in Roseville – Jay Razzano rushed for two touchdowns and Josh Clark caught a 64-yard touchdown pass from Blake Rayback to lead the Tigers (2-0) over the Knights (0-2).
Whitney 56, Enterprise-Redding 14 in Rocklin – Hunter Rodrigues was 18 of 24 for 423 yards and six touchdowns, three each to Devin Brochini and Justin Kraft, and rushed for a score as the Wildcats (1-1) topped the Hornets (1-1).
Woodcreek 24, Casa Roble 7 in Roseville – Tyler England rushed for 19- and 12-yard touchdowns and Isaiah Ajayi had an 8-yard score as the Timberwolves (2-0) topped the Rams (1-1). Luke Nichols returned a fumble 90 yards for a touchdown for Casa Roble.
Rosemont 16, Rio Americano 13 at Del Campo High – Roy Sanders ran for two 3-yard touchdowns and had a two-point conversion run to lead the Wolverines (2-0) over the Raiders (0-2). Blake Spencer threw an 80-yard touchdown pass to Danny Miller for Rio Americano.
Bella Vista 21, Cordova 17 in Rancho Cordova – Andreas Litton rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries and had an interception to lead the Broncos (1-1) over the Lancers (1-1).
River Valley 43, Davis 21 in Yuba City – The Falcons (2-0) outscored the Blue Devils 27-0 in the second half. Jack Beckman had 319 total yards and three touchdowns for Davis (0-1).