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High school football roundup: Folsom extends state-leading win streak

A screen grab from the Folsom vs. Woodcreek football game.
A screen grab from the Folsom vs. Woodcreek football game. video image

Jake Jeffrey threw five touchdown passes to five different receivers and also rushed for a 20-yard touchdown to lead Folsom to a 48-10 win over Woodcreek and the outright Sierra Foothill League championship on Friday night in Roseville.

Jeffrey threw a 73-yard touchdown to Blake Stallworth, a 32-yarder to Roger Neal, a 25-yarder to Eric Davis, a 13-yarder to Brandon Rupchock and a four-yarder to Brad Jenner. Tre Green also had a five-yard touchdown run for the Bulldogs.

Folsom (10-0, 6-0) has won 41 consecutive regular-season games, and its 26-game winning streak leads the state.

For Woodcreek, it was another tough finish. For the second consecutive season, the Timberwolves (5-5, 1-5) lost their final four games of the season.

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No. 2 Elk Grove 55, Sheldon 6 at Elk Grove HS – Ryan Robards rushed for103 yards and two touchdowns, Jayden Machado passed for two scores and Julius Fullah rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns as the Thundering Herd (10-0, 7-0) rolled the Huskies (2-8, 0-7) and expect to roll into the Division-I playoffs as a top-two seed. Demario McLean had a 30-yard interception return for a score and Austin Archuleta, Jake Blum and Blake McBeth also had interceptions for Elk Grove.

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No. 4 Grant 42, Jesuit 16 in Del Paso Heights – Lawrence Hardy scored on a 72-yard touchdown run on the first play, and he caught a 54-yard touchdown pass from Mike Cook as the Pacers (9-1, 6-1) ran over the Marauders (5-5, 3-4) on Senior Night in the Delta League. Deshawn Collins rushed for 232 yards and three scores, and David Moala had 13 tackles and Jemel Johnson 18 for Grant, which lost only to No. 2 Elk Grove this season.

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No. 5 Inderkum 55, Pioneer 3 in Natomas – The Tigers (10-0, 6-0) jumped out to a 49-0 halftime lead against the overmatched Patriots (3-7, 2-4) in the Tri-County Conference finale.

No. 6 Antelope 42, No. 13 Whitney 27 in Antelope – DeVaughn Silver rushed for an insurance touchdown with two minutes to play to lead the Titans (10-0, 7-0) over the Wildcats (6-4, 4-3) and give them the outright Capital Valley Conference title.

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No. 7 Rocklin 42, Nevada Union 13 in Grass Valley – Evyn Holtz rushed for three touchdowns and caught a 49-yard touchdown pass from William Floyd to lead the Thunder (7-3, 4-2) over the Miners (1-9, 0-6) in the Sierra Foothill League contest. Kase Scott rushed for two touchdowns for Nevada Union.

No. 8 Placer 53, Colfax 19 in Auburn – Owen Scott rushed for four touchdowns, including ones of 66 and 62 yards, Jared Halbert rushed for two scores, and Derek Haney made an acrobatic 35-yard touchdown catch as the Hillmen (10-0, 5-0) defeated the Falcons (3-7, 1-4) in the Pioneer Valley League game. The Hillmen have won four consecutive PVL titles.

No. 9 Sacramento 76, McClatchy 0 at Hughes Stadium – Caden Voges completed all four of his passes for 120 yards and four touchdowns, three to Bryan Sarente, as the Dragons (7-3, 7-0) locked up the Metropolitan Conference outright for the first time since 1992 and just the third time since 1972 in beating the Lions (3-7, 2-5) in the annual Bell Game. Sacramento finishes the regular season with just one on-field loss. The Dragons had to forfeit wins over El Camino and Vista del Lago at the start of the season because of an ineligible player.

No. 12 Cosumnes Oaks 42, Ponderosa 21 in Elk Grove – Dante Davis rushed for 301 yards and five touchdowns on 23 carries to lead the Wolfpack (7-3, 5-2) over the Bruins (2-8, 1-6) in the Capital Valley Conference contest.

No. 15 Franklin 42, Pleasant Grove 0 at Sheldon HS – Lamar Jackson, starting his second game at quarterback in place of the injured Jacob Lopez, rushed 12 times for 141 yards and four touchdowns, and also threw for 123 yards and a 35-yard touchdown to Tariq Glenn to lead the Wildcats (6-4, 4-3) over the Eagles (5-5, 4-3) in the Delta League game. Among Jackson’s rushing touchdowns was an electrifying 96-yarder along the right sideline. Jackson is one of Northern California’s top recruits, with offers from more than 20 major colleges, including Michigan, Notre Dame, Utah, USC and Oklahoma.

No. 18 Capital Christian 40, Marysville 20 in Marysville – D’Marcus Ross rushed for three touchdowns, including a 68-yarder, to lead the Cougars (10-0, 6-0) over the Indians (8-2, 4-2) in the Golden Empire League game. It marked the fourth consecutive GEL title for the Cougars.

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Lincoln 49, No. 19 Bear River 35 in Lincoln – Elijah Garcia completed 23 of 38 passes for 341 yards and three touchdowns ,and Elijah Cunningham rushed for two scores and also threw a touchdown pass as the Fighting Zebras (6-4, 3-2) defeated the Bruins (7-3, 2-3) in the Pioneer Valley League game. David Mastrella rushed for two touchdowns and returned the opening kickoff of the second half 95 yards for a touchdown for Bear River, which lost its last three games.

Burbank 65, No. 20 Kennedy 12 in Greenhaven – Erik Brown rushed for three touchdowns, including a 70-yarder, as the Titans (6-4, 6-1) defeated the Cougars (9-1, 6-1) in a battle for second place in the Metro Conference. Terrell Barron Jr. had a 57-yard touchdown run and Sean Allison threw a 65-yard scoring strike to Avery Runner for the Cougars.

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Monterey Trail 36, Davis 29 in Davis – Sam Williams scored the game winner on an 18-yard run, and the Mustangs (5-5, 3-4) intercepted Jack Beckman’s Hail Mary attempt on the last play of the game to prevail over the Blue Devils (3-7, 1-6) in the wild and emotional Delta League contest. Players from both teams were ejected after a brawl broke out moments after another Mustangs interception was nullified because of a late hit. Davis had tied the score at 29-29 on a Jake Griffiths touchdown shortly after the Blue Devils closed to within 29-22 on Beckman’s 28-yard pass to Will Smith. Ish Perez had 151 yards and two touchdowns for Davis.

Laguna Creek 41, Johnson 0 at Cosumnes River College – Nicholas Henderson rushed for a 55-yard touchdown and passed for a 35-yard score, and James Budgett had an 87-yard touchdown run as the Cardinals (5-5, 4-3) defeated the Warriors (1-9, 0-7) in the Metro Conference game.

Yuba City 48, Woodland 8 in Woodland – Bailey Elkins threw two touchdown passes, including an 85-yarder to Maddox Bebout, and rushed for a 40-yard touchdown to lead the Honkers (4-6, 4-2) over the Wolves (3-7, 2-4) in the Tri-County Conference game. Brenndon Shalowitz rushed for two touchdowns; Brandon Rose returned an interception for a touchdown and also caught a touchdown pass; and Cristobal Barboza had a 50-yard rushing touchdown for Yuba City.

Roseville 33, Oakmont 22 at Oakmont HS – Ben Zahniser rushed for a 33-yard touchdown and also caught a 55-yard touchdown pass from Blake Rayback to lead the Tigers (5-5, 3-4) over the Vikings (2-8, 0-7) in the Capital Valley Conference game.

Valley Christian 67, Turlock Christian 36 in North Highlands – Casey DeMello completed 15 of 33 passes for 379 yards and six touchdowns; freshman Drake Williams rushed for 130 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries; Grant Woodside had 278 receiving yards and three touchdowns; and Tyler Stoever returned an interception 80 yards for a score and caught a 30-yard touchdown pass as the Lions (3-6) defeated the Eagles (1-9) in a non-league game.

No. 11 Del Campo 49, Bella Vista 26 at Bella Vista HS – Colton Lobdell completed 10 of 19 passes for 205 yards and two touchdowns; Glenn Clinton caught four passes for 133 yards and a touchdown; Andreas Litton rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries; and Logan Oreno recovered a fumble and had an interception but it wasn’t enough for the Broncos (4-6, 2-5) to overcome the Cougars (8-2, 6-1) in the battle of Fair Oaks rivals in the Capital Valley Conference finale. Del Campo finishes in second place to Antelope.

Highlands 57, Vacaville Christian 35 in Vacaville – Isaiah Tennette rushed for three touchdowns, passed for two and also had defensive touchdowns of 65 and 60 yards and the Scots (6-4, 3-3) rallied for 30 fourth-quarter points in beating the Falcons (5-5, 2-4) in the Sierra Delta League game. Tennette entered the game ranked No. 9 in California in rushing yards with 1,921.

Cordova 34, Rosemont 26 in Rancho Cordova – A Justin Long to Zach Lovato pass enabled Rosemont (5-5, 2-3) to close to within 28-26 in the fourth quarter before the Lancers (5-5, 2-3) added a late touchdown in the Sierra Valley Conference game. Gabriel Pridgen-Daniel rushed for three touchdowns for Rosemont, including one of 68 yards.

Dixon 31, Natomas 0 in Natomas – Ben Nefzger threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another in leading the Rams (8-2, 5-1) over the Nighthawks (5-5, 2-4) in the Golden Empire League contest. Dixon finishes second Capital Christian in the GEL.

Casa Roble 44, Rio Americano 37 at Del Campo HS – Matt Johnson rushed for 149 yards and four touchdowns on 13 carries; Ryan Rafferty had two interceptions; and the Rams (3-7, 2-3) rallied with 30 fourth-quarter points to top the Raiders (1-9, 1-4) in the Capital Athletic League game

Bill Paterson: 916-326-5506, @SacBee_BillP The Bee’s Joe Davidson contributed to this report\

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