Pacifica 19, Garden Grove 7
Pacifica picked up its first win of the season and retained its title as the city’s top high school football program by defeating Garden at the Argo stadium. Despite the loss of two key contributors, wide receiver Trent Langham and running back Marco Lopez, the combination of quarterback Kyle Edwards and wide receiver Ryan Trader led the offense, connecting for 140 yards and two touchdowns. Mark Umanazor scored the lone Argo TD; Angel Martinez passed for 119 yards for Grove. Pacifica and Grove are now both 1-2.
Buena Park 19, Bolsa Grande 0
The Matadors fell behind early and went on to lose this non-league game Friday in Buena Park. The Mats (0-3) were led by Jake Flores, who passed for 37 yards. The Bolsa defense blocked two Coyote extra points.
Savanna 37, Orange 14
Aaron Aguilar ran for136 yards and two touchdowns but it wasn’t enough as the Panthers fell to 0-4 at Fred Kelly Stadium on Friday. OHS was within six points at 14-8 before allowing three TDs and a field goal as the Rebels pulled away.
Rancho Alamitos 43, Ganesha 7
An explosive first half lifted the Vaqueros to a 3-0 mark Friday night in Pomona. Rancho QB Lincoln Faletoi passed for 135 yards and three touchdowns, two to Robert Torres. Kevin Duquet was the top Rancho rusher with 84 yards, including a 55-yard scoring run.
Don Bosco Tech 49, Santiago 0
The Cavaliers not only lost this non-league game Friday night at Bolsa Grande Stadium, but saw top running back Andrew Huk injured and taken to the hospital. Santiago, now 0-3, had zero yards passing and just 43 on the ground.
Kennedy 50, Magnolia 14
It was a rough night Friday at Handel Stadium for the Sentinels (0-3). They fell behind 35-0 before they could get on the scoreboard. Waseem Akbar’s 25-yard pass to Michael Coleman broke the shutout. Akbar finished with 113 yards passing.