West Ranch Football Team Pulls Off Stunner Against St. Francis
The West Ranch football team pulled off a stunner, beating previously undefeated St. Francis at Valencia High School on Friday night.
West Ranch stopped a 2-point conversion try by St. Francis and held on to win a wild one, 35-34.
Up 28-14 in the fourth quarter, West Ranch gave up three touchdowns and 20 points to St. Francis. Down by one, St. Francis, the fourth-ranked team in the CIF Southern Section Western Division, tried to win the game in the final seconds with a 2-point conversion try by throwing the ball into the end zone. The pass sailed high and West Ranch escaped with its second win of the season.
Rawston Redick caught four passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns for West Ranch. He also intercepted a pass.
In other football games on Friday night, Valencia rolled to its fourth win of the season, 63-28, over Santa Monica. Running back Steven Manfro scored five touchdowns. He rushed 62 yards on 18 carries and caught six passes for 88 yards. Manfro has scored 19 touchdowns in four games.
Quarterback Alex Bishop threw for 337 yards and four touchdowns. He also scored a rushing touchdown.
The Canyon football team remained undefeated at 4-0 with a 31-21 win over Beverly Hills. Running back Darius Rudolph gained 134 yards on the ground and scored two touchdowns for Canyon.
Quarterback Jonathan Jerozal threw for 199 yards and a touchdown. He also scored a rushing touchdown.
The Hart football team beat Birmingham, 30-7, on the legs of running back Dylan Edwards. He rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns as Hart won its third game in a row and its fourth of the season.
The Saugus football team lost to Woodland Hills Taft, 37-26. Quarterback Jared Carbajal threw for 184 yards and rushed for 108 yards on 34 carries.
Running back Chris Wolford scored two touchdowns for Saugus.
The Golden Valley football team lost to Serrano, 34-15. Quarterback Reid Soliman threw two touchdown passes to Isa Bey in the second quarter. Soliman threw for 189 yards and Bey caught six passes for 81 yards.
Running back Jeff Coprich gained 84 yards on 16 carries.
The Santa Clarita Christian football team beat Hesperia Christian 56-6 and won by mercy rule for the third game in a row.
Running back Daniel Green scored seven touchdowns in one half of football. The game was stopped at halftime because of a 45-point mercy rule.
Green rushed for 267 yards on 13 carries and scored six rushing touchdowns. He scored his seventh touchdown on an interception return.
In college football, the College of the Canyons lost to Grossmont College, 36-18, at College of the Canyons on Saturday night.
COC used three quarterbacks in the game. Justin Arias threw a touchdown pass to Cameron Bailey in the first quarter. Arias was 6-of-16 passing for 71 yards.
The UCLA Bruins needed a second-half surge to beat Washington State, 42-28. Derrick Coleman rushed for 185 yards and three touchdowns. Teammate Johnathan Frankkin gained 216 yards on the ground for UCLA.
The USC Trojans lost to Washington, 32-31, and were knocked out of the AP top 25. Washington kicker Eric Folk hit a 32-yard field goal as time expired to beat the previously 18th-ranked Trojans.
The Dodgers won their season finale, 3-1, over the Arizona Diamondbacks and said good-bye to manager Joe Torre.
Matt Kemp homered for the fifth straight game – great timing Kemp – and the Dodgers won for the seventh time in their past 10 games.
It was the final game for Torre as manager of the Dodgers. Don Mattingly takes over the reigns of the boys in blue next season.