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October 25, 2021

Football roundup, 11/11: Sharks, Wildcatz close out season with wins

The St. Francis High football team ended the season on a high note with a 48-6 win against Harbor High on Friday in PCAL Santa Lucia action.

Senior Lawson Orradre had 95 yards rushing and a touchdown on eight carries for the Sharks, who finished the season with a 7-3 overall record and 5-1 in league play.

Junior Josh Hernandez had 65 yards rushing and a touchdown on five carries, including a 32-yard sprint into the end zone. He also a 50-yard punt return for a touchdown that gave the Sharks a 35-6 lead just before halftime.

Junior quarterback Davin Avila completed 5-of-6 passes for 60 yards and two touchdowns. He also had 23 yards on five carries for the Sharks.

St. Francis sophomore Johrdan Garibay broke free for a 68-yard touchdown run and added a 17-yard catch for a touchdown. 

Senior Joey Garibay had three receptions for 39 yards and a touchdown, while senior Zaydian Garcia had two receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown. Junior Pedro Valencia had 62 yards on 10 carries for the Sharks. 

Watsonville 27, Santa Cruz 20: The Wildcatz played spoiler in one of the biggest upsets of the season with a win against the Cardinals on Friday in Pacific Coast Athletic League Cypress division action.

Watsonville picked up its first league win of the year against this year’s league champs. Santa Cruz (7-3, 5-1) was also undefeated going into the contest, which dates back more than 100 years.  

The Wildcatz finished the season with a 3-7 overall record and they went 1-5 in PCAL-Cypress play.

Gonzales 14, N.M.C. 13: The Condors were stung late in the fourth quarter in loss against the Spartans on Friday in PCAL Cypress action.

Francisco Leon-Cisneros had a 14-yard touchdown reception and the two-point conversion attempt was good by Trinidad Justin Tavarez to help lift Gonzales (7-3, 4-2) past North Monterey County.

N.M.C. sophomore quarterback Oscar Aquino had a pair of touchdown passes to senior tight end Jason Mellin.

Senior Riley Anderson recorded two interceptions. It was his fifth straight game with at least an interception.

Gonzales junior Jose De Leon connected with junior fullback Alberto Garcia with a 4-yard touchdown strike in the first quarter.

The Condors finished the season with a 6-4 overall record and they went 3-3 in PCAL-Cypress play.  

Stevenson 50, Pajaro Valley 0: The Grizzlies were blanked by the Pirates on Saturday in PCAL Santa Lucia action.

Junior running back Tyler Olson had a game-high 211 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 11 carries, while Charles Du had 37 yards rushing on seven carries for Stevenson.

Senior quarterback Dylan Santos completed 6-of-8 passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns.

Junior receiver Conor Consand connected with sophomore receiver Evan Johnson for 15-yard touchdown in the second quarter. Johson had 72 yards and three touchdowns on three receptions. 

Stevenson had built a 35-0 lead going into halftime.

It’s the fourth time Pajaro Valley was shutout this season. It finished the season with a 2-8 overall record and they were 2-4 in PCAL-Santa Lucia play. 


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