Posted: Nov 19, 2011 1:27 AM by Andrew Masuda
Updated: Nov 19, 2011 11:16 AM
Three PAC-7 and two out of three Los Padres League teams won their CIF playoff openers on Friday to advance into the second round. Defending champion Lompoc will look to do the same on Saturday.
San Luis Obispo traveled to Camarillo for its first playoff game in four years and left with the program's first CIF win since 2006. The Tigers scored 28 unanswered points in the second half to build a 48-7 lead and went on to beat the Scorpions 54-28. The Tigers scored 6 rushing touchdowns and rushed for 299 yards in the win to set up a second round game with third-seeded Chaminade next Friday at San Luis Obispo High. The Tigers jumped out to a 20-7 halftime lead on a touchdown run from Jacob Flores and an 18 yard touchdown run from Bryan Coburn. San Luis Obispo's special teams added a score when Jake Niezen blocked a Scorpion punt and Erick Cordova caught it on the fly and returned it 30 yards. The Tigers received the opening kickoff of the second half and quarterback Garrett Giovannelli returned it 95 yards to the house to start a huge second half run for SLO. Coburn, Cordova and Trevor MacLeod scored rushing touchdowns to give the Tigers 28 second half points and a 48-7 lead. Flores led the Tigers with 113 yards. Sawyer Scott added a 56 yard touchdown run late in the game to wrap up the Tigers' scoring. Chaminade had no problems with Inglewood 45-15 to set up the second round showdown.
Despite some sloppy play early in the game, Arroyo Grande rolled to a 41-6 thumping over Dos Pueblos to kickoff its quest to a CIF title. The Eagles, the #2 seed in the Western Division and runners-up in 2010, improved to 10-1 overall after their tenth straight win. The Eagles took a 27-0 lead into halftime and led 41-0 until DP scored late in the game. Quarterback Brent VanderVeen completed 12 of his 18 passes for 169 yards and two first half touchdown passes. He also added a 2 yard TD run to close out the first half. Garrett Owens got the Eagles on the board on their second possession of the game hauling in an over-the-shoulder pass for a 53 yard touchdown. Owens finished with 8 catches for 115 yards, 2 interceptions and 5 PAT. Gabe Deleon scored twice for the Eagles, once on a 21 yard touchdown pass in the first quarter and the second came on a 33 yard run in the second quarter. Seth Jacobs and Henry Adelman added one rushing touchdown apiece in the second half. The Eagles compiled 369 total yards of offense and help DP to 157.The Eagles must play on the road next week at St. Francis, which knocked off Paramount Friday 45-28.
The Righetti High football team won its first CIF playoff game since 2003 with a 31-24 win over Downey. The Warriors, coming off a second place finish in the PAC-7, took a 10-0 first quarter lead on a 1 yard Taelor Griego touchdown run and a 22 yard Kameron Robinson field goal. After Downey tied it 10-10 in the second quarter, Troy Prober connected with Josh Garza for a 37 yard touchdown pass to give Righetti a 17-10 halftime lead. The Warriors extended their lead on a 61 yard touchdown run from Griego. Downey scored to cut the deficit to 7 but Collin Cooper ran it in from 5 yards out in the fourth quarter to seal it. The Warriors outgained Downey 382-318 in the game. Griego led the Warriors ground game with 121 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns, while Collin Cooper added 77 yards. The Warriors will play at Culver City in next week's second round. Culver City knocked out the top seed Serra on Friday 21-14. Serra was the two-time defending CIF champions.
Making its first playoff appearance in six years, the Cabrillo football team scored 28 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat visiting Oak Park 42-19 to move on to the second round in the Northwest Division. Cabrillo took an early 14-0 lead on two Isaiah Montes touchdowns. The first came on an 8 yard pass from Henry Fienga, the second was a 14 yard touchdown run to start the second quarter. Oak Park went on a 19-0 scoring run to take a 19-14 lead early in the fourth quarter. That's when the Conquistadores took control of the game. T.J. Babauta scored on a 69 yard run to give the Conqs the lead for good 21-19. Montes added two more touchdowns on runs of 13 and 3 yards to make it 35-19 Cabrillo. Babauta scored on a 46 yard run to wrap up the scoring. Two interceptions from Dan French and one from Marshal Lawson set up the last three scores for the Conquistadores. Babauta finished with 160 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns and Fienga ended up with 122 passing yards and 1 touchdown. Montes finished with 135 total yards and 4 touchdowns. He ran for 85 yards and 3 scores and added 50 receiving yards on 5 catches. Cabrillo compiled 409 total yards, including 287 on the ground. Cabrillo will host Cantwell Sacred Heart next week, which beat El Segundo 35-28.
Templeton earned a chance to avenge last year's semifinal loss to South Torrance with a 41-28 win at Carpinteria in a Northwest Division game. The Eagles built a commanding 21-0 first half lead, but needed a strong fourth quarter to clinch the win. The Eagles struck first on a 55 yard touchdown pass from Alex Elterman to Tobey Isbell. Running back Conner Truhitte scored on a 3 yard run to make it 14-0 Templeton in the quarter. Elterman added another score on a 30 yard strike to Isbell late in the second quarter. Carpinteria twice pulled to within 7 points in the second half, 21-14 and then 28-14. Templeton iced it on a 32 yard touchdown run by Truhitte. Casey Dakin added a 25 yard interception return to cap the scoring. Truhitte led the Eagles with 73 yards and 2 touchdowns. Isbell hauled in 4 passes for 105 yards and 2 scores. Elterman finished 6 for 12 passing for 120 yards. South Torrance knocked off 2nd seeded St. Bernard 55-41 on Friday. Last year, South eliminated Templeton 35-7 in the semis before losing in the championship game to Lompoc. Both South and Templeton enter the second round with 6-5 records.
Santa Ynez lost on the road at Torrance 50-14. The Pirates' season came to an end with a 5-6 overall record.
Defending CIF champion Lompoc hosts 5-5 Verbum Dei on Saturday night at 7pm. The Braves are riding a 16 game winning streak after completing a perfect 10-0 regular season. Lompoc will play Centennial out of Compton in the second round. Centennial topped Bishop Montgomery in the first round 60-10.
2nd ROUND, NEXT FRIDAY
Arroyo Grande @ St. Francis
Chaminade @ San Luis Obispo
Righetti @ Culver City
Lompoc/Verbum Dei winner @ Centennial
Cantwell Sacred Heart Prep @ Cabrillo
South Torrance @ Templeton
8-MAN DIVISION 2
Trinity Classical/Hope Centre @ Cuyama Valley
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