Orange Glen 34 – Classical Academy 17
Wideout Malachi Russell scores thrice as the Pats win their opener. For more details on this contest, check out this week’s Game of the Week feature.
Mission Bay 31 – Escondido 28
The Cougars jump out to a 14-7 first quarter lead but the Bucs, who went to last year’s Division II finals, comeback to take a 17-14 advantage at the half and eventually prevail.
Escondido Charter 24 – Calipatria 6
Sophomore quarterback Aaron Kohut runs for a score and tosses a TD pass. Jaelyn Williams also has a big night, tallying on a 43-yard punt return and a 6-yard reception. Kicker Jake Zimmerman puts his potent leg on display with an impressive 42-yard field goal.
Granite Hills 14 – San Pasqual 12
Senior signal caller Nick Hurst runs in from a yard out and then finds Adam Campos on a 26-yard TD pitch. But the Golden Eagles fall just short when a two-point conversion fails.