Friday Football Roundup: Maria Carrillo gets big road win at Alhambra, 42-21

By TED SILLANPAA and HOWARD SENZELL
PRESS DEMOCRAT NEWS SERVICES

Middletown's Austin Benson makes a 49-yard touchdown run during a varsity football game between Middletown and El Molino High Schools, in Middletown, Calif., on September 20, 2013. (Photo by Alvin Jornada, The Press Democrat)

Middletown’s Austin Benson makes a 49-yard touchdown run during a varsity football game between Middletown and El Molino High Schools, in Middletown, Calif., on September 20, 2013. (Photo by Alvin Jornada, The Press Democrat)

Quarterback Clayton Pool threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more to lift Maria Carrillo to a 42-21 victory Friday night against Alhambra at Martinez.

Maria Carrillo improved to 2-2. Alhambra dropped to 1-2-1.

Pool tossed a 30-yard TD pass to Jordan Rosado, then followed with a 24-yard scoring strike to Rosado.

Both of Pool’s scoring runs came on quarterback sneaks from the 1.

Alex Netherda scored on a 4-yard run and defensive back Evan Bluestone returned an interception 32 yards for a score for Maria Carrillo.

ANALY 49, STELLAR PREP 6

At Hayward, Will Smith passed for four touchdowns and the Tigers breezed to a facile victory.

Smith hooked up with different receivers for each of the scores. The first went to Dominic Carrasco and that was followed by scoring passes to Ben Early, Schuyler Van Weele and Nick Hash.

The score was 42-0 at halftime.

Alishua Johnson led all rushers with 112 yards on a dozen carries. He scored twice.

Analy is 3-1 and Stellar Prep 0-3.

HEALDSBURG 40, PIEDMONT 10

At Healdsburg, the Greyhounds played their best game of the season while easily defeating Piedmont.

“The boys finally put it together,” coach Todd Beth said. “They played as a team.”

Tanner Caristando led the way with touchdown runs of 56 and 80 yards.

Healdsburg, now 2-2, led 21-3 after one quarter.

PETALUMA 53, JEFFERSON 12

At Petaluma, Gabe Medina scored four touchdowns as the Trojans breezed to their second win of the season.

Medina set the tone for the game when he took the opening kickoff and raced 85 yards to paydirt. He followed that with rushing TDs of 45, 25 and 18 yards.

Quarterback Patrick Bailey also had a big night as he ran for three scores. The longest was 11 yards.

Petaluma is now 2-2 and Jefferson is 0-3.

HERCULES 21, PINER 12

At Hercules, the Prospectors’ fourth-quarter rally fell short.

Trailing 21-0 entering the fourth quarter, Piner finally scored on an 8-yard pass from Noel Hernandez to Jacob Pilsdorf. Then, in the final minutes, Mark Ainger got into the end zone from 1-yard out.

“We definitely had our opportunities to score more,” coach John Antonio said. “Turnovers hurt us.”

Antonio said the defense had a phenomenal game. Peter Barbieri was credited with 14 tackles and Tyler Gabriel had 9.

Piner dropped to 2-2 while Hercules is 3-1.

MIDDLETOWN 38, EL MOLINO 0

At Middletown, Austin Benson ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns as the North Central League I power improved to 3-0. El Molino fell to 1-3.

Benson gained his 153 yards on just eight carries. He had scoring runs of 26, 40 and 3 yards.

Quarterback Josiah Amos threw a 10-yard TD pass to Anthony Guzman. Brad Bologna hauled in scoring passes of 10 and 45 yards from Amos in the blowout.

Nick Borissenko had nine carries for 134 yards for Middletown.

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