Top-ranked De La Salle rolls past Foothill

San Francisco Chronicle Late Edition - - FOOTBALL - By Damin Esper Mike Wood con­trib­uted to this re­port. Damin Esper is a free­lance writer.

Shamar Gar­rett ran for two touch­downs and re­turned an in­ter­cep­tion for a third to help lead No. 1 De La Salle to a 55-10 vic­tory over vis­it­ing FoothillPleasan­ton on Fri­day night.

The Spar­tans (8-0) started backup quar­ter­back An­drew Jones for se­nior night. Jones com­pleted all three of his passes for 78 yards, in­clud­ing a 58-yard touch­down throw to Lu Hearns. Jones also had a 65-yard touch­down run.

Do­rian Hale, nor­mally the Spar­tans’ start­ing quar­ter­back, came in for two se­ries in the sec­ond quar­ter and led De La Salle to two touch­downs. He com­pleted an 80-yard touch­down pass to Clay­ton Seas­trand.

Foothill (2-6) drove deep into Spar­tan ter­ri­tory to open the game af­ter re­cov­er­ing an on­side kick. How­ever, a 38yard field-goal at­tempt by Josh Shields went wide.

De La Salle re­sponded with a 19-yard touch­down run by Gar­rett. The Fal­cons were forced to punt on their next pos­ses­sion, but Gar­rett muffed the re­turn and Bray­den Mah­davi re­cov­ered for Foothill. Shields made a 27-yard field goal to make it 7-3.

From then on, it was all Spar­tans. Jones con­nected with Hearns to make it 14-3 and Gar­rett then scored on a 33-yard run to make it 21-3. Gar­rett fol­lowed by con­nect­ing on a half­back op­tion pass to Matthew Oertli from 15 yards out to make it 28-3 with 10 min­utes, 52 sec­onds to go in the sec­ond quar­ter. Gar­rett got his in­ter­cep­tion re­turn on Foothill’s next pos­ses­sion to put the game out of reach.

Gar­rett fin­ished with 54 yards on three car­ries. Henry To’oto’o had 59 yards on two car­ries. The Spar­tans rushed for 304 yards.

Foothill got a 4-yard touch­down pass from Bryce Lom­bardi to Cole Bus­ner in the fourth quar­ter. Lom­bardi fin­ished 8-for-20 for 92 yards with one in­ter­cep­tion and one touch­down.

#3 Mi­ra­monte-Orinda rushed caught as the Clay­ton Ugly for a TD two Ea­gles Val­ley-Con­cord pass touch­downs from (7-1, 14: Lo­gan 3-0 Carter Di­ablo and 49, Sumter Cade Ath­letic host Mata­dors League-Foothill) (6-2, 2-1), who beat had the scores off a pass from Matt Mered­ith to Reed Cal­lis­ter and a 3-yard touch­down run by Tyler Lowe. #11 Val­ley Chris­tian 37, #6 Serra 6: D’Von Lang scored on runs of 11, 80 and 5 yards and Lu­cas Ramirez kicked field goals of 28, 34 and 35 yards as the War­riors earned a big West Catholic Ath­letic League road win over the Padres (4-3, 3-1). Val­ley Chris­tian (5-2, 3-1 WCAL) made nu­mer­ous de­fen­sive stands in hold­ing its fourth straight op­po­nent un­der 10 points. Serra, which had won seven of the pre­vi­ous eight meet­ings be­tween the teams, in­clud­ing two last year, broke through late in the third quar­ter when Luke Bot­tari con­nected on a 21-yard pass to Ter­ence Loville. #12 Monte Vista-Danville 27, #23 Granada-Liver­more 7: Jack Ste­ward­son threw touch­down passes of 23 yards to Matt Prochaska and 20 yards to Kyle Haener in the third quar­ter to put away the vis­it­ing Mata­dors (6-2). Ste­ward­son also found Prochaska for an 8-yard score in the sec­ond quar­ter for Monte Vista (6-2) af­ter Granada took an early 7-0 lead on Zack Mac­in­tire’s 22-yard run. #13 Cal­i­for­nia 21, #21 San Ra­mon Val­ley 17: Matt Mc­Creary con­nected with Jah­mal Corn­well for a gamewin­ning touch­down with 39.3 sec­onds left to lift the vis­it­ing Griz­zlies (6-2, 2-1 East Bay Ath­letic League Moun­tain Di­vi­sion) over the Wolves (5-3, 1-1). The game went back and forth in the fourth quar­ter. Cal­i­for­nia took the lead with 4:10 left. San Ra­mon Val­ley an­swered to go up 17-14 with 1:18 left be­fore Mc­Creary led the game-win­ning drive. Lin­coln 29, Mis­sion 15: Jovon Baker scored on runs of 2 and 28 yards and Desean Craw­ford added TD runs of 12 and 4 yards as the Mus­tangs (6-0, 2-0 Aca­demic Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion) pre­vailed over the Bears (3-4, 1-2) at Kezar Sta­dium. Lin­coln will host an Oct. 20 first-place show­down with Galileo (6-1, 3-0), which beat Low­ell 39-8 on Fri­day. Mis­sion had closed the gap to 22-15 on a long touch­down from McKin­ley Oliver to Will De­laney be­fore Craw­ford made a fourthquar­ter in­ter­cep­tion to help seal Lin­coln’s win.


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