Oct 30 – Monday Sports
In Fridays action…
It was an epic battle between Acalanes HS and Campolindo HS in Friday football. The Cougars scored the first 14 points and the Dons rallied for the next 21. The fourth quarter had both teams tied at 28-28 as Robby Rowell scored on a 5 yard run with 10 seconds left to lift the team to a 35-28 victory raising their overall record to 7-1. The jv team was not so fortunate in defeat.
The boys water polo team earned an overtime 10-9 victory to close the regular season and launch them into the NCS playoffs.
Fridays individual standouts…
Varsity football. Robby Rowell was a one-man wrecking machine accounting for all 5 touchdowns completing 17 of 24 passes for 215 yards and 3 passing scores and 181 yards rushing and 2 scores on the ground. Brian Merken had 4 receptions for 47 yards, two touchdowns and a critical interception in the end zone at the end of the first half. Chris Rogers had 5 receptions for 67 yards and a touchdown. Nick Henderson had 10.5 tackles, Trenton Tso 7.5 tackles and Ryan Nall, Gabe Middleton and Alex Cortessis each with 5.5 tackles.
JV football. Mikey O’Donnell had 6 tackles, Avery Howell 4.5 tackles and Michael Roux and Teo Barakos each had 3.5 tackles.
Boys water polo. Jake Stone scored 3 goals and Max Stryker, Jacob Parker and Henry Huchingson each scored 2 goals.