Top-ranked Edison High and No. 9 Bullard stayed on a collision course for the County/Metro Athletic Conference football championship with easy victories Friday night.
No. 16 and host Memorial (6-3, 2-2) figured to give Edison (9-0, 4-0) a fight, but the Tigers dominated in a 35-7 victory.
Midseason transfer Hunter Swearingen made his first start at quarterback for Edison and passed for two touchdowns. Khai Williams (95-yard touchdown run) and Tyler Horton (69-yarder) added big plays for the Tigers.
At Madera, Bullard used a 35-point second quarter to beat the host Coyotes 56-21.
Bullard (8-1, 4-0 CMAC) got two rushing touchdowns from Isaiah Justice, who finished with 165 yards on eight carries. On defense, the Knights' Jesus Parra had three sacks and one forced fumble.
Madera (2-7, 0-4) quarterback Nathaniel Nelson was 15-of-29 passing for 211 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Next Friday's Bullard-Edison showdown is at Sunnyside Stadium.
Clovis North 26, Clovis 13
Bolu Olorunfunmi rushed for 228 yards and three touchdowns to power the No. 5 Broncos past the No. 4 Cougars in a Tri-River Athletic Conference game.
Clovis North (7-2, 3-1) built a 20-0 lead in the third quarter and maintained control over the Cougars (6-3, 2-2). North can clinch at least a share of the TRAC title next week against Buchanan.
Buchanan 22, Clovis East 16
The Bears scored in the fourth overtime and then held on downs to beat the Timberwolves.
The game was tied 9-9 at the end of regulation.
It was Buchanan's first victory of the season. It was the closest Clovis East has come to a TRAC victory since winning the last game of the 2009 regular season.
Sanger 48, Madera South 12
Seven players scored for the 18th-ranked Apaches in a CMAC victory over the visiting Stallions.
Sanger (6-3, 2-2) opened the scoring on a 35-yard fumble return by Michael Morales before six other ballcarriers -- Isaiah Townsend, Kris Elizondo, Andrew Azua, Ray Aguirre, Blake Mattern and Zachary Brown -- found the end zone. Mattern led all rushers with 12 carries for 130 yards.
The Stallions (1-8, 0-4) scored twice in the final quarter, on a 54-yard run from Fernando Alvarez and a 30-yard pass to Fabian Contreras from Serifen Dominguez.
Madera South and Madera meet next week; the winner escapes the CMAC cellar.
Sunnyside 35, McLane 21
The visiting Wildcats pulled away from a 14-14 halftime tie to take control of the North Yosemite League.
Drew Jung threw for two second-half touchdowns, rushed for another score and ran for the two-point conversion that got Sunnyside (6-3, 4-0) into the halftime tie with 11 seconds left in the second quarter.
Lawrence Bohanon scored twice for Sunnyside.
McLane (5-4, 3-1) led 14-0 on Brandon Moua's two touchdown passes. Moua added a 2-yard scoring run with 1:55 left in the game.
Fresno 21, Hoover 14
The Warriors stopped a five-game losing streak heading into next week's Pig Game against Roosevelt. Winless Hoover closes the season against McLane.
Fresno High and Roosevelt meet next Friday for the 85th time in the city's oldest rivalry. Fresno won last year 44-9 to extend its series edge to 43-39-2 and grab the "Little Brown Pig" trophy, ending four years of Roosevelt dominance.
Mission Oak 27, Tulare 7
Elijah Porchia rumbled for 185 yards and two touchdowns to power the No. 7 Hawks to at least a share of the East Yosemite League title.
Mission Oak (9-0, 4-0) -- ranked No. 7 by The Bee and in the hunt for a Southern California Division III regional championship invitation -- was tied 7-7 at halftime with the Redskins (3-6, 2-2).
The Hawks defense turned on the jets in the second half, intercepting Tulare quarterback John Chamalbide five times -- two of which were picked by Porchia.
Mission Oak's LeAndre Jefferson returned a 42-yard interception for a touchdown to put the Hawks up 14-7 with 10:10 remaining in the game.
Porchia pushed the lead with a 6-yard touchdown run on the Hawks' ensuing drive and capped his senior night with a 64-yard interception return for a score.
Mission Oak clinched at least a share of the EYL title and goes for an undefeated regular season next week at Delano. The Hawks came into Friday No. 2 behind Corona del Mar-Newport Beach in Cal-Hi Sports' D-III South rankings. California Interscholastic Federation officials will match up regional finals after the conclusion of section playoffs; only section champions are eligible for the regionals.
Tulare finishes the regular season next week against Tulare Western in the 49th annual Bell Game at Bob Mathias Stadium. Tulare leads the series 35-13.
Mt. Whitney 30, Golden West 21
Chris Angulo's 53-yard touchdown reception from Jordan Brooks in the fourth quarter sealed the Pioneers' come-from-behind victory over the Trailblazers in the West Yosemite League.
Mt. Whitney (2-7, 2-3) trailed 21-7 in the first quarter before scoring 23 unanswered points.
Kevin Garcia rushed 15 times for 173 and two touchdowns for Golden West (2-7, 1-4).
Next up for Mt. Whitney is the 59th annual Cowhide Game against Redwood (7-2, 4-1), which beat Hanford West 48-12 Friday to end the Huskies' season.
Redwood leads the Cowhide series 32-25-1.
Washington 43, Yosemite 7
DeMelvin Stell had three catches for 126 yards -- all for touchdowns -- and also scored on a 96-yard fumble return to help the visiting Panthers (6-3, 4-0) stay unbeaten in the North Sequoia League.
Noah Beukers added an 83-yard touchdown run for Washington, which plays homecoming next week against rival Kerman in the first game in its new John Ventura Stadium. The stadium is the first construction project of the Washington Union School District's improvement bond.
Washington has played its first nine games this season on the road, including "home" games at Chukchansi Park (two) and two NSL games at Fowler.
Liberty-Madera Ranchos 34, Kerman 7
After dropping their first game of the season to Washington last week, the Hawks (8-1, 3-1) took out their frustration and rolled past the Lions (6-3, 2-2) in the NSL.
Liberty, top-ranked in D-V, put the game away for good in the fourth quarter, scoring 14 points, highlighted by Zach Richey's 54-yard touchdown pass to Wade Wallace.
Chowchilla 35, Sierra 0
Tyler Sanchez rushed for two touchdowns as the host Redskins routed the Chieftains in the NSL.
Sanchez had seven carries for 66 yards and scored his touchdowns on 2- and 8-yard runs.
Kingsburg 21, Exeter 7
The host No. 13 Vikings (8-1, 3-0) returned two fumbles for touchdowns to stay undefeated in the Central Sequoia League.
Jimmy Kesting rushed for 102 yards on 10 carries and Brandon Steele accounted for 208 yards of total offense, including a rushing touchdown, for Kingsburg.
Freddy Perez and Austin Cardoza combined for 189 yards rushing for Exeter, which fell behind 21-0 at halftime and got its only score in the third quarter on Alex Cortez's 9-yard pass from Adin Trujillo.
Caruthers 45, Orosi 12
Daniel Villela ran for four touchdowns and caught a fifth to lead the host Blue Raiders to the non-league victory.
Villela rushed for 160 yards on 21 attempts for Caruthers.
Farmersville 70, McFarland 0
The East Sierra League-leading Aztecs (6-3, 3-0) cruised behind quarterback Sam Metcalf, who passed for 230 yards and six touchdowns.
Metcalf also ran for a touchdown.
Joseph DeLaCruz led the Farmersville receivers with six catches for 122 yards and three TDs. Greg Torres caught three passes for 51 yards and two scores.
Orange Cove 34, Laton 7
Keanu Garcia ran for two touchdowns and the Titans defense scored two more to help host Orange Cove get its first win of the season.
Garcia finished with 197 rushing yards on 16 carries, highlighted by a 78-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Eric Gallegos had a 30-yard interception return and Paco Alvarez scored on a 43-yard fumble return for the Titans. Laton got its only score on Manuel Cruz's 52-yard interception return.
Kings Christian 54, Alpaugh 0
Josh Robinson passed for three touchdowns and ran in another from 34 yards out as the Crusaders beat the Buffaloes to stay undefeated in the 8-man Central Sierra League.
Kings Christian (6-3, 3-0) running back Mason Munoz ran for 150 yards on nine carries, scoring two touchdowns before catching a third from Robinson. Alpaugh is 1-5-1 and 0-3 in the CSL.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Bullard High's Isaiah Justice and Isaiah Johnson.
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