Washington 23, Sunnyside 13
Washington High put the clamps on Sunnyside quarterback Andy Phimmavong and escaped at home in a matchup of previous unbeaten Central Section divisional heavyweights.
Washington (3-0), which appears to be the class in Division IV, snapped a tie with two second-half scores on its way to a 23-13 nonleague victory Friday night.
Chris Cain, who threw for 222 yards, hit Deontay Greenberry with scoring passes of 25 and 62 yards, and Jerry Guynes nailed a 25-yard field goal.
Greenberry caught nine passes for 188 yards.
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Phimmavong, an All-County/Metro Athletic Conference choice last year, completed 12 of 14 passes, but only for 63 yards with one interception for defending conference champions and D-II power Sunnyside (2-1). Errian Wingfield picked up the slack with 118 yards rushing on 18 carries and one touchdown.
The Pirates stopped the visiting Trailblazers on a 2-point conversion try with 31 seconds left.
Austin Garcia's 2-yard scoring run with 31 seconds left pulled Golden West (0-3) within a point. On the 2-point try, Garcia dropped back to pass, then tried to run up the middle but was stopped by Robert Rudy and Christian Tumaneng.
Brandon Alanis rushed for 138 yards for the Pirates (1-2), who scored a safety for the first points of the game.
Fowler scored 17 straight points in the second half to rally from a 14-6 halftime deficit.
Joseph Jimenez led the Redcats (2-2) with 74 yards and Hugo Martinez added 71, including the clinching touchdown from 4 yards out in the fourth quarter. Sam McHatton rushed for 132 yards for Liberty (1-3).
Victor Godinez's 29-yard field goal with 7 seconds remaining capped a furious comeback as Caruthers High edged Sierra 38-35 on Friday night in Tollhouse.
The Blue Raiders scored 24 fourth-quarter points to rally from a 14-point deficit with 6 minutes left.
Daniel Vilella carried 28 times for 186 yards and three touchdowns for Caruthers (1-2), including fourth-quarter scoring runs of 2 and 4 yards. The second touchdown came on fourth-and-4 with 1:46 remaining. Isaac Waldrop added 96 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Sierra (1-2) got 136 rushing yards from Dolan Del Fiero and 99 from Cameron White, who opened the fourth quarter with a 70-yard touchdown run. Fourteen seconds later, Philip Suyat returned a fumble 30 yards for a score.
The No. 18 Vikings scored 22 unanswered points in the second half to pull away on a night they celebrated two of their greats.
Ex-NFL players Jimmy Johnson, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and the brother of Olympic decathlon champion Rafer Johnson, and the late Monte Clarke were presented plaques that will go on the school's honor wall during a pregame ceremony.
Austin Bray completed 13 of 26 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns but was intercepted twice. His 35-yard scoring toss to Trevor Price sent the Vikings (3-1) ahead to stay in the third quarter and Brandon Steele rattled off touchdown runs of 2 and 17 yards to seal the victory.
Deandre Daise and Michael Brown combined for 276 yards rushing and three touchdowns to power the host Tigers (2-1) past the Apaches (1-2).
Daise rushed 14 times for 165 yards and scored on runs of 59 and 54 yards. Brown had 7 carries for 111 yards and scored on a 90-yard sprint and caught a 14-yard pass from Brent Farris.
Sanger's Ryan Ramirez passed 41 yards to Anthony Castillo for a score, Chris Santos had a 1-yard touchdown run and Jacob Anthony returned a fumble for his team's final score.
Austin Tijerina rushed for 184 yards and four touchdowns, as the unbeaten Tigers crushed the Cardinals.
Wasco has outscored opponents 197-27 in four games, the latest a rout by halftime with the score 40-3.
Jake Morales threw for 119 yards and two touchdowns for the unbeaten Bears in the rout against host Fresno, which has scored only 12 points in three losses.
Selma (4-0) posted its first shutout, as Morales hooked up with Israel Ayarzagoitia on a 56-yard scoring pass and threw a 42-yard to Stephen Saldate, who also rushed for 104 yards on four carries and scored on a 48-yard run.
Kane Cooper added scoring runs of 2 and 9 yards and Zach Rosales led the defense with a 32-yard interception return for a touchdown.
David Rico passed for 175 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Emperors (3-0), including two to Andrew Worthley. Omar Duarte added 74 rushing yards and two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving.
Adrian Flores had a 68-yard touchdown reception for the Lions (0-3), who trailed 34-7 at halftime.
The Tigers won their second straight behind a relentless ground attack against the winless Mustangs.
Mauricio Cazares scored on runs of 10 and 35 yards to pace the Tigers (2-1). Ramon Leal passed for only 78 yards, but threw scoring strikes of 25 yards to Fernando Gutierrez and 10 yards to Juan Lopez, who also had a 75-yard punt return for a touchdown.
Omar Perez Sandoval ran for an 85-yard touchdown and Travis Middleton added a 45-yarder as the Stallions improved to 3-1. The game was called at the start of the fourth quarter due to lightning.
Bullard 47, Clovis East 34
Demetrius Warren rushed for touchdowns of 52, 46 and 3 yards as Central Section No. 3-ranked Bullard bolted to a 28-7 first-half lead en route to defeating Clovis East 47-34 in a nonleague game.
Micah Ledezma added scoring runs of 82 and 23 yards for the Knights, who will play Clovis West next week at Buchanan's Veterans Memorial Stadium in a matchup of the section's past two Division I champions.