Both teams piled on the passing yards but it was the Eagles who converted long drives into points in the 2nd half to claim victory.
Both teams, Coach Mike Stuebing’s Vista del Lago Eagles and Coach Darren Nill’s Cordova Lancers are now 2-2 on their overall records with one more week of non-conference games before the start of league play.
Replays of the full game can be seen Tues. Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. and Wed. Sept. 21 at 11:00 a.m. on Access Sacramento channel 17 on Comcast and Consolidated Communications cable, channel 14 on AT&T, and streaming from AccessSacramento.org. Video on Demand is available anytime from the NFHSNetwork.com.
The Eagles defense were a big difference in the game, keeping pressure on Johnson who was sacked for lost yardage eight times.
Vista del Lago running back Dominick Norris was the work horse on the ground gathering 170 yards on 23 carries and three TD’s on scampers of 1, 2, and 36 yards.