Veteran Vista Del Lago quarterback Matt Jimision‘s Eagles were trailing 21-0 at the half, but the 6-2, 200 lb senior threw three 2nd Half TD passes and ran for another to build the 35-28 come from behind Capital Athletic League victory over the Casa Roble Rams.
The winning TD though was on a Colby Carrera five-yard dash with 2:36 in the game to complete the scoring. Carrera had 25 carries and 100 yards on the night.
Casa Roble running back Gabriel Alvarado carried the ball 26 times for 214 yards and three TD’s while back-up quarterback Charles Hubbard completed nine of 16 passes for 108 yards in the Ram’s attack.
Hubbard mounted another drive into the red zone in the closing minutes, but Vista Del Lago’s defense held to complete the victory.
A full replay of the game can be seen Satruday at 11 a.m., Tues. Oct. 14 at 7 pm and Wed. Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. on Access Sacramento, Comcast and Consolidated Communications (SureWest) Channel 17, AT&T U-verse Ch. 14 and streamed from www.AccessSacramento.org.
Game of the week next Friday (Oct. 17) heads to Elk Grove for Grant at Monterey Trail Live at 7 p.m.