Week 7: San Diego Cavers 50, Patrick Henry Patriots 41
In a game full of offensive fireworks, the San Diego Cavers were able to come away with a 50-41 victory over the Patrick Henry Patriots.
San Diego’s first drive consisted of 10 straight rushes, leading to a 5-yard touchdown rush from Mo Jackson.
Patrick Henry answered with a 6-yard connection from Matthew Castillo to Kai Jessie, tying the score 6-all.
To close out the first quarter, Jackson found the end zone again from 28-yards out this time to give the Cavers a 14-6 lead.
In a touchdown-filled second quarter Castillo added two more passing touchdowns to Luke Carrillo-Batson and Bryce Johnson, respectively, along with a rushing touchdown by Elijaih Lux.
The Cavers had three second-quarter touchdowns of their own, all coming from quarterback Jaden Green.
Green connected with Jeydan Colon and Amare Ary through the air and added a touchdown on the ground. This gave San Diego a 34-28 lead going into halftime.
The Cavers got the ball to open up the half and drove down to the Patriot 32 before fumbling the ball away. Three plays later Castillo found Kadeem Bakare for a 54-yard score that would tie the game 34-all.
San Diego answered immediately with a Jackson 1-yard rush.
Four plays later, Patrick Henry answered again with a 20-yard touchdown rush from Isaiah Jennings. This left the Patriots still trailing, 42-41.
At the end of the third quarter, Patrick Henry got down to the 11-yard line of San Diego.
On fourth down, the Pats threw an incompletion, but there was pass interference on the Cavers, giving Patrick Henry a first down from the 2.
From there, the Cavers stuffed Patrick Henry on four-straight plays and took over from the 8-yard line, up 1, with just over eight minutes left.
The Cavers put together a perfect clock-killing drive, using 17 rushes with five different ball carriers and one pass to finish off the 92-yard drive with a 5-yard touchdown scramble from Jaden Green on fourth down. The Cavers were able to complete a 2-point conversion, putting the game out of reach, 50-41.
Patrick Henry and San Diego combined for 943 total yards of offense for the game.