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Granite Hills Eagles 34, Hilltop Lancers 20

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The Granite Hills Eagles play the villain on Friday the 13th, as they spoil Hilltop’s homecoming by the score of 34-20.   The Eagles with the win improve their record to (5-2) while the Lancers fall to (3-4) on the year.

Hilltop got things started early, however, as kicker David Delgado, nailed a 28-yard field goal to give the Lancers the lead 3-0 in the first quarter.  Following a fumble by the Eagles, Hilltop’s Jeremiah Rivera was able to capitalize on a one-yard touchdown run to extend the Lancer lead 10-0.

Granite Hills responded in the second quarter, thanks to a 33-yard touchdown run by Keyvon Martin, which cut the lead down to 10-6 in the second quarter.  Following another field goal by Delgado, and a 9-yard touchdown run by Eagles quarterback Jacob Siegfried.  The Lancers went into the half with a 13-12 lead.

The homecoming fireworks didn’t stop at halftime, as they kept firing in the form of Granite Hills touchdowns.  The Eagles used the 20-minute halftime break to regroup, as they allowed only one more touchdown the entire second half. 

Granite Hills outscored Hilltop 22-7 in the second half, which ultimately gave them the victory 34-20.

Hilltop’s next opponent will be (4-3) Chula Vista next Friday in a critical Metro-South Bay League matchup.  The Granite Hills Eagles will travel to (3-5) Mount Miguel for a Grossmont Valley League game.

Tune in next Friday night at 10:30 pm for the Prep Pigskin Report on KUSI.  Also make sure to follow our social media accounts on Instagram and Twitter, @redjacketarmy and @kusippr.

PREVIEW:

Week 8 of the PPR travels down to the South Bay, where the (3-3) Hilltop Lancers will have a non-conference matchup against the (4-2) Granite Hills Eagles. This game will be played on a neutral site hosted by Southwestern College at 7:00 pm.

The Eagles head into battle hoping to extend their two-game win streak after beating El Capitan 28-7.  Granite Hills is lead by their dual-threat senior quarterback, Jacob Siegfried.  Siegfried has accumulated nearly 1300 yards in the first six games and will hope to improve that statistic against a well-coached Hilltop defense.

Granite Hills will have their hands full, as they will face Lancers senior running back, Jeremiah Rivera, who is creeping his way up to the 600-yard mark nearly averaging 6.5 yards per carry.  After going past the century mark in two straight games, you can guarantee that stopping the run will be the main point of emphasis for this Lancer defensive front.

Make sure to tune into the Prep Pigskin Report on KUSI at 10:30 pm for highlights from this game and plenty of others within San Diego County.  Follow us on our Instagram and Twitter accounts @redjacketarmy and @kusippr for game updates and information.

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