Alarm Clock Pep Rally Game: Steele Canyon 39 at Grossmont 36
The Week 8 Jack in the Box Alarm Clock Pep Rally game an upset as Steele Canyon steals a victory 39-36 over Grossmont High School.
the game decided in the final seconds. Cougars on driving after the 4th down conversion of sophomore Thomas Fishburne to Sean Todd. With 16.5 seconds to go Fishburne scrambling finds an open Pierre Alexander. The two point conversion is good and that would be your game winner.
This game was a complete back and forth battle.
The Foothillers celebrating their 95th Homecoming, but the Cougars strike first. Sean Todd with the touchdown run to give them a 7-0 lead.But the Foothillers strike back on the Hunter Gaines to Dominique Guevara touchdown. Jake Harr set up the Foothillers 2nd touchdown with an 88 yard scamper. It would be capped with a Gaines to Kahleed Davis touchdown on 4th down giving Grossmont a 16-7 lead. Cougars Amir Harris’ touchdown run would cut that lead to two.
Second half momentum really seemed in the Cougars favor as they scored off the Grossmont fumble thanks to Wayne Barela. But the Foothillers weren’t going down. Gaines with the QB keep and then a TD pass to Kyle Pineda for the second time and for a 36-31 lead.
Grossmont’s offense stalls and the defense is left to stop the Cougars. After two near picks by Alex Lilliard they are forced to punt. Steele Canyon on their own 45 with 1:26 to play. After the big 4th down conversion the Foothillers gave Fishburne too much time.
Steele moves to 4-3 handing Grossmont their first loss of the season.
The Week 8 the Jack in the Box Alarm Clock Pep Rally game takes us to Grossmont High School. The Foothillers will be hosting Steele Canyon in a Grossmont Hills league battle.
Grossmont is undefeated this season with a 6-0 record. A big part of that is an offense that averages 30 points a game. They are lead by Senior running back Jake Harr and Junior quarterback Hunter Gaines. Senior Kahleed Davis has caught nine touchdown passes for the Foothillers in 2015 as well as two punt returns for touchdowns. Gaines left last week’s shutout victory over El Capitan after a tough hit that injured his back.
Regardless of Gaines availability the 3-3 Cougars will be ready to battle. They are coming of a tough loss to Helix that puts the Cougars at the bottom of the league. The Cougars are led by sophomore QB Thomas Fishburne. The Steele Canyon rush game can also be a challenge. Senior Pierre Alexander and Malcolm Anders helping to get them to their even record. In order to get the win over Grossmont they will need to play perfect football.
Grossmont will be celebrating their homecoming. Highlights of the game can be seen on the Prep Pigskin Report at 10:30 on Friday night.