Francis Parker Lancers 42, El Cajon Valley Braves 13
Week 1 of the KUSI Prep Pigskin Report is now in the books. One game that occured Friday night was between the Francis Parker Lancers and the El Cajon Valley Braves.
The game kicked off with Francis Parker recovering their own onside kick.
The Lancers made their way to the 6-yard line and quarterback Ryan Sanborn rushed in for a touchdown making the score 7-0.
The Lancers gained possession shortly after and made their way to the 4 yard line. Sanborn then threw a 4 yard touchdown pass to Rusty Childs. Sanborn would pass for another touchdown, this time connecting with Jonathan Gordon.
El Cajon Valley tried to close the half with a touchdown but only managed a first down when sophomore quarterback Joe Malone threw a 46-yard pass to Brandon Robinson.
The Lancers regained possession and closed the half with Ryan Sanborn rushing in a 4-yard touchdown leaving the score 28-0 at halftime.
At the start of the second half, Francis Parker gained possession and Sanborn connected with Rusty Childs once again this time for a 33-yard touchdown pass.
When the Braves tried to pass, Sam Carrillo of the Lancers would intercept the pass and return it for 18 yards giving Francis Parker possession. Sanborn would then find his way in the end-zone again this time rushing in from the 3 yard touchdown making the score 42-0 by the end of the third quarter.
When the fourth quarter began, El Cajon Valley began playing a fourth quarter game. Damarius Hyde would rush for a 1-yard touchdown. The Braves the regained possession quickly and Joe Malone rushed in for a 40-yard touchdown.
The Lancers would take home this win with a final score of 42-13.
It’s that time of the year again – time for the KUSI Prep Pigskin Report to begin and this year is the 20th year of the PPR. Many games are set to go on this week and one game to check out is the Francis Parker Lancers taking on the El Cajon Valley Braves.
The Braves went 2-9 last year and ended their season with an unfortunate loss to Serra with a final score of 50-9. Starting quarterback Atlantis Eidejus achieved 194 total passing yards due to the team’s heavy reliance on former running back Maquel Garner. The Braves are ranked 15th in Division IV.
As for the Lancers, last year they went 3-7 and ended their season with a win against Maranatha Christian with a final score of 28-13. Quarterback Ryan Sanborn ended the season with 1,282 passing yards and 665 rushing yards. The Lancers are currently ranked 4th in Division V.
The game will be held this Friday August 17th at 7:00 PM at El Cajon Valley High School. If you can’t make the game or you want to watch the highlights then be sure to watch the Prep Pigskin Report on Friday night at 11 P.M. on KUSI. You can also follow @redjacketarmy on Twitter for scoring updates.