Week 11 Game of the Week: Montgomery Aztecs 34, Castle Park Trojans 10
With Montgomery and Castle Park playing for a league title, as well as, the Warrior Bowl trophy, there were plenty of unexpected twists and turns including a backup quarterback ending up as the MVP in the game in an Aztec victory over the Trojans, 34-10.
Montgomery starting quarterback Alexander Dixie started the scoring with a 20-yard touchdown run late in the first quarter to give the Aztecs a 7-0 lead.
On the next possession, Trojans quarterback Demarkus Lewis scrambled 63 yards to the end zone to tie the game 7-all.
On the Aztecs’ next drive, Dixie suffered a collar bone injury.
Backup quarterback Keoa Gumataotao came into the game and immediately threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Zach Pearson to retake the lead, 13-7.
Then, with less than a minute to go in the first half, Gumataotao again connected with Pearson from 71 yards out for a touchdown and a 20-7 lead.
Castle Park managed a field goal on their first drive of the second half to cut the deficit to 20-10.
However, Gumataotao continued to throw touchdown passes; a 9-yarder to Isiah King and an 8-yarder to Angel Meredith to make it 34-10 and give the team a Metro-Pacific League title.
Montgomery improved to 9-1 while ending Castle Park’s perfect season at 9-1. Gumataotao finished the night completing 15 of his 19 passes for 223 yards and four touchdowns.