Atascadero High running back Tanner Thompson carried the Greyhounds to a 30-13 nonleague football road win over Seaside on Friday night to remain unbeaten.
Thompson finished with 20 carries for 183 yards and a score to beat Seaside, previously rated the No. 2 small school in Northern California by CalHiSports.com.
A 35-yard Luke Allen field goal got the Greyhounds started, and a 10-yard touchdown strike from Jessie Whitten to Logan Spouse put the score at 10-7 at halftime.
A 20-point second half was too much for Seaside to overcome. In the third, the Greyhounds added a Tanner Thompson 4-yard touchdown run and a 1-yard touchdown run by Whitten.
Seaside capped the scoring with a 37-yard touchdown pass to Joseph Jacobowski from Ronald Saxton.
Arroyo Grande 35, Cabrillo 14
Arroyo Grande (4-0) has now outscored its opponents 132-27 on the season, scoring more than 30 points in each of its past three games.
The Eagles scored in every quarter and were led by Christian Crichton on the ground. He finished with a team-high 147 yards on 12 carries.
For Cabrillo, Jalen Davenport rushed for 100 yards, and T.J. Babauta rushed for 92.
Centennial 62, Paso Robles 28
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Pioneer Valley 23, Nipomo 12
Nipomo running back Devonte Jackson ran for 150 yards and passed for 100 yards and a touchdown, but the Titans couldn’t overcome Pioneer Valley in the nonleague game.
The Titans (0-3) outgained the Panthers (2-1) 369 yards to 262, but Pioneer Valley came up with big plays when it mattered for the win.
“We are improving, but we are still giving up big plays and shooting ourselves in the foot,” Titans coach Russ Edwards said. “We definitely improved on moving the ball, which is a positive sign going into league play next week.”
Nipomo quarterback Joe Gutshall caught a 60-yard touchdown pass from Jackson and ran for another.
Righetti 34, Templeton 6
Righetti (3-1) led 28-0 at halftime in the nonleague game.
Dylan Jones kicked off the scoring in the first quarter for Righetti with a 35-yard touchdown run.
With 21 points in the second, Righetti decidedly took control of the game. Jimmy Miltimore picked off Eagles quarterback Simon Roth and returned it for a 56-yard touchdown. Luke Wilson was the recipient of a 68-yard pass from Tua Uso for another Warrior touchdown before Uso hit Eric Wilson for a 34-yard touchdown pass in the second.
Later trailing 34-0, Templeton (2-3) got on the board when Tyler Gray caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from Roth.
Santa Maria 27, Mission Prep 0
The Saints (2-2) cruised to victory over the Royals (2-2).
The Saints opened the scoring on a 10-yard reception by Dillon Mershad from David Wilkerson. The rest of the half went scoreless leaving it 7-0 at half.
The third quarter saw the Saints open up their offense. They kicked it off with an 85-yard touchdown reception by Joel Enriquez from Wilkerson. Wilkerson scored himself on a 5-yard run later in the quarter.
Mission Prep quarterback Tyler Baty was 15 of 31 for 156 yards and one interception.
North County Chr. 50, Lighthouse Chr. 6
Austin Boggan ran for three touchdowns, and Tyler Roth added two of his own in North County Christian’s home win.
Roth opened the scoring for the Crusaders (3-0) in the first quarter with a 49-yard run, and Boggan added a 27-yard touchdown run to begin the second.
From there, the Crusaders ran away with it, amassing 238 rushing yards, including 113 from Boggan and 93 from Roth.
The Crusaders were stifling on defense, allowing the Guardians (0-3) just 71 yards rushing on 46 attempts – an average of just 1.54 yards per carry.
Daniel Honeycutt added a 20-yard interception return return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to add an exclamation point to the stellar defensive performance.
King City 39, Coast Union 0
The Broncos (1-3) were shut out in King City.
Sam Rivera caught three passes for 59 yards for Coast Union, while quarterback Omar Catalan had five rushes for 27 yards.