Facing fourth-and-11 with less than minute left in the game, Matt Albright connected on a 58-yard touchdown pass to Nick Kimball to lead the Nipomo High football team to a 15-14 win over Morro Bay in Nipomo on Friday.
The Pirates opened the scoring in the first quarter, but the Titans quickly answered with a 63-yard touchdown pass from Albright to Kimball before they missed the extra point.
Morro Bay (2-5, 0-2 Los Padres League) scored once more in the second quarter to go into the half up 14-6.
Nipomo (4-3, 1-0 LPL) then scored nine unanswered points on a 20-yard field goal by Kimball in the third quarter and on the miracle heave to Kimball.
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“Morro Bay played us tougher than anyone has all year and they deserved to win the game,” Nipomo head coach Russ Edwards said. “Our boys played a great game defensively and kept us in the game.”
The Pirates’ defense held the Titans to 241 total yards and just 2 rushing yards.
Righetti 70, San Luis Obispo 6
The Tigers’ lone touchdown came in the first quarter on a 17-yard Nate Greenelsh catch from Omeed Djassemi.
Djassemi completed 10-of-16 passes with an interception, and Sam Thompson, completed 3-of-6 passes, also with an interception.
The leading rusher for the Tigers’ was Miguel Chavez with eight rushes for 64 yards. Greenelsh had three catches for 40 yards for San Luis Obispo (2-5 PAC 8).
Coast Union 69, Valley Christian 12
Binh Trieu had three touchdowns and 187 rushing yards to lead Coast Union to the victory.
Lane Sutherland had two touchdowns and 129 rushing yards. Alexis Mireles added a touchdown for the Broncos (1-5, 1-0 Coast Valley League).
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