Arroyo Grande vs. Atascadero: With a four-touchdown performance from running back Henry Adelman, Arroyo Grande High's football team downed Atascadero 35-19 tonight in the PAC 7 opener for both teams.
Arroyo Grande (3-1) beat Atascadero (2-2) for the first time since 2005.
Adelman scored all his touchdowns in the first half. He punched in one from 2 yards out with 8:49 left in the first, and then one from 1-yard out with 3:33 left in the opening quarter.
Adelman then scored on a 3-yard run with 10:37 left in the half and then again on a 5-yard touchdown run with 4:39 left in the half.
Garrett Owens scored the Eagles’ only other TD, running back an interception 37 yards for a score with 6:19 left in the third.
For Atascadero, quarterback Robert Berwick connected with Logan Sprouse for 21-yard and 10-yard touchdown catches.
Berwick also had a 4-yard touchdown run for Atascadero.
- San Luis Obispo 25, Paso Robles 21
- Arroyo Grande 35, Atascadero 19
- Cabrillo 28, Templeton 21
- Nipomo 33, Santa Maria 16
- Pioneer Valley 28, Morro Bay 14
3rd quarter updates
Arroyo Grande vs. Atascadero: Atascadero High quarterback Robert Berwick and the Greyhounds are showing they’re not ready to throw in the towel just yet in tonight's PAC 7 football game in Atascadero.
Berwick connected with Logan Sprouse for a 21-yard touchdown pass, his second in the game, to cut Arroyo Grande's lead to 35-13 through three quarters.
Arroyo Grande defensive back Garrett Owens ran back an interception 37 yards for a touchdown to give the Eagles a 35-6 lead early in the third quarter after they led 28-6 at halftime.
- Pioneer Valley 13, Morro Bay 7, end of 3rd quarter
Arroyo Grande vs. Atascadero: Arroyo Grande High's Henry Adelman is proving to be too much for Atascadero tonight as the senior running back scored four first-half touchdowns to give the Eagles a 28-6 halftime lead in the PAC 7 opener for both teams in Atascadero.
Adelman scored on 5-, 3-, 1- and 2-yard rushes against Atascadero, and gained 27 yards off eight carries. He also had three rushing touchdown runs in last week's 56-21 nonleague win over Cabrillo.
Robert Berwick found Logan Sprouse on a 10-yard touchdown pass to score Atascadero’s first points of the half with just one second left in the second quarter.
On the ground, Deontae Barnes leads Atascadero with 50 yards off 12 carries.
Berwick has also gone 7-of-15 passing with 71 yards, a touchdown and interception.
Arroyo Grande quarterback Brent VanderVeen is 5-of-9 passing for 79 yards and rushed six times for 30 yards.
San Luis Obispo vs. Paso Robles: The San Luis Obispo High football team’s offense broke a few eggs in the first quarter, but fullback Jacob Flores saved the Tigers’ bacon by the half in tonight's PAC 7 game at Holt Field.
Looking to beat Paso Robles for the first time since 2006, San Luis Obispo led Paso Robles 18-13 at halftime with two touchdowns on 159 yards rushing by Flores and a wild passing touchdown that came off a tipped pass by the reigning Tribune County Player of the Year.
The Tigers lost two fumbles in the first quarter and fell behind by scores of 7-0 and 13-6 before taking the lead on a 57-yard run by Flores late in the second quarter.
Flores also scored on a 31-yard run, and the other San Luis Obispo touchdown was scored on a 32-yard pass to Trevor McGuire on third-and-long.
Backpedalling toward midfield, Tigers quarterback Garrett Giovannelli threw a lob in the air toward two Bearcats defenders. Safety Elias Stokes leapt up to intercept the pass, but when it bobbled out of his hands, McGuire snuck by to haul in the deflection.
Paso Robles scored its touchdowns on a 27-yard screen pass from Stokes to Dakota Salazar and a 1-yard run by Colton Maadrigal.
- Pioneer Valley 10, Morro Bay 7
Arroyo Grande vs. Atascadero: In a battle of two PAC 7 heavyweights, Arroyo Grande High's football team has taken the early advantage tonight in Atascadero. The Eagles lead the Atascadero Greyhounds 21-0 early in the second quarter.
Gabe Deleon got the Eagles started in a big way, taking Arroyo Grande’s first run for 49 yards on its first offensive play of the game. Henry Adelman then capped the drive with a score, punching in a 2-yard touchdown run to put the Eagles up 7-0.
Adelman scored twice more, on a 1-yard score with 3:33 left in the first quarter, and then from 3 yards out with 10:37 left in the second, to take a 21-0 lead.
Atascadero didn't get its first first down of the half until there was 9:09 left in the second quarter.
San Luis Obispo vs. Paso Robles: Paso Robles High’s Elias Stokes hit Dakota Salazar for a 27-yard touchdown pass, and San Luis Obispo was hampered by two first-quarter turnovers as the Paso Robles football team took a 7-0 lead into the second quarter of tonight’s PAC 7 game at Holt Field.
The game is the PAC 7 opener for both teams. San Luis Obispo is 3-1, and Paso Robles is 1-1.
- Pioneer Valley 10, Morro Bay 0, end of 1st quarter
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