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Prep Football Roundup: Late fumble at goal line costs Paso Robles Bearcats a win

Paso Robles High’s Robbie Burbank runs for a touchdown in the first half during the Bearcats’ 21-18 loss Friday night.
Paso Robles High’s Robbie Burbank runs for a touchdown in the first half during the Bearcats’ 21-18 loss Friday night. jmellom@thetribunenews.com

The Paso Robles High football team fumbled away a chance to take the lead at the goal line late in the fourth quarter of a 21-18 nonleague loss to El Diamante on Friday in Paso Robles.

Paso Robles (2-3) was without starting quarterback Thomas Bernal but was able to take an 18-14 lead in the third quarter on the strength of its defense.

“Our defense played pretty well,” Bearcats coach Rich Schimke said. “We pinned them back and they had a long ways to drive.”

The Bearcats drove down to the El Diamante 1-yard line before a fumble switched possession after rolling out the back of the end zone for a touchback.

“After that, they just ran it out on us,” Schimke said.

San Luis Obispo 20, Lompoc 0

Nate Nunno grabbed two 21-yard touchdown passes from Dylan Candaele to put the Tigers up 14-0 at the half.

Vance Craemer scored the game’s final touchdown for the Tigers (2-2, 1-0 PAC 7) in the fourth quarter.

Pioneer Valley 27, Nipomo 22

Eric Penningroth had 28 carries for 201 yards and two touchdowns as the Titans (3-2, 1-1 Los Padres League) couldn’t overcome an 11-point third quarter deficit.

Quarterback Josh Correia was 14-of-26 passing for 191 yards with an interception, and Kevin Britt caught five passes for 95 yards and a touchdown for Nipomo.

Pioneer Valley’s Dan Ando had 101 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries.

Arroyo Grande 38, San Marcos 7

Arroyo Grande’s Russell Perkins scored the first touchdown for the Eagles (4-1) in the first quarter with a 4-yard run and scored again in the third quarter with an 8-yard run.

Anthony Cabreros scored for the Eagles in the second quarter with a 3-yard run, and Garret Owens kept the momentum going with a 41-yard field goal in the third quarter.

Arroyo Grande’s Eric Simon scored the last touchdown on a 9-yard pass from Matt McAustin.

Russel Perkins had 16 rushes for 103 yards, and McAustin threw for 74 yards for Arroyo Grande, which opens PAC 7 play next week, hosting San Luis Obispo.

Shandon 32, North County Christian 14

The Crusaders (0-5, 0-1 Coast Valley League) jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter on 11- and 47-yard touchdown passes from Keelan Willison to Tyler Roth.

Shandon scored three touchdowns in the second quarter, including a 50-yard pass from Aaron Valdez to Jose Diaz as time expired in the first half.

The Outlaws (4-1, 1-0) were led by Rafael Valencia, who had 18 carries for 129 yards and two touchdowns.

North County Christian’s Josh Feld had 140 yards on 30 carries, and Roth added six rushes for 60 yards and four receptions for 68 yards with the two scores.

Willison finished 13 of 24 with 119 yards and two touchdowns.

Farmersville 42, Coast Union 6The Broncos (0-6) got a 2-yard touchdown run from Zach Brooke in the fourth quarter. No other information was provided.

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