Paso Robles’ Robbie Burbank scored four touchdowns for the Bearcats and ran for 165 yards on 41 carries Friday night in a 62-7 PAC 7 football win at San Luis Obispo.
The Bearcats (4-5, 2-2 PAC 7) defense left the Tigers scoreless for the first three quarters, and the Bearcats scored in every quarter.
Dylan Candaele scored the only touchdown for the Tigers in the fourth quarter with a 7-yard touchdown run.
Nate Nunno had 10 rushes for 80 yards for the Tigers (3-6, 1-4).
Nipomo 40, Santa Maria 6
Kevin Britt led the Titans, gaining 155 yards on eight receptions in the Los Padres League win.
With the win and losses by Santa Ynez and Templeton, Nipomo (6-3, 4-2 LPL) clinched its second playoff berth in school history.
Britt scored one touchdown early in the second quarter on a 50-yard pass from Josh Correia. Correia finished the night with 233 passing yards.
“We had a big night on defense,” Titans coach Russ Edwards said. “I really have to hand it to our defense. They played a heck of a game. They made some big plays early on and managed to cause a season-high six turnovers throughout the night.”
Pioneer Valley 49, Templeton 19
Daniel Wheeler caught a 33-yard touchdown pass for the Eagles (6-3, 3-3 LPL) who could not contain Pioneer Valley (8-1, 5-1) running back Dan Ando.
Ando rushed for a game-high 214 yards on 12 carries, scoring on runs of 47 and 74 yards.
Templeton quarterback Nolan Hildebrand suffered a concussion during the game and was replaced by Simon Roth, who went 1 of 5 for 7 yards.
Hildebrand, who finished 7 of 14 for 107 yards and a touchdown, will be evaluated sometime this week to determine when he will next play, according to the Templeton coaching staff.
Tyler Gray made three catches for 53 yards, and Kevin Kuntz added a 45-yard touchdown run for the Eagles.
Morro Bay 44, Cabrillo 7
Bronson Gonzalez had 20 carries for 191 yards and three touchdowns as the Pirates (5-4, 2-4 LPL) shut down Cabrillo.
The Conquistadores managed just 43 yards of total offense in the first half while Gonzalez and teammate Hylan Lockshaw had already accumulated over 130 rushing yards each.
“Our defense played really well tonight,” Morro Bay coach John Andree said. “Pat Kelly and Darek Mendoza came up with a couple of interceptions that were big for us.”
Lockshaw finished with 187 yards on 15 carries, scoring touchdowns on runs of 58 and 26 yards.
Gardner Kennedy was 6-of-8 passing for 96 yards for Morro Bay, including two passes to Lockshaw for 72 yards.
Gonzalez also had a team-high 17 tackles for the Pirates.
“He had it going on both sides of the ball,” Andree said.
Firebaugh 22, Coast Union 21
Coast Union’s Sam Rivera rushed for 93 yards on 22 carries and a touchdown.
Jake Machado also ran for a touchdown for Coast Union (1-9, 1-4 CVL) and had 13 rushes for 73 yards.
Zach Brooke added 87 rushing yards for Coast Union and threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Matt Sanford.
Mission Prep 42, Kings Christian 0
Kevin Laird rushed for 149 yard on nine carries for Mission Prep (6-3, 4-0 East Sierra League).
Laird finished the night with two touchdowns — one on a 72-yard run and one on a 45-yard interception return.
Patrick Foran opened the scoring for the Royals with a 70-yard kickoff return.