The Paso Robles High football team pulled out a 42-27 victory in a back-and-forth battle on the road against Madera on Friday night.
Colton Madrigal led the Bearcats (2-1) with 185 yards and four touchdowns on 35 carries.
Quarterback Garrett Nelson had 57 yards on 11 carries, and Jimmy Pacheco had 50 yards on six carries for Paso Robles, which tallied 308 yards of offense on the night, 299 of which came on the ground.
Down 12-6 at halftime, the Bearcats added a touchdown in the third quarter but still found themselves trailing 19-12 entering the fourth.
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That’s when Paso Robles exploded, piling up 30 points in the quarter, including an 89-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown as time expired to seal the victory.