High School Sports

Arroyo Grande High football team rolls on in playoffs

The Arroyo Grande High football team went Lancaster and routed Antelope Valley 41-0 on Friday night in CIF-Southern Section Northern Division second-round playoff game.

Bradley Mickey had 146 yards rushing and scored three touchdowns for the Eagles (11-1), who led 28-0 at halftime and will host a division semifinal Friday night.

Jeremiah Wright added 62 yards rushing and 77 yards receiving, catching two touchdown passes. Quarterback Sawyer May was 9-of-12 passing for 130 yards and the two touchdowns.

Alex Cecchi had 74 yards rushing, including a 50-yard touchdown run to open the scoring in the first quarter.

The Eagles used a swarming defense to shut down Antelopes star quarterback Morrell Osling III, who had passed for 21 touchdowns this season and run for six more coming into the game. Arroyo Grande intercepted Osling III twice — once by Mickey, and once by Cecchi — and had four sacks.

Cole Cunningham had two sacks, a fumble recovery and a pass defensed in the win over the team ranked 11th in the Southern Section by MaxPreps.com. Sam Ness led the Eagles with eight tackles, and he also had a sack.

The Eagles will host Thousand Oaks on Friday night at 7 p.m. The Lancers defeated Lompoc 34-31 to advance to the division semifinals.

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