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Grossmont’s late touchdown pass of 74 yards defeats Poway 20-13

Written by: on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. Follow Staff on Twitter.


By David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Poway High School, Poway, CA-10-2-15-In a hard foot battle that was held at Poway High School the Foothillers of Grossmont High School improve their record to 5-0 on the season as they defeated the Poway Titans at 3-3 by a 20-13 score before a
homecoming crowd looked on.

The Foothillers came back after trailing 7-0 on Jacob Gaines (21 carries for 135 yards) 10 yard touchdown run tied the contest at 7-7 as quarterback Hunter Gaines 19 completions out of 35 attempts with 1 interception for 219 yards threw a 1 yard pass to Khaleel Davis with the PAT good.

In the fourth quarter, The Titans took the lead at 13-7 as qb Rob Sullivan scored on a 1 yard touchdown run with the PAT Blocked. The Foothillers came back as qb Hunter Gaines scored on an 21 yard touchdown with the PAT blocked tied the game at 13-13.

With 5:00 left in the game the Foothillers pulled out a bag of tricks as James Mackey threw a 74 yard halfback pass to Khaleel Davis with Brittany Huff’s PAT Good which made the final score 20-13 in favor of Grossmont.

Grossmont Head Coach Tom Karlo: “For Poway to be at 3-3 is very tough after they have lost to 2 undefeated teams we were underdog coming in the contest tonight our kids fought hard for the win.” “On the 74 yard touchdown play for the score, we used a variety of trick plays our arsenal was our running back was trying to work on a sweep and he threw the long pass to Khaleel Davis we have a ton of those we wanted to run them took some chances and did various plays and it worked out for us.”

“Everyone has keyed in on running back Jake Harr right now he is a good kid and we have a lot of good players on the offensive line everytime when we feed him the ball he caught a few passes and does it all and for us our defense played lights out they are unbelieveable guys to hold Poway to a 13 is very impressive. ”

The Grossmont Foothillers will take on El Capitan in Lakeside, CA on Friday, October 9, 2015 while the Titans of Poway will host Mt. Carmel on Friday, October 16, 2015

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