Mt. SAC Football Wins Big Against El Camino 

Mt. SAC Football team. Photo by Kelli Hofer/SAC Media.

Mt. SAC Football team. Photo by Kelli Hofer/SAC Media.

Coming from a loss last week to Long Beach, Mt. SAC’s football team hosted the El Camino Warriors Saturday, Oct. 21 at Covina District Field.

A slow start for both teams who couldn’t find the end zone. Mounties settled for a field goal with 5:24 remaining in the first quarter. El Camino  kicked a field goal evening the score at 3-3. The Mounties scored two more unanswered field goals in the second quarter, taking a 9-3 lead at the end of the first half.

In the third quarter, Andrew Rodriguez made a 41-yard field goal, the second longest of the season for the 12-3 lead against the Warriors. With 9:14 remaining in the third quarter, Defensive Back Montez Adams picked off the Warriors.

Capitalizing off the Warrior turn over Sophomore Wide Receiver Cameron Coleman connected on a 44-yard pass from Quarterback Jaiave Magalei for the TD giving the Mounties a 19-3 lead. Another successful field goal from Rodriguez in the middle of the third added to the Mountie lead, making it 22-3.

The Warriors came charging back with a 77-yard touchdown followed by a successful 2-point conversion making the score 11-22.

Kicker Andrew Rodriguez made the sixth field goal that would break a 33-year-old record for most consecutive kicks in a game.

In the fourth quarter, both teams scored rushing touchdowns,  Hykeem Massey, running for a 7-yard TD late in the game for a final 32-18 score.

Mt. SAC upped its overall record to 5-2 and 1-1 in conference with three games remaining.

Sophomores Darrian Hambrick (5 catches, 102 yards) and Cameron Coleman (2 catches, 71 yards, TD) were the top two receivers for Mt. SAC.