Eagles beat the Roosevelt Rough Riders of Fresno, 55-21
–The Templeton Eagles beat the Roosevelt Rough Riders of Fresno, 55-21, in a first round playoff game in the CIF- Central Section.
Templeton QB Tyler Kaschewski ran for five touchdowns and completed two touchdown passes. Marino D’Alfonso caught the two touchdown receptions for the Eagles.
During the game, the Rough Rider coaching staff was penalized several times for walking out onto the field. Just before the game ended, several Roosevelt players assaulted Templeton players and one referee. The rest of the Roosevelt team swarmed on to the field. The coaching staffs stopped the melee quickly. Fortunately, there were no serious injuries. Although there 9.6 seconds left to play, the refs ended the game. The teams did not perform the customary post-game handshake.
Coach Don Crow said, “This is a big victory for the Eagles. Next Friday our opponent will be tougher.”
The Templeton Eagles advance to the second round. They will host Kennedy of Delano Friday night. Kennedy beat Santa Maria 40-22 to advance.
In Visalia, Redwood High School beat Atascadero 49-6 in another first round playoff game.
In San Luis Obispo, Mission Prep beat Mira Monte of Bakersfield 49-21.