A last-minute touchdown by La Quinta gave the Aztecs a 12-10 upset win over Rancho Alamitos Friday night and threw the Garden Grove League into a three-way tie for first.
Combined with Los Amigos’ 35-26 victory over Bolsa Grande, three teams – Rancho, Santiago and Los Amigos – are all knotted at the top with 2-1 league marks.
The Vaqueros came into the game with a 7-0 overall record.
In Los Amigos’ win, the Lobos built a 21-0 lead, but the Matadors surged back with four second half touchdowns.
Garden Grove built an early 24-7 lead and held off a late charge by Segerstrom to win the Big 4 opener for both teams by the score of 31-23.
With the win, the Argonauts are 7-1 overall and will face Katella next week in a game that will likely decide the league title.
In an Orange Coast League game, Orange (6-2, 4-0) crushed Estancia 53-6. The Panthers’ win keeps them on a collision course with Santa Ana (7-2, 5-0) on Oct. 28 for the OCL crown.
Huntington Beach was battered by Corona del Mar 50-7 in a Sunset League game at Sheue Field. The Oilers are now 5-3 and 1-2. The Sea Kings improve to 5-3 and 2-1.
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