Unbeaten Kennedy rallies, tops Chatsworth

first_imgKennedy High of Granada Hills twice rallied from deficits and remained unbeaten with an 18-11 nonleague triumph Friday night at Chatsworth. The Cougars (3-0), ranked 18th by the Daily News, overcame deficits of 3-0 in the first quarter and 11-5 in the third quarter behind a Kenny Everett-to-Lucas Williams passing connection and the running of Chris Gadalla. Chatsworth (1-2) drove 73 yards for a touchdown, a 1-yard James Walker run, midway through the third quarter. Troy Cassidy completed a pass to Wes Spire for the two-point conversion and a six-point lead. Kennedy tied the score 11-11 in the fourth quarter when, on fourth-and-9, Everett hooked up with Williams for a 24-yard touchdown. The Cougars then drove 94 yards on 11 plays, with Gadalla scoring the decisive touchdown on a 1-yard run. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Gadallas rushed 31 times for 123 yards. Everett was 7 of 17 for 89 yards, with every completion going to Williams. – P.C. Shaw Sylmar 52, El Camino Real 14: The Spartans (3-0) endured a difficult first half but gained momentum late in the second quarter and pulled away to a one-sided win over El Camino Real of Woodland Hills (1-2). Sylmar took charge after ECR fumbled the ball away on its 25 with 1:22 remaining before halftime. C.J. Gable’s 20-yard run made it 24-14, and Sylmar followed with four second-half touchdowns, two by Gable. Gable ran for 194 yards on 16 carries and caught three passes for 59 yards. John Austin completed 9 of 13 passes for 160 yards and four touchdowns. center_img ECR’s Michael Derby ran for 101 yards and a touchdown. – Nathan Brown Grant 31, Reseda 21: Junior Fred Winborn amassed 298 yards total offense and scored four touchdowns to lead Grant of Van Nuys (1-2) past visiting Reseda. Winborn who rushed for 164 yards on 16 carries and caught three passes for 134 yards, scoring on touchdown runs of 41, 8 and 58 yards and an 88-yard pass from Josh Stein. Stein completed 11 of 18 passes for 217 yards and two touchdowns. Larry Looney rushed 21 times for 202 yards and three long touchdowns for Reseda (0-3). – Jose Balderas Taft 59, Monroe 0: Exavier Johnson passed for 345 yards and six touchdowns as the Toreadors, ranked third by the Daily News, routed visiting Monore of North Hills. Johnson completed 16 of 24 passes and connected with six receivers for touchdowns. Malcom Smith scored three times, on a 53-yard pass from Johnson and runs of 6 and 15 yards. Taft of Woodland Hills (3-0) held Monroe (0-3) to 12 yards total offense. – Bryan Rodgers Canoga Park 28, Cleveland 19: Vincent Argott rushed for two touchdowns and threw two touchdown passes to Kyle Boas to lead the Hunters (2-1) past visiting Cleveland of Reseda (2-1). Argott completed 9 of 21 passes for 124 yards and ran for 39 yards on 10 carries. – Jacob H. Pollon Marshall 45, Poly 10: Marsall of Los Angeles (3-0-1) scored five first-half touchdowns – and saw three more called back on penalties – en route to victory over visiting Poly of Sun Valley. Poly (1-2) lost quarterback Manual Moran on its opening possession with a knee injury. – Kirby Lee Huntington Park 55, Hollywood 14: Jose Rivas amassed 167 total yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Huntington Park (3-0) past visiting Hollywood. Jesse Rivers ran for 190 yards and two touchdowns for Hollywood (2-2). – Rob Moscato North Hollywood 34, Van Nuys 29: Anatolio Garcia’s 4-yard run with 3:40 remaining lifted visiting North Hollywood past Van Nuys. – Alan Stein 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more