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27-6A: Churchill, Johnson, Reagan remain in playoff contention with Friday night wins


Churchill 31, MacArthur 7

Cody Lille rushed for 199 yards and two touchdowns as Churchill powered its way to a 31-7 victory over MacArthur to remain in playoff contention in District 27-6A.

Derek Perez completed two passes on the evening as the Chargers rushed for 303 yards on 54 carries. Both Perez passes went to Incarnate Word commit Liam Capobianco covering 66 total yards and a touchdown. Churchill moved to 3-4 and 2-2 in district play.

Franceau Smith rushed for a touchdown in the third quarter to lead the Brahmas (1-6 and 1-3), who are now mathematically eliminated from playoff contention.

Johnson 38, South San 22

There were many who thought South San would be overmatched in its new district with Northeast ISD in District 27-6A. They were wrong.

Not that South San is about moral victories, but the Bobcats hung tough with Johnson on Friday night before dropping a hard-fought effort to the Jaguars, 38-22.

Junior Justin Rodriguez rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns for the Jaguars, who moved to 5-2 and 3-1 with the victory.

South San’s defense led by underrated defensive end Marquise Sommers held Johnson to 181 total yards. Two lost fumbles were crucial in the loss for the Bobcats, who harshly fell to 2-5 and 1-3 in district play.

After opening the district slate with a win over L.E.E., South San has lost three straight by a total of 23 points including an overtime loss to Roosevelt.

Brenden Rojas and Raul Agosto rushed for touchdowns to lead the South San offense.

Reagan 23, Roosevelt 22

In what could have been a huge shocker in District 27-6A, Reagan held on for a 23-22 victory over Roosevelt as both teams are firmly in the thick of the playoff race in the district.

Junior quarterback Travis Sthele rushed for 112 yards and threw touchdown strikes to Kansas State commit Konner Fox and Stayton Akrom in the victory. Reagan moved to 5-2 and 3-1 and still have district title aspirations heading towards November.

After three quarters, Roosevelt trailed 9-7. Jacobe Jackson rushed for two touchdowns, while underrated junior Rashod Owens caught six Carlos Garibay passes for 116 yards and a touchdown.

The Rough Riders fell to 3-4 and 2-2 with the loss.

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