One team kept huffing and puffing. The other flat ran out of steam. Fremont (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
(6-2) scored the most points in the history of California's Central Coast Section with a 90-56 win over Harker, which scored 50 in the first half.
According to the San Jose Mercury News, the previous record was 82 points scored by Evergreen Valley in 2005. That total was matched by Leland in 2008. See all the scoring on Qwixcore.
But Fremont smashed it by outscoring Harker 41-6 in the second half. It trailed 50-49 at halftime but got seven touchdowns by Keenan Smith
, who scored on runs of 48, 65, 59, 36 and 66 yards and caught two scoring tosses both of 46 yards.
One of those was from Joeseph De Los Santos
, who rushed for scores of 49 and 15 yards and added an 82-yard kickoff return.
In scoring plays alone, Smith, a 5-11, 200-pound junior, accounted for 366 yards. In six games prior, Smith had rushed for 898 yards and 11 touchdowns and added eight receptions and three more scores.
According to the Mercury News, quarterback Spenser Quash
threw eight touchdown passes – in the first half alone – for Harker (3-6). In his first eight games combined, Quash had thrown for 15 scores.
Expect to hear totals from this game on Saturday, especially those from Smith.