After taking the lead in the fourth quarter, Oak Park (Calif.)
held on for a 39-14 victory over Simi Valley (Calif.)
on Saturday. The difference for the Eagles was Coppel ran for a touchdown.
The Eagles led 14-7 at halftime, but the Pioneers recaptured the lead on a defensive touchdown with 11:00 left in the fourth. Oak Park finally took the lead for good as Coppel ran for a touchdown with 10:00 to go in the fourth quarter.
OP got 14 points from its defense on the way to victory.
Simi Valley's Cody Daste was the standout player for his team. The senior quarterback threw two touchdowns.
The defeat comes as a step back for Simi Valley, which notched a 19-12 victory over Saugus in its previous outing.
Simi Valley (1-1) will play a non-conference game against Pacifica next week, while Oak Park (2-1) will take on Calabasas also in a non-conference game.This story is based on information MaxPreps obtained from Qwixcore reports. Qwixcore, MaxPreps new live-scoring tool, allows fans to serve other fans by reporting live scores of games from their phones. Occasionally, errors may occur and are usually a result of incorrect data input. For more information on Qwixcore, or to find out how you can Qwixcore your game, please click here.