After's a string of 4 wins, Piedmont's good fortune finally ran out on Friday. They fell to Lincoln 34-44. The defeat was a vexing one since Piedmont were expected to win based on their state ranking.
Senior Jovon Baker was the offensive standout of the match for Lincoln, as he picked up 168 yards on the ground and threw 2 TDs. One of the most memorable plays of the contest was Baker's 85-yard touchdown rush in the first quarter. Additional support came from defensive powerhouse junior Luis Contreras, who racked up 9 tackles.
The loss dropped Piedmont's record to 4-1. The victory bumped Lincoln's record up to 3-0.
Piedmont will have some time to rest before their next matchup, which is against San Leandro in two weeks at 7:00 PM. As for Lincoln, they will face off against El Camino.
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