At Mountain View, the Mountain Lions (7-3) scored 35 points in the first quarter to cruise to a comfortable win to lock up a playoff berth. Rincon (0-10) fumbled the opening kickoff, setting the tone for the night, and Mountain View scored five touchdowns of at least 36 yards.
• Highlight reel: Rincon senior running back Brad Davis returned a kickoff 85 yards with about five minutes left in the first quarter, but the Mountain Lions kept the Rangers from scoring.
- Player of the game:
- Mountain View senior Richie Estrada rushed for 179 yards on seven carries, including touchdown runs of 54 and 52 yards.
- By the numbers:
- 48. Mountain View completed just one pass – out of two attempts – for a 48-yard score.
- He said it:
- “We’re just happy to be in the playoffs, whether we host or have to travel on the road.” — Mountain View coach Clarence McRae