Cypress’ football group rallied from a 17-point deficit when driving to beat Ventura 33-31 in a wild, CIF-SS Department 7 quarterfinal game Friday.
The Empire League champion Centurions (12-0) emerged for 33 unanswered points and afterwards held on to prolong the best begin in college history.
Coach Rick Feldman’s fourth-seeded squad will play host to top-seeded Serrano (12-0) in the semifinals at Western High following week in a battle of unbeaten teams.
Cypress led 33-17 with concerning 3 minutes left. Ventura (6-6) after that scored as well as included the 2-point conversion to cut the bring about 33-25.
Ventura recouped an onside kick and scored once again to cut the cause 33-31 but Cypress stopped the 2-point conversion.
Standout running back Isaac Hurtado recovered one more onside kick to top an exceptional game. He rushed for 361 lawns on 30 brings. He rushed for 5 touchdowns, including a 96-yard TD run.
Temecula Valley as well as West Cattle ranch will certainly clash in the other semifinal.
In Department 8:
Sunny Hills 49, Notre Dame of Waterfront 24: Elderly quarterback Luke Duxbury tossed two touchdowns and elderly running back Jun Ahn hurried for three scores at Buena Park High as the top-seeded Lancers (10-2) reached the semifinals.
Student Brandon Roberts likewise caught a touchdown and hurried for one more score and Wilson Cal included 6 catches for 102 lawns and also a rating.
Sunny Hills will certainly play Trabuco Hills, a 34-7 winner versus San Gorgonio, in the semifinals.
In late September, the Lancers defeated the host Mustangs 41-34.
In Department 9:
Newport Harbor 24, Monrovia 20: Cole Lavin as well as Justin McCoy hurried for fourth-quarter touchdowns to aid the host Sailors (9-3) rally for the 2nd consecutive week. Newport Harbor trailed 20-10 in the fourth however will play Highland in the semifinals next week. McCoy rushed for 107 backyards while Aidan Goltz do with 10 catches for 118 yards as well as a rating.
In Division 11:
Marina 24, Ontario Christian 21: The host as well as No. 2 seeded Vikings (10-2) progressed to the semifinals for the initial time considering that 1984. They will certainly play Hemet (8-4) in following week.
In Department 13:
Esperanza 18, Fillmore 7: Walter Gooding hurried for about 170 lawns and 2 TDs at Yorba Linda to lead the Aztecs (8-4), that play second-seeded Inglewood (12-0) in the semifinals.