Running back Adam Crawford scored on a 20-yard run for La Cañada, which got a 40-yard touchdown interception from McConnell. McGoldrick had two 60-yard touchdown runs in the second half.
La Cañada Gladiators 19, Azusa Raiders: 0
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La Cañada: 6,
Azusa Raiders: 6
The Gladiators (1-1-1) scored a late touchdown in the fourth quarter to pick up the tie Sunday. John Monroe recovered a fumble and logged a sack while Tyler Hill, Max Burcher, Danny Pardo, Brian Erickson, Michael Doud and a host of others had many tackles for losses. Augy Saucedo recovered a fumble late in the game to halt a Raider drive.
The Gladiators trailed late until Thomas Stea followed Saucedo’s block into the end zone.
La Cañada: 36,
Azusa Raiders 0
The Gladiators improved to 3-0 with the home win Sunday. They have yet to surrender a point.
On the first play from scrimmage, Kyle Tavizon got through a gaping hole to score on a 78-yard run. Nick McConnell added the two-point conversion to make it 8-0.
Quarterback Jack Philo scored on an eight-yard run to extend the lead to 14-0. McConnell later ran it in to make it 22-0. Jack Philo later hit Matt Erickson on a nine-yard scoring pass. Charlie Bednar also had a rushing touchdown.
La Cañada 21,
Azusa Raiders 0
The Gladiators scored on a 49-yard touchdown run by quarterback Will Lombardo to make it 6-0 early in the first quarter.
Lombardo later tossed a 27-yard touchdown pass to Taylor Meeks to extend the lead to 14-0. Lombardo then scored on a 15-yard run to make it 21-0.
La Cañada 27,
El Monte Jets: 6
The Gladiators improved to 1-1-1 with Sunday’s road victory.
The Jets got on the scoreboard first to make it 6-0 on a 55-yard touchdown run by Jake Johnson. That would be the first of two touchdowns for Johnson. Zachery Washington scored on a 12-yard run. Wide receivers Marceles Clash and Jorge Escandon combined for more than 150 yards.