The Wildcats Defense Led by Steven Bradshaw was Dominant Once Again
Paloma Valley’s starting defense was dominant once again, forcing four straight three-and-outs to open the game. Temescal was forced to punt on their first drive after taking the opening kickoff and Mason Carvalho returned it 66 yards for a touchdown
Carvalho scored again on a 27 yard touchdown pass from quarterback Chance Nolan. It was a great night for the junior wide receiver who caught 8 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns and the returned a punt for a TD.
Quarterback Chance Nolan passed for 294 yards and 3 touchdowns. He hit Carvalho for his second touchdown pass early in the second quarter. Nolan then hit Carvalho on a play action pass to the 2 yard line.
Steven Bradshaw proceeded to carry 3 defenders into the end zone on the next play for a 2 yard touchdown run, making it 27-0.Nolan then hit Bradshaw for a 15 yrd gain to the Temescal 4 where Tyrese Tillman ran it in on the next play making it 34-0 at the half.
Paloma Valley scored on their second drive of the second half on a 27 yard pass from Nolan to Thomas Eddington, making it 41-0.
Paloma’s defensive defensive starters dominated the line of scrimmage,forcing most of Temescal Canyon’s drives to end in negative yards in the first 2 and a half quarters when most of them went to the bench. Steven Bradshaw led the team with 11 tackles while Phil Mills applied pressure forcing an errant pass which was picked off by Damian Torres.
Temescal Canyon finally got on the board against Paloma Valley with a 45 yard field goal by Mikey Ibarra. The Titans would block a Paloma Valley punt and Alex Sanchez scored from 15 yards out with 22 seconds left to play.
Temescal Valley will face Perris next Friday. Paloma Valley will be in Lakeside to take on the Lancers.
Photos by David Bradshaw