(Covina, CA) With a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, El Camino College defeated Mt. SAC 45-41 in a National Division Central Conference game Saturday night at Covina District Stadium.
With the loss, the Mounties fall to 4-3 overall and 0-2 in conference.
With 13:58 left in the game, El Camino came right back with a 74 yard touchdown pass of its own for the final scoring play of the game for both teams.
Nava and Malaki Thompson (3 carries, 11 yards) also had rushing TDs for the Mounties.
Mt. SAC trailed at the half, 31-14 on touchdowns by Thompson (3-yard run) and Nava (1-yard run).
The Mounties climbed back to within 10 points, 31-21 early in the third quarter with a 48-yard fumble recovery by defensive back Jarell Sykes. That was followed by two more scores by Mt. SAC, a 31-yard pass-play from Nava to Alloway and a 68-yard run by Massey for the first lead of the game, 34-31 with 4:04 left in the quarter.
That lead lasted just over a minute, as El Camino scored on its next possession for the 38-34 lead. Each team exchanged TDs for the 45-41 final.
The Mounties host Cerritos College next Saturday, October 27 for a 6:00 pm.
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