(Torrance, CA) In both teams' first National Central Conference game of the season, host El Camino (4-2, 1-0) held on to defeat Mt. SAC (3-1, 0-1) by the score of 30-24 on Saturday.
The Mounties scored first on a 24-yard field goal by Noah Carlton at the 7:00 mark of the first quarter. The Warriors responded with a 40-yard field goal of their own with 4:40 to play in the first. Both teams scored the bulk of their points in the second quarter with the hosts taking a 24-17 lead into the break.
El Camino took a 30-17 lead at the 5:13 mark of the third and Mt. SAC cut the lead to 30-24 with 1:57 to play in the game, but that was how the game ended.
Alex Flores threw for 316 yards on 29-of-45 passing for the Mounties, tossing two touchdowns and three interceptions. Shemar Savage led the team in receiving yards with 91 on five catches, while teammate Jordan Erby had a team-high eight receptions for 88 yards and one touchdown. Reginald Anderson (five receptions, 48 yards) also had a touchdown catch.
On the ground, Mt. SAC's Keoua Kauni ran for 45 yards on 10 carries and one touchdown.
Mt. SAC will host Riverside (4-2, 1-0) in an NCC game on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m.
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