(Walnut, CA) In its final regular-season home game of the season, Mt. San Antonio College (8-1, 3-1) chalked up a 31-10 National Central Conference win over Palomar College (5-4, 1-3) on Saturday, Nov. 5.
The Mounties took a narrow 10-7 lead into halftime, but then outscored the Comets 21-3 in the second half to seal the win.
Ike Udengwu III threw for 326 yards and four touchdowns on 25-of-35 passing for Mt. SAC. His top targets were Jaden N. Allen (five catches, 99 yards, TD), Shemar Savage (two catches, 76 yards, 2 TDs), and Lucas Moore (five catches, 46 yards).
Reaven Tribune led the Mounties in rushing, tallying 106 yards on 11 carries, which included a 68-yard run in the third to set up his own three-yard touchdown reception from Udengwu two plays later to put the hosts up, 24-7.
The victory keeps the Mounties tied for second with Cerritos College (7-2, 3-1) in the NCC standings, setting up a showdown in Norwalk on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. The Falcons are coming off a 52-45 NCC loss to conference-leading Riverside City College (9-0, 4-0), the top-ranked team in the state.
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