Search:

La Habra keeps streak intact with win over Troy

CONTRIBUTING WRITER

FULLERTON – After going through its usual tough nonleague schedule, La Habra went back to something else that’s usual for the Highlanders – winning Freeway League games.

A pair of second-half touchdowns broke a 10-10 tie and gave the Highlanders a 24-10 victory over Troy on Friday night at Fullerton High.

It was the 46th consecutive league win for the Highlanders (3-3, 1-0), a record for an Orange County school. Troy (4-2, 0-1) did make it interesting when Josiah Norwood completed a 24-yard touchdown pass to Mikale Hill with 7:38 left in the third period to make it 10-10.

La Habra, ranked seventh in this week's CIF Division 2 coaches poll, then drove 65 yards in 12 plays. Zach Fogel threw a 9-yard scoring toss to Prince Ross to give the Highlanders the lead for good.

La Habra took an early lead on a 5-yard touchdown run by Fogel. The score was set up by a 28-yard pass from Fogel to Ross, a 17-yard run by Fogel and a 15-yard scamper by Derirck Corso.

Troy, ranked seventh in CIF Division 5, then covered 70 yards in 14 plays but had to settle for a 28-yard field goal by Austin Leocadia with 10 seconds left in the period.

Holden Remme increased the La Habra lead to 10-3 with a 28-yard field goal midway through the second quarter.

Madison Wheeler gave the Highlanders some breathing room when he scored from 2 yards out with 8:29 left in the contest.

The Highlanders finished with 319 yards in offense. Jacobah Fuamutu led La Habra with 72 yards rushing on eight carries, while Fogel ran nine times for 71 yards.

Troy, the last team to defeat La Habra in league play 10 years ago, accumulated 206 yards in offense. Norwood ran 10 times for 66 yards, while Skyler Taylor also carried 10 times for 57 yards.


See archived 'Sports' stories »
 


SoCal Prep Legends
Search Players


Basketball:

San Clemente 41, Trabuco Hills 40 - 00:00 1OT QT - Completed

Soccer:

Ventura 0, Valencia 1 - 00:00 2nd Half - Completed

Basketball:

Gahr 61, Los Alamitos 63 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed

Basketball:

Huntington Beach 64, Loyola 70 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed

Basketball:

Woodcrest Christian 74, Santiago 59 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed

Basketball:

Godinez 30, Mission Viejo 29 - 00:00 2nd QT - Completed

Soccer:

Saddleback 3, Santa Ana Valley 3 - 00:00 2OT Half - Completed

Basketball:

South Pasadena 52, Ocean View 45 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed

Soccer:

San Clemente 3, Esperanza 0 - 00:00 2nd Half - Completed

Basketball:

Downey 63, San Clemente 66 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed