Leonard sparks Brethren Christian blowout
HUNTINGTON BEACH- Jordan Leonard rushed for 203 yards as Brethren Christian rolled to a 60-6 victory over Excelsior in a nonleague game Friday night at Ocean View High.
Leonard scored on his first carry of the night - a 32-yard run - and added two more touchdowns in the first half as the Warriors (6-1) built a comfortable 33-0 halftime lead against the Eagles (3-3).
Leonard’s second scoring run covered 42 yards out and his third was from 45 yards.
As Excelsior focused on trying to stop the run, Bretheren Christian senior quarterback Joey Gutierrez found open wide receivers throughout the first half, resulting in 161 yards passing and three touchdowns.
The Warriors held Excelsior to just 42 total yards in the first half.
Bretheren Christian continued to dominate in the second half, and extended its lead to 60-0 after three quarters.