Gomez's huge first half leads to St. Margaret's rout
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - Oscar Gomez was unstoppable Friday night, rushing for 196 yards and two touchdowns in the first half as St. Margaret’s routed Frederick Douglass, 69-12, in a nonleague game at St. Margaret’s High.
Quarterback Josh Davis passed for 142 yards, and four of his five completions went for touchdowns for the Tartans (5-1). Davis spread the ball around, hitting a different receiver on each of his touchdown tosses.
Gomez added another touchdown on one of this two second-half carries. He finished with 201 yards but struggled with ball security, fumbling twice inside the Tartans’ 20-yard line.
St. Margaret’s defense largely kept the Lions (2-4) bottled up and even generated some points with two touchdowns.
With 7.39 left in the third quarter, Alex Waller picked up a fumble and ran it in for a 5-yard touchdown. Just two minutes later, Brandon Suchand returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown, giving the Tartans a 55-12 lead. Suchand also scored on offense, hauling in a Davis pass for a 64-yard touchdown.
Tartans running back Nick Schanks rushed for 48 yards on six carries in the second half and his 22-yard touchdown capped the scoring.