The host Grizzlies rolled up 518 yards of total offense in a victory over the Cowboys.

C. J. Cornwell led the Grizzlies in both rushing and receiving and scored four times, all in the first half, pacing a California attack that did not have to punt.

Cornwell scored on a 9-yard run just 33 seconds into the game to put the Grizzlies up 7-0, and would go on to score three more touchdowns in helping California build a 35-14 lead. Cornwell finished with 123 yards rushing on just four carries and also

hauled in six passes for 101 yards.

"We were really just trying to take what the defense gave us," Grizzlies' coach Eric Billeci said, "We played a better defensive game tonight, too."

California also got a nice performance from quarterback Cameron Owen, who in addition to two scores to Cornwell, found Shane Haley on a 37-yard touchdown pass to help pad the Grizzlies' lead. Owen would finish with 169 yards passing, completing 9 of 14 passes.

The Cowboys were able to mount several impressive drives, including an 85-yard march in the first quarter capped by quarterback Max Kreger's 1-yard keeper to tie the score at 7-7. Livermore was also able to go 80 yards in the second quarter to pull within 27-14 on Kreger's second score of the night, that one a 2-yard sneak.


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But the Cowboys were unable to match the Grizzlies' potent attack and fell behind further each time it was forced to give up the ball. Louie Hernandez led Livermore with 110 yards rushing, while Kreger chipped in with 108 on the ground. Subhan Niazi scored three second half touchdowns for California.

California 56, Livermore 28

Livermore          7          7          0          14--          28

California          14          21          7          14--          56

C -- Cornwell 9 run (Grixti kick)

L -- Kreger 1 run (Galat kick)

C -- Cornwell 56 run (Grixti kick)

C -- Cornwell 10 pass from Owen (Grixti kick)

C -- Haley 37 pass from Owen (kick failed)

L -- Kreger 2 run (Galat kick)

C -- Cornwell 34 pass from Owen (Johnson run)

C -- Niazi 7 run (Grixti kick)

C -- Niazi 4 run (Grixti kick)

L -- Harris 98 kickoff return (Galat kick)

C -- Niazi 5 run (Grixti kick)

L -- Woolbridge 9 pass from Kreger (Galat kick)

Rushing: L -- Hernandez 15-110, Kreger 22-108, Harris 6-13, Houghton 1-2. Totals 44-233. C -- Cornwell 4-123, Aganjuomo 2-54, Johnson 3-44, Niazi 6-32, Bierwith 3-29, Goularte 3-23, Terry 2-10, Rodriguez 2-6, Owen 1-4, Lorenz 2-(-7). Totals 28-318. Passing: L -- Kreger 8-10-0 96. C -- Owen 9-14-0 169, Lorenz 2-2-0 31. Totals 11-16-0 200. Receiving: L -- Houghton 3-70, Wooldbridge 2-17, Harris 3-9. Totals 8-96. C -- Cornwell 6-101, B. Guardino 2-37, Haley 1-37, Lepere 1-17, Palmer 1-8. Totals 11-200. Fumbles/lost: Livermore 1/0; California 1/0. Records: Livermore 2-6, 0-4 EBAL; California 7-1, 4-1.