LIVERMORE -- With Tim Harris powering Livermore's running game, the Cowboys didn't need to air it out much in their 30-6 win over visiting Newark Memorial.

When they did, though, Harris was a big part of that, too.

Harris rushed for 190 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries, including a 73-yard TD run up the middle in the first quarter. The senior also hauled in one of sophomore quarterback Daniel Crisp's two touchdown passes, an 11-yarder that gave Livermore (1-0) a 17-0 lead after the opening period.

"Timmy's a natural offensive threat," Livermore coach Greg Haubner said. "He's a skilled player who has very good feet, very good hands, and a very good feel for the game."

Not that Harris could take all the credit.

"My offensive line played their butts off," Harris said. "I couldn't go anywhere without finding holes. Our QB handed it right off to me, and I did my thing."

In his debut as the Cowboys' signal-caller, Crisp was 6 of 14 for 64 yards and two TDs, including a 29-yarder to sophomore wide receiver Cameron Johnston at the end of the first half.

Livermore won with a lineup that included 20 new starters, according to Haubner. Harris was the only player on the field who appeared in all 11 of the Cowboys' games last year.

Junior defensive end Zakier Martin led Livermore defensively, recording a sack, forcing one fumble and recovering another.

Senior running back Chevaughn Hosley scored Newark Memorial's only TD on a 27-yard run in the third quarter.


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Livermore 30, Newark Memorial 6

Newark Mem.          0          0          6          0--          6

Livermore          17          6          0          7--          3O

L -- Vega 37 FG

L -- Harris 73 run (Vega kick)

L -- Harris 11 pass from Crisp (Vega kick)

L -- Johnston 29 pass from Crisp (kick failed)

NM -- Hosley 27 run (kick failed)

L -- Harris 2 run (Hosley kick)

Rushing: NM -- Hosley 15-71, Fuller 12-98, Slocum 2-21, Pohndorf 3-(-14), Team 2-(-9), Total 34-165. L -- Harris 22-190, Crisp 4-15, Hunter 5-20, Team 2-(-2), Total 33-233. Passing: NM -- Pohndorf 11-15-79, Traynor 4-5-11, Total 15-20-90. L -- Crisp 6-14-64, Nelson 1-1-12, Total 7-15-76. Receiving: NM -- Fuller 7-49, Arteaga 3-5, Hosley 3-24, Welch 1-11, Reyna 1-1, Total 15-90. L -- Harris 3-13, Mitchell 2-28, Lovett 1-6, Johnston 1-29, Total 7-76. Fumbles/lost: NM -- 4-2; L -- 1-1. Records: Livermore 1-0, Newark Memorial 0-1.