The Bishop O'Dowd High football team achieved its first West Alameda County Conference-Foothill Division victory of the season with a 28-15 home win over Hayward on Oct. 25.
The Dragons defense was impressive, forcing five fumbles and recovering three of them. Majied Bey had three interceptions, including a pick-six.
Bishop O'Dowd will try to make it two in a row when it travels to face Berkeley on Nov. 1. The kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
In the Oct. 25 game, O'Dowd quarterback Chris Hagmaier only threw for 76 yards, but two of his six completions went for touchdowns. Deshawn Brown had two catches for 48 yards and a score, and Greg Iglesias caught the other scoring pass, his one catch of the game.
A blocked punt early in the second half gave the Farmers a safety and made the score 14-9. Rodrigo Otormin scored on a run for Hayward's second touchdown in the fourth quarter, but O'Dowd answered right back with its own score, a two-yard score from John Zelaski that iced the win.
Tennyson 45, Piedmont 21: The Lancers unleashed a dominant rushing attack to come away with an impressive WACC-Shoreline Division road victory in Piedmont on Oct. 25. Piedmont (4-4, 2-1 WACC-Shoreline) will look to bounce back when it hosts Arroyo on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.
The Lancers produced 373 total rushing yards, including 287 in the first half. The Lancers scoring five of their six touchdowns via the ground and pulled away early, never allowing the Highlanders' energetic homecoming crowd to get into the game.
Tennyson (5-3, 2-1 WACC-Shoreline) led 15-0 after the first quarter on touchdown runs of 6 and 1 yard by Joshua Handy. Piedmont scored on its second possession of the game on a 74-yard pass from Spencer Kim to Atu Ohuafi, slicing into the Lancers' lead at 15-7 with 10:55 left in the second quarter.
The Lancers responded by outscoring Piedmont 20-7 during the remaining ten minutes of the second quarter for a 35-14 halftime lead. Piedmont's (4-4, 2-1) big-play receiver Ohuafi added a 72-yard score to his earlier touchdown, finishing with 165 receiving yards.
-- Jim Bucci, correspondent
McClymonds 56, Skyline 0: The host Warriors' LaVance Warren rushed for 161 of his 196 yards in the first half and scored a career-high five touchdowns in three quarters while McClymonds' defense was also top-notch in an Oakland Athletic League victory over Skyline
McClymonds' defense limited Skyline (1-6, 1-1 OAL) to 19 total yards in the game, including negative-17 yards rushing. The Warriors (5-2, 2-0) also forced three Skyline turnovers.
The Warriors broke open the game with 28 points in the second quarter.
Skyline will aim to rebound from the loss when it hosts Fremont on Nov. 1 at 3:30 p.m.
-- Phil Jensen
Oakland Tech 20, Castlemont 13: After edging the Knights on Oct. 25, the Bulldogs (3-4, 1-1) will try to make it two OAL victories in a row when it travels to face Oakland on Nov. 1. The kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.