The Arroyo High football team needed a jump-start for its offense entering the fourth quarter Saturday against visiting Oakland Tech, and DeJon Savage provided the electricity.
The senior scored on a 48-yard run with 5:19 remaining, and Carlos Jimenez tied the score at 13 with the point-after kick. Savage provided the winning score when he caught a pass from Isaac Tapia and sprinted for a 71-yard touchdown with 59.5 seconds remaining in a 20-13 Arroyo victory.
Oakland Tech (2-2) proceeded to drive to the Arroyo 3 before time ran out. Arroyo improved to 2-2.
Berean Christian 28, St. Patrick-St. Vincent 27: Aaron Alexander caught a 74-yard touchdown pass with two seconds left, then caught a short out on the two-point conversion to lead the host Eagles to a Tri-County Athletic League Rock Division victory over the Bruins.
The Bruins (1-4, 0-1 TCAL Rock) turned the ball over on downs with 15 seconds left, and Berean Christian (2-3, 1-0) took over at its own 26. On the first play, backup quarterback Jax Cuddihy threw to Alexander, who raced for the end zone.
On the two-point conversion, Alexander caught the ball at the 1-yard line and muscled his way into the end zone.
-- Curtis Pashelka
Salesian 40, Pinole Valley 21: De'Angelo Hernandez scored on his first two touches, and the Pride never trailed in its TCAL Rock Division win.
Hernandez capped Salesian's opening drive with a 15-yard scoring run. After Pinole Valley (1-4, 0-1 TCAL Rock) punted, he took a handoff 57 yards for another touchdown. Hernandez finished with 221 rushing yards and three scores.
Michael Page added two touchdowns -- a 4-yard run in the second quarter and an interception return on the final play of the game -- and rushed for 118 yards.
The Pride (5-0, 1-0) rolled up 496 yards of offense.
-- Stephanie Hammon
Moreau Catholic 19, Kennedy-Fremont 18: Playing its first Mission Valley Athletic League game in 20 years, Moreau Catholic got a huge defensive stand on a fourth-and-4 with 1:43 left to preserve a win over Kennedy at Tak Fudenna Stadium.
It was the Mariners' first MVAL win since 1992, when they beat Irvington 35-7.
D.J. Souto rushed for 160 yards on 24 carries for the Mariners (3-2, 1-0 MVAL). Justin Staley completed 12 of 17 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns for Kennedy (1-3, 0-1)
-- Steve R. Waterhouse, Correspondent
Piedmont 19, Washington-San Francisco 6: Highlanders quarterback Spencer Kim played the first half of the nonleague game at Washington-San Francisco despite a broken left pinkie. He still threw for 132 yards and a touchdown to lead the Highlanders (4-1) over the host Eagles (0-3).
-- Damin Esper, correspondent
Hartnell 22, Contra Costa 19, OT: Eloy Portela kicked a 28-yard field goal and the Comets (2-2) could not respond on their possession in overtime as the Panthers (2-2) earned a nonconference win.
-- Nick Norvell, correspondent