The Miramonte High football team scored 23 first-quarter points and didn't look back as they beat Alameda 44-14 in a nonleague game on Sept. 20.
Dominic Paoletti did the bulk of the damage for host Miramonte (3-1) as he returned an Alameda punt 55 yards for a touchdown following the opening possession of the game. On the ensuing possession, an Alameda punt ended up in its own end zone resulting in a safety. Paoletti followed up that miscue with a five-yard touchdown run.
Senior quarterback Drew Anderson connected with Matador receivers for four touchdowns, his first on an 80-yard pass to Will Fuller with 2:33 left in the first quarter.
Alameda quarterback Elijah Hernandez rushed for 190 yards on 15 carries and added two touchdowns (one rushing). He found Keelan Doss on a 12-yard fade route in the end zone, which put the Hornets (2-1) on the scoreboard with 42 seconds left in the third quarter.
The Hornets' Omar Badr carried the ball 11 times for 76 yards. Doss had 64 receiving yards on four catches to go with his touchdown.
Serra-San Mateo 49, Encinal 13: Two weeks after letting an upset of nationally ranked De La Salle slip through their fingers, the visiting Padres punished the Jets for their first win of the season.
Serra (1-1) had 415 yards of total offense by halftime and finished with a school-record 626. The Padres never trailed, jumping out to a 28-0 lead and holding a 35-6 advantage at the half.
The Padres rushed for 385 yards and also posted 241 yards through the air.
Encinal (2-1) struggled mightily against the Serra defense. The Jets amassed just 66 yards of offense, 30 of which came on a fourth-quarter touchdown pass from Taivale Tautalatasi to Kealii Pedro.
-- Chace Bryson, correspondent