Liveblog: Vikings take on Milpitas in first league game
by Aaron Chum and Jared Schwartz
Published September 28, 2012
The Palo Alto High School football team (2-2-0) fell to the Milpitas High School Trojans (3-1-0), 24-19, on Friday night.
Below is a transcript of the liveblog the Voice ran during the game. Please note that the times listed are an hour earlier than in actuality.
Trojans take a knee. Time runs out as the Vikings lose 24-19.
4th and 10 with 48 seconds to go. Pass intercepted at midfield.
On 3rd and 10, Chryst throws incomplete with 49 seconds left in the game. 4th and 10
On 3rd and 10, pass completed to Williams for the first down.
Trojans line up in victory formation. Fumble! Recovered by Paly at their own 7.
Milpitas picks up a 1st down at the Paly 4.
3rd and 15 for the Trojans with two and a half to go.
On 3rd and 18, incomplete pass by Reed. But roughing the passer gives the Trojans a first down on the Paly 15
Ferocious hit by Davis brings up 3rd and 18.
On 4th and 10, incomplete pass by Chryst. Trojans take over on the Paly 22 with 3:41 left.
Two incompletions bring up 3rd down. Pass incomplete intended for Williams.
4th and 2 from the 16 of Paly. Taken down for a loss, Paly takes over at their own 22.
On 3rd and 3, Reyes stopped short of a 1st down. Timeout with 4:11 left in the game
Series of runs takes the Trojans out to the Paly 25.
Milpitas runs the ball to their own 40 for a 33 yard gain.
Paly punts. Trojans take over at their own 5.
3rd and 5. Davis stopped for a 5 yard loss, bringing up 4th and 10.
Onside kick recovered by Justin Gates-Mouton. 1st down at the Trojans 49.
The pass was 63 yards.
On 4th and 40, Chryst hits Williams on a short pass. Williams breaks a few tackles and rumbles in for the score. PAT is good. Paly still trails 24-19 with 8:51 left in the game.
3rd and long pass caught for a touchdown, called back for offensive pass interference.
On 4 and 2, Chryst incomplete pass. But pass interference on Militas gives the Vikings a first down on the Trojan 27
3rd down pass complete, not quite enough for a first down.
Milpitas fumbles, recovered by Erik Anderson at midfield.
Paly inside kick fails. Milpitas recovers at the Paly 48
2 point conversion failed. 10:55 remaining, 24-12 Trojans.
3rd and 10 on the 16. Chryst pass to Williams, touchdown!
Chryst to Jayshawn Gates-Mouton for 15 yards down to the Trojan 15
Vikings are down 24-6, with possession at the Milpitas 30.
Tolbert runs for a 1st down to end the third quarter.
3rd and 10. Pass complete to Williams for a first down.
Fair catch by Davis, Vikings take over at their own 44.
On 3rd and 4, Via stopped short of a 1st down with 1:30 left in the 3rd.
False start brings up 4th and 14. Pass dropped by Davis, Trojans take over on downs. 1st and 10 from their own 24.
On 3rd and 9, Chryst throws incomplete.
Deep pass for Davis incomplete. 15 yard pass interference penalty gives the Vikings a first down at the Milpitas 20.
Trojans punt. Vikings take over on the Milpitas 35 with 3:41 left in the 3rd
3rd and 8 for Milpitas from their own 10 yard line. Pass almost picked off by Tully McCallister, bringing up 4th down.
Paly punts. Trojans take over on their own 8 with 4:39 left in the 3rd quarter
3rd and 15 from the 43. Pass for Tolbert incomplete, bringing up 4th down.
Tolbert runs for 23 yards to the Paly 48, 1st down.
On 3rd and 12, Vikings pick off a Trojan pass. Viking ball at the Paly 25
Trojans stuffed on two straight carries, bringing up 3rd and long.
Big run by the Trojans to the Paly 43
Paly punts, touchback. Trojans take over on their own 20 with 8:11 left in the 3rd
3rd and 10 for the Vikings from the 44. Long pass incomplete, intended for Davis.
Chryst hits Williams for 19 yards to the Trojan 44.
Vikings take over on their own 20 with 9:42 left in the 3rd quarter.
Trojans’ Vita Vea runs for 38 yards and a score. PAT is good, putting the Trojans up 24-6.
Another Trojan run gets them to the Paly 38
A series of run plays advance the Trojans to their own 46.
Milpitas opens the second half with the ball on their own 20
Trojan quarterback Reed sacked to end the half. Vikings trail 17-6.
Penalty on the Vikings gives the Trojans a new first down
Trojan quarterback returns to the game.
Trojans return the kickoff to their own 41
Chryst pass complete to Jayshawn Gates-Mouton for a 32 yard touchdown. Snap on the PAT is botched. Vikings trail 17-6 with 1:22 to go in the half.
Vikings pick up a first down on a pass to K. Johnson.
Timeout Vikings with 1:41 to go in the half. Ball on the Milpitas 45.
Chryst completes to Williams for a first down. Personal foul on Milpitas gives Paly the ball at the Milpitas 45.
Vikings receive the kick. Ball at the Paly 25.
Incomplete pass to the end zone on 3rd and 12. 36 yard held goal is good, 17-0 Trojans. 2:42 to go in the half.
Trojan quarterback shaken up on the play. Their backup comes in for a play.
Vikings sack the Trojan quarterback. 2nd and 13 from the Paly 19
3rd and 9 from the Vikings 26 for Milpitas. Pass is incomplete. Holding called on Paly gives the Trojans a 1st down at the Paly 16.
Chryst throws another interception. Trojans return the pick to the Paly 27
Penalty on the Vikings. 2nd and 18
Tolbert taken down in the backfield on 1st down. Loss of 3 brings up 2nd and 13. 5:12 to go in the half.
Trojans punt out of bounds. Vikings take over on their own 49.
On 3rd and 12, the pass is incomplete.
Trojan quarterback sacked for a 7 yard loss on 1st down
Chryst throws an interception on 1st down. Trojan ball at their own 35.
Kickoff returned by the Vikings to their own 39.
Reyes runs for 8 yards and a Milpitas touchdown. Trojans lead 14-0 after a successful PAT. 7:40 to go in the half.
Vikings fumble the ball. Trojans recover and return it to the Paly 8.
3rd and 2 from the Trojans 48. Tolbert runs for 2 yards and a 1st down.
Vikings receive the kick. Davis returns the kick to the Paly 44
Vikings muff their own snap. Chryst fumbles and a Trojan defender scoops the ball up and runs in for the score. PAT is good, Milpitas leads 7-0 with 8:34 left in the 2nd quarter.
On 3rd and 2, Chryst is sacked for a 16 yard loss.
Vikings pick up a first down at midfield.
Trojans punt out of bounds. Viking ball at their own 39.
On 3rd and 2, deep pass by the Trojans incomplete.
At the end of the 1st quarter, the score is still 0-0. Trojan ball on their own 28.
Chryst punts, touchback. Trojans take over on their own 20 with 1:04 left in the 1st quarter
Deep pass on 3rd and long incomplete, intended for Johnson.
Chryst sacked back to the 40
On 3rd and 6 from the Vikings 44, Chryst completes the pass to Keesean Johnson to the Milpitas 32.
On 3rd and 5 from the Paly 22, Chryst completes a pass to Davis for 18 yards. 1st down Vikings with 4:29 left in the 1st quarter.
Fumble by the Trojans recovered by Paly at their own 16.
Trojan running back Reyes runs 49 yards on first down to the Paly 20
Punt by Christ downed at the Trojans 31.
On 3rd and 20, Chryst is sacked with 6:50 left in the first quarter. Ball at the Paly 20
Paly receives the Trojan punt and returns it to Paly 34
On 3rd and 6, the Trojans gain 5 yards.
On 3rd and 8, Chryst throws an interception. Trojans return the pick to their own 35. Penalty on Milpitas moves the ball back to their own 19.
Matt Tolbert rushes for 16 yards to the Trojans 42. Just under 10 minutes to go in the 1st.
Christ completes a pass to Malcolm Davis. 17 yard gain to the Paly 44
Jayshawn Gates-Mouton returns the opening kick to the Paly 25.
Paly will receive the ball the start the first half
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