Liveblog: Vikings take on Homestead in league matchup
by Aaron Chum and Jared Schwartz
Published October 5, 2012
The Palo Alto High School football team (3-2-0) defeated the Homestead High School Mustangs (2-3-0), 55-14, on Friday night in Cupertino.
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.
Check out a recap of the game here.
The clock runs out. 55-14 Paly.
Ward runs for 60 yards and a touchdown. Extra point makes it 55-14.
Vikings with the ball with under 2 minutes left
Mustangs fumble, Vikings recover at their 27
Paly punts on 4th down. Out of bounds on the Paly 31.
On 3rd and 12, Frick’s pass falls incomplete. 4th down for the Vikings
Kim runs for a 5 yard touchdown. 48-14 Vikings.
Vikings prepare for a goal line stand
Series of runs by Homestead to the Paly 20.
On 3rd down, Mustangs convert for a first down. Homestead ball on the Paly 44
3rd quarter comes to an end, 48-7 Vikings.
On 3rd down, Hirscbek runs for a first down
Play fumbles, recovered by Homestead at the 12.
Another run by Anderson down to the 5. 1st and goal with 1:50 left in the 3rd quarter
Erik Anderson runs for 22 yards down to the Homestead 19
Vikings stop the Mustangs on 3rd down. Punt on 4th down, Vikings take over on the homestead 41
A look at Ward’s touchdown to put the Vikings up 48-7.
Mustangs take over at their own 14 after the return. 5 minutes to go in the third.
Romaine Ward runs in for a 1 yard touchdown. PAT no good. Paly up 48-7 with 5:09 left in the 3rd quarter
Chryst completes the long pass to Keesean Johnson for 26 yards to the 2 yard line.
On 4th down, the Mustangs punt to Davis, who returns it to the Homestead 32.
On 3rd and 4, Homestead RB stopped for no gain. 7:28 left in the 3rd quarter
Mustangs take over on their own 7
On 3rd and 8, Chryst completes the pass to Jayshawn Gates-Mouton, who takes it for 56 yards and the score. 42-7 Vikings after the PAT,
On 4th and 14, the Mustangs punt. David returns it to the Vikings 44.
On 3rd and 6, Hirscbeck sacked. 4th down at the Mustang 31
Mustangs run for 11 yards and a first down to the 34
Mustangs return the ball to their 23
Mustangs to receive to start the second half
Halftime. 35-7 Vikings.
Mustangs return the kick to their own 14
Tolbert runs in for a 2 yard touchdown. PAT is good. Paly leads 35-7 with 36 seconds left in the half
Anderson takes it down to the Mustangs 2.
Chryst hits Jayshawn Gates Mouton for 12 yards. 1st down on the 10
On 3rd and 23, Hirschbek’s pass is intercepted by Malcolm Davis. Paly ball at the Mustang 22
Hirschbek sacked for an 11 yard loss bringing up 3rd and 23.
Tolbert fumbles. Homestead recovers and takes over in their own 34 with 2:30 left in the half
Chryst’s pass is complete to Davis for 21 yards.
Chryst hits Justin Gates Mouton for 18 yards to the Paly 42
Davis returns out to the 24 with 4 minutes remaining in the half.
Cho runs for 14 yards and a touchdown. Extra point is good, 28-7 Paly.
On 3rd and 6, Mustang RB runs for 7 yards and a first down down to the Paly 14
On 3rd and 6, Mustangs convert again.
A couple good plays by the Vikings defense bring up another 3rd and 10. They convert again, to the Vikings 46.
On 3rd down, the Mustangs convert on a pass, taking it to their own 40.
Series of runs bring the Mustangs out to their own 31. 3rd and 5 upcoming.
Mustangs run for another few yards
Mustangs take over on their own 6
Tolbert runs it in for a 20 yard score. PAT good, 28-0 Vikings.
A short gain on 1st down brings up 4th and long. Returned by Davis to the Mustangs 11 yard line.
Vikings huddle at the end of the 1st.
Hirschbek sacked for a big loss. 3rd and 21 from their own 4 yard line for the Mustangs as the 1st quarter comes to an end.
False start. 1st and 15 homestead from their own 15
Mustangs return the kickoff to their own 20.
Erik Anderson scores on a 4 yard run. PAT is good. Paly leads 21-0 with a minute left in the first quarter.
Chryst pass to Davis for 32 yards down to the 4.
Mustangs punt out of bounds at the Homestead 46.
On 3rd and 6, Mustangs fail to complete the pass. Homestead to punt
Paly kicks off, returned to the Mustangs 26. Penalty moves them back to the 12 yard line, 1st and 10.
60 yard return by Malcolm Davis for the touchdown. PAT is good. Paly up 14-0 with 2:52 left in the first quarter.
Homestead to punt.
On 2nd down, Hirschbek is taken down for a sack bringing up 3rd and 16.
Chryst sacked and fumbled. Homestead recovers at their own 44.
On 1st down, Tolbert runs it to the Homestead 36 for a 24 yard gain.
On 2nd and 5 from the Viking 34, Justin Gates-mouton runs for 6 yards and a first down. 5:25 left in the first quarter
Mustangs punt downed by Homestead at the Paly 28.
On 3rd down, Mustang QB Hirschbeck completes pass but short of a 1st down.
Mustangs start with the ball on their own 26.
On 3rd and 8, Tolbert runs for a 19 yard touchdown. PAT is good. Paly leads 7-0 with 7:52 left in the first quarter.
On 4th down, the Mustangs punt. Returned by Davis to the Homestead 21.
Timeout on the field
On 3rd and 6, Mustang quarterback is sacked at the Homestead 22.
Chryst punt. 1st and 10 Homestead on their own 24.
On 3rd and 9 from the Mustang 49, chryst’s pass is broken up.
Jayshawn Gates-Mouton returns the ball to the 50.
Vikings will receive the ball to start the game.
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