Football Liveblog: Vikings look to continue success at Wilcox
by Aaron Chum and Edward Mei
Published October 12, 2012
The Palo Alto High School football team (3-2-0) is taking on the Wilcox High School Chargers (3-2-0) tonight in Santa Clara.
Check here for live updates throughout the game.
Final Score: Palo Alto 38, Wilcox 12
After a quick three and out, the Vikings recover the ball and wind down the clock. Game over, Vikings win 38-12.
Vikings in the red zone, but a fumble on the 16 yard line gives the Chargers possession. 2:00 left in the game.
On 3rd and 9, the Chargers fall short of the first down and are forced to punt. Vikings take over on their own 43 with 3:50 left in the game.
Chryst targets Davis in the back corner of the endzone for a 18 yard touchdown. PAT good: Vikings up 38-12.
Paly pass down to the Chargers 30.
Vikings convert on a 3rd and 4 with a 5 yard rush by Andrew Frick. 7:34 left in the fourth.
Chargers punt. Paly takes over on their 38
Paly goes 3 and out and punts. Chargers take over on their own 28
Vikings return the kickoff to their own 25 yard line.
11 yard touchdown run by the Chargers. 2 pt conversion no good. Paly leads 31-12 with 11:54 left in the fourth quarter
Chargers running back shoots out the gate for a 40 yard run. Then, a series of runs gets the Chargers down to their own 11 yard line.
End of the 3rd quarter: Paly 31, Wilcox 6
Vikings kick it off to the Chargers, who will start their drive from inside their 20 yard line.
Justin Gates-Mouton explodes for a 50 yard touchdown. PAT good: Vikings up 31-6.
Chargers start from their own 19
Chryst runs in for a 1 yard touchdown, but the score is called back with a penalty. The Vikings pick it back up and Williams catches a 6 yard touchdown on the next play. PAT good: Vikings up 24-6.
Chryst to Tolbert down the sideline for a 25 yard gain. Tolbert breaks a couple of tackles along the way. First and 10 on the Chargers 25.
Vikings take over at their own 34 after the Chargers are forced to punt
A string of runs result with the Chargers facing a 3rd and two on their own 35 yard line.
Vikings kick off to the Chargers, who return it to their own 25.
Chryst throws a 10 yard TD pass to Williams. PAT good. 17-6 Paly with 9:30 left in the 3rd
Chryst connects with Williams for a 25 yard gain. First and goal on the Chargers 10.
The Vikings convert on the 3rd and 8 from their own 43 yard line after an 8 yard run from Chryst.
Vikings receive the ball at their own 40
Halftime. Vikings with the lead 10-6 off of a Chryst touchdown and a 23 yard field goal from James Foug. Vikings to receive the ball after halftime.
Foug makes a 23 yard field goal. 10-6 vikings
Pass from Chryst to Williams down to the 5
On 3rd and 5, the Chargers fail to convert and are forced to punt, but a botched punt leaves the Vikings with excellent field position. First and 10 from the Chargers 21.
A series of runs gets the Chargers to their own 43
Chargers return the kickoff to their own 27 yard line.
A look at Chryst’s touchdown run
Chryst takes it into the endzone from 1 yard out with 7:22 left in the second quarter. PAT good, Vikings lead 7-6.
On 3rd and 1, Chryst takes it himself for 5 yards to the 1 yard line.
Chryst to Malcolm Davis down the middle for a 20 yard gain. First down and 10 from the Wilcox 14.
Unsportsmanlike conduct on the chargers gives Paly the ball on the Charger 42
On 3rd and 5, Chryst completes a pass to Williams for a first down. Paly ball on the 48
The first quarter ends with the Vikings down 6-0.
The Vikings take over from their own 35.
Chargers running back Mitchell runs for a 13 yard touchdown. PAT botched. Chargers up 6-0 with 10 seconds left in the quarter
on 3rd and 4 from the Vikings 12, Chargers running Luke runs for a touchdown, but a holding penalty brings it back to the 13 yard line.
A series of runs by the Vikings gets them down to the Paly 28
On 4th and 6 from the Wilcox 46, Keller Chryst throws an incomplete pass: turnover on downs.
Chargers 3 and out
Senior kicker James Foug misses 30 yard field goal after a run-dominated drive leaves Vikings on the Wilcox 20 yard line.
On 3rd down, Chryst completes a pass to Erik Anderson for a first down
Vikings take over on the opposing 46
On 3rd and 7, the Chargers fail to complete a pass. 4th down
Vikings kick off to start the game. Touchback, Chargers take over on their own 20
Vikings prepare for the opening kickoff.
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