HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA- On the campus of Golden West College for game 1 of 2 in today’s Junior College Football Doubleheader. Golden West Rustlers hosted the Palomar Comets out of San Diego County in San Marcos.
Golden West coming off a huge victory over Orange Coast College a week ago 41-7. Palomar also coming off a huge win in their opener over Victor Valley 41-17.
1st Quarter: Golden West got things started quickly holding Palomar on their first possession and getting the ball that ended in a Malakai Martinez rushing touchdown. Golden West would head into the 2nd up 7-0.
2nd Quarter: Golden West’s Nick Kennewell started the 2nd Quarter off in a big way with a huge 1 handed catch but would end in a Golden West field goal, Palomar though would respond to go into the locker room with a huge 57 yard field goal. Rustlers would lead 10-3.
3rd Quarter: Golden West’s defense came to play today as Xaiver Streeter would start the 2nd half for the Rustlers in a big way on a pick 6 to put the Rustlers up 16-3. They weren’t done though as Robbie Sauvao would put the Rustlers up for 6 on a throwing touchdown by Malakai Martinez.
4th Quarter: The Rustlers defense would hold Palomar and shut them out in the 2nd half to improve to 2-0
Golden West’s defense combined today for 8 sacks and 36 tackles
Rustlers head to Bakersfield next week to face Bakersfield College next Saturday