Welcome to The Valencia TigersTuesday, January 23 2018 @ 01:54 PM PST

Special Dates 2017
√ Blue and Gold
      Aug 22*
√ Bell Game
      Sept *
√ Home Coming
      Oct. *
√ JV/Frosh Banquet
      Nov. *
√ Varsity Banquet
      Dec. *
√ CIF Championship
Support Our Sponsors
No Pain No Gain !!! Go Tigers!!! Here's our Sponsors ♦ RJ NOBLE   ♦ ART OF DANCE AND BALLET   ♦ DICKY"S BBQ   ♦ REVOLUTION GROUP;  ♦ CINEMA CITY   ♦ CRAFTSMAN WOOD FIRED PIZZA   ♦ CROSS POINTE CHURCH   ♦ LAW OFFICES OF KENNITH PETERSON   ♦ LITTLE PROFESSOR BOOK CENTER   ♦ McDONALDS     ♦ OLSON FAMILY DENTISTRY   ♦ PREMIER CHRYSLER JEEP OF PLACENTIA
My Account
Valencia High School
Valencia High School

BACKFIELD TRIO SHOWS ITS VERSATILITY IN BREA WIN 33-21

BREA * Brea Olinda’s backfield of versatile Noah Rivera, tailback Michael Martinson and quarterback Dylan Flenniken showed plenty of speed and skill against Valencia, leading the Wildcats to a 33-21nonleague victory Friday night at Brea Olinda.

The 5-foot-7, 142-pound Rivera had touchdown runs of 16 and 49 yards and caught a 31-yard scoring pass from Flenniken. The 165-pound Martinson had 4- and 2-yard scoring runs and the 6-foot-3, 170-pound Flenniken was elusive while running and accurate while passing in gaining 277 yards in total offense.

Rivera gained 81 yards on six carries and caught five passes for 120 yards Martinson rushed for 97 yards on 17 carries. Flenniken completed 10 of 16 for 205 yards and ran nine times for 72. Brea (2-0) had 473 yards in total offense. It led 26-7 at halftime and extended it to 33-7 early in the third period.

Valencia (0-3) started Sam Lydic at quarterback for the first time this season. He’d been a wide receiver in the opening two games, but the loss of starter Eric Terrones in the season-opening loss to Capistrano Valley and the ineffectiveness of junior Zach Charles last week against Yorba Linda forced Coach Shaun Racobs, in his first season at Valencia, to switch to the senior Lydic.

The Tigers also played without star running back Jahquon Speed, who was out with an injury. Michael Carrasco, a 200-pound senior, replaced Speed admirably by rushing 19 times for 108 yards. Carrasco had a 27-yard touchdown run that tied the game, 7-7, in the first quarter.

Lydic completed 13 of 17 for 179 yards and ran 16 times for 35. He threw a 68-yard touchdown pass to Jordan John in the third period. Nathan Perez scored Valencia’s final touchdown, a 5-yard run in the fourth quarter. Valencia showed resiliency, outscoring Brea 14-7 in the second half. Brea took the opening kickoff and drove 77 on 9 plays, with Rivera scoring on his 16-yard run.

Valencia scored on its first possession with Carrasco’s run, and Brea regained the momentum with a 67-yard, 8-play march capped by Rivera’s 31-yard touchdown reception from Flenniken. un, and Brea regained the momentum with a 67-yard, 8-play march capped by Rivera’s 31-yard touchdown reception from Flenniken.

[ Valencia - Brea-Olinda] Photo Gallery

Trackback

No trackback comments for this entry.