Douglas no match against dominant Damonte Ranch
The Damonte Ranch football juggernaught continued to roll against Douglas on Thursday night at Keith Roman Field.
Damonte built a 36-0 lead after the first quarter on its way to a 71-14 win over The Tigers. The Mustangs improved to 9-0 and 4-0 in the Sierra League while Douglas fell to 4-4 and 2-2.
One highlight for Douglas was Colton Weidner who threw two touchdown passes for both of the Tigers’ scores. He now has 13 touchdown passes on the season.
The Mustangs scored twice in the first two minutes of the game. Quarterback Cade McNamara, who has committed to Michigan, completed an 80-yard touchdown pass. Then after a long punt return, Derrick Knoblock scored on a 10-yard run and the Mustangs added the two point-coversion for a 15-0 lead.
Weidner completed a 20-yard touchdown pass to Josh Hartman and Chris Flores added the extra point to pull Douglas to within 36-7 in the second quarter. Damonte went on to take a 50-7 lead at halftime as McNamara threw four touchdown passes.
The Tigers’ other score came on a 25-yard pass from Weidner to Cameron Swain.
Douglas will end the regular season against arch rival Carson at CHS this Thursday. Kickoff is 7 p.m.