SAN LEANDRO -- Stephen Johnson's 17-yard run put the host San Leandro High football ahead by five points with 2:24 left in the contest, but Deer Valley quarterback Nsimba Webster responded with an 80-yard touchdown run on the next play from scrimmage to give the Wolverines the 37-34 victory in a thrlling nonleague game at Burrell Field.

In all, Webster ran for 149 yards and three touchdowns and threw for 181 yards and two more scores to lead the Wolverines (4-0)

Johnson ran for 115 yards and four touchdowns for the Pirates (1-4). He also had a 20-yard touchdown pass to Reuben Baker in the first half.

Johnson got the Pirates off to a fast start with a 60-yard scoring run on the game's fourth play from scrimmage. Deer Valley fought back gamely, but the Pirates scored the final two touchdowns of the half and appeared to be in the driver's seat with a 28-14 halftime lead.

Webster responded with an 8-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter and added a 37-yard scoring pass to Robert Taylor later in the quarter. Webster followed the latter play by running in the 2-point conversion.

Nzuzi Webster caught five passes for 85 yards, including a 34-yard touchdown pass for the Wolverines. He also intercepted a pass.

Finau Mata'afa finished with 99 rushing yards for the Pirates.

Deer Valley 37, San Leandro 34


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Deer Valley 7 7 15 8-- 37

San Leandro 7 21 0 6-- 34

SL -- Johnson 60 run (Jauregui kick)

DV -- Ns. Webster 2 run (Quintanilla kick)

SL -- Johnson 7 run (kick failed)

DV -- Nz. Webster 34 pass from Ns. Webster (Quintanilla kick)

SL -- Baker 20 pass from Johnson (Jauregui kick)

SL -- Johnson 3 run (Mata'afa run)

DV -- Ns. Webster 8 run (Quintanilla kick)

DV -- Taylor 37 pass from Ns. Webster (Ns. Webster run)

SL -- Johnson 17 run (pass failed)

DV -- Ns. Webster 80 run (Ns. Webster run)

Statistics

Rushing: DV -- Ns. Webster 16-149, McDonald 9-36, Nz. Webster 1-9, Robinson 1-1. Totals 27-195. SL -- S. Johnson 17-115, Mata'afa 14-99, Sowles 7-20, Younger 4-17, Baker 1-8, Costa 1-(-7). Totals 44-252. Passing: DV -- Ns. Webster 12-17-0 181. SL -- Johnson 6-12-1 93, Costa 4-8-0 52. Totals 10-20-1-145. Receiving: DV -- Nz. Webster 5-85, Taylor 3-54, Hamilton 3-35, McDonald 1-7. SL -- James 3-47, Younger 2-25, Sowles 2-23, Baker 1-20, Hearne 1-16, Mata'afa 1-14. Fumbles/lost: Deer Valley 0/0, San Leandro 5/2. Records: Deer Valley 4-0, San Leandro 1-4.