ALAMEDA -- Elijah Hernandez threw three touchdown passes and Nick Chen booted a pair of field goals as the host Hornets prevailed in this nonleague season opener for both teams at Thompson Field in Alameda.

Alameda (1-0) opened the scoring on its first possession when Hernandez connected on a 25-yard touchdown pass to Derrick Dizon. Hernandez later connected with Keelan Doss on touchdown passes of 20 and 15 yards. The Hornets, who led 17-0 after one quarter, also received a 2-yard scoring run from Trevor Greenley and field goals of 26 and 33 yards from Chen.

Dublin (0-1) did not get on the scoreboard until Jabari Jefferson caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from Josh Nobida with 10:08 left in the second quarter. Nobida also ran 19 yards for a score and threw a 7-yard strike to Tai Ahmad on the final play of the game.

Alameda's Omar Badr led all rushers with 72 yards. Dillon Forshey led Dublin with 59 rushing yards.

Alameda 33, Dublin 20

Dublin          0          6          0          14--          20

Alameda          17          7          6          3--          33

A -- Dizon 25 pass from Hernandez (Chen kick)

A -- Chen 26 FG

A -- Doss 20 pass from Hernandez (Chen kick)


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D -- Jefferson 24 pass from Nobida (run failed)

A -- Doss 15 pass from Hernandez (Chen kick)

A -- Greenley 2 run (run failed)

D -- Nobida 19 run (pass failed)

A -- Chen 33 FG

D -- Ahmad 7 pass from Nobida (Forshey pass from Nobida)

Rushing: D -- Forshey 12-59, Nobida 15-42. Totals 27-101. A -- Badr 18-72, Greenley 12-54, Hernandez 6-39, Joseph 1-2, Dizon 1-(-1). Totals 38-166. Passing: D -- Nobida 24-40-2 175. A -- Hernandez 7-17-0 165. Receiving: D -- Jefferson 6-57, Shaner 6-57, Pluta 5-23, Ahmad 4-22, Forshey 3-16. A -- Doss 4-82, Dizon 2-57, Gebreyesus 1-26. Fumbles/lost: Dublin -- 0/0, Alameda -- 4/1. Records: Dublin 0-1, Alameda 1-0.