Akil Bordelon caught a short pass from Lamont Smith and ran 15-yards to put the Yellowjackets up with 52 seconds left in the game, and Berkeley's defense did just enough to stop a late Dragons' rally and remain unbeaten in West Alameda County League play.
Bordelon's run-and-catch score capped a Yellowjackets' 12-play, 80-drive that began with 5:04 left in the game. The junior wide receiver also kept the Berkeley (4-4, 4-0) drive alive on a third-and-5 play, breaking two tackles in the backfield and registering a 9-yard gain with 1:39 remaining.
Bishop O'Dowd (6-3, 2-2 WACL) forced Berkeley's hand after scoring on a fourth-and-18 play in which quarterback Kevin King found De'zhon Grace for a 38-yard touchdown pass with 5:04 to play.
The Dragons had one last chance after Bryce Grandison's 15-yard run finished inside Berkeley's 25, but even with a dead ball flag on Berkeley after the play, the referees ruled that with no time remaining on the clock and Bishop O'Dowd out of time outs, the game was over, Dragons coach Hardy Nickerson said.