Casey Soltis and Kyle Campiotti each rushed for two touchdowns as the host Matadors (4-6, 1-5 EBAL) won the city championship over the rival Cowboys (2-8, 0-6).

Soltis and Campiotti, who gained many rushing yards out of the Wildcat formation, combined for 180 yards on the ground. Soltis, a junior, had a game-high 117 yards on the ground, and the senior Campiotti added 63.

An interception by Granada's Dominex Kovacs led to the first touchdown of the game, a 3-yard run by Soltis on the first play of the second quarter. Livermore narrowed Granada's lead to 7-3 nearly halfway through the second quarter on a 24-yard field goal by Ryan Galat, but an 18-yard touchdown run by Soltis with 4:58 left in the first half helped the Matadors take a 14-3 halftime lead.

The Matadors were helped by a Cowboys turnover in the third quarter, as a fumble recovery by Granada's Cristian Palomo on the Livermore 32 led to a 6-yard touchdown run by Campiotti. He reached the end zone again early in the fourth quarter on a 15-yard run, and Matt Richards scored the game's final touchdown on a 2-yard run. Richards had 67 yards rushing in the game.

Nick Sproutt had three catches for 60 yards for Livermore. Teammate Tim Harris grabbed an interception.

EBAL Granada 35, Livermore 3

Livermore          0          3          0          0--          3


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Granada          0          14          7          14--          35

G -- Soltis 3 run (Dremalas kick)

L -- Galat 24 FG

G -- Soltis 18 run (Dremalas kick)

G -- Campiotti 6 run (Dremalas kick)

G -- Campiotti 15 run (Dremalas kick)

G -- Richards 2 run (Dremalas kick)

Statistics

Rushing: L -- House 14-49, Kreger 13-42, Hernandez 12-40. Totals 39-131. G -- Soltis 14-117, Richards 11-67, Campiotti 15-63, Granados 1-1. Totals 41-248. Passing: L -- Kreger 5-15-1-91. G -- Soltis 2-6-1-26, Richards 1-1-0-7. Totals 3-7-1-33. Receiving: L -- Sproutt 3-60, Hernandez 1-25, Houghton 1-6. Totals 5-91. G -- Campiotti 2-24, Richards 1-9. Totals 3-33. Fumbles/lost: Livermore 4/1, Granada 0/0. Records: Granada 4-6, 1-5 EBAL; Livermore 2-8, 0-6.