Derek Slater ran for 134 of his game-high 144 yards in the first half and had three touchdowns as the Titans overpowered the winless Dons at Tak Fudenna Stadium.

Slater helped Kennedy (2-1) to a quick 13-0 first-quarter lead before the Arroyo (0-3) offense ever took the field. The Titans marched down the field on the opening possession of the game, finishing when Slater reached the end zone on a 25-yard blast on a quick trap. Kennedy recovered the ensuing kickoff when the Dons failed to cover the squib kick and the Titans scored again four plays later when Slater scored on an 18-yard run just four minutes into the game.

The Dons tried to claw back into the game when Malcolm Hale connected with twin brother Malik Hale for a 53-yard touchdown and then Chris Harrison scored on a 3-yard run early in the second quarter to pull the Dons within 25-14.

Waymond McKissick gave the momentum back for Kennedy, returning the kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown. Kaleem Abubakari just missed reaching the century mark for Kennedy, finishing with 95 yards and a touchdown on just eight carries. Malcolm Hale threw for 167 yards and Malik Hale had 95 yards on three receptions.

Kennedy-Fremont 49, Arroyo 14

Arroyo          6          8          0          0--          14


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Kennedy          25          16          8          0--          49

K -- Slater 25 run (Rodriguez kick)

K -- Slater 18 run (kick failed)

K -- Abubukari 6 run (pass failed)

K -- Murrieta 34 pass from McKissick (run failed)

A -- Malik Hale 53 pass from Malcolm Hale (pass failed)

A -- Harrison 3 run (Harrison run)

K -- McKissick 91 kickoff return (Abubukari run)

K -- Slater 2 run (Abubukari pass from McKissick)

K -- Marques 3 run (Murrieta pass from McKissick)

Rushing: A -- Malik Hale 8-23, Harrison 14-18, Lagana 2-11, Folasa 1-2, Malcolm Hale 7-(-28), Team 1-(-1). Totals 33-25. K -- Slater 13-144, Abubakari 8-95, McKissick 7-39, Jaeger 2-17, Marques 4-6. Totals 34-301. Passing: A -- Malcolm Hale 6-14-1 167. K -- McKissick 2-5-1 50. Receiving: A -- Malik Hale 3-95, Scherrer 1-36, Delatorre 1-25, Folasa 1-11. K -- Murrieta 2-50. Fumbles/lost: Arroyo -- 2/1, Kennedy -- 0/0. Records: Arroyo 0-3, Kennedy 2-1.