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Matadors hold off the Dons

Conor Bruen (44) helped the Miramonte High football team earn an important 21-14 win over Acalanes on Oct. 5. Bruen scored on a 7-yard run in the first quarter as the Matadors built a 21-0 lead and held off the Dons late. Matadors quarterback Nick Sheehan put up strong passing numbers, throwing for 271 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for a score. Acalanes' DeShawn Johnson rushed for 171 yards and a TD. The win kept Miramonte from opening the Diablo Foothill Athletic League season with three losses.