DUBLIN -- Josh Nobida threw for three touchdowns, helping the Dublin High football team pull away and then hang on for a 27-20 win over Alameda on Friday.

With the game tied 14-14 in the third quarter, Nobida found Jabari Jefferson on a 7-yard strike in the corner for a 21-14 lead, capping a 10-play, 56-yard drive.

Then Dublin's Tim Park would fall on the Hornets' only fumble of the game and just two plays later, Nobida found Michael Balestreri from 10 yards out and a 27-14 lead after the failed extra point.

After stopping Alameda again, the Gaels appeared to be putting the game away, driving down to the Hornets 6-yard line. But Derrick Dizon intercepted Nobida's next pass and Alameda drove 70 yards and pulled within 27-20 on Anthony Campos' 1-yard dive.

The Hornets would get one more opportunity, getting the ball back with just 2:42 left but were able to only get as far as Dublin's 41-yard line.

Darrell Millinder complimented Nobida's game with 117 yards rushing and a touchdown and Amir Ali would lead the Gaels with three catches for 64 yards including a leaping 50-yard connection from Nobida in the first half to tie the game at 7-7. Dizon led Alameda with 93 yards on the ground and two scores while Devin Nash completed 13 of 22 passes for 125 yards.

Dublin 27, Alameda 20

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Ala -- Dizon 5 run (Campos run)

Dub -- Ali 50 pass from Nobida (Dillon kick)

Ala -- Dizon 70 run (run failed)

Dub -- Millender 2 run (Dillon kick)

Dub -- Jefferson 7 pass from Nobida (Dillon kick)

Dub -- Balestreri 10 pass from Nobida (kick failed)

Ala -- Campos 1 run (pass failed)

Rushing: Ala -- Dizon 11-93, Alvarez 2-39, Badr 10-15, Campos 3-12, Nash 6-1, Totals 32-160. Dub -- Millinder 22-117, Son 6-29, Nobida 5-(-6),Totals 33-140. Passing: Ala -- Nash 13-22-0 125. Dub -- 8-11-1 106. Receiving: Ala -- Mulder 4-36, Coyle 4-32, Dizon 3-30, Badr 1-20, Denney 1-7,Totals 13-125. Dub -- Ali 3-64, Millinder 2-17, Jefferson 2-15, Balestreri 1-10, Totals 8-106. Fumbles/lost: Alameda -- 1/1, Dublin -- 2/0. Records: Alameda 0-1, Dublin 1-0.