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San Lorenzo quarterback Kevin Mosi (9) scrambles as Tennyson's Paco Williams (54) applies pressure in the second half at San Lorenzo High School football field in San Lorenzo, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

A stingy Castro Valley High defense limited Berkeley to 63 yards of total offense as the host Trojans football team (4-6, 3-2 West Alameda County Conference-Foothill Division) made itself playoff eligible Friday with a 31-0 victory over the Yellowjackets.

"Our defense has been really good the last few games," Castro Valley coach Nic McMaster said, "They've stopped thinking so much and just played good football."

After a scoreless first quarter, Demareyeh Lane found an opening in the Berkeley defense for a 37-yard run and a 7-0 Trojans' lead. Lane would lead Castro Valley in rushing with 134 yards and also catch two passes for 64 yards.

Tennyson quarterback Christian Silva (11) runs with the ball against San Lorenzo in the second half at San Lorenzo High School football field in San
Tennyson quarterback Christian Silva (11) runs with the ball against San Lorenzo in the second half at San Lorenzo High School football field in San Lorenzo, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

The Trojans added another score just before halftime when Brenden Brown found Daniel Melgoza for a 32-yard reception and a 14-0 lead. But the Trojans were still only ahead 14-0 in the fourth quarter and had to turn to its defense to seal the game as Melgoza and Nick Alfaro returned Berkeley pass attempts for scores.

"We've let some games get away from us this year," McMaster said, "But we've played a tough schedule and we are a strong 4-6 squad."

The Yellowjackets fell to 3-7 overall and 1-4 in WACC-Foothill action.

Encinal 41, Hayward 21: The Farmers didn't play like a winless team, as they put a scare into playoff-bound Encinal in a loss at Sunset Field.

The Farmers (0-10, 0-5 WACC-Foothill) tied the game early in the third quarter and pulled within a touchdown late in the fourth before finally succumbing.

"We're still trying to figure some things out," Encinal coach Joe Tenorio said. "Offensively we're still looking for an identity and defensively we didn't play very well."

A 10-yard run by Dakarai Collington narrowed the score to 28-21 with 5:13 left in the game, but the Jets (8-2, 4-1) put the game away, for all intents and purposes on the very next offensive play. Tyrell Carrigan scored on a 52-yard run, as he became the fourth Encinal player to score in the game.

Jordan Parker, Derrick Purvis and Carlos McClure all had rushing touchdowns as Parker and Purvis both had a pair of scores.

Hayward had solid efforts from Collington, who had 91 yards to go with his score, and Anaua Finau, who had 77 yards and the tying touchdown in the third quarter.

-- Matt Smith, correspondent

Shoreline Division

Tennyson 26, San Lorenzo 20: Running back Isaiah Rogers' 30-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter helped seal the win for the visiting Lancers, who captured at least a share of the WACC-Shoreline Division title.

Rogers finished with 125 yards on the ground for Tennyson (7-3, 4-1 WACC-Shoreline). The Lancers will win the division outright if Mt. Eden beats Piedmont on Saturday afternoon.

Quarterback B'Jon Couther paced the offense for San Lorenzo (5-5, 3-2) with 91 all-purpose yards, including a 7-yard touchdown run early in third quarter to cut Tennyson's lead to 20-14. But Tennyson responded with its own touchdown drive, capped off by Smith's 30-yard run that put the game away.

"We're on the up and up, man." Tennyson coach Terry Smith said after getting a Gatorade shower after the win. "This is the beginning of something new."

-- Logan Murdock, correspondent

Alameda 54, Arroyo 24: Sulaiman Hameed ran for a 73-yard touchdown on the game's first play from scrimmage and Derrick Dizon rushed for 167 total yards and four more touchdowns as the host Hornets prevailed in this regular-season finale at Thompson Field.

Omar Badr added 148 rushing yards and two more scores as Alameda (6-4, 3-2 WACC-Shoreline) kept its postseason hopes alive. In all, the Hornets amassed 443 yards on the ground and 514 in total offense.

Arroyo (0-10, 0-5) tried its best to make a game of it by matching the Hornets touchdown-for touchdown for much of the first quarter.

After the Hornets opened a 6-0 lead on Hameed's touchdown, the Dons' Chris Harrison pulled the teams even at 6-6 with a 22-yard run at 10:05 of the first quarter.

A 62-yard Dizon touchdown run put the Hornets ahead for good at 13-6, but Malcolm Hale's nice one-handed catch of a Devin Delatorre pass resulted in an 80-yard touchdown that pulled the Dons within a point.

However, Alameda scored the next two touchdowns -- a 23-yard reception by Keelan Doss and an 8-yard run by Dizon -- for a 27-12 lead by the end of the first quarter.

A third quarter skirmish led to the ejections of seven Hornets and two Dons.

-- Mike McGreehan, correspondent