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All Arroyo, All Knights!

photo by Andrew Bettridge

by Corey Kwok

El Monte

The Arroyo Knights scored six touchdowns on their first seven possessions as they cruised to a 49-6 victory over the El Monte Lions on Friday night at Bergstrom Stadium.

Again it was Knights quarterback Nathan Coto who fired three touchdown passes and helped his team generate 407 yards of offense in Arroyo’s sixth consecutive victory.

Part of the offensive attack was running back Randy Amezcua, who amassed 128 yards on 12 carries and three touchdowns. He also caught four passes for 45 yards.

The Lions turned the ball over four times and each miscue was turned into points by the Knights.

Gilbert Martinez and Tony Hernandez each had an interception, Joey Rodriguez and Jose Valdivia both recovered fumbles, and Alex Enriquez posted a sack for the Arroyo defense.

For El Monte Edward Dominguez finished 16 of 32 for 189 yards. Roy Barrajas rushed for 55 yards on 18 carries.


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