With Bullard leading 21-0 in the second quarter, it looked as if the Stallions stopped senior running back Dajonte O’Neal dead in his tracks on a rushing play.
O’Neal, who proved to be a handful all night long, was surrounded by numerous Stallion defenders before he somehow wiggled his way free and escaped for a 70-yard touchdown jaunt.
Drive of the game
Down by 42 late in the first half, the Stallions were racing against the clock. After Seth Robles returned a kickoff to the Madera South 25-yard line, the Stallions got to the Bullard 40-yard line on three carries for 19 yards by JV call-up Angel Avila and 11 rushing yards by Jacob Valladares.
The Stallions were also aided by two Bullard penalties including an offsides by the Knights’ defensive line on a fourth-and-5 and a 15-yard pass interference call. The drive ended when time expired in the half...