Moorpark safety Eddie Santoro knocked the ball loose from Venice running back Sheldon Turner on the first play of the second half, and cornerback Willie Gutierrez recovered, setting up a four-yard Tim Rothanzl-to-Charlie Sullenbarger touchdown pass that gave the Musketeers a 7-0 lead. . . . Rothanzl capped the scoring on a three-yard run with 15 seconds to play in the game. . . . Moorpark dominated play in the first half but was turned away three times inside the Gondolier 20, twice on missed field goals. . . . Venice crossed midfield only three times
Fullback Oscar Love (M) rushed for 106 yards in 23 carries, while tailback Gutierrez added 53 yards in 20 tries and quarterback Rothanzl gained 53 yards on 11 rushes and completed 4 of 9 passes for 34 yards . . . The Musketeer defense, which hasn’t been scored upon in 10 quarters, held the Gondoliers to three yards offense in the first half and 42 yards overall, none by rushing.