Football Roundup

In other nonleague action:

Dana Hills 14, Santa Ana Valley 12--Dana Hills dominated the first half of play, then held off a Santa Ana Valley rally in front of 350 at Santa Ana Stadium.

The Dolphins scored touchdowns in the first and second quarters en route to their first victory of the season.

Their first score, late in the first quarter, came on a 1-yard touchdown run by Zack Hickman culminating a 16-play, 82-yard drive. The drive included three third-down conversions. The extra point gave Dana Hills a 7-0 lead after the first quarter.


In the second quarter, Hickman scored on a 3-yard run and Dana Hills led at halftime, 14-0. The touchdown was set up by a Dana Hills recovery of a fumbled punt by Santa Ana Valley (0-3-1).

The Falcons scored 10 points in the third quarter and a safety in the fourth to get within 14-12. Santa Ana Valley’s Manop Phinovwong missed a 40-yard field goal late in the game.

Trabuco Hills 47, San Clemente 3--The Mustangs intercepted six passes in the second half and scored in every quarter in Mission Viejo Stadium to record their second highest point total since the school opened five years ago.

Quarterback David Lowery completed 10 of 21 passes for 249 yards and 3 touchdowns, including scoring passes of 39 and 36 yards to Tim Manning. Manning also intercepted a pass and teammate Rick Sparks intercepted three passes.


Trabuco Hills (3-1) got off to a quick start when Jeff Johnson returned the opening kickoff 84 yards for a touchdown. San Clemente (0-4) averted a shutout when Brian Highland kicked a 22-yard field goal with three seconds remaining to play.

Two years ago, Trabuco Hills scored 52 points against Costa Mesa in a Pacific Coast League game.

Orange Lutheran 55, Maranatha 14--Quarterback Jason Neben rushed for 209 yards in 18 carries, breaking the Orange Lutheran school record for career rushing with 2,919 yards. He broke the old mark of 2,881 set by his older brother Marc in 1978.

Neben scored on touchdown runs of 47, 41 and 4 yards. Gil Greene, a junior running back, gained 204 yards in 17 carries and scored 4 touchdowns.

Orange Lutheran (4-0) gained 462 yards rushing, another school record, breaking the old mark of 350 yards set in 1978.