Tyler Harrison, Paradise Bobcats runs past Winters 61-7

WINTERS — Tyler Harrison scored four touchdowns, including three in the first half, as the Paradise High School Bobcats roared past the Winters High Warriors on Friday night.

The Bobcats (6-1 overall, 4-0 in Sacramento Valley League play) scored the game’s first 42 points en route to the 61-7 win.

Paradise forced Winters (4-5 overall,  2-3 in SVL play) to punt on the game’s initial possession.

On the Bobcats’ fourth offensive play of the game, Harrison broke off a 40-yard scoring run to give the Bobcats a 6-0 lead.

After the next Warriors drive, the Bobcats started deep in Winters’ territory as the Warriors turned the ball over on downs.

On the next play, Daquan Lamar-Simmons scored on a 20-yard run to give Paradise a 13-0 lead, with six minutes to go in the first quarter.

Paradise’s third touchdown of the quarter was set up when Winters turned the ball over on downs again, this time allowing the Bobcats to set up shop at the Warriors 32-yard line.

Two plays later, Nick Magpusao rambled 21 yards for the score and gave the Bobcats a 20-0 lead less than four minutes to go in the first quarter.

Early in the second quarter, Harrison scored on a 3-yard run to push the lead to 27-0.

Harrison‘s third touchdown of the game came on a 24-yard run with less than seven minutes to go, giving the Bobcats a 34-0 lead.

The sixth Bobcat touchdown of the half came on a 72-yard run by Lamar-Simmons pushing the Bobcat lead to 40-0.

The Warriors were able to get on the scoreboard late in the first half when quarterback Matt Moore threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Memo Valdes to culminate a 70-yard drive and send the Warriors into halftime trailing 40-7.

Paradise opened the second half by scoring on its first drive as quarterback Braden Gonzalez threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Ricker.

The play capped off a 4-play 60-yard scoring drive that gave the Bobcats a 47-7 lead to open the second half.

Harrison‘s fourth touchdown of the game came with less than a minute to go in the third quarter on a 7-yard run.

Winters had another scoring drive die deep in Paradise territory late in the fourth quarter but the Bobcats forced the Warriors to turn the ball over on downs at the Paradise 11.

On the very next play,  Lonnie Pearson ran 89 yards for a score to push the lead to 61-7.

Paradise will seek to claim the outright Sacramento Valley League championship Friday night when it hosts Live Oak.

Live Oak entered Friday night’s action against Colusa with a 1-6 overall record and a  0-4 mark in SVL play.

Winters will play at  Pierce on Friday, Nov. 5 before culminating its season on Nov. 12 at Uprep.

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