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Carson High football teams pick up season-opening wins

Nevada Appeal staff report
Carson’s Bradley Maffei gets a block as he runs upfield against Reed in this file photo.
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The Carson High football team picked up a 57-28 win Friday night at Lower Lake High School.

The Senators jumped out to a 27-6 lead, before Lower Lake cut the lead to 33-20 at halftime.

In the second half, Carson extended the lead to 50-20 in the third quarter.

Bradley Maffei rushed for 151 yards on 16 carries and 3 rushing TDs to the lead the Senators. He also had 70 yards receiving on three receptions and another touchdown.

Jonny Laplante and Will Breeding combined for 5-for-10 passing for 137 yards and a touchdown apiece.

Jeremy Heaton had the other TD receiving and Breeding added two TDs rushing.

Carson rushed for 359 yards total. The Carson defense forced four turnovers: two interceptions and two fumbles.

Carson has a week off before hosting McQueen on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m.

Carson JV 33, Lower Lake 0

The Carson High JV football team shutout Lower Lake High School, 33-0, on Friday.

“Our defense played phenomenally, allowing only three first downs all game,”said head coach Morgan Ovard.

Offensively, linemen Zach Gafford, Kade Encinas, Johan Lopez, Sean Finn, Kyle Lundy, and Diego Aldana had a great push upfront for quarterback Vinny Ferretti and running backs Eric Hickson, Jacob Campbell and Giovanni Arce.

As a team, the Senators rushed for 183 yards. Ferretti, Hickson and Arce each had one rushing TD.

Ferretti threw for 94 yards with two passing TDs to Arce and reciever Javier Arrellano.